Welcome to Firstlight Broadcasting Network

See below for details about new programs that are now being aired on Firstlight!

The Firstlight channel is broadcasting nationally 24/7 via the Freeview|HD (UHF terrestrial) network on Channel 26.

Firstlight is run by a team of dedicated volunteers with the common mission to proclaim God's love throughout New Zealand. Firstlight aims to broadcast the best selection of ground-breaking Christian programs sourced from 3ABN, Amazing Facts, It Is Written and other international and local sources as they become available.

While our programs are based on Christian principles, we believe the program topics will be of great interest to the general public and not just limited to a Christian audience.

Please continue to help us with your prayers and with your financial support.  We cannot keep your favourite Firstlight channel up on air without YOUR ongoing support!
Check out this week's Program Schedule to see what is showing and what is coming up on Firstlight.  

Announcement - we show a Christian film/documentary or an important interview on Saturday evenings at 7:30pm!


Anita Keagy and her daughter

Without This Animal You Will Die


"Letters to an Unknown Daughter"

7:30pm Saturday 18 June 2016

In this program, Anita Keagy, presents her story, a mother's story of hope, redemption and healing. This is a program for anyone who is suffering through painful circumstances and struggling to see God's purpose in their lives.

Very moving!


"Without This Animal You Will Die"

Join naturalist Matthew Priebe in an examination of animals both common and rare to discover which are the most crucial animals God has made.  You might be surprised to learn which animals are pivotal to our continued existence.


The Home Hypnotist

Next week.......

"The Home Hypnotist"

The Home Hypnotist takes an in-depth look at the scientific evidence behind the phenomenon of our modern media. It shows how easily we are affected by what we watch. It examines subliminal advertising and the inner workings of the advertising business. Once you see this presentation, you will never say, "It doesn't affect me" again.

Invitation... If you are unable to attend a local church for Sabbath services, then please join the growing Firstlight viewing Family nationwide for our Saturday "Church In Your Home" program.  We warmly invite you to fellowship with us on God's Holy Day.

  • 10:00am - Sabbath School
  • 11.00am - Divine service
Join us every Sabbath for a special Spirit-filled blessing!  Watch our Video Invitation!

The line up for Sabbath 25 June 2016:

  • 8:00am - We start a new series entitled "Jewels for the Master" presented by the excellent Bible scholar, Pastor Stephen Bohr.  The episode this week is "The Value of a Soul."
  • 9:00am - "Wonder of the World - The Body, the Bride and the Brood - Part 1."  Ps Chris Buttery talks about the church being the wonder of the world.  In this presentation he talks about the church being the Body, the Bride and the Brood.
  • 9:30am - A half hour with Ps Chris Holland of It Is Written, Canada.  This episode is entitled "Philosophy's Achilles Heel - Part 4." Does God really exist?  This is one of the most important questions of life.  Join Ps Chris Holland as he discusses this question.
  • 10am - Sabbath School Study Hour - Today, the sixth in the new quarter which is studying the Book of Matthew,  - the first book of the New Testament. Ps Doug Batchelor presents Lesson 6: Resting in Christ.  If you would like to prepare more fully for this study hour, you can download the lesson from the Sabbath School Net website - Lesson Archives.  Or just click on this link and it will take you there. 
  • 11am - The Divine Hour - This week Tim Riesenberger presents How to Stay on Fire.  Why can't I be happy? With dozens of personal illustrations and Biblical principles, Dr. Riesenberger shows that happiness can be yours, not just for today, but forever.

We invite you to stay tuned to Firstlight and sing along with the hymns that play between the programs above!
  Firstlight wishes you and your family a very blessed Sabbath in the presence of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
Highlights this week:

Barbara O'Neill

Discovering Good Health - with Barbara O'Neill

Barbara O'Neill, a qualified naturopath and nutritionist is passionate about good health and natural healing.   In this series she presents a wealth of useful information about how you can help yourself to a better quality of life by understanding how your body works and how you can help it to work more efficiently.

Sundays at 9:30am
Mondays at 9:00pm
Thursdays at 3:30am

Heroes of Faith

Heroes of Faith - with Ps Doug Batchelor

In this fun, inspiring, and educational 10-part series for the whole family, Pastor Doug Batchelor presents the real heroes of His-Story, the Bible, in a time when good heroes are so hard to find.

Tim Riesenberger

How to Stay on Fire - with Tim Riesenberger

Why can't I be happy? With dozens of personal illustrations and Biblical principles, Dr. Riesenberger shows that happiness can be yours, not just for today, but forever.

11am - The Divine Hour - Saturday 25 June 2016

Mark Fox

Amazing Prophecies - with Mark Fox

Learn Bible Prophecy by watching the AMAZING PROPHECIES seminar series.  Knowing prophetic truth for our day will help you be prepared for earth's final events.

  • Tuesdays at 4:45pm
  • Wednesdays at 8:15pm and
  • Thursdays at 11:00pm

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A Milestone reached - Firstlight has been on air for 3 WHOLE YEARS (and NINE months!) !!!!

Firstlight was launched at 6pm on the 17th September 2012.  It is amazing how quickly the time has flown!  Thank you to all of you for your prayers and your financial support - both of which have kept Firstlight going.  We know that God is using Firstlight to touch the hearts and minds of many people here in New Zealand.  We receive both emails and letters daily from those who find Firstlight a blessing.  If Firstlight is a blessing in your life, please consider making a donation to help keep Firstlight on air.  Thank you so much!

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