AJ’s Blog

A space where I can share personally about what I am up to and what we are going through as a church. I will be updating this space regularly so you can be kept up to date on what I’m reading, involved in and thoughts and ideas for our church community. Thank you for taking the time to read these musings.

  • Keith Green – Calling Conviction and Commitment

    29 December, 2018 by Alan Jamieson
    Melody Green (from message 30 Dec 2018) In this mornings message I mentioned two clips: An Interview with Melody about the death of Keith and her on going call (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2_1VrO-Ems ) And Keith singing ‘Oh Lord Your Beautiful’ the week he wrote the song (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVgPQm06g2c).
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  • Resettlement Programme Proposal

    23 November, 2018 by Alan Jamieson
    On November 12 we presented a Proposal to the Minister of Immigration. The Proposal is an invitation to the Government to work with us to design a permanent resettlement programme for former refugees. We presented it on behalf of a newly formed Core Community Partnership. This is the Anglican church of New Zealand, Baptist churches ...
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  • Global Week

    30 October, 2018 by Alan Jamieson
    We’ve come to the end of Global Week, and what an amazing time it was. Night Market was a great success with many different sounds and smells filling the building. Tim Costello spoke on Jesus’ call to love our enemies, and what that means for the building of God’s community and the mission of the ...
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  • Series on Romans

    1 August, 2018 by Alan Jamieson
    Last week we began our new preaching series on the book of Romans, which will run until October. N.T. Wright comments on Romans saying “It is about God’s revelation about himself and his purposes in Jesus the Messiah.” There is a lot packed into this book of the Bible – we’ll be working through a ...
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  • Supporting the purchase of a house for a refugee family

    8 June, 2018 by Alan Jamieson
    Our church community is actively engaged in building robust communities that have a place and space for everyone.  For communities to thrive, people need safe warm secure housing where they are not vulnerable to unaffordable rent increases.  Community Accommodation LTD (CAL) is a charitable company that is part of the church. It has owned a ...
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