The Character of a Methodist
By Rev Terry Wall
Around the world this year the heirs of John Wesley's preaching will celebrate the tercentenary of his birth. There will be much comment of our indebtedness to him and exploration of his continuing inspiration in Methodist traditions. Read more
Wesley a strong influence in Pacifica
Pacific Church leaders say, as the founder of the Methodist Church, John Wesley has had a major impact on the lives of Pacific peoples. Read more
Visiting theologians says church should change with the times
Just as John Wesley changed his attitudes throughout his life, the Church can develop new interpretations of its doctrine as circumstances change, say two prominent theologians from the United States who visited New Zealand last month. Read more
Love for sale:
What will it mean if prostitution is legal?
By Paul Titus
The Prostitution Reform Bill currently before Parliament will decriminalise prostitution. The Bill would make prostitution subject to the same laws that regulate other businesses.
Proponents of the bill argue that prostitution has always been with us
Opponents to the bill object on moral grounds. Read more