Election  Issues 2017 Clergy Comment part 3 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Election Issues 2017 Clergy Comment part 3 kiwiconnexion practical theology

Well, we come to the final question this evening, which is about the environment, and especially water quality. Max Thompson is asking; should water quality – that is the rivers et cetera – should that be governed as it currently is by a kind of national standard or should this …

Science and faith part 2 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Science and faith part 2 kiwiconnexion practical theology

David B: Well, David we’re going to look at the SciMed Network commission and it’s looked at France, Germany and Britain, and about 1000 scientists have responded from each of those countries to this question of how their science interfaces with faith, spirituality and religion. I wonder if you could …

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, …

Science and faith part 6 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Science and faith part 6 kiwiconnexion practical theology

David B: Okay, thank you for that. Just a very brief overview of what practices go on in terms of religion and spirituality. David L: Yeah, so this one – the meditation here is for spiritual purposes, whereas meditation in the first slide was for stress-reduction. So there’s a bit …

Faith and Life Research with Stephen Skuce kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Faith and Life Research with Stephen Skuce kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Welcome along to Live On Air this evening. I’m very pleased to be able to have with me the Reverend Dr Stephen Skuce. Stephen: Yeah, so I’m an Irish Methodist minister and I’m one of those that became a minister when I was relatively young. I did have a …

How to use kiwiconnexion practical theology ePortfolio
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How to use kiwiconnexion practical theology ePortfolio

Hi, I’m David Bell for Kiwiconnexion.nz. This is a how-to tutorial, and it illustrates a navigation change in Kiwi Connexion with our last software upgrade. So I’m going to login as Demo1 Participant. As always, I arrive at my dashboard. Whenever I login, I’m always coming to a dashboard. You …

Life the Law and the Church kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Life the Law and the Church kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Welcome along to Live On Air this evening. Tonight we’re at Crossroad’s Church in Papakura, and with me is the Reverend Peter Williamson. Peter: Hi David. David: Long-time colleague, and we were just saying before the broadcast began that we’re sitting in the church lounge at Crossroads, and I’m …

The Shadow in Practical Theology
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The Shadow in Practical Theology

Welcome to episode 5 of the series Introduction to Carl Gustav Jung. I’m David Bell, and this is a 6senses.nz night school programme. In this episode we look at what Jung meant by the term ‘the shadow’ from a Christian perspective. It follows on from the last episode where we …

Practical Theology Pizazz with ePortfolio Journals in kiwiconnexion
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Practical Theology Pizazz with ePortfolio Journals in kiwiconnexion

Hi I’m David Bell. Welcome to episode 5 of 10 on putting pizazz into your ePortfolio. I’ve said before that an ePortfolio can be very boring. That’s true. But one of the easiest and maybe the best way to turn it from boring to brilliant is to start using journals. …

Does God Exist Beyond Human Language? kiwiconnexion.nz practical theology
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Does God Exist Beyond Human Language? kiwiconnexion.nz practical theology

One of the things I love about doing theology is how it sharpens the way words are used. Of course that makes it a very contestable and even disputed subject, though Karl Barth once called it the happy science. Here’s an example. Atheists are confronted with a problem when they …