Month: September 2017

What is our vision?

15 September 2017

We are all driven to pursue a vision. The discussion of ‘vision’ is usually left to the domains of leadership or organisations but each individual is, in some way and to some degree, in pursuit of a vision or goal or desirable end point. According to philosopher James K.A. Smith, ‘To live is to be…

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Theology — important? … or impotent?

04 September 2017

My journey through Bible College began over 20 years ago when I attended my first diploma class in the Internship Diploma Program at the Bible College of New Zealand Ministry in Dunedin, where I lived. As a 34-year-old, and having grown up in the Christian context—one in which I was encouraged to pray and read…

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Rachel’s Road

01 September 2017

‘As soon as I opened Harvest’s web page, I knew that was where I was going to go’. Rachel, an early childhood teacher, and married with ‘an almost-two-year-old’, made a bold move to study:  ‘I came to Harvest to have my faith challenged; to know more about God’. Rachel completed diploma, bachelor, and associate-level studies,…

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