Reasons For Faith at Windsor Park Baptist in Auckland has the following event coming up: Life’s X-Factor: The Missing Link in a Materialism’s Science of Living Things By Professor Neil Broom, Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Auckland University Neil’s talk will challenge the widely held view that unthinking impersonal processes can account for the […]
Author Archive for: Rodney
Rodney Lake is the National Director of Thinking Matters NZ Foundation. Rodney speaks at churches, youth groups, Christian schools and to non-believers at outreach events around the country on the reasons why Christianity is true. He is an adjunct apologetics lecturer at Faith Bible College and teaches regular ‘Introduction to Christianity’ courses at Bethlehem College.
He is passionate about seeing people loving and seeking God with all their mind, developing a resilient faith that is supported with solid reasons to believe, while confidently and graciously sharing that faith with others.
For a list of the talks he can give - visit his speaking profile here: http://thinkingmatters.org.nz/speakers/rodney-lake/
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This high quality Australian produced resource has been launched in New Zealand and Thinking Matters is proud to partner with the producers – Olive Tree Media – to promote it throughout the country. This ten-episode DVD series follows Australian pastor and host, Karl Faase as he travels the world and interviews over 30 leading authors and […]
Wednesday 22nd May 2013 Why Thinking Matters? An introduction to Apologetics SPEAKER: Rodney Lake WHEN: 7:30pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013 WHERE: Bethlehem Community Church, 183 Moffat Rd, Bethlehem, Tauranga. COST: Free – so bring a friend! In this live presentation Rodney introduces the idea of Apologetics and makes a case for why it matters in our […]
There are two aspects of Christian defence. The first deals with content, offering specific responses to particular questions and challenges. The second deals with the techniques of using this information – tactics in defending the faith – and focuses on style, strategy and method. Thinking Matters Tauranga is running a 6 week couse that covers […]
Amy discusses why it is reasonable to believe that God permits evil.
Here is the trailer for some new material coming out from Focus on the Family from the TrueU team: TrueU 3 – Who is Jesus of Nazareth? – Trailer Due out October this year. Make sure you are subscribed to our mailing list here so we can let you know about any screenings as they are organised.
In this podcast recording brett recounts some of the highlights from his trip to New Zealand (in September last year) and shares some thoughts about the need for apologetics: Highlights & Insights from New Zealand – Brett Kunkle (mp3) You can subscribe to Brett’s Podcast – and others – from Stand to Reason podcast page […]
Intelligent Design scholar Dr. Thomas Woodward (Wikipedia) will be visiting Tauranga for a few days in the second week of December 2012. Qualifications Dr. Woodward is Research Professor at Trinity College of Florida in Tampa Bay, where he has taught for 23 years. He has spoken on the topic of evolution, Intelligent Design and the […]
Stand to Reason / Life Training Institute Apologetics Speaker Tour September 2012 Brett, Jay and Amy are three dynamic and experienced communicators who engage both the heart and mind, leaving audiences challenged and inspired and we are proud to be hosting them for a 10 day tour in September. Brett and Jay speak to thousands […]
Exploring CHRISTIANITY and TRUTH in a “whatever” world This conference is part of a series of events where Brett Kunkle and Amy Watts from Stand to Reason, and Jay Watts from Life Training Institute are speaking in New Zealand. See here for a list of all their speaking engagements. Can we still know what is true? […]
An afternoon of training from three world class speakers from America This conference is part of a series of events where Brett Kunkle and Amy Watts from Stand to Reason, and Jay Watts from Life Training Institute are speaking in New Zealand. See here for a list of all their public speaking engagements. Brett, Jay […]
Next week Thinking Matters Tauranga is starting a new series titled Is the Bible Reliable? Building the Historic Case. Is the Bible a book of myths and fairy tales, or is it a book of history and truth? This DVD series provides a thorough overview of major archaeological and historical discoveries that demonstrate the veracity and […]
Thinking Matters is a ministry encouraging New Zealand Christians to explore WHAT they believe and WHY they believe it, so they can engage culture and present the Christian faith both gracefully and persuasively.
We do this through training in apologetics, worldview, culture, and evangelism.
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Tauranga 3147, Tauranga