TOGETHER WORKS BETTER

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

News

Newsletter

View our August 2021 newsletter. If you are not already on our mailing list, use the link on the right to sign up.

Coming Events

May 2022 (exact dates to be confirmed)

Ministry Summit for youth pastors, key leaders and interns, will be held at Willow Park, Auckland

4-6 June 2022

FIRST Training (South Island) for emerging leaders aged 16-18yrs, will be held at Living Springs, Christchurch

12-14 July 2022 

FIRST Training (Upper North Island) for emerging leaders aged 16-18yrs, will be held at a venue yet to be determined.

11-13 October 2022

FIRST Training (Lower North Island) for emerging leaders aged 16-18yrs, will be held at Forest Lakes, Otaki.

Ministry Opportunities

Here's where we list opportunities from different churches. If you'd like to list a job opportunity at your church, ministry or campsite, let us know.

Our most recent blog posts

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 25. Planning

Programmes and events are well planned by a team of leaders with tasks delegated and shared. For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he hasRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 24. Excellence

Programmes are prepared and run to a high standard and effort is made to continually improve their quality. Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for humanRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 23. Missional

Young people understand the importance of mission and are engaged in service and evangelism. But how can they call on Him to save them unless they believe in Him? And how can they believe in Him ifRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 22. Appropriate

Programming is effective in meeting the needs of those at various stages of maturity and Christian growth. I had to feed you with milk, not with solid food, because you weren’t ready for anythingRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 21. Comprehensive

The youth programme seeks to build well-rounded disciples through Bible study, fellowship, worship and prayer. All the believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, and to fellowship,Read more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 20. Culture

The youth ministry is a safe place where acceptance, affirmation and encouragement is experienced by all. Let us think of ways to motivate one another to acts of love and good works. And let us notRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 19. Newcomers

Newcomers are made to feel welcome by youth and leaders alike and quickly gain a sense of belonging and involvement. I was a stranger, and you invited me in... when you did it to one of the leastRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 18. Attendance

Attendance at programmes is monitored and leaders follow up absentees letting them know that they were missed. If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t heRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 17. Individual

Every young person who comes to the youth programme is individually cared for and prayed for by at least one leader. O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I Read more

Less is More

“Less is More” is a saying made famous by the German designer and architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe who is regarded as one of the pioneers of modernist architecture. This style contrasted withRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 16. Transition

The youth ministry successfully manages age-related transitions into and out of the youth ministry. When I was a child, I spoke and thought and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put awayRead more

Characteristics of a Healthy Youth Ministry: 15. Family

The youth ministry acknowledges the importance of the family and seeks to work with and support parents. And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today.Read more