Abreviations Used On This Website

SAS - Stand Against Slavery
NZBMS - The New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society

How Many Slaves Will Be Working For You This Christmas?

By | 2014-12-03T21:19:47+00:00 December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Baptist Magazine Article, Peter Mihaere, Slavery, Thinking|

Have you ever wondered how many slaves work for you? Of course you haven’t, why would you? There’s no one living in the cupboard beneath your stairs or chained in your basement. There’s no stranger in your house cooking, cleaning, gardening or doing other unmentionable tasks for you and your family. What a ridiculous question to [...]

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SAS: WOW! Twelve Months Already!

By | 2014-10-30T17:39:57+00:00 November 1st, 2014|Categories: Baptist Magazine Article, SAS Articles|

In May last year I travelled to Hanmer Springs for a Baptist Leaders Retreat. It was very intentional to go to this retreat during my sabbatical because I believed that God needed to do a work in me in a community setting that this retreat provided. God didn’t disappoint and He certainly met me in a [...]

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In Less Than 24 Hours

By | 2014-09-25T21:02:56+00:00 October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Baptist Magazine Article|

As I hopped into my car at Long Bay Baptist Church, having just spent an hour with the Long Bay BMF group sharing with them about Stand Against Slavery (SAS), I was continuing to feel the blessing of God upon me after sharing my story, heart and vision for a slave free world. I would have [...]

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Trafficking in Persons Report 2014

By | 2014-09-11T18:55:40+00:00 July 1st, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Baptist Magazine Article|

I’m writing this article on Saturday 21 June 2014. In the United States it is Friday 20 June and our Prime Minister, John Key and a New Zealand delegation are in the United States discussing various matters of importance between New Zealand and the United States. I imagine there is a torrid schedule of meetings and [...]

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Release the Prisoners or We Sell the Girls!

By | 2014-09-11T18:45:00+00:00 June 7th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Baptist Magazine Article|

On 15 April 2014, the Islamic Militant group Boko Haram in Nigeria kidnapped 276 girls. Outrage erupted around the globe as parents, communities and nations screamed out “Bring Back Our Girls”. The hash tag “#bringbackourgirls” has gone viral and it is now an international incident and everyone seems to be getting involved. Boko Haram have taken [...]

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My Weekend Job

By | 2014-09-11T18:43:43+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Baptist Magazine Article|

I'm writing this article from an airplane, heading back to Auckland having had a wonderful weekend in Blenheim.  As I write I also look out my window watching the setting sun and I feel satisfied that today was a good day in the Kingdom and the fight for a slave free world. Let me tell you [...]

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Finishing Well Starting Well

By | 2014-09-11T18:30:18+00:00 April 5th, 2014|Categories: Abolition, Baptist Magazine Article|

I've been invited to write a journal this year as I move into the role of CEO at Stand Against Slavery (SAS), a Baptist justice initiative launched at Assembly in November 2013. On 28 March 2014 I concluded a significant ministry leading an organisation that is nearly 130 years old, moving to one that is barely [...]

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