Common Ground

Mark Barnard is a lecturer at St John's Theological College, a Senior Priest at St James Anglican Church in Māngere Bridge, and a member of...

Wandering up the gentle curve of Cape Horn Road with our new “lockdown diversion” skateboards under our arms, Benji stopped and pointed down. “Look Dad...

Hannah Chapman is an Adjunct Teaching Fellow for Venn, focussed on integrating te aō Māori through the educational contexts and helping to foster Venn’s engagement...

At a cursory glance, Jesus’s wisdom when it comes to worry and anxiety seems contemporary, if conventional. Look at the birds, look at the flowers—you’ll...

“Ask the birds of the sky, and they will tell you.” (Job 12:7) My office window overlooks a green lawn, which runs for perhaps ten metres...

Mark Compton is an artist and builder, starting his career as a screen printer, working for 12 years with a company that specialised in fine-art...

Emma Sage is the founder and editor of Sage Journal, an online magazine devoted to landscape design and home gardening. She’s an alumna of the...

This feels like date night. Or, as the case may be, date late afternoon—lockdown edition. With an eagerness that belies the nature of our trip,...