Love is the primary & best commandment and motivation

Love is the primary & best commandment and motivation

Whether people are believers or not, love probably is the strongest and affectionate desire.

  • Challenging consumerism culture

    Challenging consumerism culture

    In a world saturated with inequity, whereby society encourages us to look out for ourselves, greed rears its ugly head. Our culture consistently compels us to consume more.

  • Singing through the shadows

    Singing through the shadows

    It’s not something we like to talk about, and yet the number of people who battle with their mental wellbeing is extremely high.

  • The Journey to Living in Freedom 

    The Journey to Living in Freedom 

    In the church there isn’t a lot of conversation around lust, pornography and masturbation. It’s one of those awkward topics but it's something that many men and women struggle with. This is definitely something that’s not easy for me to talk about either, but it needs to be.

  • Responding to the Call of God

    Responding to the Call of God

    Wow, I can't believe that we are now at the end of another year. What an incredible year it has been. So many lives changed, souls saved, and miracles happening all across New Zealand. It is so exciting to be part of building God's Kingdom on the earth.

  • The hard truths in the Bible

    The hard truths in the Bible

    The first time I read the Bible from cover to cover, I struggled. It was not time or commitment that was the issue. I wrestled with reconciling the God of the Old Testament with the God of the New Testament.

  • Kiwi-voiced audio Bible now playing!

    Kiwi-voiced audio Bible now playing!

    Read by Rhema long-time announcer Andrew Urquhart, The Kiwi Audio Bible, took a marathon five years to produce with Andrew recording in weekly slots of four hours at a time. The playing time for the Bible from start to finish is nearly 80 hours.

  • Psychology: excellent tool for self-reflection

    Psychology: excellent tool for self-reflection

    From my early Christian beginnings, I have been heavily influenced by the teaching that the word of God is all we need for the purposes of our spiritual needs and spiritual growth, and not only is that all we need, but in fact, all we have as a Christian. I still absolutely agree with this statement and I will always stand on it.

  • My first trimester of pregnancy

    My first trimester of pregnancy

    For those who are unaware, I’m having a baby whoooo! BUT! There are doubts and thoughts all over and hopefully what I have experienced so far will help you in your faith journey.

  • Of witches and whales

    Of witches and whales

    Where whales are legends.In her article “The Power of Compassion”, Elin Kelsey writes about a surprising ...

  • Questions on our hearts desires

    Questions on our hearts desires

    I have often questioned what it is that we most desire as humans. So I often ask the young people I work with “What do you want most out of life?” Answers have included; fame, wealth, status, sex, making a difference and many more. But the most common thing that is said, which everything boils down to, is that people want to be happy.

  • The licence of prayer

    The licence of prayer

    John Wimber wrote a book called, “Everyone gets to play”. He was more interested in his relationship with Jesus and how it impacted his life and others, than religion.

  • Trusting in chariots, horses and pieces of papers

    Trusting in chariots, horses and pieces of papers

    Honestly speaking, my three-year university degree that is supposed to state how qualified, educated and ready I am, sometimes just feels like an expensive piece of paper.

  • Offense and goodness

    Offense and goodness

    I don’t know about you but does anyone else get annoyed when someone sends you a message at an inconvenient time asking you to do something or asking you for something? What about when someone from work messages you on your day off?

  • Faith over feelings

    Faith over feelings

    It seems apparent to me as if the world we live in encourages us to be led by emotion and feelings.