A Fair And Just Society kiwiconnexion practical theology
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A Fair And Just Society kiwiconnexion practical theology

What do you like about your country, its culture and development? And what don’t you like? Most of us, east or west, north or south, want to see our own culture and society do better, be fairer. But it’s hard to make it happen. In 1971 the philosopher John Rawls …

Conservation, Community and Tiritiri Matangi kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Conservation, Community and Tiritiri Matangi kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Hello everyone. Welcome along to Live On Air this Sunday evening. I’ve got with me Dr Hester Cooper, and we’re going to be talking about conservation, community and in particular the Hauraki Gulf island, Tiritiri Matangi. Before we talk about Tiritiri, Hester tell us a little bit about yourself …

How Can We Live Well Using Life Design kiwiconnexion practical theology
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How Can We Live Well Using Life Design kiwiconnexion practical theology

Welcome everyone. I’m David Bell. A question on most people’s minds these days is: how can we live well? What is the secret of a well-designed life? Last episode we discussed using hygge, the Danish way of cultivating an inner and outer life, balancing hospitality with warmth and contentment. And …

Reversing Roles Wallace Chapman Interviewed kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Reversing Roles Wallace Chapman Interviewed kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Hello everyone. Welcome along to Live On Air this evening. It’s my great pleasure to have sitting in front of us, Wallace Chapman who is Radio New Zealand Sunday morning host, as well a long term presenter of Back Benches, the television programme that talks to politicians in New …

How to know it’s OK to be LGBTQ: Matthew 7 | Queer Theology
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How to know it’s OK to be LGBTQ: Matthew 7 | Queer Theology

Do you ever get the feeling that maybe, just maybe, anti-LGBTQ Christians are right? That maybe it’s really not ok to be queer? That even though you’re out and proud and maybe started dating or maybe have transitioned you still have that lingering thought in your head that says, “What …

Theology Slam: Hannah Barr on Theology and the #MeToo movement
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Theology Slam: Hannah Barr on Theology and the #MeToo movement

When you first got breasts, aged 12. The winks, the ‘nice tits – it’s a compliment’ ‘show us your bra’. How far is too far? That man in Oxford Street who pushed you against a wall for a feel. . . No big deal? The shame to be so easily …

The Evil of Replacement Theology, Part 2
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The Evil of Replacement Theology, Part 2

Did you know that one of the greatest heroes of the Christian faith wrote a booklet that Hitler praised in his book, Mein Kampf, and which became the blueprint for the Holocaust? And did you know that the thoughts he expressed in that booklet were rooted in what is called …

A Prayer for Wanderers
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A Prayer for Wanderers

(soft music) – God of the seekers and the dreamers, of the disaffected and the disillusioned, of the worn-out and the burnt out, of the rejected and the leavers. – We ask for blessings as we travel, as we doubt, as we meander. We ask for grace to leave when …

Thinking about Methodism in New Zealand Today  Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion.nz
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Thinking about Methodism in New Zealand Today Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion.nz

David: Hello, welcome along to Live On Air this evening. It’s with a lot of pleasure that I’ve got Kathryn Walters and Uesifili Unasa with me tonight. Our topic today is thinking about Methodism. Before we begin I’d like just ask each participant to say a few words about themselves, …

Do you have a personal theology?
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Do you have a personal theology?

Today I’ve a question for you. Do you have a personal theology? Honestly I think the first reaction most people would give me is “what is a personal theology?” well theology basically means your knowledge about God. Everyone has a personal theology meaning that there are certain things you believe …