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We seek to encourage, mobilise and resource NZ Baptists - individuals and churches - to wherever in the world that God may direct.

Education can change everything

Education can be the key to lifting a person out of poverty and enabling them to create a legacy for themselves and their family. Cindy, with her husband Ross, uses education to transform lives. CinRead more

Prayer and Self Denial reflection from Lyn Davis

Lyn Davis reflects on the theme ‘Expect Great Things, Attempt Great Things’. This quote from missionary William Carey conjures up all sorts of feelings. As a young person, and later as anRead more

In His Presence A Day of Prayer

10am – 3pm  |  Lunch provided Tawa Baptist Church  229 Main Road, Tawa, Wellington An opportunity to hear from NZBMS and our partner organisations in Mission,  and join together in prayer asRead more

Trust & Obey

‘Trust and obey, for there’s no other way To be happy in Jesus, but to trust and obey.’ The words of this hymn are as true for us today as they were 132 years ago when this was written:Read more

Hundred Year Celebration

We left Dhaka at 8.30 on a cool morning. There was blue sky somewhere above the smog, and we had only 40 km to go. The journey took over five hours. Five hours of bumps, near misses, going nowhere,Read more

It’s Up to You

How can we best use our time and resources for God's Kingdom? How much stuff do we buy that we don't REALLY need? What is God challenging you to do differently or give up as you take part in thisRead more

BBCF Celebrated 100 years of God’s Grace

February 21-23, 2019 marked the 100th anniversary of Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship with the celebration of attracting more than 2500 people from Churches plus mission and ministry partners.Read more

Expect Great Things - Attempt Great Things

Arnie talks about the theme of ‘Expect Great Things from God, Attempt Great Things for God’ outside William Carey’s church. Read more

Acknowledging the past to step forward into the future

Ka Mua, Ka Muri Organisational and personal histories have always fascinated me. I think it’s the knowledge that the present is just a moment in a far broader story; and to arrive at that presentRead more

Join the Woven Life team!

Do you have a background in: TeachingCoachingYouth and children workSocial workHorticultureAgricultureBusiness?If so, we’d love to hear from you! The Woven Life Foundation in South East Asia isRead more

A Day Of Prayer

'The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.' - James 5:16 Join us in New Plymouth on Saturday 23rd March for a day 'In His Presence', as we gatherRead more

It’s a new year

On the wall in my office are images of all the people serving in Asia through NZBMS and on behalf of New Zealand Baptist Churches. As I look at these photos, I’m struck by the variety amongst themRead more
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Prayer & Self Denial

Arnie's Refelections

Doing Welcome Well

“Cheerfully share your home with those who need a meal or a place to stay.” 1 Peter 4:9 (NLT)

Throughout his travels, Arnie was greeted with some exceptional hospitality- including from those who have not much to give. This begs the question, how are we in NZ doing with our hospitality?

Check out the video above and ask yourself, are we welcoming people well?