Laidlaw College


Volume 25 / Issue 2 / 2018


  1. Editorial

    Tēnā koutou. Read more…
  2. Guidelines for Contributors

    Stimulus welcomes the submission of material for Publication. Read more…
  3. Is The Word “Evangelical” Still Meaningful? An Opinion

    I have been thinking a lot lately about the number 81. Read more…
  4. Video: Has the Term and Idea "Evangelical" Had Its Day?

     Mark Keown, Stimulus Co-Editor and Laidlaw Senior Lecturer in New Testament studies and Darrell Bock, Executive Director of Cultural ... Read more…
  5. Maintaining Connectivity With Evangelical Faith, History and Identity: A New Zealand Perspective

    Is it time for evangelical Christians in New Zealand, in response to various voices (both Christian and ex-Christian) in the United ... Read more…
  6. The Puritan Epic Poetess: Why Christians Should Read Lucy Hutchinson's Order and Disorder.

    This article aims to persuade you to read a three hundred year old epic poem, written by a marginalised upper-class Englishwoman. Read more…
  7. St Imulus

    We have decided to move to Christchurch. Read more…
  8. Hearts and Minds: Reflections on Theological Education in Yangon and Auckland

    In 2005 my wife Rebecca and I, with a 2-year-old and a 10-month-old, in response to God’s calling, went to live in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Read more…
  9. Synergeo: Unbounded Communities

    Keyboard warriors, silently shouting toxic platitudes across the internet. Bullies, not only infiltrating playgrounds and offices, but ... Read more…
  10. Video: Vision: Pope Francis: A Man of His Word

    Director: Wim Wenders (The Buena Vista Social Club, Paris Texas) Starring: Pope Francis, Ignazio Oliva, Sister María Eufemia Goycoechea 96 ... Read more…
  11. Video: Vision: Mary Magdaline

    Director: Garth Davis (Lion) Starring: Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Carol), Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line, Gladiator), ... Read more…
  12. The Voice: Mining Scripture

    Isa 1 2 Hear, O heavens, and listen, O earth;for the Lord has spoken:I reared children and brought them up,but they have rebelled against ... Read more…
  13. Advent Wreath: After Psalm 88.

    My heart is heavy, and the night is darkThe Missa Carolae chanting the praiseThe radiance of the Lord, come to break our night.And though ... Read more…
  14. Book Review: Sunday Best: How the Church Shaped New Zealand and New Zealand Shaped the Church.

    Peter Lineham Read more…
  15. Book Review: The Scandal of Evangelism: A Biblical Study of the Ethics of Evangelism

    Elmer John Thiessen Read more…
  16. Book Review: Saints and Stirrers: Christianity, Conflict and Peacemaking in New Zealand, 1814-1945.

    Geoffrey Troughton, Editor Read more…
  17. Book Review: Restoring the Fortunes of Zion: Essays on Israel, Jerusalem and Jewish-Christian Relations on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Six-Day War

    Rob Yule Read more…
  18. Book Review: Text Messages: Preaching God's Word in a Smartphone World

    John Tucker, Editor. Read more…
  19. Book Review: Still Evangelical? Insiders Reconsider Political, Social, and Theological Meaning

    Mark Labberton, Editor Read more…
  20. Book Review: Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear.

    Matthew Kaemingk Read more…
  21. Book Review: Jesus in a World of Colliding Empires: Mark's Jesus from the Perspective of Power and Expectations, Volume One: Introduction and Mark 1:1-8:29; Volume Two: Mark 8:30-16:8 and Implications

    Mark J. Keown Read more…
  22. Book Review: Theology and the Experience of Disability: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Voices Down Under

    Andrew Picard and Myk Habets, Editors Read more…