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Commendations

August 28, 2020
The Elders of The Street Church are pleased to formally commend Rachel Duff to the work that she will be doing in Mexico with Youth With A Mission. Rachel is a trained physiotherapist and will be working alongside local and foreign health professional volunteers in local com...
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Missions Reset

June 8, 2020
This time of challenge to the church’s activities worldwide and to local congregations has been a reflective one. We have been led to ask serious questions about the reasons for which our churches exist. This may be our best chance at a constructive biblical reset.&nb...
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Words, Words, Words!

May 29, 2020
Early in 2019 I was visiting a large M country. I spent several days listening to, and writing, the stories of men and women whose lives had been transformed by the Good News. I came away from these meetings deeply moved by the radical changes in the lives of the new believe...
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The online Merriam-Webster dictionary provides this definition for the word “ambassador:” an official envoy: a diplomatic agent of the highest rank accredited to a foreign government or sovereign as the resident representative of his or her own government or monarch or a...
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Last week in our ‘To Sharpen Our Thinking …’ article, we were asked to ponder a series of questions on what the current world situation meant to our faith or actions and responsibilities to those around us in our communities. Another interesting point to consider ...
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to sharpen our thinking

April 20, 2020
Not matter where we are in the world at the moment, Covid-19 has impacted all of our lives, and as a result, we are all having to rethink how we live and work. Part of that rethinking also requires us to relook at how we do church and what that means to the way we live out o...
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“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) This verse is known as the programmatic passage of Acts, laying out as it does the “progra...
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So, what is commendation, anyway? It’s a word we don’t typically use in our everyday conversations, is it? The Oxford dictionary puts it this way, “an act of commending or recommending (esp a person to another’s favour)” For me that’s a clear explanation that fit...
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Kudjip has been my home for the last two months, where I am working as a medical doctor at this 120-bed hospital. As well as a lot of learning and growing medically, I’ve enjoyed grappling with a different way of seeing the world and particularly illness. These experiences...
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Mission and Money

May 9, 2019
“Money often costs too much,"  a profound little statement that is pertinent to missions. Missionaries from western countries like New Zealand are often vastly wealthier than the people that we go to. For example, in 2017 New Zealanders earned on average $50,000 a yea...
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