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One Student’s Journey to Knowing GOD through Jandals

One Student’s Journey to Knowing GOD through Jandals

Over the years Student Life has given out thousands of free jandals to university students all over New Zealand. In just Auckland alone, campus team leader Jeremy Carroll estimates that 16,000 pairs have been handed out in the past four years. Mikayla was one of the hundreds of students who Student Life contacted in 2017. She was a first year student, wondering why she was at university and unsure of her purpose………

Friendship Beyond Facebook

Friendship Beyond Facebook

How many times have you checked How many times have you checked Facebook today?  How many Facebook friends do you have?  I have 1,636 friends: but before you think I’m some sort of legendary socialiser, I actually only know under half of them in real life! This is a...

Five Unforgettable Days

Five Unforgettable Days

Every year Student Life holds student conferences in the middle of the year to train students in evangelism and discipleship, and to develop them in their faith. This time is a highlight for many of the students who attend as they are challenged to trust God in new ways, and often make friendships that last a lifetime. Peter Somervell (pastor at Grace Church in Nelson) attended Student Life’s South Island conference this year as the main speaker giving messages on our identity in Christ. This is what he wrote in response to his time there …

Pentecost: After the Wind, Fire, and Tongues

Pentecost: After the Wind, Fire, and Tongues

This year Pentecost Sunday is May 20. It’s a day to remember the first day of Pentecost in Acts 2, where we see God the Holy Spirit descending to earth, empowering the apostles to proclaim repentance. Upon hearing the gospel, thousands come to faith and they devote...

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