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The Elusive Kingdom kiwiconnexion practical theology

The Elusive Kingdom kiwiconnexion practical theology

You have within you a remarkable force which can transform you and any circumstance you are in. Jesus named it: the kingdom of heaven. But because we are trapped...

Born For Adversity: The Life of St. Olympia the Deaconess

Born For Adversity: The Life of St. Olympia  the Deaconess

In Constantinople, in the fourth century, a newly-widowed noble woman of enormous wealth found herself at a monumental crossroads. Either she could marry a wealthy suitor, arranged for her...

Black Cats & Bad Luck

Black Cats & Bad Luck

Hello my good friends, how are you? I hope I find you in good health Today’s video is rather short, after all it’s a Sunday video, therefore it’s not...

Mathematical Pope Makes Pact With The Devil kiwiconnexion nz Practical Theology

Mathematical Pope Makes Pact With The Devil kiwiconnexion nz Practical Theology

The year is 999 in the Christian calendar. And something very odd happened is about to happen. Yes, it was the eve of the millennium. All kinds of predictions...

What Did The Mysterious Secret Society Of Freemasons Actually Do

What Did The Mysterious Secret Society Of Freemasons Actually Do

When most of us hear the word “freemason” we usually think of a band of brothers that stretches across the world, a fraternity of moneyed men who engage in...

Does It Make Sense To Talk About Sin kiwiconnexion practical theology

Does It Make Sense To Talk About Sin kiwiconnexion practical theology

I’m David Bell for kiwiconnexion.nz A few days ago I was discussing with a small group a Bible reading we heard in church recently. Everyone else said it didn’t...

Curious About The Existence Of God? Practical Theological Reflection

Curious About The Existence Of God? Practical Theological Reflection

Welcome to another edition of Far Country Tall Tales and True talltruetales Ever wondered about the probability that God exists? Sometimes it’s easier to think about faith ideas with...

Why Study…the Book of Common Prayer with Frances Knight

Why Study…the Book of Common Prayer with Frances Knight

[Music] Welcome to another of our series of ‘Why Study’, being produced by the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. And with me today I have Dr Frances Knight,...

Eric Laurenson On Methodist Lay Involvement kiwiconnexion practical theology

Eric Laurenson On Methodist Lay Involvement kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Eric Laurenson who’s a former president of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, and I’m particularly interested to explore with Eric his understanding of some of the chief...

First Crusade Part 1 of 2

First Crusade Part 1 of 2

In the Middle Ages, Europe and the Middle East were divided between Christian states, or Christendom, and Muslim states. They were uneasy neighbours, and frequently at war. On the...