Creative Sparks and Curating Minds kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Creative Sparks and Curating Minds kiwiconnexion practical theology

Hello everyone. Welcome along to Live On Air this evening. Tonight we’re looking at the creative spark and the curating mind. I’m logged into kiwiconnexion.nz as one of the student participants called Demo. Now, you can see over on the right hand side of the screen that Demo belongs to …

You and Social Media Tips and Techniques kiwiconnexion practical theology
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You and Social Media Tips and Techniques kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Hello everyone. Welcome along to Live On Air this evening. It’s David Bell here, and with me is Stuart MacAdam. For those of you who have never been to one of our Kiwi Connexion Live On Air’s, we do an awful lot of sharing about different kinds of things, …

NZ Election  Issues Clergy Comment kiwiconnexion practical theology
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NZ Election Issues Clergy Comment kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Welcome along again to Live On Air. This evening we’ re doing a New Zealand 2017 election special. It’ s my great privilege to have with mere here at Waiaki Church, Reverend John Murray, and online are Reverend Uesifili Unasa and the Reverend Ian Faulkner. Now, all of these …

The Kiwi Toy Maker Revisited kiwiconnexion practical theology
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The Kiwi Toy Maker Revisited kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: I’m very happy to introduce my old friend and colleague, Clive Dyson. Clive, would you like to tell us a little bit about yourself and why we’re doing an interview? Clive: I think we’re doing the interview mainly because I’m very involved in toy-making and all kinds of arts …

Election  Issues 2017 Clergy Comment part 1 kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Election Issues 2017 Clergy Comment part 1 kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Welcome along again to Live On Air. This evening we’ re doing a New Zealand 2017 election special. It’ s my great privilege to have with mere here at Waiaki Church, Reverend John Murray, and online are Reverend Uesifili Unasa and the Reverend Ian Faulkner. Now, all of these …

Building Bridges Sums Up Christianity kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Building Bridges Sums Up Christianity kiwiconnexion practical theology

What is Christianity meant to be? That’s an easy question but how hard it is to give a sensible answer. We all know that Christianity is so diverse and sometimes has given itself very bad publicity. Will there every be a simple answer again? I think so but sometimes it’s …

Happiness and Confidence in Faith kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Happiness and Confidence in Faith kiwiconnexion practical theology

Would you like to be able speak more confidently about your Christian faith? It’s natural to want to share what matters to you. But it can be very hard to do because of the communication choices we have to make. Sometimes an image can get the idea across, especially when …

Paris Underground Revisited kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Paris Underground Revisited kiwiconnexion practical theology

I’m David Bell for kiwiconnexion.nz Hope is a precious commodity. There is a book called Paris Underground with the most remarkable message of hope, of courage, of sheer guts, of faith. It’s about two women, one in her early sixties, an American widow. The other was in her early forties, …

Through a Glass Darkly kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Through a Glass Darkly kiwiconnexion practical theology

Here’s an ancient puzzle with a modern twist: a real brain teaser. Take an envelope and write on one side, Whatever’s written on the reverse side of this envelope is true. And, then turn it over and write, Whatever’s written on the reverse side of this envelope is false. It …

5 key points for effective church life kiwiconnexion practical theology
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5 key points for effective church life kiwiconnexion practical theology

Hi, I’m David Bell for the Practical Theology Channel Recently I was talking to Stephen Skuce about Christian congregations. Stephen is the Director of Scholarship, Research and Innovation for the Methodist Church in the UK. His team had identified 5 key points displayed by effective congregations. These were: 1. Being …