Portland Trust

The Portland Research Trust was established in 2004 to “promote the education, research and study of religion and faith”. To date the focus of research has been in the areas of:

  •  faith development,
  •  faith journeys of church leavers,
  • emerging forms of church,
  • Christian faith and church involvement in New Zealand, 
  • spiritual intelligence 
  • A relevant theology of Christian hope for postmodern contexts.