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. 

Christmas: It’s all about Jesus

Thursday December 24, 2015

“And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins..E tamaiti tana e anau, e ko Iesu te ingoa taau e tapa nona: e akaora oki aia I tona au tangata I ta ratou ara” – Matthew/Mataio 1: 21.

Believing who God says you are

Friday December 18, 2015

It is amazing the different shades of images that people have of themselves.

God’s idea of a great father

Friday November 13, 2015

“Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength” (Deuteronomy 6:5).

 

How to live a blessed life

Friday November 06, 2015

In part one of our column on how to live a blessed life, we said that if you want to live a life that God blesses, you need to do four things.

Micah 7:19: “He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities;

US trip a thrill for LDS group

Friday October 23, 2015

Fifty members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from the Cook Islands travelled to the United States recently as part of a group excursion to attend the church’s “semi-annual” Conference, held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Keep the Commandments

Friday October 23, 2015

Many laws and commandments govern our existence here on Earth.

Marriage is created and defined by God in the Scriptures as the sexual and covenantal union of a man and a woman in life-long relationship  to each other alone, as husband and wife, with a view to displaying Christ’s covenant relationship to his church.

Nurture your marriage

Friday September 11, 2015

Because marriage is full of ups and downs, it’s quite possible that the dreaded “D” word has crossed your mind on the odd occasion.

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