Healing Waters: Working with the Leprosy Mission in Nepal

WMCNZ AdministratorGood News Stories, Healing, Missions, News, Youth MinistryLeave a Comment

At the beginning of 2020 Halamehi ‘Akau’ola from Joyful News Wesleyan spent two weeks working the Leprosy Mission in Nepal. Today, Mehi shares her life-changing experience with us. ‘A man with leprosy came and knelt before him and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.” Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!” Immediately he was cleansed of his leprosy.’ Matthew 8:1-4 reveals one of Jesus’ many miracles where he heals a man with leprosy, a disease that many who live in developed countries would not believe still … Read More

Caring for Youth & Children in the Midst of a Crisis

WMCNZ AdministratorCOVID-19, Ministry Resources, News, Pastoral Care, Youth MinistryLeave a Comment

Connecting with our children and young people in meaningful ways that speak to their physical, spiritual and emotional needs can be challenging in the best of circumstances. During this season of Rāhui/Lockdown, we find ourselves wading in unfamiliar waters as we respond to new challenges and concerns, as our children and young people wrestle with the realities of life in lockdown.   ARISE Church brought in Richard Black to talk to their team about navigating life with our kids and teens as we walk through the Covid-19 crisis. This excellent webinar has been made freely available and is an invaluable … Read More

Staying Connected – Ministering to Youth When You Can’t Meet Together

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Tēnā koutou katoa to all my dear friends, who are ministering to youth in these strange and unsettling times,   I am writing to you from my small home in Onehunga (Auckland) while Josh, Maddie (3) and Jackson (2) are eating breakfast in the other room. I want to check in to see HOW YOU ARE & pass along some helpful resources I have been gathering from different ministry leaders I am in touch with/facebook connected to.    I wanna encourage each of you to think about ways that you can be connected digitally with your youth.   It is an unprecedented time in … Read More