We overcome by the blood of the lamb and the power of our testimony (Rev 12:11). We pray that our stories of transformation will encourage and energise you in your transformation journey with Christ; individually and in your spheres of influence.
The 99-year legacy of Burwood Church of Christ’s (BCOC) local multicultural ministry is carrying on through The Chapel Sydney’s Burwood plant this year.
An invitation for Fresh Hope leaders to come ‘Together at the Table’ to discuss and unearth our movement’s DNA together is at the heart of Collective 2021. Our online Collective gathering on the 5 November will launch the 12-month conversational process and will continue with regionally focused gatherings in the first half of 2022.
For our future generations, this historical moment hasn’t just been something to live through; it’s been something that will define their coming of age. For the emerging generations, this will define their worldview, culture, lifestyle and engagement with the gospel unlike any other generation.
The next round of Mission & Ministry Grants are now open to churches in the Fresh Hope network for projects up to $10,000.
“God calls people out, He brings people in, and He raises people up. We’d rather be a flowing river than a pond; that is who God has called us to be.”
Blessing local medical teams that are sacrificing and serving our communities.
Church is scattered. How do we help the church community sense their connection to one another?
Penrith Church of Christ (PCOC) has parted ways with their premises of 65 years at Stafford Street to bravely walk into unchartered territory.
Photo: Despite the challenges of COVID-19 Hurstville Church of Christ continues to be creative in being present and connected to their neighbourhood. By Naomi Giles What can an old church with a small membership base, surrounded by a diverse and rapidly changing...
Bringing you coffee and a laugh: the dress up trend that’s catching on in Lalor Park
In a season of displacement, the word ‘pioneering’ may seem jarring. What does it mean to be people of ‘the Way’ in our present reality, and how do we imagine pioneering when we are so restricted?
I love books on big-picture overview of the Bible, and this is one of the best.
“Research in this area [youth ministry] estimate that at least half and as much as three quarters of young people who have been active in their faith through the teen years will disidentify with the Christian faith and/or disengage with the church by the time they reach their mid-to-late 20s.” Read more reflections on youth ministry by Dr Rowan Lewis, ACOM Academic Coordinator (Pastoral Theology).
What happens when a local church offers its heartfelt thanks to people who serve the community?
A beautiful story of Kingdom collaboration as Campbelltown Church of Christ partners with other local charities to support residents struggling financially.
As the current lockdown in Greater Sydney continues, the impact has been concerning for many vulnerable and isolated residents within Pendle Hill Retirement Village.
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