CBC SUPpORTS THE WORK OF 'FREE TO BE CHURCH'
Free To Be Church is a nationwide effort by a group of New Zealand pastors, church leaders, and Christians to secure and protect the lawful, God-given freedoms to practice our faith in accordance with God’s Word, and as recognised within both the New Zealand Bill of Rights, and the Treaty of Waitangi / Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Kris Baines (CBC Pastor/Elder) currently serves on the board of Free To Be Church, along with 7 other NZ Pastors.
With the recent introduction of laws that encroach on our religious freedoms (Conversion Therapy Bill, Hate Speech Bill, Covid-19 Public Health Response Act etc.) it is getting a lot harder to be a Christian in New Zealand.
Whilst we accept that Christianity will always attract opposition and conflict (1 Jn 3:13), we also want to do all we can to flourish as the body of Christ. Therefore, Free To Be Church desires to be a voice and resource for all believers across New Zealand by seeking to preserve the freedoms of the church (1 Tim 2:1-2), helping believers to think through the issues biblically (2 Tim 3:16-17), and taking peaceful, legal action when appropriate (Acts 25:10-12).
Kris with some of the Free To Be Church supporters in Wellington, February 2022
If you would like to find out more about the ministry of 'Free To Be Church', please visit their website at freetobechurch.nz. You can also support the work of 'Free To Be Church' by clicking the button below to go direct to the ministry website.