Safe Church Training

Safe Church Training

By Ross Stewart Fresh Hope is committed to supporting safe people and safe environments across the Fresh Hope family. We are now in partnership with the NSW/ACT Baptist Association to deliver the Creating Safe Spaces – Safe  Church training program. Creating Safe...
Chrysalis – A Short Reflection on Transition

Chrysalis – A Short Reflection on Transition

Photo: Francisco J. Villena By Nathan Marshall “Transformation begins with endings. Death comes to the system in some form. The natural response is for people to grieve.” A Door Set Open, Peter L. Steinke, (Alban Institute, Herndon, 2010) p.59 The idea of being...
Fulcrum @ 2020 – Why we must pivot

Fulcrum @ 2020 – Why we must pivot

Photo courtesy of jooinn.com Undoubtedly, 2020 has disrupted our world with dramatic consequential effects, to be now felt over several decades and into the immediate future. The church like many community or social groups, must adapt and seek to refine its mission or...
Fresh Hope Housing Partners with WelcomeMat

Fresh Hope Housing Partners with WelcomeMat

In recent years Fresh Hope have found that there is an opportunity to work within our movement of churches to help position their excess land or housing stock (e.g. manses) for community housing. This has led to the establishment of Fresh Hope Housing, which is the...
Conference Executive recommends new Executive Ministry Director

Conference Executive recommends new Executive Ministry Director

Daz Farrell has been recommended as Fresh Hopes new Executive Ministry Director. Dear ministry partners, As you are aware, for the last six months Conference Executive have been engaged in the process of recruiting a new Executive Ministry Director (EMD), since Andrew...