Helpers in 2019 for the young writer program

Helpers in 2019 for the young writer program

The helpers in the 2019 young writer program is a celebration  -  14 January sees the commencement of over 100 young people from around the world, New Zealand and Australia.

  • Footplate Padre and the menagerie (PSI Best of 2018)

    Footplate Padre and the menagerie (PSI Best of 2018)

    There are many remarkable stories of things that have happened to the astonishment of all those around them and in today's world, these would have been recorded on video for social media and the entertainment of us all.

  • Kiwi young writers and 2019

    Kiwi young writers and 2019

    The Kiwi young writers at the 2018 young writer conference held at the Christchurch Salvation Army Centre in September determined to go alone after being part of Australia’s Press Service International for 7 years.

  • Ministry and the corporate world

    Ministry and the corporate world

    Ministry abounds in many places within our society and the bulk of the Australian population has some contact with such ministry – take for example church weddings, christenings, funerals, welfare agencies, play groups, fetes, education, sport, music, concerts.

  • 2019 international young writers into two groups

    2019 international young writers into two groups

    The international young writers in Press Service International (PSI) continues to shine – having completed 10 Cycles of 2018, but 2019 will see them spilt into two different Weeks.

  • Kiwi-voiced audio Bible now playing!

    Kiwi-voiced audio Bible now playing!

    Read by Rhema long-time announcer Andrew Urquhart, The Kiwi Audio Bible, took a marathon five years to produce with Andrew recording in weekly slots of four hours at a time. The playing time for the Bible from start to finish is nearly 80 hours.

  • Bishop Brian Carrell huge asset to Kiwi young writers

    Bishop Brian Carrell huge asset to Kiwi young writers

    Bishop Brain Carrell addressed the annual young writers conference in Christchurch in September but his association with the young writers goes back to 2013.

  • Laguna Quays Respite readying for 2019

    Laguna Quays Respite readying for 2019

    The Whitsundays Laguna Quays Respite coordinated by Well-Being Australia for missions heading toward its eight year has proven to be a lovely break away for a wide range of those in Christian service. The respite cottage is readying for 2019 already with December and January ‘mission’ bookings.

  • Final Issue  -  Retired Australian Cricketers Bi-Annual Newsletter

    Final Issue  -  Retired Australian Cricketers Bi-Annual Newsletter

    The final issue of the Retired Australian Cricketers Bi-Annual Newsletter is released today, the 30 November which once again illustrates the value of Respite for the cricket family. Cricketer respite has become a cricket policy with a fresh appreciation and approach toward future cricketer generations.

  • 85,000 kids to get the Bible story of Jesus this Christmas

    85,000 kids to get the Bible story of Jesus this Christmas

    This Christmas Bible Society New Zealand, through the generosity of its supporters, is giving away 85,000 copies of The Well Good News of Christmas, a fun and colourful booklet for parents and grandparents to help them pass on the Bible story of Christmas.

  • Midge Point art exhibition in 2019

    Midge Point art exhibition in 2019

    The Midge Point arts community met for morning tea earlier this month to discuss the direction of the annual art prize, now without a prize money sponsor after 6 years.

  • Designer small groups

    Designer small groups

    For as long as memory serves, in as many Christian and secular conferences as I can recall, small groups have been part of the agenda. Usually, they are governed by the plenary and questions are posed for small groups to consider.