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Easter Offering 2018 – Partnering together to help Australian Baptists share Jesus

Baptist Churches across Australia have been taking up a special offering at Easter, for over thirty years, for the work of evangelism, through the ministry of Crossover. Crossover is Australian Read more

Inspiring new ministries: Path Light Radio

In 2015 my wife and I attended the Emerging Evangelists conference in Melbourne hosted by Crossover. At the conference we learned that in a recent Australian survey only 7% of Read more

God’s love – how are you sharing it?

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners. And since we have been made right in God’s Read more

Emerging Evangelists 2018

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Why Christmas? ABM Christmas Message 2017

Christmas 2017 is upon us with all its accompanying celebration, connection and cheer for many and its tensions and loneliness for others. When we consider the effort exerted in present Read more

Being Present

“Birger Nygaard once commented that he found the expression ‘missional church’ redundant.  It sounds, he said, like ‘female women’.  If it isn’t female, it isn’t a woman.  Likewise, if it Read more

3 ways to use Jesus the Game Changer – National Campaign 2018

Are you unsure about how Jesus the Game Changer might look in your church context or faith community? Read more

Unlocking our imagination

I work with a lot of entrepreneurs. As a result I get to pick their brains to work out what makes them tick, how they find their ideas, how they Read more

Why this Baptist Pastor loves Halloween

Is it wicked for Christians to have fun on Halloween?

If so, then count me guilty as charged. We all know that “become all things to all people so that Read more

8 Ways For Churches To Respond To Halloween

Churches are highly resistant to Halloween, for a range of good reasons. I won’t preach to the converted on all the worrying aspects of Halloween. But if our response is Read more