Welcome to the CCCNZ Youth website - a one-stop for information to help you to be more effective in your mandate to lead and disciple young people. Here you will find a description of the services we offer including coaching, training and consultancy. There is also information on events we are running and resources to make your task easier, as well as a blog to inform and inspire.

Contact me if I can assist you in any way.

- Murray Brown



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Coming Events

In addition to events listed on our Events page, listed below are a number of coming events that CCCNZ Youth are involved in or recommend. All of these are listed below:

27-31 January 2020

Summer School of Youth Ministry at Chosen Valley Christian Camp in South Auckland. For youth leaders aged 18 and over.

Ministry Opportunities

The following churches are seeking to employ a youth pastor. Contact them for more details.

Birkenhead Community Church

Full time associate pastor with responsibility for youth. More details here on our CCCNZ jobs page.

Hobsonville Commuinity Trust

A part time (11-15 hrs/wk) Youth Initiatives Coordinator & Youth Worker position. More details here on our CCCNZ jobs page.

Manawaru Bible Chapel

Youth Director and Community Worker (full or part time). More details here soon on our CCCNZ jobs page.

Our most recent blog posts

Loving Rules (1 Timothy 4:3-5)

Most of us have a love-hate relationship with rules. When we break them and face the consequences, we hate them. It's often easier to blame a "silly rule" than to admit our own guilt when we fall shoRead more

Two Threats to Leaders (1 Timothy 4:1,2)

Now the Holy Spirit tells us clearly that in the last times some will turn away from the true faith; they will follow deceptive spirits and teachings that come from demons. These people areRead more

A Mystery Solved (1 Timothy 3:16)

Without question, this is the great mystery of our faith: Christ was revealed in a human body and vindicated by the Spirit. He was seen by angels and announced to the nations. He was believed inRead more

People and Pillars (1 Timothy 3:14,15)

I am writing these things to you now, even though I hope to be with you soon, so that if I am delayed, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God. This is the church ofRead more

Guarding our Words (1 Timothy 3:11-13)

In the same way, their wives must be respected and must not slander others. They must exercise self-control and be faithful in everything they do. A deacon must be faithful to his wife, and he mustRead more

Walking the Talk (1 Timothy 3:8-10)

In the same way, deacons must be well respected and have integrity. They must not be heavy drinkers or dishonest with money. They must be committed to the mystery of the faith now revealed and mustRead more

Reputation (1 Timothy 3:7)

Also, people outside the church must speak well of him so that he will not be disgraced and fall into the devil’s trap. (1 Timothy 3:7) Have you ever found yourself disinclined to believeRead more

The Problem of Pride (1 Timothy 3:6)

A church leader must not be a new believer, because he might become proud, and the devil would cause him to fall. (1 Timothy 3:6) I recall becoming a youth pastor in my twenties and before longRead more

Leadership Begins at Home (1 Timothy 3:4,5)

He must manage his own family well, having children who respect and obey him. For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of God’s church? (1 Timothy 3:4,5) As we readRead more

Crucial Control (1 Timothy 3:3)

He must not be a heavy drinker or be violent. He must be gentle, not quarrelsome, and not love money. (1 Timothy 3:3) There is something incredibly satisfying about control. I'm sure one of the appRead more

Above Reproach (1 Timothy 3:2)

So a church leader must be a man whose life is above reproach. He must be faithful to his wife. He must exercise self-control, live wisely, and have a good reputation. He must enjoy having guests inRead more

Honourable Aspirations (1 Timothy 3:1)

This is a trustworthy saying: “If someone aspires to be a church leader, he desires an honourable position.” (1 Timothy 3;1) Has anyone ever asked you in the past, "What are you going to beRead more

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