Talking 100 Years – Pioneering Passion

Talking 100 Years – Pioneering Passion

Issue Four: A Fresh Hope Horizon Paper – June 2020             Introduction Fresh Hope has five strategic themes emerging from our ethos within a 100-year horizon framework. One of these themes is ‘Pioneering’. The primary objective is: To stimulate, catalyse,...
Open doors and open hearts

Open doors and open hearts

Photo: NationsHeart Community Co-ordinator Scott with FoodHut regular Wendell Charles NeSmith By Emily Ferguson Local resident Wendell Charles NeSmith is a regular face at the FoodHut run by NationsHeart Christian Community in Canberra – but it’s not just access to...
Online Format draws regional youth groups

Online Format draws regional youth groups

Photo: The Fuse team took on the challenge of running the popular youth event online amid the coronavirus restriction, drawing youth groups from across the state. The first FUSE youth gathering for 2020, held on 15 May, was an event unlike anything Fresh Hope Youth...
Lessons from lockdown

Lessons from lockdown

What learnings are emerging for leaders as we move towards a “new normal”? What revaluation has this season set in motion and do we have the courage to move in new, unfamiliar directions for the sake of reaching our communities with the good news of the gospel? We...
The End of a Season

The End of a Season

Photo: Fiona Briers with the Bright Solutions team. GMP partner Fiona Briers has journeyed with many marginalised women in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, in the development of the vocational training company Bright Solutions. Over the past 10 years, the women have...