Rebecca Hoverd

Press Service International

Rebecca Hoverd studies law and geography at The University of Auckland and loves writing as a way to communicate with God and to unpack her thoughts. She loves coffee, conversations, and would love to hear your feedback at

  • A slice of peace: for you and for me

  • Locked down - look up (to God)

    The last few weeks have certainly been an upheaval, with a community outbreak of Covid-19 sending New Zealand into lockdown, but since that upheaval looks like most of us just spending a lot more time at home—something we have done before—I’m optimistic that we have all found ways, even small ways, to manage this change.

  • Train harder – don’t try harder.

    I’m sure I am not the only person who looks at the sleek performances of Olympic athletes and thinks that these professionals make complex and demanding sports look effortless and, almost, achievable for an amateur like me.

  • On self-care, the cup metaphor and Jesus

    Self-care was a buzzword a few years ago now but the overall practice which it stands for remains important. We have a responsibility to take care of ourselves. To be good friends, partners, spouses, employees, volunteers, we need to be ready and able to show up to the people and other responsibilities in our lives.

  • What’s your motivation?

    We might not always be aware of what they are, but we certainly do have motivations for the things we choose to do with our time.

  • Where Transformation Happens: Seek Discomfort

    We often consider that the measure of development in the world as a matter of having the things that can make life a little bit easier.

  • 2021 can be different: Here’s how

    Each annual turn of clocks and calendars to 12:00am on 1st January can feel like a fresh start, a new opportunity for many people.

  • Three verses that get me through life

    Humans often need reminding of God’s truth and the promises contained in His Word.

  • How do you fill your cup?

    Emptying and filling up.

  • The Rebecca Hoverd Story

    I’m Rebecca Hoverd and I have had the absolute privilege of growing up on Auckland’s North Shore for all my 23 years of life.