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Space to be Truly Human

August 19, 2020 | CareyBC

Written by Mel Palmer What does it mean to be human? This question is one of the most fundamental inquiries of our existence.  At its heart, it is a question of identity - who are we? We want to...Read More

Growing Pastorally with MDC

June 3, 2020 | CareyBC

    The beginning of my pastoral ministry has been a succession of emails, texts, whatsapp messages, messenger group chats and those ubiquitous zoom meetings. So, when another email came with...Read More

How to Pastor in a Pandemic

April 8, 2020 | CareyBC

   Or "what they didn't tell you at Carey" Being fresh off the block, I’m looking back at my Carey training and realising that there were a few gaps.... Never once was I given an assignment...Read More

Ethnic Ministry Training has been Life Changing

November 27, 2019 | CareyBC

Eva Koh didn’t think she was an adequate leader in her church, even though she had a deep sense of calling to ministry work, but completing the ethnic ministry training course has been life...Read More

Pohewatia in Israel and Jordan

October 2, 2019 | CareyBC

  “Travel sparks our imagination, feeds our curiosity, and reminds us how much we all have in common.” Deborah Lloyd This rings so true. Our group started as strangers, but we soon bonded...Read More

Small Town Farming and Theological Study?

June 5, 2019 | CareyBC

  Studying theology full-time at Carey in Auckland was a far cry from Janet Scarrow’s beef and sheep farm in Raetihi, but it has been a journey she likens to building a wall brick by brick....Read More

“Drop Your Nets and Follow Me”

April 16, 2019 | CareyBC

Preparing to Serve and Thrive as Māori Joining Carey’s new Ngā Pou Amorangi (Māori Leadership Training programme) has been a journey of tuakiri (identity) and koronga (purpose/aspiration)...Read More

Prayer Hikoi for Christchurch

March 21, 2019 | CareyBC

Dear friends, This week we were planning to spend Tuesday morning playing games and having fun together – an annual event to welcome and connect with new students. Friday afternoon changed...Read More

Accountancy to Theology

December 7, 2018 | CareyBC

  Kia ora tātou, My name is Aaron and I’m originally from Hawke’s Bay. In what can only be described as a pre-mid-life crisis, I decided to resign from work and make the move from...Read More

Thanksgiving & Trust

December 7, 2018 | CareyBC

  An open letter from recent Pastoral Leadership graduate Andrew Meek Dear Carey, I write this letter from the back of our family RV on a rainy Thanksgiving evening in Western Oregon....Read More