Teaming up with InterVarsity to reach Dunedin

After Summit ended in early July, the team of staff and students from InterVarsity in Northern California spent a couple of weeks in Dunedin. They brought an outreach tool that they use on their campuses called “The Story Project.” Along with TSCF students, they set...

Otago hosts Ravi

Every now and then we get an opportunity to be part of something big. Something that feels a bit special. For the team in Dunedin, this year, that occasion was Ravi Zacharias visiting our university for a week. There are few individuals in Christian circles more...

Seeing Lincoln CF through a grad’s eyes

The nature of TSCF staff work is that we have to say goodbye to many people every year. The turnover of student missionaries is, from the temporary nature of study, high. Students are part of Christian fellowships for a few years, then they graduate and work...

Wellington team expands

Kim Shaw Wellington staff worker Kim Shaw studied at Canterbury University in the 1990s (when she was Kim Irving), serving as a leader in the CU. She says it caused her to think deeply about the Bible and how its message would shape her life beyond university. “It...

Growing Palmy connections

Palmy is still Palmy. It’s never too hot, never too cold. It just is. But even though the weather and the city are not that exciting, students do a great job making opportunities to share Jesus with their friends. Our focus this year has been helping students...

Auckland enters a new era

When the TSCF board invited me to come to New Zealand in 2004 I explained to them that, while I was interested in the opportunity, the scale of the challenge was too great for one person to make a significant difference. Out of this conversation grew the idea of a...