Easter Offering 2013 – The Continuing Adventures of Pastor Max and Church

For over 20 years Baptist churches across Australia have been taking up an offering each Easter to support the work of Crossover. This year’s video continues to follow the adventures of Pastor Max and his congregation as they keep on stepping outside of their comfort zone, guided by Crossover resourcing. Apart from being a fun way of informing people of the work of Crossover the video contains some great ideas and inspiration for churches looking to expand their missional footprint. A pack containing a DVD and Easter Offering brochures is being sent in early March. You can choose to play the video in church straight from Vimeo or download it. Churches can also share this video via e-mail and social media and link on church websites. Watch the video here or below: . (more…)

Australian Baptists – The Good, The Not So Good & The Not Good Enough

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Australian Baptists are a movement of almost 1000 churches.

In late 2011, 111,774 adults from 331 Australian Baptist churches completed the National Church Life Survey.  What does the NCLS reveal? This world class research provides valuable insights into the Church in Australia. It allows us to look above our narrow perspectives to take an objective look at what is really happening, and not happening, in Australian Baptist Churches.   (more…)