Andrew 10:00-3:00pm


Zest Cafe Locked in for Tauranga Pit Stop!

All the Notes for Thursday 18th October

Random Things we Talked about 

Planning for the Rhema Roadie is underway!

Dan and Tom are hitting Tauranga on Tuesday the 6th of November at 7:30 at Zest Cafe in Greerton!

We'll shout you the coffee - just turn up! Or better yet, email us with your coffee order and we'll have that piping hot and ready for you!


Your Rhema Verse of the Day

Friends come and friends go,
but a true friend sticks by you like family.

Proverbs 18:24

I read some stats last week in prep for message on Friendship: 25% of Americans had no one they consider as a close friend. No wonder we’re not healthy. It is not good for man to be alone.

Close spiritual friends — the kind that can hold us accountable when we need it, build us up when we're down, or celebrate with us when we've enjoyed success — are truly rare. So many people are lonely; they're lonely for something, or better yet, someone, they've never experienced. We have a tendency in modern western culture to have acquaintances and companions instead of friends and partners. When things go poorly, when we have nothing to offer to them, acquaintances can run away in times of trouble, or fade away if things are long and protracted. There are, however, true friends whose commitment and dedication are deeper than even physical family.

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Kiwi Buy

The Salvation Army has been looking into New Zealand's rental market, in a new paper called ‘Beyond Renting’.  The paper forecasts a bleak outlook for the private rental housing market.  To meet future demands the report suggests the government needs to look beyond the private rental market and invest heavily into home-ownership programmes and more public and social housing.  Report author Alan Johnson spoke to Andrew about going from a Kiwi Build scheme to Kiwi Buy.


Plating Grace

Father Leo Patalinghug has a unique message centering around food and God’s love.  His ministry Plating Grace is about bringing families back to the dinner table through preparing and sharing a meal together and in doing so strengthening family bonds.  Father Leo is visiting New Zealand for 'The Family Banquet' in November, he spoke to Andrew about this and his ministry.  For tickets and information on the Family Banquet, click here


Are Angels For Real?

Myk Habets is a theology lecturer from Carey College and answers your questions every week. If you have a question email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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