Introducing Logos Theology from kiwiconnexion methodism
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Introducing Logos Theology from kiwiconnexion methodism

Hi, I’m David Bell from the Doing Theology Group kiwiconnexion.nz This edition I want to introduce Logos theology. Let’s start with a question. What do we remember from books? Think about some of the books you have read. Can you remember the first sentence from any of them? I can …

Curious About The Existence Of God? Practical Theological Reflection
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Curious About The Existence Of God? Practical Theological Reflection

Welcome to another edition of Far Country Tall Tales and True talltruetales Ever wondered about the probability that God exists? Sometimes it’s easier to think about faith ideas with a picture or image. Just a couple of years ago, there was a lot of social media hype about Bayes’ Theorem …

Mathematical Pope Makes Pact With The Devil kiwiconnexion nz Practical Theology
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Mathematical Pope Makes Pact With The Devil kiwiconnexion nz Practical Theology

The year is 999 in the Christian calendar. And something very odd happened is about to happen. Yes, it was the eve of the millennium. All kinds of predictions about the end of the earth and the Day of Judgment. Not too far removed from all the same stuff repeated …

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 Deal With Seeing Red About Someone kiwiconnexion practical theology
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How to Deal With Seeing Red About Someone kiwiconnexion practical theology

Sooner or later in life we have to face up to our own personality. We have to come to terms with ourselves. Personality is the energizing force of all relationships. I once watched two colleagues attempt to destroy each other in their common workplace. Unfortunately, they were pastors, ministers of …

Education With An Inbuilt Moral Compass kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Education With An Inbuilt Moral Compass kiwiconnexion practical theology

Hi, I’m David Bell for kiwiconnexion.nz It’s more than important to live by a moral code, trying to discern what is right and what is wrong. It’s absolutely necessary for the health and happiness of any kind of society. How do we do it? Jesus said, ”Love the Lord your …

Dreams in Practical Theology
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Dreams in Practical Theology

Welcome to 6senses,nz Night School I’m David Bell and this is episode 6 from our series An Introduction to Carl Gustav Jung. Tonight we explore further into the concept of what Jung called grand dreams or big dreams. Jung relates an unusual incident. One day he met a colleague in …