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The Significance of Trials

The Significance of Trials

Covid-19 has affected us all, even within our Tandem family. Rick is a staff member overseas who has recently gone through this trial, and given us some insight how God works through suffering.  Here is Rick's story. While I’m generally a fan of superheroes, something...

Looking Up in Lockdown

Looking Up in Lockdown

“This is ri-di-culous!”, she sputters.

It’s Tuesday morning. In less than 38 hours, all New Zealanders will hunker down indoors for at least a month in a bid to quell the rising Covid case count. It’s our first ever lockdown. As if to incentivize the retreat, Dunedin temperatures have gone glacial.

Going to SEA

Going to SEA

On campus in South East Asia, the ground is hard for the gospel. Entrenched in cultural Islam, many local students could face persecution if they become Christians. Over summer, a small team of students from our campus movements went there for three weeks with a...

On the Death of a Child

On the Death of a Child

This article as first published at kirkdurston.com Kirk Durston works with Power to Change at universities across Canada, thinking, writing and speaking about the interaction of science, theology and philosophy within the context of authentic Christianity. Yesterday,...

Mamba Out: In Remembrance of Kobe Bryant

Mamba Out: In Remembrance of Kobe Bryant

This article was first published on athletesinaction.org Coach Morris Michalski is AIA staff and a veteran basketball specialist with more than 25 years of coaching experience at various levels of the game, including his role as life coach/chaplain to the USA...

AUT SOUTH CAMPUS LAUNCH

AUT SOUTH CAMPUS LAUNCH

When we arrived on AUT South on the first day of our week of outreach we spread out around the campus in search of two unique kinds of student: The first was someone who didn’t know God personally but wanted to know more about Jesus. The second, someone who was already following Jesus, and wanted to help other people on this campus know God too.
Our prayer was that God would go ahead of us and prepare people’s hearts before we talked to them, and He certainly did that! Here are two sub-60 second videos from Josh and Molly about what they saw God do….

Door knocking adventures!

Door knocking adventures!

Every year Student Life partners with a local church to survey a suburb, sharing the gospel to its residents and gaining valuable insight into the values and needs of the community. These partnerships are so helpful because those who want to hear more about Jesus, and anyone who decides to follow Christ, can be followed up by a member of a local church!
Below are a bunch of stories from students who went door-knocking during a Student Life conference. As you read through you’ll notice how encouraged these students were afterwards.

Twelve witnesses: fake news or real deal?

Twelve witnesses: fake news or real deal?

An extraordinary event that few would believe before it happened. In fact, an event so extraordinary that many deny that it ever happened at all. And only twelve witnesses that were actually present to see the event. And this month we celebrate the 50th anniversary of this event – humans walking on the moon.There was another extraordinary event that happened, that many people say is so extraordinary that it never happened. And coincidentally there were twelve key witnesses to this event as well …

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