Kōrero: Interdenominational Christianity

Interdenominational campaigns: World Vision (4 o 4)

Interdenominational campaigns: World Vision

This Levin Intermediate School class, seen with their teacher, L. R. McKinney, 'adopted' an 11-year-old Vietnamese boy through World Vision, an international evangelical relief agency founded in the US in 1950. Its New Zealand office opened in 1971, when this photo was taken. While it does not explicitly set out to convert people to Christianity, 'Christian witness is an essential and integral part of the mission of World Vision. Christian witness should never involve the use of pressure or inducement but equally it is unethical and inappropriate to hide that Christian teaching is the underlying motive for all of World Vision’s work.' (FAQs, World Vision New Zealand)

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Kete Horowhenua, Horowhenua Historical Society
Reference: 1979.137.0721.jpg

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter J. Lineham, 'Interdenominational Christianity - Social and youth work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29761/interdenominational-campaigns-world-vision (accessed 29 February 2024)

He kōrero nā Peter J. Lineham, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 9 Aug 2018