Faith in Focus
The magazine of the Reformed Churches of New Zealand.

Faith in Focus is the denominational magazine of the Reformed Churches of New Zealand. The magazine seeks to promote biblical Reformed thinking as it applies to all areas of life.

It contains articles that are theological in nature as well as on pastoral subjects and general areas of Christian living. Both young and old will find interesting reading material in its pages.

Faith in Focus is published each month except for January and the magazine is available by way of subscription. To subscribe, please contact the Editor.

Latest Featured Articles

The sin of gluttony

By |August 2020|

I have been asked by the editor to comment, as a Christian medical practitioner, on gluttony and obesity from a medical perspective. I have agreed, with some trepidation, since the topic of people’s weight is a sensitive issue and I certainly do not want to contribute to any “fat shaming” [...]

Food, glorious food?

By |August 2020|

Gluttony is not a word we hear much today, other than when we tease someone about being a ‘glutton’ for punishment. Have you ever heard a sermon on gluttony? Have you ever reflected on whether the sin of gluttony is one you are prone to? No-one has ever confessed to [...]

Looking after your horse

By |July 2020|

My favourite quote on burnout comes from Robert Murray M’Cheyne. He was an especially gifted man who graduated from University as a fourteen year old and was pastoring a Presbyterian congregation of over a thousand by age twenty three. However, he worked himself not just to the point of burnout, [...]

“Man Down!”

By |June 2020|

1 Corinthians 5 – A case in church discipline being neglected In the best police forces there must be a tight cohesion in extremely dangerous situations. The awareness and responsibility for fellow officers are part and parcel of these operations. Nowhere is this more evident than when one of them becomes [...]

Picture books as teaching tools

By |April 2020|

My husband and I have four children, aged 6 through 11, and we love books! The library is a prime destination for our household and I have bookcases at home full of a range of genres and reading levels. Many of these books are picture books as this was basically [...]

Beauty and the Bible

By |March 2020|

I am blessed to live in the Wairarapa. In our neck of the woods it is always sunny and warm and the summer goes on forever. What is especially distinctive about our lives here is the hills. Not only the view of the sunrise as it illuminates the peaks, nor [...]

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