Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

Journey through a mighty storm

Friday November 11, 2016

FOR THE past 18 years, it is ritual that my family and I attend a memorial service held every year, on the November 1, to commemorate the lives that were taken in the devastating Cyclone Martin, which struck our beautiful home, Manihiki.

Have life more abundantly

Friday November 04, 2016

THIS HEADLINE for this week’s column comes from a verse in the Bible, in John 10, verse 10: “…I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.”

Live a life free of condemnation

Friday October 28, 2016

Kia Orana!

The power of positive living

Friday October 21, 2016

AS CREATURES of habit, people have a tendency to focus on the negatives of life and interpret every problem or difficulty as a sign of impending doom and gloom.

What to do when love falls away

Friday October 14, 2016

Today we continue to discuss the need to think clearly about your relationships.

Clear thinking on relationships

Friday October 07, 2016

RELATIONSHIPS are that area of life where you and I struggle with the greatest highs and also the greatest lows of life.

The inspiration of the Scriptures

Friday September 30, 2016

OUR STUDY of Christian doctrine has brought us to three great truths:

Have you heard the Good News?

Friday September 23, 2016

IN THE US, websites from The New York Times to The Washington Post to Forbes have been reacting to a new emoji-studded Bible translation, the latest effort to make the Holy Book appeal to young readers.

Island visit challenges evangelists

Friday September 23, 2016

STUDENTS from the Seventh Day Adventist Avondale College of Higher Education in Auckland, New Zealand visited the Cook Islands during their mid-year break recently.

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