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PASTOR’S BLOG

By Senior Pastor Bob Scroggins

Noah found grace!

One of my favourite people in the Bible is Noah. I remember as a child learning about Noah and the flood, and being amazed.
 
There are a number of aspects of the story that are so unique. God spoke to Noah about events that had never happened before. Right up until Noah’s time it had never rained on the earth. God tells Noah that because of men’s endless wickedness He is going to destro …

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People are watching!

Ever noticed how people are so different?
 
One of my mother’s favourite activities was people watching. She would often sit by her front room window and look at people passing by her house. She enjoyed how people looked so different. I’m sure the saying, “variety is the spice of life,” must have originated with God! Look at all the diverse people He has made; the earth formations, animals and pl …

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Jan 27, 2019
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  • Jan 20, 2019Roshan Spencer
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    Roshan Spencer
  • Jan 13, 2019Get into the River by Bob Scroggins
    Jan 13, 2019
    Get into the River by Bob Scroggins
     
  • Jan 6, 2019It’s time by Bob Scroggins
    Jan 6, 2019
    It’s time by Bob Scroggins
     
  • Dec 16, 2018Healing is available to everyone by Roshan Spencer
    Dec 16, 2018
    Healing is available to everyone by Roshan Spencer
     
  • Nov 4, 2018Gideon’s Army Reduction by Bob Scroggins
    Nov 4, 2018
    Gideon’s Army Reduction by Bob Scroggins
     
 Christ is our message!  We preach to awaken hearts and bring every person into the full understanding of truth.  It has become our inspiration and passion in ministry to labour with a tireless intensity, with His power flowing through us, to present to every believer the revelation of being His perfect one in Jesus Christ.
 Colossians 1:28-29 (The Passion Translation)
SENIOR PASTOR
Bob & Lisa Scroggins
WORSHIP LEADER & STAFF PASTOR
ShiErn & Jason Peters

CONTACT US

Sunday service time is 10am-12pm

Location:

Ponsonby Cruising Club – upstairs
141 Westhaven Drive
Auckland 1011
Free parking at Pier J-K.
 
Church postal address:
PO Box 8621
Symonds Street
Auckland 1150
 
Administration
Pearl Wilson 022 432 6948
pearl-wilson@slingshot.co.nz
 
Pastoral Care:
Jason Peters: 022 061 6357
jsepeters@gmail.com
 
 
 

Directions from Sth & NW motorway

Directions from Nth Motorway

 
 

MISSIONS

This gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.
Matthew 24:14

PHILIPPINES

Rebecca Kristensen

‘Becs’ missionary work is under His Heart Ministries in Baguio City, Philippines. She has served among the poorest of the poor for 9 years, introducing Jesus and the Holy Spirit to women & children and the homeless through street outreaches & house church planting.  They see a constant flow of miracles and the evidence of God’s amazing grace at work.

We support Becs every month.  You can support Rebecca Kristensen’s amazing work.  See her on her facebook page.  Just type in her name!

 

MYANMAR

Christmas season is the best time of year to share the good news of Jesus Christ to Buddhists and Unbelievers.  So on Sunday 23rd December 2018 Pastor Henry Maa held a special celebration service and invited all the local community.  50 people came and heard the gospel and later enjoyed a lovely lunch cooked by church members.

 
The previous week Pastor Siang Ban Mang and Senior Pastor Pau Khan Thwan had come from Yangon, and encouraged Pastor Henry and his flock with the Word of God, and prayed for them that they would be strengthened in their faith.  They gave Christmas gifts to 15 families of small bags of rice and a little cooking oil.  These gifts were exceedingly precious as everyone is desperately poor and in great need of daily survival.
 

Our family connection with the church in Yangon: In 2013 Grace Auckland purchased a piece of land in Yangon, Myanmar.  Financial giving in Auckland enabled and supported the construction of a small, multipurpose building that functions as a church and home for Pastor Henry Maa and his family, as well as a haircutting salon.  Ps Henry’s little flock is too poor to financially support him – but in spiritual reality they are rich according to Revelation 2:9 – so Henry doubles as pastor and barber/hair stylist in their community.  We support Ps Henry as well as two students from an affiliated Bible College.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

INDIA

Southeastern India

Give Hope Home in Vijaywada lovingly combines a Girls’ residential care and an afterschool support centre for underprivileged children.  The Home is well managed by Bayamma & Chinni, a very capable mother & daughter leadership team.  For details on how you can support this wonderful ministry go to givehope.org.nz

 

INDIA

Tegalamadi, Southern India

Give Hope Tribal is a multipurpose community centre, pastored by Preetham & Victoria Kadari. It is a Spirit filled church, a children’s home, an afterschool tuition centre, and provides advocacy services for the nearby village.  Preetham also has a ministry visiting & strengthening other pastors who serve in the surrounding hill tribe villages.

You can support Preetham & Victoria and their awesome work by contacting givehope.org.nz 

 
 
 
 
 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Graeme & Sharon Lepper

A vitally important building is under construction at Christian Leaders’ Training College in the highlands of Papua New Guinea – an ablution block!  Graeme & Sharon, retired builder and teacher respectively, continue to put their talents to use.  They fundraised to purchase and import a block-cutting machine from China, and are now providing on the job construction training to local adult students.  After the ablution block is operational Graeme & Sharon plan to gift the block-cutting machine to CLTC, a wonderful interdenominational ministry.

 

GRACE GROUPS

 
God’s grace to give and forgive is now publicised everywhere.  Salvation is available for everyone!  God’s word teaches us how to turn our backs on a godless, indulgent life, and how to take on a God-filled, God-honouring life.
Titus 2:11-12
TEACHING
S.O.A.P
Xandria Sik
xandria.k@xtra.co.nz
 
J WALKERS OUTREACH
Susie Poon 
susie.poon01@gmail.com   
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WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP
Pearl Wilson, Susie Poon, Laura Tan
pearl-wilson@slingshot.co.nz 
 
 
TEACHING
You’ve already got it so quit trying to get it!”
Julia Lopes-Pereira
Jesu4Him@gmail.com
 
M&W
 
PRAYER MEETING
Marian & William Than
marian.gaa@gmail.com   
 
COLLISION YOUTH
Jason & ShiErn Peters
jsepeters@gmail.com
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TEACHING
Getting to know the Holy Spirit   
Larry & Eileen Lim
llarrykh@gmail.com
 
         
 
 
GRACE SOUTH  
Seth Alarcon
chriszheth@yahoo.com
 
 
 
NEW ZEALAND’S NATIONAL ANTHEM
 
GOD DEFEND NEW ZEALAND
 
1. God of Nations at Thy feet,
In the bonds of love we meet,
Hear our voices, we entreat,
God defend our free land.
Guard Pacific’s triple star
From the shafts of strife and war,
Make her praises heard afar,
God defend New Zealand.
 
2. Men of every creed and race,
Gather here before Thy face,
Asking Thee to bless this place,
God defend our free land.
From dissension, envy, hate,
And corruption guard our state,
Make our country good and great,
God defend New Zealand.
 
3. Peace, not war, shall be our boast,
But, should foes assail our coast,
Make us then a mighty host,
God defend our free land.
Lord of battles in Thy might,
Put our enemies to flight,
Let our cause be just and right,
God defend New Zealand.
 
4. Let our love for Thee increase,
May Thy blessings never cease,
Give us plenty, give us peace,
God defend our free land.
From dishonour and from shame,
Guard our country’s spotless name,
Crown her with immortal fame,
God defend New Zealand.
 
5. May our mountains ever be
Freedom’s ramparts on the sea,
Make us faithful unto Thee,
God defend our free land.
Guide her in the nations’ van,
Preaching love and truth to man,
Working out Thy glorious plan,
God defend New Zealand.