Church resources Christmas 2020

Seasons Greetings from Bible Society New Zealand

We consider all Churches as key stakeholders in our shared investment of our mission – to make the Bible accessible to everyone and to encourage interaction with it. To watch the video I made to thank you in person, just hit play below.

The Well Good News of Christmas

The story of the birth of Jesus is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. This fresh retelling brings the story to life for all ages, and explains just why the birth of Jesus is”well good’ news for everyone!

Download the video (4m 47s) play in your church this Christmas.

THE BIG PICTURE: A Short Film of the Epic Bible Story

Experience the Bible story as you’ve never seen it! From the creation of the world, through to the grand finale, this incredible Bible Society made short film will give your church the “Big Picture” overview of the entire Bible and will inspire your people to find their role in God’s great story. 

Download and play (13m 05s) in your church in 2021.

RightNow Media

Have your heard of RightNow Media? RightNow Media is the Netflix of Christian content, with over 20,000 Bible-related videos in their library. To learn more about their online video platform, watch the video below.

We will get in touch in the New Year to give you a free trial and set up a demo time to show you how this content can support you and your congregation in 2021 and beyond.

Other resources to share with your church in 2021

Reflections on the promises of God

Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, we utilised our internal resources and digital channels to share daily Bible reflections into the homes and hearts of Kiwis around the country. We have now combined these reflections into a beautifully designed document for you to download here.

A survivor’s guide for spiritual first aid

This spiritual first aid guide is designed to start an ongoing process of healing after disaster strikes. It does this by highlighting common spiritual and emotional reactions to trauma and teaches the skills and resources that will aid in recovery. You can download it here.

Te Paipera Tapu App

The free app features the very latest edition of Te Paipera Tapu (the Holy Bible in Māori), which is not available on any other app or website, was reformatted to include macrons in 2012. Download it for free here.