Being Baptist Intro

April 18, 2018

Listen as Rod sets the scene for his new series. What does it look like to be Baptist? Where have we come from? Where are we going as a people church?

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Easter Sunday 2018

April 10, 2018

Listen to Rod as he talks about his Christian walk into relationship with God and what the cross and resurrection meant for him then and now and what it might mean for us today.

Image. Pete Majendie's "Easter Cross" using the OT books of Joshua, Deuteronomy, Leviticus and Numbers overlaid with a cross using the Gospels. https://www.facebook.com/opawabaptist/

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“Into Thy hands I commit My Spirit” - Seven Sayings of Jesus

March 27, 2018

The Final utterance of Jesus on the cross. At this time of Easter and remembering what Jesus did, Rod talks of who Jesus is in the trinity relationship and what it means for us.

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Mother,Son,Family

March 23, 2018

Be challenged by the concept of your Christian family. Who did Jesus entrust his mother too? What does it mean to have Christian brothers and sisters?

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“It is Finished” - Seven Sayings of Jesus

March 23, 2018

Listen as Rod explores the seven things that were finished for us with Jesus death. With his death came the chance for new beginnings. 

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“I Thirst” - Seven Sayings of Jesus

March 10, 2018

 Listen to Steph Robson as she explores the fully human nature of Jesus and what it means for us to live a Christ like life.

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“My God, My God. Why have You forsaken me.” - Seven Sayings of Jesus

March 6, 2018

Listen as Rod goes deep into the darkest place of Jesus time on earth as he cries out to his father. What does it mean for us?

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New Beginnings – Our “Funky” Cross by Pete Majendie

March 6, 2018

Listen as our resident artist Peter Majendie explains the meaning behind his cross installation for the reopening of our auditorum. What does it mean take up your cross? What baggage are you holding onto and leaving with Jesus?

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New Beginnings – Official Reopening Service since Earthquake repairs.

February 28, 2018

Our building is repaired and we are celebrating New Beginnings as a church family. Listen to our service as we move from Pete Majendie explaining our unique cross to Phil Haussman decommissioning our building team. Shirley Freeman gives her testimony followed by a reflective item and memories shared from our past. We dedicate our building together as we look forward to new beginnings.

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Euthanasia, Palliative Care and the “End of Life Choice Bill” Presentation.

February 27, 2018

***March 6 deadline for submissions*** Listen to Dr Amanda Landers who held an event last month addressing Euthanasia, Palliative Care and David Seymour's "End of Life Choice Bill". How might this effect you? Submissions for the justice committee close soon. Follow the link to submit  https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/sc/make-a-submission/document/52SCJU_SCF_BILL_74307/end-of-life-choice-bill . They want to know whether you think it should be legal or not. Go one step further and email your MP as well.

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