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Christmas: Who is your King?

December 5, 2019 | CareyBC

  Are you looking forward to Christmas? An advent reflection Are you looking forward to Christmas? That was the question put to a number of Kiwis in a Readers’ Digest survey. The responses...Read More

Do Statistics Really Matter? Census Musings

October 2, 2019 | CareyBC

Today at church I was reminded of the awesomeness of Jesus. This shouldn’t be surprising as I am a part of a church where Jesus is always preached. Sermons are bibilical, faith-building and...Read More

Post-Easter: Still into Redeeming Violence

June 5, 2019 | CareyBC

Writing just a few weeks after Easter, I hope to revisit the Easter tradition in this article, and ask, what does the redemption of violence at the Cross have to say to us as we grapple with the...Read More

The Church and Sport

February 7, 2019 | CareyBC

This year, 2019, is going to be a big year for New Zealand sport. Our leading rugby, cricket, and netball teams – representing three of our major sports codes – will each be contesting a...Read More

Thank God for Real Christian Community

August 6, 2018 | CareyBC

Baptist Youth Ministries Director, Dr Brian Krum, joined the Carey community in Chapel recently and reflected on 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10. He looked at the early Christians to learn from them and...Read More

Church of the Shamed

May 16, 2018 | CareyBC

Reflecting on Luke 23 Dr Mick Duncan challenges us that we should be a church where we're honest with our dirt, because when this happens the shamed will come.  Read More

Communal Discernment

May 14, 2018 | CareyBC

  Life as a community of faith is a journey.  We are not yet “the people who have arrived”; we are “the people of the Way” (Acts 9:2; 24:22, etc.)  Walking that Way together gathers us...Read More

A pastor walks into a café

March 8, 2018 | CareyBC

  A pastor walks into a cafe. The barista asks: “why the long face?” We all know the joke: a horse walks into a bar, the bartender points out the fact that horses literally have long...Read More

The Community of the Different

March 1, 2018 | CareyBC

The Church: Grace Embodied is the theme for Carey Chapel in 2018. Carey Lecturer Andrew Picard launched the year teaching on Ephesians 3: 1 - 13 in Chapel. "We live under the canopy of time but...Read More