70 Years of Lifelong Labourers

Lifelong Servants of Jesus continue to ‘Set the Pace’ for Generations Yet to Come Allan and Maureen Goulstone certainly fit the description of ‘lifelong labourers’. They’ve served on The Navigators’ staff for fifty-two years, and their involvement with The Navigators …

70 Years Of Grassroots Fruitfulness

Fostering Grassroots Ministry From The NZ Students To International Works Mike and Audrey met The Navigators through people before they heard about The Navigators as an organisation. As a trainee nurse in the late 1960s Audrey met Wanaka Clibborn and …

70 Years of Students Ministry

Reaching the 18–22 Year Old Demographic has been a Key to Spiritual Generations Tim Simpson, Auckland Navigators student staff, asks students at the beginning of every year, “Have you considered Jesus’ claims now that you’re an adult?” Regardless of the decade, Navigators …

Celebrating 70 Years!

This edition of Navigate marks seventy years of The Navigators work in New Zealand. A work that has expanded through everyday people and staff working together on campuses, amongst 20s30s, in families, neighbourhoods, workplaces, rural settings, with churches, amongst internationals, …

All the help we need

“What helps you to pray regularly?” This was a question someone asked me after a talk recently. How would you answer this question? My first thought is that praying with others helps me to pray regularly. From praying daily with …

Honest conversations with God

A close friend shared this conversation they had with God recently. I was struck by their honesty with God, “I don’t feel very loved”. I was also impressed by the way God’s Spirit brought truths from the Bible to mind …

Faithfulness or fruitfulness

Recently I talked with a couple who have faithfully shared friendship and the message of Jesus with their neighbours. While being attracted to the quality of relationship these neighbours see in my friend’s lives, they have rejected invitations to learn …

Do you tend to hold back or charge ahead?

When it comes to trusting God and taking steps of faith do you tend to hold back or charge ahead? My tendency is to hold back. I need to work at taking initiatives, even small ones, as I trust and …

Our cat has no pockets

I watched our cat wandering around the other day. It struck me how self-contained it is. It has no pockets, no bag, nothing extra. In the winter it grows a bit more fur for warmth, and in the summer it …

With Jesus where He is

Some of the fruit trees in our garden produce more than one variety of fruit. It’s amazing to take a bud from one desirable tree and graft it onto a another compatible tree, and in time harvest fruit from this …