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Unload excess and be ready

In this Sunday's gospel Jesus exhorts his followers to drop the weight of possessions, making them free to follow at God's command.

New ‘Lite’ Church Life Survey

The Church Life Survey has been on the scene in New Zealand for almost 20 years. A new 'Lite' version of that survey is now available.

CWS channels help to Sudan

Christian World Service is directing donations straight to churches in South Sudan, who are helping people to survive as they flee the country's war zones.

Jesus warns against wealth

This Sunday's readings hammer home that money cannot save us — only God's economy of love and righteousness.

St John’s pilots leadership scheme

St John's College passed another milestone today - with a welcome extended to a mid-year intake of students, and the launch of a pilot leadership scheme for Tikanga Maori students

Southern streams flow together

Some 600 people jammed into Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral on Saturday to take part in the first-ever joint southern ordination.
• Bishop Kito's sermon.

MPs: 'Put children at the centre'

The New Zealand Council for Christian Social Services is urging parliament to move to a child-centred model of social welfare.

Stop forgetting to pray

This week's readings remind us to persist in prayer, confident in God's endless mercy.

Fiji motivates global climate action

Anglican leaders from around the world have returned home from the Diocese of Polynesia with a fresh understanding of what's at stake in climate change.
•Rising seas threaten life in Kirbati 


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