Some of the training events and lectures hosted by the Centre for Lifelong Learning will be recorded and made available online via this webpage. We will also highlight recordings of events put on by Carey Baptist College and the Baptist Union of New Zealand that may be of interest to church leaders.

Paul Sparks and the New Parish: How Neighbourhood Churches are Transforming mission, disciplenship and community.

This is a recording of a conversation with Paul Sparks of the New Parish Collective with Blue Bradley of Mosaic Morningside. Hosted by the Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning and sponsored by the Northern Baptist Association. The conversation happened in the Carey chapel on Monday 19 November 2018 at 7pm, Auckland, New Zealand.

Questions asked of Paul:
You've walked a thousand communities, what have you learnt from that?
How do you measure success in neighbourhood engagement?
Is neighbourhood engagement a generational thing - are Millennials seeing things differently?
Paul Sparks challenges local churches to reimagine their buildings and gatherings to become meaningful ways to engage with their communities... He shares practical steps that any church community can take on this journey.


A Carey Conversation: Travel Bans or Hospitality? Christian Faith in the age of Walls, 2 March 2017.

This is a recording of a Carey Conversation where a panel spent 90 minutes discussing issues around immigration, nationalism, and in particular refugee settlement and assimilation. There were Q&A from the audience. The host was Ruby Duncan (Baptist Neighbourhood and Justice Initiatives), with panelists: Dr Helen Saunders (Mangere Refugee Centre), Karen Read (Immigration NZ), and Dr Derek Woodard-Lehman (Otago University, Public Theology). The conversation occurred at Carey Theological College (Auckland, NZ) on Thursday 2 March 2017, 7pm.

Te Aroha Noa - The Grace of God:
Baptist Hui, Dunedin, 2-5 November 2016

Video recordings and Discussion Guides for leaders and small groups.

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Preaching God's Word in a Smartphone World:
Carey Conference 21-22 July 2016.

These are video recordings of the Carey conference with guest presenters William Willimon (Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School, USA) and Lynne Baab (lecturer in Pastoral Theology at the University of Otago, NZ).

A Carey Conversation With Dave Andrews:
Christian-Muslim Engagement, 9 May 2016.

This is a recording of a conversation with Dave Andrews about his 2015 book: The jihad of Jesus; the sacred nonviolent struggle for justice. Andrews is an Australian Christian author, speaker, social activist, community worker, and a key figure in the Waiters' Union, an inner city Christian community network working with Aboriginals, refugees and people with disabilities in Brisbane. Joining in on the conversation are Rosemary Dewerse (Mission Educator: The College of St John the Evangelist) and Frank Ritchie (Wesleyan Methodist Minister, Tear Fund NZ: Education & Justice Advocate). The host is Mike Crudge (Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning). The conversation took place in the Carey chapel.


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