Posts Tagged ‘Protestantism’

Catholics biggest denomination but not fastest-growing

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

According to the last census, Catholics are now the largest Christian denomination in New Zealand. But they are not the fastest- growing. “Here’s the interesting thing,” writes Narelle Henson, “a group called simply “Protestants” by Statistics New Zealand grew by 26.4 percent from the previous census in 2006.” A group called “Evangelical, Born Again and Fundamental” Read more

God and the multi-plug

Friday, June 13th, 2014

John Cameron always had faith. It just took a brand-new suit for him to find it. It was an 18th birthday present, and he wanted to wear it straight away. But, as a teenager “mucking around … wasting potential” in west Auckland, he was dressed up with nowhere to go – but church. “I just Read more