Kingdom Glimpses

In Luke 17: 20-21 Jesus said, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst.”  We commend JJ Shortland for his ongoing support for a friend. It was wonderful to…

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. (Psalm 23: 1)

We welcome Hannah Segerfrojd to Excellere College this week. Hannah is training at Bethlehem Tertiary Institute to be a teacher and is on her final practicum. She will be in Year 9 and 10 Art and Maths, as well as senior Art. During my Sabbatical I found that all of the schools had a Christian…

Kingdom Glimpses

In Luke 17: 20-21 Jesus said, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst.”  We had an accident in our Gym this week, and it was wonderful to see…

Prayer is powerful

We are experiencing a tsunami of interest in enrolling in Excellere for 2020. This is a reflection of the   dedication and love of our teachers, and the commitment to learning of our students. This all makes     Excellere College a desirable place to learn. If you have other children to enrol or know of someone     considering…

The Lord is our shepherd

As we grow as a school in providing a Christian education option in Whangarei our enemy will not be silent or slow in his response. He will use whoever, or whatever, he can to unsettle us. The circumstances of our fallen world will assail us through sickness, inappropriate behaviours, relationship issues,  unfortunate gossip, bad decision-making,…

Build your life upon the rock, that is Jesus

Our students, your children, are part of Generation Z, born between 2000 and 2015. They are unique in being the first group to grow up in a ‘smartphone’ world, with a worldview largely influenced by the     reality of the internet. They are true digital natives, with a very different view on truth and relationships. We,…

Kia ora

Kia ora, Another week has sailed by and we find ourselves at the end of Week 9! I hope you are experiencing God’s peace and presence as He works in and through you this week.   Here at school, amidst the busyness that each day brings it is a treasure to know that God is here, guiding…