Sermons by Ann Borquist

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Great Expectations – How do we cope when nothing turns out as we expected?


This week’s message comes from Ann Borquist, Pastor at Wellington Central Baptist Church. Psalm 118:25-29; Luke 19:28-40 The people of Jesus’ day expected a very different Messiah; Jesus was a huge disappointment, even a failure in their eyes. How do we take a fresh look at life when nothing is turning out as we expected? […]

Looking back, moving forward


Ex 15:20-21; Heb 10:23-25 Today we consider how to courageously navigate uncertainty in our lives. Miriam, a leader of the Israelites and the sister of Moses and Aaron, shows us practical ways to strengthen our faith and renew our hope for the future, even when it is hard to see clearly how it will unfold. […]

Prayer and Self-Denial Week 4, Psalm 42:5


This Sunday is the last in our focus on NZBMS missions. Today, we will hear from Ann Borquist as we reflect on the question, “Does God really care for these people … and for me?” Sometimes the pain of those around us – and within ourselves – makes our soul weary. Hope may fade as we […]

Remembering Parihaka – Marvellous/Mīharo Psalm 96:1-3


Today we hear from Ann Borquist. Ann serves as a missionary with partner Baptist conventions in the Asia Pacific region through International Ministries, American Baptist Churches-USA.  She works alongside host country leaders to build capacity in servant leadership, church-based community and economic development, theological education, and cross-cultural missionary training. She and Bruce love living in […]