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Kia kaha ra e te whānau o te Atua

Jade Hohaia encounters God's vision of Aotearoa restored and redeemed.

Kill the Act, not the vulnerable

Peter Thirkell explains how the End of Life Choice Act is a dangerously weak law that would not protect the most vulnerable people in Aotearoa New Zealand from an untimely death if it were voted in this October.

Sharing a better vision for schools

Anglican Schools Office Director Rev Dr Anne van Gend offers a challenge to Anglican schools to strengthen their students’ vision of a fairer, better world – one where nobody’s starting point in life makes them “less deserving” than others.

What has lockdown taught us?

Bishop of Dunedin, Rt Rev Steven Benford looks at the impact and response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown, especially how Pākehā Anglicans in Otago and Southland were able to keep on 'being church’ despite the limits of strange and difficult times.

+Ross Bay reflects on lockdown

Bishop of Auckland, the Rt Rev Ross Bay reflects on some of the challenges and learnings of the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown in the Diocese of Auckland.

My short-lived life without prayer

In "Talking to God" Imogen de la Bere tells the story of how a global pandemic stopped short her attempt to live without constant prayer.

An insuring tale: saved from fire

Alister Hendery had never heard of the Anglican Insurance Board – the AIB – till the moment he really needed it.

Harry Potter or Theology? Both.

Liz Caughey revels in the history and traditions of Oxford and takes in some top notch theology too.

Revisiting the art of preaching

Bishop John Bluck has published a new book that unpacks the art of preaching.

In Preaching inside Out this former journalist, preaching lecturer and communications director for the WCC illustrates the core components of good preaching, drawing on high points from his half-century corpus of sermons.

Bishop John's introduction to his book follows below.

Searching geopolitics for Jesus

The church needs storytellers

Be prepared for the reign

Climate change 'also a moral issue'

Diversity in prime-time media

Where’s the fire?


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Jade Hohaia

Kia kaha ra e te whānau o te Atua

Jade Hohaia

Kia kaha ra e te whānau o te Atua

Anne van Gend

Helping students foreshadow a better fairer world

Anne van Gend

Helping students foreshadow a better fairer world

Peter Thirkell

Kill the End of Life Choice Act, not vulnerable people.

Peter Thirkell

Kill the End of Life Choice Act, not vulnerable people.

Bosco Peters

In safe hands: Alister Hendery's 'The Grief Walk'

Bosco Peters

In safe hands: Alister Hendery's 'The Grief Walk'

Stephen Cottrell

Please, let's not go back to normal

Stephen Cottrell

Please, let's not go back to normal

Kristopher Norris

Sorry, Progressive Christianity does foster racism

Kristopher Norris

Sorry, Progressive Christianity does foster racism

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018