Don’t forget your roots

Passionate about partnership Six60 is a Kiwi band that epitomise the best of student experiences.  They formed while studying in Dunedin in 2008, and chose the name Six60 in recognition of house number they lived in – 660 on the infamous Castle Street.  Lead...

Fear, forgiveness and the gospel

New Zealand is a country saturated in God’s common grace. Sure, we have our problems,  but we’re served by stable and accountable government that has ensured religious freedom, prosperous without being ostentatious in our wealth, filled with astounding natural beauty,...

Love my neighbour

Like many in Christchurch’s Indonesian community, associate staff worker Ani Kartikasari lost a friend on March 15. In the days that followed the massacre, the lecturer at Lincoln University supported students, victims and their families as they came to terms with the...

Freedom in God’s love

Hine Tihore didn’t know any other Christians on campus, so she would head to the smokers’ area by herself to pray. Each day she sat on a wooden bench sheltered by kowhai and pohutukawa at the Massey University campus in Wellington, and she talked to God. “I was...

Living by the book

Over the last few months, I’ve been thinking a lot about the evidence for Christianity. Specifically, I’ve been pondering just how far the historical evidence can take us—in our own faith, and in our evangelism. This isn’t about questioning the quality of the...

Faith meets science

Graeme Finlay’s two passions are not, as new atheists would have us believe, mutually exclusive. He is a respected academic with a PhD in cell biology. He is also a Christian who has completed theological study and written a book dealing with, among other things, the...