Thursday, July 24, 2014
  • Student Sponsorship

    For the last twenty years New Zealand Baptists have had a significant impact in the lives of thousands of children and young people from poor and underprivileged families in India and Bangladesh. Read More
  • Prayer and Self Denial

    Over the years, the Prayer and Self Denial appeal has seen iconic receptacles like rice containers, watering cans, jute bags, and toolboxes, just to name a few prominently situated in homes, calling us to give and to pray. This year's appeal Your Kingdom Come looks at the hope of God’s Kingdom being revealed and embraced. Read More
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Mission practically speaking

dig-1024x727-850x603Ian and Mairi are members of Whangaparaoa Baptist and part of Tranzsend's South Asia Team.

I'm riding on a motorbike down a road in the town where we live. There are cows to be avoided, buses with screaming air horns coming head on at me, and another motorbike screaming out of a side road without even looking. How did I get here, and what's this all about?

The first part of that question is easy. From being a businessman in New Zealand, a Damascus Road-type experience brought a call that could not be avoided.

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The Long Road to Freedom

roadPip is a member of Connect Baptist in South Auckland and a part of Tranzsend's team of overseas workers.

Mya* is one of the women at Freeset—if you meet her, you'll never forget her. She has a smile that lights up a room and a deep belly laugh gets everyone laughing with her. In many ways Mya personifies joy. She greets me most mornings with a hug and a high five and, if I am fortunate to sit in front of her at devotions, she will give me a great back massage. In fact I have just come from her house where she gave me a leg massage while we were sitting on her floor chatting.

Read more: The Long Road to Freedom

PRAYER HOTLINE 21 July 2014

study-1024x682Student Sponsorship (S Asia)
Please continue to pray that God will provide sponsors for the students living in hostels in South Asia.

Peter and Lynley (SE Asia)
Pray for Peter and Lynley as they navigate some difficult cultural issues with their Thai partners.

Peter and Leonora (S Asia)
Pray that Peter and Leonora's visas will be quickly processed.

"If we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another; and the blood of Jesus, his son, purifies us from sin". 1 John 1:7