Staff Reflections

In 1856, rangatira (leaders) from iwi across Aotearoa were hosted by Ngāti Tūwharetoa and gathered at Pūkawa on the shores of Lake Taupo to determine...

For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.Colossians 3.3 The Cross is the guardian of the whole earth.‘O Cross of Christ’,...

I had not expected to be told the world was ending. The advertisement pinned to the hessian noticeboard in the dorm common room alongside posters for...

One of the marks of Christian celebration is an exuberant naming of why we rejoice. Celebration is a meaningful and just thing to do, even...

In the weeks leading up to our celebration of Christmas day, you’ll know that various strains of seasonal music begins to dominate the airwaves. Some...

Rachel Kitchens is on staff at Venn Foundation, offering Spiritual Direction on the Residential Fellowship, and teaching on Summer Conference. She grew up in Atlanta,...