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When The Gospel Is A Laughing Matter

The Gospel of course is no joke, and nor is critical human need that it addresses. However, humour may well be an effective cultural key that can lead to a Read more

Church As The ‘Local’

Churches are getting better at coffee. We’re a long way from seeing the end of International Roast at the end of a service but more and more churches have made Read more

Out Of The Mouth Of Babes

Have you noticed that plenty of Baptist churches seem to have missing generations? The solution may just lie in as aspect of church ministry that is often forgotten and put Read more

Church Websites That Connect

Most people who check out your church won’t walk through the door, they’ll walk through your virtual door by way of your website and social media content. For many what Read more

the art of… listening

Australian Baptists all around the country celebrated of Global Mission through Global Interaction during the month of May. Following on from this, I wanted to share an important skill and Read more

The Power Of Hospitality As Mission

At first glance the operation of QCCC consists of conference and camping centres that generate a lot of money that the Baptist denomination find useful to fund mission. At second Read more

Business & Social Enterprise As Mission

Many Christians view their pastor as having a ‘calling’, whilst they just ‘work’. Every now and then they get to ‘witness’ at work. But what if your work is your Read more

Church As The Heart Of A Community

Sitting in the foyer of the Goodlife Centre for just a few minutes gives you a good picture of how much Goodlife Church is the heart of its local community Read more

Emerging Evangelists Recap 2018

What do a Congolese singer based in QLD, a retired bank manager from TAS, a youth worker from Somalia, a young farming couple from regional VIC, a discount food retailer Read more

As you are going: studies in evangelism

There are two obstacles when it comes to training in evangelism.  The first is inspiring people to want to be involved and the second is equipping people to be involved.  Read more