Author’s note: This article published in 2014.
Long Bay Baptist church member and former television producer, Grant Dixon, has filmed a documentary on the road with his family and friends. The completed film is almost ready for broadcast on Shine TV.
The experienced producer says the idea behind Turning 60: A Road Trip-enjoying the journey was to test the concept.
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Author’s note: This article published 2015.
Grant Dixon, a documentary producer and Baptist church member, sees the coming decade of broadcasting on internet as similar to the first few years of NZ on Air. Then, when broadcasting was all new, there was an opportunity for newbies to get in on the bottom floor. When TV3 began, they were willing to take risks to break the TVNZ stranglehold.
According to Dixon, the internet is now in a similar wild-west time.
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I’m posting the following article because it resonated with me. It’s quite fascinating–could God be “working” in people a brand new thing when they separate from the church they had belonged to for years? Here’s the article which I wrote in 2002, for Challenge Weekly.
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What does the Church have to offer?
Interviewer: Speaking of the Church, in the area of religion, what is there to turn to, when all else fails?
Rodney Macaan (Former Baptist pastor): I think one of the things that the church can really offer now, when it is working well, is two things.
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I thought the following interview transcript was a good one to republish, more by instinct than anything else. It’s part one of an interview with the second part to follow. The first part is a pastor talking about New Zealanders. Here it is. Be warned: it is long.
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