Is the climate right for change?

Is the climate right for change?

I have met few people who do not care about the environment. Most people I know are concerned about our planet and would like to see a better world with cleaner air, cleaner water, less pollution and less waste.

  • Culture & Change

    Culture & Change

    I’ve been involved with an organisation outside of the church I pastor for about 10 years now. Historically this organisation has been in existence for about twenty years and has grown substantially in its influence in our local community which has had wider benefit throughout New Zealand.

  • In the footsteps of Apostle Paul

    In the footsteps of Apostle Paul

    Known as the “Apostle of the Nations”, Saint Paul was one of the greatest figures of early Christianity. A prolific writer and scholar, Paul travelled extensively, planting churches wherever he went. Details of Paul’s life can be derived mainly from the 14 letters he addressed to Christians living in different regions during his time.

  • Royal Commission Learnings

    Royal Commission Learnings

    At the time of writing, I am in the humbling position of being one of two Salvation Army representatives at the first public hearing of New Zealand’s Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care.

  • Being spiritual – and spirituality

    Being spiritual – and spirituality

    A young woman was out trekking in the Australian outback. Somehow she and her companion had forgotten to bring their hats.

  • What brings joy?

    What brings joy?

    Over the last ten years, I have watched my parents age. They stopped playing golf and darts. They stopped looking after their garden and going on holidays.

  • I’m different from you

    I’m different from you

    Like it or not, I’m different from you and I’m okay with that. Your name, your age, your gender, your ethnicity and occupation may be different.

  • The Grant Harris Story

    The Grant Harris Story

    I was born in Palmerston North in July 1970, a provincial town north of Wellington in the southern North Island, New Zealand.

  • The Mission of God Part 3 – The Unity of Believers

    The Mission of God Part 3 – The Unity of Believers

    Is it nice to be supported by family and friends?

  • NZ Salvation Army War Cry ARPA presentation

    NZ Salvation Army War Cry ARPA presentation

    A few weeks ago now, on Friday 6 September in Christchurch, the NZ Salvation Army Media Unit gave a presentation on their War Cry edition in the wake of the Christchurch shooting.

  • Women in Ministry are women, very much at home.

    Women in Ministry are women, very much at home.

    Recently, an age old debate has resurfaced again. Should women be allowed to preach and teach the gospel?

  • Love

    Love

    What is love? Love can be beautiful, it can be light, warm, selfless, humble contagious and Holy. But it can also be challenging.

  • Should I date Cinderella?

    Should I date Cinderella?

    Enchanted by the story of Cinderella, we are captivated by the notion of the dishevelled yet deserving princess, the unexpected but perfect knight, the lost slipper that is destined to fit, and the prince who will pursue his Cinderella at all cost.

  • Genie in a bottle

    Genie in a bottle

    “You may ask for anything in my name and I will do it.”( John chapter 14, verse 14).  This verse confirms to us as Christians that not only can God do anything, but we have the right to ask him for anything.

  • The human cost to saving the environment

    The human cost to saving the environment

    I personally care a lot about climate change and I have for a long time.