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Be Prepared

I love this scripture because it reminds us that we never know when God might choose to involve us in this plan to draw a lost soul to Himself. So we need to be ready, that means prepared ahead of time. When they ask the reason for your hope, what will you say?


Women and Islam

Cathy Hine from Interserve chats with John Peachey.

Cathy has been with Interserve for more than 25 years, working in Asia and the Arab world primarily in women’s ministry. She is now focused on research, writing and advocacy for women living in Islamic contexts, regarding current affairs in the Middle East and our Christian response.


World Vision's Chris Clarke

George and Andrew chatted with Chris Clarke from World Vision about the growing crisis in Nepal.


Luke chats with Matthew West

Luke chatted with Nashville based singer/songwriter Matthew West via Skype about his 24 hour concert initiative and the inspiration for his music.

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Part two


John Chats With Ember Days

John chatted with Jason Belcher from the Ember Days about the latest with the band and his autistic son.



Homegrown Unsigned is back
We’re looking for the best unreleased song from an unsigned artist. So here’s what we mean… it has to be from a kiwi artist who is not signed to a major record label and the song has to have not been previously released for sale. (Either on a Cd or as a paid download)

The winning song is going to get the treatment… You’ll get played on Rhema and Life FM, interviewed on the Homegrown show and so much more… There will be more prizes added as the competition continues so keep an eye out right here to find out more!!! To enter, simply email an mp3 copy of your song or a link to a youtube clip of the song to hThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please make sure you include the lyrics and your contact details in the email… plus it always helps to have a little bit of information about yourself too… such as how you got into music and what you do… Entries close at the end of May 2015.


This week on Homegrown we’re celebrating NZ Music Month with the launch of this year’s Homegrown Unsigned competition. We’re looking for the best new song from an unsigned artist. Plus a live performance from Bryce Wastney in his lounge in Nelson as part of our Homegrown Invasions. (That’s where we invade the artist’s home and record them playing music for you…) It’s gonna be fun!

Made with the help of NZ on Air, it’s Homegrown, Saturdays Nights at 6 on New Zealand’s Rhema.


Festival One Returns

Graham Burt, the director of Festival One, joined George and Andrew to announce the festival’s return in 2016. You can buy early bird tickets now at


Chris from Rend Collective

John chatted with Chris from Rend Collective Experiement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          .

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