Hot favourite for Oscars 2004. A fantasy film has never won the Academy Award for best picture, but this year looks likely to set a precedent. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King topped the list of Academy Award nominations following the film’s strong showing during award season in Hollywood.
Moral movies awarded 2005. The Passion of the Christ (Pictured) and The Incredibles feature in the Arts and Faith Film Critics Circle winners for 2004 film releases.
Christians in secular radio and television Law change in religious broadcasting gets apprehensive response 2000. The law change in religious and spiritual broadcasting in New Zealand means that church groups as well as minority groups should, by legislation, expect their fair share of radio and television programming, but has been responded tentatively to by some… Read More Legal ground to apply pressure to NZ on Air and Parliament
Baptist churches face shortage of pastors 2006. Larger Baptist churches are having difficulty filling senior pastor roles meaning nearly half the pastor vacancies in Baptist churches are either for congregations of 300 or more or in multi-staffed churches.
Appeal for cyclone-struck Niue 2004. Christian World Service (CWS) is raising money to contribute to the rebuilding of cyclone-damaged Niue. Cyclone Heta devastated Alofi and the only hospital on the island on January 6.
‘God chaser’ coming 2001. Revivalist Tommy Tenney, author of the best-selling The God Chasers, told O.A.C. Ministries evangelist Tim Findlay that he was open to come to New Zealand after his tour of Australia this year. Their relationship was born when the American itinerant minister spent time in Nelson last year, where approximately two thousand… Read More Enthusiasm builds for conference