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Jesus the Game Changer Church Campaign 2018

Hi, Karl Faase here, and I’d like to introduce to you a national campaign in the lead up to Easter in 2018. It will start on the 25 February and Read more

Developing Missional Leaders

Norm Nix Scholarship 2017

The Norm Nix Scholarship is awarded each year to an Australian Baptist to assist in their development as a leader in evangelism in their ministry context. The Read more

The accidental evangelist

From time to time people are kind enough to tell me of something that I’ve said to them in the past that has had a profound impact on them leading Read more

A chance encounter

I had a chance encounter with a secularist who was listening to a podcast on polyamory in a forest trail the other weekend. Seriously. I was marshalling a trail run Read more

For our next trick…

Monday is the day I talk about church stuff to my irreligious friends more than any other day. This is in response to the ‘Monday question’: “How was your weekend?” Read more

TryPraying Resource Review

Jake turned up at our house along with his mate Rick in the biggest truck I’d ever seen. Their boss had dispatched them to move our belongings from one house Read more

If necessary, use words

There’s good news for Christians who’ve only ever experienced angst about evangelism due to feeling inadequate at delivering compelling Gospel presentations and convincing apologetic masterpieces that turn sceptics into true Read more

Coffee – The Elixir Of Mission

I come from the International Roast generation. When I were a lad we had no coffee machines, no lattes, no cappuccinos, no ristrettos, and no cold press. Large tins of Read more

Permission vs Persuasion

Is it just me or do many forms of evangelism involve coercion of one type or another? It may be a voice over with a soft music background and dimmed Read more

On mission in the neighbourhood – four spiritual practices

What does it look like to join with God on his mission in the neighbourhood? If we believe that the communities where God has put us are sacred ground, then Read more