Golden Sands Baptist Church: a new church in a brand new community for Carey Pastoral Leadership graduate Colin Gruetzmacher.
Jared Suisted looks at why he believes what he believes, so as to be able to share that more effectively with others.
Jamie Dempster,Youth Pastor at Katikati Community Baptist Church, reflects on the lead up to Easter Camp 2021.
Andrew Page was awarded Carey’s Brian Smith Award for Excellence in the Understanding and Practice of Mission in 2021. Here he reflects on 18-plus years of serving within global missions.
Richard Goodwin, who recently reunited with the rest of the class of 2002 shares his story of where God has led him since graduating from Carey.
After 19 years, the class of 2002 reunited for a weekend retreat at the Bowentown baches in March this year. Coming from all over New Zealand, they bonded over good food, beautiful scenery and shared their highs and lows since graduating.
Graduands Monique Lee and Sela Havili challenged their fellow classmates at Graduation 2021 in April. “We must see that he is the one who calls us, and he is the one who will tell us the next step. He is the one who has set out the work before us.”
Master of Applied Theology student Cianne Tait is planning out a research project that will explore the experience of depression and anxiety among young people. The goal of the research is to listen to the mental health stories of Christians between the ages of 18 and 30 who live with depression or anxiety and to reflect on these experiences.
How we do church has changed significantly since Mike Warring graduated from Carey’s Pastoral Leadership programme in 2006: “A lot of our focus has been on the gathered community and we now need to be resourcing and equipping to be the church scattered.”