“I think when you’re in places for a long time, and you’re intentional about that, then God uses that to connect you with others in your community so that you can take people on that discipleship path.”
Dr Sandy Kerr, Carey’s Kaiārahi-Rangahau Māori, looks back over the last five years at Carey and describes some of the incredible changes that have taken place as we attempt to embody the gospel of Jesus Christ.
This article highlights some of the well-being benefits of trait Emotional Intelligence for the pastoral profession.
Dr Phil Halstead, who teaches pastoral care, has been inspired by some new ideas around the old small group concept. He asks, what if we were to develop groups with upward, inward and outward movement?
Read about some examples of current and research being conducted by Carey Baptist College Staff and their recent publications.
Dr George Wieland asks, “What is this God of mission doing as an increasing number and diversity of people find themselves at home here? And how may we participate in it?”
Carey Baptist College exists to serve the church by developing leaders for ministry and mission. What core qualities are needed for leaders to be robust and effective in today’s world? Jonny Weir (Carey’s Ministry Training Director) and Sam Kilpatrick (Youth Ministry Coordinator) argue that there are three essential elements to robust leadership.
Like never before we need to dig deep, figure out who we are as a body of believers, and call on the past to lead us into the future. Rachel Roche led Franklin Baptist Church through an appreciate process – what could other churches learn from this process?
“In a recent reflection on Phil 2:6-11 the sheer absurdity of God’s goodness has struck me afresh” writes Dr Christa McKirland. How much more so should we leverage our arbitrarily allocated advantages for the sake of others who are disadvantaged if Jesus leveraged his advantages on behalf of a humanity that actively rebelled against him?
Theology not only seeks to know things, it seeks to do things too. We seek to understand God and all things in God for the sake of more faithful participation in God’s mission.Our students are developing a range of fascinating research projects, like Denise Tims (pictured) who is researching Christian community-led development in South Auckland based on the great work she and husband Dave have been doing with Urban Neighbours of Hope.