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

Does God Care for These People?

Does God have favourites? We get to live in relative comfort and safety in New Zealand while many around the world live in fear and poverty. We get the privilege of hearing the gospel in words,Read more

The Student

The youngest of six—one of the only two girls—born into a poor family, this young lady has not had the easiest life. Being sponsored to come to GEMS changed that life and impacted her family. AsRead more

We’re Making A Difference.

 Rāwiri Auty reflects on the theme ‘We’re Making A Difference.’ We all like to think we're making a difference, don’t we? We invest our time, effort and resources into things that we careRead more

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