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17 February 2020

We got to church today for a bit of a storming sermon. About what we come to church for: to meet our needs or to serve others. At the end of the service the alter call went something like this. “I was one of those guys he’s talking about. I was in year 12 and […]

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New Zealand Lectionary

Waitangi Day (6 Feb 2020)

One hundred and eighty years ago — a full nine score — the Nga Puhi chiefs signed a treaty at Waitangi, that over the the remainder of 1840 was signed by another few hundred chiefs from multiple tribes (iwi). The only iwi that did not sign were the Tuhoe. Nonetheless, we now take this day […]