As Urban Neighbours of Hope…

We immerse ourselves in the life of neighbourhoods facing urban poverty, joining the risen Jesus to seek transformation from the bottom up.
We live and serve as small, responsive neighbourhood-based teams within cities in Thailand, New Zealand and Australia.

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John 18:38-19:42

Grace To learn how to pray. Readings John 18:38b – 19:16a John 19:16b – 30 John 19:31 – 37 John 19:38 – 42 Devotion 1 Wait: Spend some time waiting on God, begin with confession and reflect on your love for Jesus. Read: John 18: 38b – 19: 16a Three times Pilate declares Jesus ‘not guilty’, then sentences him to


Words Create Worlds

by Gordon Griffiths The murder of local shop owner Navtej Singh in 2008 was a catalyst that started a dialogue for change in Randwick Park, Manurewa. Randwick Park had reputation as a deprived neighbourhood with significant social issues. Often represented in the media as a crime ridden and dark place. The community had also internalised some of this discourse. What


John 13

Grace To be reproducible models of nurturing, training and raising up of others. Readings John 13:1-20 John 13:21-30 John 13:31-38 Examen Devotion 1 Wait: Take a few moments to be still and thank God for his mercy and goodness. Read: John 13:1-20 Reflection: Jesus knew the time was approaching when he would be betrayed and begin his journey to the