About Us

At Kaitaia Abundant Life Church, well-being is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards.


Our programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential.

 

Learn more about the positive impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.

 

Our Leaders

Meet our Leadership team, a whanau passionate about the Lord and our community. 

 

We want to partner with you to see His kingdom established on the earth. We have set our hearts on pilgrimage to see the body of Christ activated and flowing out of our unique gifting and anointing, to fulfill the purposes and plans on Papa God's heart. 

 

Together equipping whanau to work out our own salvation, our own connection with Papa God through fear and trembling in order to truly thrive.  Cheering one another on to take responsibility for our own journey and walk with Jesus is where it is at! 

Senior Leader

Ivy Tan is the Senior Leader of Abundant Life Church, wife, mum, life strategist and author.  Ivy is passionate about people having a personal, living and authentic relationship with Jesus first and foremost, over and above the hype or distractions of life. Through that people find their unique gifting, calling and greatness as sons and daughters of the Most High.

 

Challenging and encouraging, Ivy is determined to see the practicality of God change people's lives for good. After all, Jesus is real and people matter. An active seeker of His presence, Ivy has a prophetic teaching gift, reliant on the Holy Spirit for His direction and leading.  

 

Ivy and Mark live in the most beautiful Far North of New Zealand with their two children, Mihiora and Karere.

 
 

Core Values

WHANAU       

Romans Chapter 12 v 3-5

We value Whanau and are committed to a Godly culture that fosters and encourages the following attributes:

  • Healthy Whanau

  • Accountability

  • Responsibility

  • Connection

  • Transparency

  • Honesty

  • Serving

  • Equipping to mobilize the Body

 

COMMUNITY 
Matthew chapter 5 verse 12-14 (NIV)

 

We value our community and are committed to serving and sowing this this area as the Lord leads. Because of this we position ourselves to look for opportunities to serve our community strategically, in such a relevant way to ensure we add light and salt.

  • Being and sowing in the Community

  • Being Salt (adds flavour) and light

  • As the Lord Leads

  • Innovation

  • Faith in Action James  2 v 14-26 (NKJV)

 

CHRIST HEADSHIP     
Ephesians chapter 4 verse 16

We value Christ as the head of our Church whanau and are committed to seeking Him for every direction in life. Waiting upon Him, His guidance is paramount.

  • LORDS LEADING, Psalm 2 v 5 (NKJV)

  • We will seek the Lord Psalm 2 v 5 (NKJV)

  • To wait on the Lord Phillippians 2 v 13 Psalm 2 v 5 (NKJV)

  • The word of God is foundational Ephesians 2 v 19 – 20

 

AUTHENTIC RELATIONSHIPS

We value authentic relationships with God and People. We are committed to fostering and encouraging meaningful connections that are real and genuine.

 

INTEGRITY

We value Integrity and are committed to being honourable for the benefit of all.

  • Doing the right thing

  • For the benefit of all and not just yourself

  • Godly Character

Our Beliefs

Relational

Because of our relationship with Jesus we connect with others in such a way that they experience Him.

We walk in humility, gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit

 

All these things will be natural fruit.

Keep showing yourself friendly.

 

Relevant

 We bring God breathed solutions to the pressings needs of the day.

Adding flavour we make a unique difference, shining light wherever we go.

That all may see our good works and give glory to God, we are a city on a hill.

Stand up, Stand out!

 

Represented

 Be imitators of God, be like Him, how you dress, how you speak, how you treat others.

We represent Jesus in our different spheres of influence.

We know it’s bigger than us, our life is not our own, we’ve been bought with a price.

It’s not what I want, it’s no longer how I see things or even feel, but rather it’s Christ in me.

We are His ambassadors!

 

Righteousness

 We take God at His Word.  We are quick to obey.

We believe Him more than our circumstances.  He is more real than this realm.

He is our go to!

 

Reformation

Going where we have never been before…we are willing to step out of the boat when He calls, and believe Him, to do the exploits He has called us to do in His name.

Follow Jesus not Christians.

God is at work in us, we are working out our salvation, we’re on the way from glory to glory.

Not pondering things of the past, not being stuck in the mud.

Behold He is doing a new thing!

 

Ministry

We love to serve and share our gifts and talents with others

We choose to use our freedom to love others.  We are faithful to steward what God has given us. 

We value being authentic and real.

We are learning to be servants of all!

Missions

We are in the business of making disciples.

We go out on God given assignments, to expand the kingdom!

Stay the course, not forgetting the poor, the widowed and the orphaned.

 

 

Meeting Together

Building family (whanau) happens here

We’re devoted to the apostles teaching, fellowship, sharing bread and prayer.

We’re not casual about meeting together.

A cord of 3 strands is not easily broken.

We are all members made of one body.  The eye sees the need of the hands and the head sees the importance of the feet.  There is no division in the body.  We need one another.

We are the body of Christ and individually we are members of it.

Iron sharpens iron!

Momentum

We are not stuck in the mud.

We’ve got a roll on, our hand is to the plow…our hearts are set on pilgrimage.

We action obedience…it takes childlike faith.

From glory to glory!

Maintenance

You matter enough that we are going to have authentic and real discussions.

Let your thinking be mature.

Be filled with the knowledge of His will, in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that u walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, not being conformed to the way this world operates, but engaging the mind of Christ. 

We speak the truth in love and don’t hide things under the carpet, because little foxes spoil the vine.

There is only one accuser of the brethren.

 

Get in Touch

If you're planning on visiting us, getting connected or just browsing our website, we'd like to extend our warmest welcome to you. If you have any questions, please, do not hesitate to contact us. Our friendly team would love to chat with you.

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