NZBMS is denominational overseas mission organisation of the Baptist Churches of New Zealand.  With 133 years of active service, NZBMS has a proud history that continues to this day.

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In the beginning...

In October 1885 at the Assembly of the Baptist Churches of New Zealand, the gathering voted unanimously to establish the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society. Within months the first missionary, Rosalie MacGeorge, was sent out to work with the Bengali people in India. Others quickly followed, creating over a century of missionary endeavours by New Zealand Baptists in various parts of the world.

Where on earth...

The primary geographical region of focus is South Asia, East Asia and SE Asia with some focus in the Pacific. However through the partnership with Mission World, we seek to encourage, mobilise and resource NZ Baptists - individuals and churches - to wherever in the world that God may direct

LATEST NEWS & UPDATES

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

A Letter from Pastor Arnie

Ever noticed that where God leads, it can be quite interesting? None of our NZ Baptists living overseas necessarily PLANNED to do that! They were people like us, part of a Baptist Church, who came toRead more

Beyond Understanding

I was on my way to visit the children in a neighbouring country. It was the half term break at their school and I would spend that time with them out of school. I had arrived at the airport inRead more

(Re)Commissionings

At the recent Baptist Hui, we were thrilled to be able to commission back to South Asia, Joel and Lizzie and Charlie and Jo (in absentia). Both of these young couples have been in  NZ in 2018 asRead more

2018 Hui Highlights

• BMF AGM and Mission Prayer Day on Wednesday 7th November. • NZBMS presentation on Saturday morning from Rachel Murray, Alistair (Arnie) Hall and the NZBMS team – launching Prayer and SelfRead more

A 21st Century Opportunity in Bangladesh

With three million students’ entering the Bangladesh Education System every year, the demand for quality education is high. There is concern however over the limited supply of quality,Read more

General Manager - South Asia

A position is available in our South Asia business for a General Manager. The company is a social enterprise and is currently primarily engaged in the diesel generator sales, rental and servicing areRead more

A moment in time

I was enjoying singing “Hosanna, hosanna, here comes the King of Peace” on Palm Sunday in our local church. There didn’t seem to be much peace in our city, but I prayed that each person thereRead more

Full Circle

Below is the story of Isaac, a former hostel student who now works for the Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship. Isaac and his family are a great example of God’s goodness and graciousness towardRead more

Books for Sale

If your New Year’s resolution is to read more this may be of interest to you, NZBMS have books for sale!  We have a number of great books that will help deepen, as well as challenge, yourRead more
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