Tag: STAY

February 24, 2021
What's in our waka?

“He moana pukepuke e ekengia e te waka”“A choppy sea can be navigated by a waka” This whakataukī speaks to our time. 2020 certainly saw choppy seas here in Aotearoa, but these seem like ripples in a bathtub compared to the full global impact of COVID-19 and the economic upheavals the rest of the world is experiencing. The poor, […]

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November 23, 2020
We're looking forward.

Please email [email protected] to have your say on the strategy of NZBMS moving forward. We want you to be invested and involved! 

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April 29, 2020
Engaging with fear and worry in a pandemic.

Dr Christina Baird PhD, Founder and Director of Bread & Pomegranates, is a psychologist, coach and professional supervisor helping people to critically reflect, explore the future and respond creatively through one-on-one sessions and group reflective learning opportunities. This article was originally published by Missions Interlink in the April 2020 Bulletin. You may have noticed an increase […]

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April 13, 2020
This is Sona's story.

Sona wants to share her story with you! Our global workers Peter and Leonora have been so encouraged by Sona's transformation. We really do believe Jesus is working in all hearts. “My name is Sona and I am 14 years old. I have a mother, and a sister who is married. My father left me […]

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March 20, 2020
Our Covid Update.

Covid19 has hit the world hard and fast. The health impacts of the pandemic have resulted in unprecedented travel restrictions and bans worldwide. Just as we face restrictions and challenges here in NZ, our people overseas and the communities they serve are also dealing with the consequences of the virus outbreak. While this may seem […]

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December 12, 2019
My kitchen is bigger than her whole house.

My kitchen is bigger than her whole house. My walls and floor gleam white and one entire corner of my lounge is well-tended, exotic jungle.   Her bed fills her entire room, save a 2-foot strip which allows space to get dressed and access the personal effects stored under the bed.  My apartment is flooded with […]

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December 8, 2019
The table is ready for you.

Come, Come.  The table is ready,  Prepared just for you.  I say มา มา (come)   Sticky rice, som dtam and chicken.  All your favourites,   Because I know you.  I created you. I love you.    So leave your rice fields.  Do not stop at the temples,  Or pause before the monks.  Come young and old.   Bring your family and friends.  Come out of the heat,  Find shelter and peace in my name.  I am the God of all.   Come, […]

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November 20, 2019
Wages for a freedom woman.

We opened the doors of this particular freedom business in 2001. It is located in one of Asia’s largest red light areas with around 10,000 sex workers; many of whom were trafficked from small and remote villages. The vision of this business is to provide alternative employment, and opportunities for freedom, as a way to empower women to leave […]

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October 8, 2019
"I sense God is asking us to get out of the way!"

Much has been preached, spoken, and written of the Great Commission in Matthew 28. “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…” This principle is further underscored by another ‘great commissioning’ of Jesus’ followers in Acts 1. “… you will […]

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August 19, 2019
This is Khushi's story.

Somewhere near the Southern outskirts of the huge and crowded city of Dhaka, Bangladesh, there is a tiny little school, crammed into a small apartment type building, that is trying to make a difference.   In a country of over 160 million people, a school of 350 students seems pretty insignificant, but the work that’s being done […]

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