Worlds in Collision and the Road to Nowhere kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Worlds in Collision and the Road to Nowhere kiwiconnexion practical theology

Welcome along to Live on Air this evening – very pleased to have with me Peter Lane and Max and Julie Thompson. Tonight we’re going to look at worlds in collision and the road that leads to nowhere. What’s going on here is that it’s a very brief introduction to …

School of Athens  For Solutions Today kiwiconnexion practical theology
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School of Athens For Solutions Today kiwiconnexion practical theology

In the Vatican is a painting by Raphael, known as the School of Athens. He lived at the height of the renaissance from 1483 until 1520. Like so much that characterizes that period of history, Raphael’s masterpiece looks back to the golden age of antiquity when Greek thought flourished. It …

Dreams And Visions Of The 1987 Supernova kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Dreams And Visions Of The 1987 Supernova kiwiconnexion practical theology

Hi there, welcome to Far Country Tall Tales and True #talltrue tales. I’m David Bell Ever since I was a boy, maybe nine or ten years old, there was one thing I wanted to see more than anything else. But like all childhood dreams it was eventually forgotten. It died …

Life with CABG Practical Theology and Life Issues from kiwiconnexion
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Life with CABG Practical Theology and Life Issues from kiwiconnexion

David: Welcome along to Live on Air tonight. I’d like to introduce Julie Thompson. Julie and I are going to talk about life with CABG, which I suppose is an odd title. Julie, you might like to explain what that work CABG is in the title. Julie: Yes, that’s a …

Tutorial on Mahara ePortfolio in kiwiconnexion 10 of 10 practical theology
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Tutorial on Mahara ePortfolio in kiwiconnexion 10 of 10 practical theology

Hi, I’m David Bell Welcome to episode 10 of 10 about using your kiwiconnexion.nz ePortfolio. Today’s a very, very brief wrap up of what you can achieve in order to climb that social media mountain. First and foremost, the kiwi connexion puts Christian content creators and consumers in contact with …

The Vision at the Centre of the Universe Practical theology from kiwiconnexion
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The Vision at the Centre of the Universe Practical theology from kiwiconnexion

The Vision at the Centre of the Universe. Another episode in the Naked Theologian Asks. Vision is a concept that keeps coming up in the Bible. One of the most famous sayings about it is from Proverbs; “Without a vision, the people will perish.” That’s often used by preachers to …

The Experiences of Head and Heart kiwiconnexion practical theology
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The Experiences of Head and Heart kiwiconnexion practical theology

I’m David Bell for kiwiconnexion.nz This episode of theology in 120 seconds, more or less, looks at the crucial role of Christian experience. Some Christians use four words as a quick reference to describe their faith: Scripture, tradition, reason and the fourth, experience. The Methodists package that up as the …

How Can We Live Well Practical Theology kiwiconnexion
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How Can We Live Well Practical Theology kiwiconnexion

Welcome everyone. I’m David Bell. A question on most people’s minds these days is: how can we live well? What simple, practical steps can we take to change ourselves for the better? Any number of life coaches, personal trainers, and self-help courses offer that exact possibility. But I wonder how …

The Important Question Making the Happiness Choice
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The Important Question Making the Happiness Choice

There’s a great verse in the Gospel of Matthew. It says For what good is it for a man to gain the whole world at the price of his own soul? What could a man offer to buy back his soul once he had lost it? We’ve all met people …

Zorba le Grec et Jesus le Christ kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Zorba le Grec et Jesus le Christ kiwiconnexion practical theology

The novel Zorba the Greek has some great lines about life’s riddles. For example, Zorba talks about God. “The belly is the firm foundation; bread wine and meat are the first essentials; it is only with bread, wine and meat that one can create God.” It’s decades since I first …