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 events in the coming months that CCCNZ Youth are involved in or recommend:

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 Community 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

Online or out of sight?

Those of you doing youth work will know that it's rare for young people to turn up unannounced and alone at a youth programme for the first time. We see new people who have been brought by friendsRead more

Happy Families (1 Timothy 5:8)

But those who won’t care for their relatives, especially those in their own household, have denied the true faith. Such people are worse than unbelievers. (1 Timothy 5:8) If I was a church leaderRead more

5 Practices of a "Learn-it-all"

Are you a "know-it-all" or a "learn-it-all"? I think there is something in the Kiwi DNA that pulls us toward the know-it-all end of the scale. We are still in some sense a nation of do-it-yourselfersRead more

Choices (1 Timothy 5:5-7)

Now a true widow, a woman who is truly alone in this world, has placed her hope in God. She prays night and day, asking God for his help. But the widow who lives only for pleasure is spiritually deadRead more

Setting Boundaries (1 Timothy 5:3,4)

Take care of any widow who has no one else to care for her. But if she has children or grandchildren, their first responsibility is to show godliness at home and repay their parents by taking care ofRead more

Purity and Practice (1 Timothy 5:2b)

And treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters. (1 Timothy 5:2b) I remember many years ago, back in my "single male" days, going to a church to undertake an internship, andRead more

Respect Rules (1 Timothy 5:1,2a)

Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers. Treat older women as you would your mother.Read more

Somebody's Watching (1 Timothy 4:15b-16)

Throw yourself into your tasks so that everyone will see your progress. Keep a close watch on how you live and on your teaching. Stay true to what is right for the sake of your own salvation and theRead more

3 Things You Must Do in Term 4

I've always enjoyed the fourth term. Sure, there is still the tiredness one feels from a busy year and programming can be a little disjointed as exam pressure hits and young people's attendanceRead more

Antidotes for Inadequacy (1 Timothy 4:14,15a)

Do not neglect the spiritual gift you received through the prophecy spoken over you when the elders of the church laid their hands on you.  Give your complete attention to these matters. (1 TimothyRead more

Focus (1 Timothy 4:13)

Until I get there, focus on reading the Scriptures to the church, encouraging the believers, and teaching them. (1 Timothy 4:13) Some time ago our youth group hired out a trampoline park and encouraRead more

Looking Down (1 Timothy 4:11,12)

Command and teach these things. Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. (1 TimothyRead more

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