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.
Winter School 2018 At the end of July, we had 45 students from our NAVIGATE and TOPS Internship programs plus 20 leaders join us for Winter School 2018. Together we entered a space of deep community for six days. This developed through spiritual formation...read more
The Fresh Hope Mission & Ministry agency have recently celebrated their 1st year anniversary. The strategic intent for this agency is outworking itself through the following four functional areas; Transformation Local Fresh Hope communities are invited...read more
Can I say whatever I think? Are the best things in life really free? These and other life questions will be debated by parents and children who hear them on radio or see them on bus advertising over August and September. The advertising is part of a larger...read more
On Tuesday 7th August, Fresh Hope celebrated 18 volunteers graduating as “Pastoral Carers” from the inaugural Spiritual Care Series. The evening was well attended by representatives from Fresh Hope Care and Fresh Hope Mission & Ministry, including board...read more
“Across rural NSW there are many farming communities that are doing it very tough, having not had decent rain for some 18 months. Fresh Hope Engage is keen to provide assistance through our local church communities to this ongoing disaster. We invite...read more
The Future Churches of Christ Movement @ 2018 – Why we are both central and distributed in design and practice
Christians often ask – are churches of Christ a denomination or a movement of churches and what is the difference? It’s an important conversation and one that is current in this environment of change, uncertainty and opportunity. There remain creative...read more
Expiring WWCC's The NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) system is now five years old, meaning those who were amongst the first to register will now be expiring. It is important that all people involved in children’s ministry and youth ministry have...read more
It began with stories. The sharing of the journeys that had brought a diverse group of people together for the two-day retreat called Ministry Endorsement Pilgrimage last month. Those gathered were people new to ministry within Churches of Christ in NSW...read more
At the end of June, Kingsway Community Care - Platform Nine held its official opening. It was a proud day as we came together to not only officially open the doors but also to honour a number of businesses that gave their time and resources to help us...read more
At the recent 2018 AGM for Fresh Hope NSW, Patricia Chan was appointed as a Member of the Property Trust for the next two years. We understand that Patricia is the first woman to join the Property Trust since it began. We warmly welcome her to the board...read more
Those of us who are parents are justifiably proud of the milestones that our children achieve. On reaching adulthood, milestone achievements are less frequent but generally more significant. When your son authors a book that addresses sensitivities around...read more
This article is the final in a series of four, designed to prompt and motivate church leaders to practice reflective discernment on important themes. Theme Four: Our Indigenous Footprints – Future Engagement With the onset of winter, the Australian...read more
We are moving forward at Fresh Hope Mission and Ministry! We are entering into an agreement with the NSW/ACT Baptist Association to partner with them in adopting their Safe Church/Child Protection training program – Creating Safe Spaces.read more
This article is the third in a series of four, designed to prompt and motivate church leaders to practice reflective discernment on important themes. Theme Three: The Hype and Drop Culture Have you noticed how post-millennials (born post 1997) are...read more
The inaugural Pastoral Care Training commenced on the 1st May with 21 participants from 10 different Churches of Christ represented. So far, participants have learned about the ageing process, the spiritual story, core values in spiritual care and the art...read more
Earlier this month, the first cohort of Fresh Hope Pioneers gathered at the Tops for 3 days. Fresh Hope Pioneering, a stream of Mission & Ministry, desires to equip new expressions of the Kingdom as they seek to take new ground for Jesus. We had leaders...read more
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