Thursday, 26 October 2017
Tangata Whenua | Issues | Governance
Ross Bay was ordained the 11th Bishop of Auckland in 2010. Bishop Ross was born in Auckland and grew up in Papatoetoe. He has previously served in several Auckland parishes, including St Mark’s Church in Remuera and as Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral prior to becoming Bishop. He was ordained in 1989, having begun his working life with the Bank of New Zealand before undertaking his theological education.
Ethnic Diversity | Migrants | Youth
Sam Monk and his wife Kathy, have been leading Equippers Church since the year 2000. Sam is the visionary leader of Equippers, and the national leader of ACTS Churches NZ. They personify vision, strength and grace, and have consistently led Equippers for many years, after taking on leadership of the church in their mid-twenties.
Family & Marriage | Wellbeing & Righteousness
Nikki Bray and her husband, Andy, are the directors of FamilyLife NZ. Together hey have authored 2 books Treasures in the Darkness and First things First and a family ‘Questions’ resource called Small Talk. They have 3 children: Natasha, Olivia (married to Asher) and Ben. (Natasha tragically died at aged 16 in the Mangatepopo River Tragedy). In 2008 Nikki was awarded Mother of the Year by TV3 and Kiwi Families.
Prayer & Unity
Stuart Lange is on the board of the New Zealand Christian Network and is the Interim National Director. He is also the writer and presenter of the historical DVD documentary Te Rongopai: 200 years of the Gospel in New Zealand, 1814-2014 and authored A Rising Tide: Evangelical Christianity in New Zealand, 1930-65 (Otago University Press, 2013).
Listen to what some people attending the 2017 event had to say about the Auckland Prayer Breakfast.