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St John’s plans 3-Tikanga review

St John's College is inviting Kiwi theologians to take part in a theological review of the Three Tikanga structure of the Anglican Church in these islands.

Seeing with God's eyes

James Harding relays Jesus' healing encounter with the blind man: the man whose eyes Jesus opened, not only to see the world, but to see God's truth alive within it.

Singing a new church into being

Auckland's Disability Faith Community celebrates a landmark in its life together, and applauds the licensing of its first chaplain.

Was that about the kitchenhand job?

Tributes are paid to the woman who, for 40 years, has driven the development of the John Kinder Theological Library into becoming one of the most significant theological libraries in Australasia.

St John's launches year with hikoi

St John's College sets off into 2017 with a hikoi south, aiming to put students in touch with their three-tikanga Anglican church.

SWG positive about Way Forward

The working group charged with finding “structural arrangements” to allow those with clashing convictions on same-gender blessings to stay together in the same church is optimistic about where it’s at. 
• The January 2017 report
• The first report - the full text  

“Only love can do that”

Darkness cannot drive out darkness. On behalf of the three Primates, Archbishop Philip Richardson offers a reflection for Christmas 2016.

Can deception ever be life-giving?

Can telling lies ever be good? Even God-ordained? You bet, says Vicki Sykes - and she can cite the scriptures to prove it.
• Vicki Sykes' sermon - unedited  

Māori Bible for kids goes to print

Bible Society New Zealand has released a new children's Bible, 'Tāku Paipera that tells God's story in contemporary language for our youngest readers of te reo Māori.


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Opinion
Muriel Porter

How clergy became scapegoats of the sex abuse crisis

Muriel Porter

How clergy became scapegoats of the sex abuse crisis

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Giles Fraser

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After Westminister: Prayer is no waste of time

Mark MacDonald

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Rachel Smalley

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