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.
It might seem a small thing to bless a neighbour with some eggs, but for Callala Christian Community Church treasurer Wayne McKee it has become something precious.
Sitting by the river gives Wadjak community leader Dena Gower a place to remember her people’s past.
A large sculpted gumtree now stands invitingly in the foyer of a church building that aptly resembles a mountain log cabin – an unmissable symbol of Katoomba Lighthouse Church’s dream for their Blue Mountains community.
International students might not be the first group that comes to mind when you think of those impacted by isolation in recent months.
I’d like to tell you the first thing I experienced after George Floyd died while being arrested by a police officer in the United States on 25 May 2020.
I wish it was fury. I wish it was disgust. I wish it was grief.
But it was none of those things.
It was the urge to look away.
Members of Epping Church of Christ’s Mainly Music group gathered in their local park last Wednesday, their first in-person meeting since coronavirus restrictions came into place.
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, broadcast, encourage and resource Fresh Hope Pioneering in partnership with our existing churches with relentless passion and intentional strategy.
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 low-cost food that draws him.
The first FUSE youth gathering for 2020, held on 15 May, was an event unlike anything Fresh Hope Youth had ever hosted before.
What learnings are emerging for leaders as we move towards a “new normal”?
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.
Fresh Hope Engage today launched their annual Winter Appeal, raising funds for those affected by the distress of isolation.
What elicits in you as you hear the statement, “I was a stranger and you invited me in”?
I asked the same question to a church community on Zoom last Sunday night.
Kingsway Community Care, an arm of Kingsway Community Church, last week opened the only crisis accommodation for women with children in the Georges River area, in partnership with Georges River Council and Fresh Hope Housing.
Faced with no customers, no income and a staff of more than 100, The Tops Conference Centre is responding to the challenges posed by the coronavirus with an innovative way to serve its community and keep staff employed: Tops Food delivery service.
As coronavirus restrictions continue to loosen, Fresh Hope pastors are navigating a range of challenges when it comes to ascertaining how and when to begin meeting together again.
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