Church Talk

Religious leaders discuss the word of God in this weekly feature. Published on Fridays, Church Talk discusses themes from the Bible as well as looking at current events in a Christian context. 

US trip a thrill for LDS group

Friday October 23, 2015

Fifty members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints from the Cook Islands travelled to the United States recently as part of a group excursion to attend the church’s “semi-annual” Conference, held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Keep the Commandments

Friday October 23, 2015

Many laws and commandments govern our existence here on Earth.

Marriage is created and defined by God in the Scriptures as the sexual and covenantal union of a man and a woman in life-long relationship  to each other alone, as husband and wife, with a view to displaying Christ’s covenant relationship to his church.

Nurture your marriage

Friday September 11, 2015

Because marriage is full of ups and downs, it’s quite possible that the dreaded “D” word has crossed your mind on the odd occasion.

Now that the hype and excitement of our 50th anniversary celebrations have gone, what remains in the last four months to end the long-awaited and much-anticipated celebration year? 

Living a positive life

Friday August 14, 2015

Kia orana! In part one of this discussion about living positively, we spoke about four reasons why as Christians, God has made it possible for us to live a certain kind of lifestyle.

Tapping into the power of prayer

Saturday August 08, 2015

A friend recently shared a time in her life when her life was terribly stressed, from finances to health. Out of sheer desperation, it occurred to her to turn to God for help.

Something to celebrate!

Friday August 07, 2015

The coming together of Cook Islanders from the outer islands, from Australia and New Zealand and from other parts of the world has been fantastic. 

The national celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of self-government in the Cook Islands is well under way. 

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