Central Easter Camp

Today a team from Ngatiawa headed over to the Central Easter Camp a little north of Wellington.¬†About 1000 teenagers camping out and journeying through the Easter weekend together. Mostly Baptists but this year some Anglican youth groups are joining in and the Ngatiawa contemporary monastery, where we are staying, have been invited to lead some…

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My book – Your help

THANK YOU! Last year was amazing. Your gifts enabled me to spend time in Turkey, China, Indonesia, Egypt, and Eastern Europe to equip missional leaders and their networks in those countries. And because we traveled most of those countries in our 4×4 overlander, the whole family could come along for free. It was a great…

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Tall skinny elves at The Hobbit casting call

I took my tallest kids over to Lower Hutt today for The Hobbit casting call. Filming starts next month for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and they were looking for extras: the short, the tall, the skinny, men with big biceps [not me} and those with ‘character faces’.¬†Unfortunately, 3000 people turned up and they could…

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Welcome to 2012

Hope your entry into 2012 was smooth! Nice to have you back on the blog. The banner image is from Beijing during my visit in April 2011. The funniest memory I have of walking through the many gates (check out my last post) in the Forbidden City and the Temple of Heaven is a group…

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