• Neighbourhood Communities: A Common Pathway

    March 3, 2018
    South West Baptist Church (SWBC) is becoming a presence-based church framed around neighbourhood communities. A neighbourhood community is simply a bunch of friends committed to following Jesus together by living in the same neighbourhood and going on the journey of learning to loving God, themselves, each other and the world. This brochure is for those developing ...
  • Moving from Solitude to Community to Ministry

    March 3, 2018
    By Henri Nouwen The word discipleship and the word discipline are the same word — that has always fascinated me. Once you have made the choice to say, “Yes, I want to follow Jesus,” the question is, “What disciplines will help me remain faithful to that choice?” If we want to be disciples of Jesus, we ...
  • Neighbourhood Communities Booklet

    March 2, 2018
    To read our booklet on Neighbourhood Communities, click here.
  • Life in Neighbourhood – Baptist Mag Prereading

    February 22, 2018
    This article is taken from Alan, can you tell us a bit about the journey that SWBC has been on? AJ: The story leading up to where SWBC is today goes back over fifty years. Murray and Marj Robertson were in leadership at SWBC for forty years and a strong theme of that time was redemption. The story ...
  • Hui Info

    February 22, 2018
    Location Our Neighbourhood Hui is being held at our Lyttelton St site. Then you get to go home and sleep in your own bed! Friday Night Please arrive by 5.30pm, so that you’ve got time to head to the Info Centre and sign in before our Mihi Whakatau. Schedule Friday 6.00pm Mihi Whakatau – Welcome Dinner 7.30pm Session 1 9.00pm Supper and live music ...