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Latest News – Discipleship
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….
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.
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 …
Hundreds of university students will gather at the ALL IN Conferences in Waikanae and Queenstown this July to explore worth and identity and why these can only be truly found in the one who created them. Josephine, a student from Auckland, followed her friends to the Student Life conference with no idea that she would come out a completely different person…
Easter is here and Christians around the world will be celebrating Christ’s victory and unconditional love for us. How can you let your friends, coworkers, teammates and loved ones know just how much they mean to you? Why not change it up and make this a memorable time by trying out 5 easy ways below to connect those important relationships you have with the true story of Easter.
Lisa serves with Athletes in Action (AIA) . AIA is an international ministry focused on discipling athletes on university campuses, helping student-athletes see there is more to life than sporting victories. They raise Christ-centred labourers for life-long ministry to share the hope and purpose found only in Jesus.
With over half the population affiliating with other religions or identifying as non-religious, Auckland is a city that is thirsty for the gospel. Below is a letter from Brodie, a fifth year medical student who decided to spend a couple of weeks on our Urban Summer project to help train others share the gospel in Auckland…
Walking through a university campus in the first couple of weeks of semester is hectic. Most of us will have seen a version of it in a movie or TV show, or perhaps have experienced it personally; a scene of hundreds of students walking by stalls of more people, who...
As we approach Christmas, many of us can get wrapped up in preparing for different church productions or events. These can be helpful of course, not only for building community within the church but also to communicate to our communities the story of Jesus’ birth and its significance. But what would it look like to love another in such a way that those outside the church would see a glimpse of Jesus?
As the weather warms up and the days get longer I can’t help but think, ‘tis the season…for summer mission trips! An almost quintessential part of being a Christian youth or young adult, summer missions are often the time and place God uses to burst people’s bubbles, open their eyes and hearts, and prepare them for a lifelong journey of mission.