Stories

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.

Simply Present

Simply Present

What happens when a local church offers its heartfelt thanks to people who serve the community?

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Pendle Hill Partnership

Pendle Hill Partnership

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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Book Review: Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims By Darby A. Strickland

Book Review: Is It Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims By Darby A. Strickland

In an ideal world, this book does not exist. Unfortunately, we are not living in an ideal world. Instead, we are living in a world full of sin, evil, brokenness and violence. It is sad to hear that Is It Abuse? is one of the best-selling books today. However, I am also glad because that means more people are becoming aware of this invisible issue, and more people are being equipped to identify domestic abuse and help the victims.

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Fresh hope at high school

Fresh hope at high school

David has been teaching SRE at the school for the past six years. At times, it has been a lonely battle in a secular environment. Other times it has been a rewarding and fruitful ministry. In between, it has required faithfulness.

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Reconciliation has to be More than Just a Word

Reconciliation has to be More than Just a Word

“Reconciliation is about people coming together to be reconciled with one another. The idea of reconciliation has been around for quite some time and it will continue to be around for quite a while. I’ve always thought about reconciliation as an individual issue. If we want to be reconciled, we need to look at ourselves.

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When Hope and Faith Connect

When Hope and Faith Connect

A veteran of community work of almost 35 years, Hope Connect’s Family Support Manager Stephanie Fett is fuelled by her faith and a desire to put love into action.

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Eliza Davies

Eliza Davies

Eliza Davies was never meant to sail to Sydney in 1838 and traipse the wild Flat Rock Creek, but an early taste of the Sydney colony and hearing Alexander Campbell preaching in her native Scotland formed Eliza’s devotion to Churches of Christ and pioneering work establishing schools for poor children.

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Healing country, healing church

Healing country, healing church

Part of the River Community Church leadership board in Albury, Darren believes that this year’s NAIDOC Week theme of ‘Heal Country’ is an opportunity for the Church to listen and create space to acknowledge the past.

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Empowering Children to Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education

Empowering Children to Break the Cycle of Poverty with Education

Laxmi was born in the Prakash Tekadi slums, and has lived there her whole life. She had limited access to education as a child. As an adult she lives in the same slums she grew up in,now with her husband and two daughters. Her husband works as a casual cook, getting work when kitchens are overwhelmed or when food is needed for weddings –this is more difficult with COVID-19.

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