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One Million Children

The ‘One Million Children’ conference is happening from the 14th of September.  The conference looks at how churches can better connect kiwi kids to stories of faith. Andrew spoke with organiser Tony Collis about the concept and the conference.

Register here.


Education Support Workers get a pay increase

Hundreds of education support workers were given a pay rise this week.  The workers help children with learning and behavioural challenges.  Autism NZ CEO Dane Dougan spoke with Andrew Urquhart about how this will impact support staff and the class room.


Op Shop Day

August the 17th is known as Op Shop Day.  To find out more about the running of op shops and the changing face of the industry Andrew spoke with Gareth Marshall, the National Families Store Manager at the Salvation Army.


Helping the Blind to See

A year ago Rhema had a day called Miracles day, we partnered with CBM and by the end of the day we funded just under 3000 cataract operations, Nerida chatted with Mike Potter the acting CEO about the work they do.


Disney has done it again!

All the links for our show for Friday, 17 August 2018!
Random things we talked about:

Disney has made parents dreams come true with the hotline that helps kids fall asleep!


Sending our love to Aretha's family - rest in peace. 

 The little girl who secretly ordered $350 worth of toys on Amazon donated them all to a children's hospital



Your Rhema Verse of the Day:

Kind words are like honey, sweet to the soul and healthy for the body.

Proverbs 16:24

I think we underestimate the power of kind words and the healing power of them.

When the thoughts inside someone's head are all negative and poisonous, a kind word from your lips is like sweet honey - healing and healthy.

Today's verse brought to you by the Bible Society handbook for the bible. Check out BibleFieldGuide.com to get this great resource.


The RICE Movement

RICE stands for Renewal and Inter-Church Evangelism, started more than a decade ago, the world wide event has grown with thousands of youth getting behind it across Asia and Australia and its now in New Zealand.  Andrew spoke with the founder and director of the RICE movement Steve Chong.



Socially Conscious Car Parks

Gap Filler is a creative social enterprise that offers  services to foster community wellbeing. Since December the Christchurch organisation has provided a socially conscious car park, raising money for community projects.  Andrew spoke with Gap Filler Co-Founder Ryan Reynolds about this service.


Faith and Doubts

Myk Habets from Carey college answers your theological questions every Wednesday. 

If even the most devout person was being honest with themselves, I think it would be fair to say we all have doubts. How do you know that what we believe is true and accurate given other religions have evidence for their faith too?


Is religion almost a version of a horse with blinkers on – we're all convinced of our own righteousness and don't want to look outside of what we believe?


Kiwi's are so nice!

All the links for our show for Thursday, 16 August 2018!
Random things we talked about:

 A British and Irish Lions fan who lost cash and passport is having the cash returned to him

This is your feelgood kiwi story of the day!

You've been using Can openers wrong - apparently 

Want to work at Buckingham Palace? Her majesty is hiring

Sidenote - Dan reckons he is basically the same person as the Queen when it comes to food 


 Switchfoot Release their new Music Video:

Your Rhema Verse of the Day: 

Do not gloat over me, my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.

Micah 7:8

The truth is, we do fall and we do fail. We find ourselves in dark places because of our choices... but I love the confidence and fierceness of this verse!

Declaring that although I may be in the dark now, the enemy has NO power as the Lord is my light. 


Prayer for Our Teachers

All the links for our show for Wednesday, 15 August 2018!
Random things we talked about:

Primary and Intermediate School teachers are striking today - here's a prayer for teachers


New Zealand Police use KFC to trap and capture a pig roaming streets

Life in the small town of Waihi is never a boar and Sunday evening was no different after police pursued and captured a pig on one of the town's main streets.

The pig was estimated to weigh 150kg and emergency services were notified of it making its way through the town and a pursuit ensued.

 Vermont's 14-year-old runs for governer - he's pretty inspiring!

Your Rhema Verse of the Day:

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;
his mercies never come to an end;
they are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.

 - Lamentations 3:22-23

This new morning; know that his mercies are new! You can be refreshed and fully filled by whatever you need this morning from him.

Peace? Love? Forgiveness? Wisdom? Faith? He is faithful!

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