Category Archives: photography

‘We Refuse to be Enemies’ #5: How Can We Help? [Guest]

This is the final post from guest writer Chris Chamberlain. See the whole series list here. We must be careful how we read Scripture What I would call a ‚ÄėZionist‚Äô reading of Scripture seems to take a verse with no regard for its context, and apply it to the modern State of Israel. This is […]

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‘We Refuse to be Enemies’ #3: Peacemakers in Palestine

A very warm welcome to guest poster Chris Chamberlain. Chris grew up in Timaru and West Auckland. ¬†He has been in Baptist church pastoral leadership roles for over 20 years in exciting places like the South Island‚Äôs West Coast and central Christchurch. ¬†Experiencing the destructive forces of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes has introduced him to […]

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‘We Refuse to be Enemies’ #2: A Christchurch Minister visits Palestine and Israel [Guest]

A very warm welcome to guest poster Chris Chamberlain. Chris grew up in Timaru and West Auckland. ¬†He has been in Baptist church pastoral leadership roles for over 20 years in exciting places like the South Island‚Äôs West Coast and central Christchurch. ¬†Experiencing the destructive forces of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes has introduced him to […]

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‘We Refuse to be Enemies’: A Christchurch Minister visits Palestine and Israel [Guest]

A very warm welcome to guest poster Chris Chamberlain. Chris grew up in Timaru and West Auckland. ¬†He has been in Baptist church pastoral leadership roles for over 20 years in exciting places like the South Island‚Äôs West Coast and central Christchurch. ¬†Experiencing the destructive forces of the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquakes has introduced him to […]

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‘I shall try to do what is right’

Just a little post prompted by a quote: Cry, the Beloved Country is one of my favourite and most formative books. I read this quote from it today at the beginning of¬†a collection of photographs and stories, Displaced Reflections,¬†by Oddny Gumaer,¬†cofounder of Partners Relief & Development. You can see more on this¬†book here, her second […]

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Lent with Kids, Week 2: Jesus and the Prophets make us Brave

This is an all-in-one post for Week 2 of our Lent with Kids plan. To fill in some background,¬†start here. You can also see the¬†series index here. Week 1 of Lent is almost done, and Sunday is a-comin’! I’m experimenting this week with just one post with everything we need for the week. Let me […]

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