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Archive For: Biculturalism

DSCF2070Over the last few years at South West Baptist we have begun a journey to discover what it means to be a people of the gospel in Aotearoa New Zealand. A country where our spiritual forefathers were instrumental in the …

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Arriving in America as a young college student, Chimamanda Adichie realised that she was viewed no longer within her Nigerian middle-class context, but as the ‘other’ – an African.  The depth of her own culture was reduced by those around …

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IMG_04672014 is upon us, a year of great significance and expectation. Next week we celebrate Waitangi, and although controversy has often marked this day, we are again invited to reflect upon the significance of a covenant that is foundational to …

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Last week’s hui at Northcity church was a great opportunity to listen to and reflect upon our story as a nation. It seems that the next 18 months present us with a great opportunity to celebrate our identity as Kiwis/ …

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An amazing week in the beautiful city of Christchurch, 25 degrees one day, then plummeting to 8 degrees shortly thereafter! Warm days, cold days, the Lord God made them all!
“Listening to the Story” is part of the kaupapa (reason …

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