BUV: SEND – Creating and Renewing Communities of Faith
Date: Thurs 22nd and Fri 23rd November
Location: Baptist Union of Victoria Office
For Baptists, mission is our calling. On Thursday 22nd – Friday 23rd November, special guest, Paul Sparks will join a host of experienced church planters, urban missionaries, creative leaders, and placemakers to listen, discuss, and share about mission in our neighbourhoods…and beyond!
Find out more and register through BUV here: https://www.buv.com.au/events/category/Send
Registrations close 20th November
Healthy Vibrant Communities Launch Events
Date: 1 - 15 November 2018
Location: Around the country, more info: http://www.cma.net.au/hvc/
A new community engagement model for local church, business and community leaders.
HVC’s vision is to see a church planting movement of new churches with sustainable and community engaged venues (more…)
Graham Tour Prayer Gatherings
Date: October 2018
Location: Around the country, more info: https://grahamtour.billygraham.org/communitywide-prayer-meetings/
There are so many people in your community, and around Australia, who don’t know Jesus – and they need your prayers.
Before the evangelistic events begin will you join Christians from across your city for a community-wide prayer meeting?
More info: https://grahamtour.billygraham.org/communitywide-prayer-meetings/
Creating an Effective Online Presence For Your Church
Date: Wednesday 19th September 2018 10:00 AM (EST: Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney)
How your church can use social media, Google and your website to connect with your community as well as advice on the best low-cost high-quality solutions for graphics and video.
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:00 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
Watch Now the video recording of this webinar
Franklin Graham National Outreach
Date: February 2019
Location: Perth, Darwin, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney
This February, Franklin Graham will boldly proclaim the Gospel at free, evangelistic events in six cities across Australia: Perth, Darwin, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Sydney.
The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will be hosting Pastors receptions and prayer meetings across the nation in October. Keep an eye out for Facebook events on the Billy Graham Australia Facebook page.
You can learn more about the Graham Tour, discover how your congregation can get involved and register your church at: GrahamTour.com.au.
Webinar: When The Gospel Is A Laughing Matter
Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Join Crossover’s Stan Fetting as he chats with Pastor and Stand-Up Comedian Nathan Ranclaud (“Uncle Nath”) as they discuss how communicators in church can incorporate humour to make a big difference in winning a listening ear, and how humour can be used evangelistically.
Wednesday 22 August at 10am EST.
Listen to the podcast now
Read more here: http://www.crossover.org.au/when-the-gospel-is-a-laughing-matter/
Click here for Nathan’s youtube channel
Baptist Churches of NSW & ACT Form Conference (previously Inspire)
Date: 19-20th October 2018
Location: C3 Church & Oaks Pacific Blue Resort, Salamander Bay
Form: Evangelism and Church Planting Conference is a two day festival of ideas, storytelling, masterclasses, networking, team building and much more. Form will shape evangelism and church planting in the Baptist Churches of NSW and the ACT as we see a movement of a thousand healthy churches in a generation.
Form replaces Inspire conference for NSW & ACT.
Click here for more information & registration
This event is in NSW
Speakers: Oscar Muriu – Global Movement Leader (Nariobi Chapel), Kelly Crawford – Community Development Designer and Andrew Palmer – Director of Global Missioner
Baptist Churches of South Australia – Inspire Conference
Date: 13 - 15 August 2018
Location: Adare Victor Harbor
South Australia’s Inspire Conference 2018 is a 48-hour retreat for missional adventurers – all considering, exploring or practicing church planting or church revitalisation. An exciting and valuable time for encouragement, discernment and “iron sharpening iron”. Thanks to very generous sponsorship from Baptist Insurance Services and Crossover, we have inspirational leaders from across Australia gathered together here just for building us up and spurring us on.
Click here for more information and registration.
This event is in South Australia.
Speakers: Jono Ingram – Grassroots Placemaker VIC, Belinda Lakelin – Evangelism Consultant for Baptist Churches of NSW & ACT, Mike Bullard – Church and Leaders Support Pastor – Baptist Churches of WA.
Emerging Evangelists Conference 2018
Date: 18-19 April 2018
The purpose of the Emerging Evangelists Conference is to affirm, invest in and equip emerging evangelists in each State who could benefit from getting together with other experienced evangelists who can offer mentoring and essential experience.
The conference is an invitation-only event. To nominate someone or find out more head to : http://www.crossover.org.au/eec2018/
Jesus the Game Changer Church Campaign
Date: 25th Feb - 1st April 2018
Location: Your Church
This is a great opportunity to influence our communities with the message of Jesus. The campaign will use 6 of the 10 episodes of Jesus the Game Changer – a documentary series on how the life and teaching of Jesus changed the world and why it matters.
Find out more and how to get involved here: http://www.crossover.org.au/jgc-church-campaign-2018/
Emerging Evangelists Conference
Date: 30-31 August 2017
The purpose of the Emerging Evangelists Conference is to affirm, invest in and equip emerging evangelists in each State who could benefit from getting together with other experienced evangelists who can offer mentoring and essential experience. The vision of the conference is to raise up a new generation of evangelists, people who will make a difference in their local church as well as the wider region. This conference is an opportunity for emerging evangelists to be sown into and empowered into Kingdom ministry.
The conference is an invitation-only event. Please contact your State Crossover Rep if you are interested in nominating someone from your State or Territory to attend in 2018. The Emerging Evangelists Conference will be run in April 2018.
Learning From Mission In The Majority World – with Graham Hill from the Global Church Project
Date: Wednesday 29th March
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM AEDT
i.e. NSW/VIC/TAS 11am, QLD 10am, Darwin 9.30am, Perth 8am, Adelaide 10.30am.
Stan will be chatting with Rev Dr Graham Hill from The Global Church Project. Find out more about The Global Church Project here.
Please join our webinar from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone. Australia: +61 2 8355 1050 Access Code: 412-857-525
Church as a community centre
Date: Wednesday 8th March
In 1985 nineteen people met with a view to planting a church to reach the people of Leeming, WA. They eventually opened their building in 1992 it wasn’t a typical sanctuary building. Instead they built a recreation centre which has become a centre of excellence for basketball. Since then more community features have been added. In this webinar we speak with senior pastor Anthony Palmieri about the the challenges and opportunities of a church as a community/recreation centre.
Wednesday 8th March join Stan Fetting with Anthony Palmieri from Lakeside Baptist Church, WA.
NSW / ACT / VIC / TAS 10am
Join us online here: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/110815413
or by calling
Australia: +61 2 9091 7603 Access Code: 110-815-413
Webinar: The Gospel & Social Enterprise
Date: Wednesday 7th December
The Gospel and social impact don’t have to be an either or choice, both can be achieved at the same time. Our guest Adam James is the founder of Cup From Above, a café that has an impact far wider than it’s expertly brewed coffee. Join us to hear this inspirational story and to pick up tips on how your church can make a difference in your local community in word and deed.
Wednesday 7th December 2016 at:
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Webinar: Social Media & Technology for Churches
Date: Wednesday 9 November 11am AEST (Syd/Melb/Tas)
How to master social media and technology with low budget equipment and high budget outcomes. A must listen webinar for budget conscious churches who know they need to better with video and social media.
Wednesday 9th November
11am Syd/Melb/Tas — 10am QLD — 9.30am Darwin — 8am Perth — 10.30am Adelaide
Missed it? Click here to watch the video
Webinar: Children & Families
Date: Monday 10th October 2016 **Time Updated 11am EST**
Children & Families Webinar : How to maximise the missional potential of your ministries. Stan will be joined by special guest Yvette Wynne, Missional Consultant for Family Ministry from NSW ACT Baptist Churches and co-author of Heaven Can’t Wait.
Monday 10th October ** Time Updated 11am EST**
**NB: Don’t forget day light savings will have started i.e. 11am NSW/VIC/TAS is 10am QLD, 9.30am Darwin, 8am Perth & 10.30am Adelaide.**
Missed it? Click here
Webinar: One Caller – Many Callings (Workplace)
Date: Wednesday 28th September 10am AEST
Special Guest Murray Wright from Malyon College, QLD, will be joining Stan Fetting for this Crossover Webinar themed similar to the Malyon College Conference: One Caller – Many Callings. We will discuss how pastors can empower Christians to understand their work as a calling and how that can affect their evangelistic potential.
Wednesday 28th September 2016 at 10am AEST.
Missed it? Click here
Emerging Evangelists Conference
Date: 7 - 8 September 2016
By Invitation, Contact your State Crossover Representative for further information or admin[at]crossover.org.au (change the at to @)
We recorded some of our sessions with Mike Frost during the conference! You can watch them through Facebook Live on our facebook page or listen to the full podcasts here:
The 5 Habits of Highly Missional People and Churches (BELLS)
The Gospel in a nutshell according to Mike Frost
Webinar: Church Planting Hangout #2 – Reaching Depressed Urban Areas
Date: Wednesday 17 August 2016
Church Planting Hangout # 2 – Reaching Depressed Urban Areas
Crossover Operations Manager Stan Fetting with Special Guest, David Chatelier. David moved from a rural suburb north of Melbourne into a depressed area with a lot of social depravation in order to plant a church and live amongst the more marginalized members of Melbourne. He is currently the Mission Catalyst for New Churches for the Baptist Union of Victoria.
Missed it? View the podcast.
Webinar: Essential Software & Apps for Churches
Date: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Wed, Jul 20, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST
We cover the essential must have software & apps for churches to help save money, redeem time, organize seamlessly and communicate effectively. Webinar host is experienced pastor and Crossover operations manager Stan Fetting.
Missed it? View the podcast
Webinar: Facebook for Churches – Advanced
Date: Wednesday 29th June 10am AEST
Church communications and social media guru Steve Fogg from Crossway Baptist will be our special expert guest in our Facebook for Churches Advanced webinar at 10am EST Wednesday 29th June. This is the third webinar in our Facebook for Churches series. You can find the podcast of the first two linked in their events below.
Wed, Jun 29, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST
You can join our webinar from your computer, tablet or smartphone
Missed it? View podcast
Webinar: Facebook for Churches – Intermediate
Date: Wednesday 22nd June 10am AEST
In our Facebook For Churches – Intermediate level we will explore how you can turn your Facebook page into a mini website through tabs and how you can invest more in your social media reach through advertising and boosting posts to get a greater reach. We will also look at how to use ‘call to action’ links on your page. This level is designed to maximize your reach through Facebook.
Wed, Jun 22, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST
Missed this webinar? Listen and watch the podcast here.
Webinar: Church Planting Hang-Out
Date: Wednesday 18th May 10am EST
If you are a church planter or interested join us in our webinar where we share our experiences, wisdom and resources to support and spur one another on. Pastor, author, church planter and sports chaplain Warren Crank will be joining our webinar as your special guest.
Wed, May 18, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST
Missed this webinar? Click here to listen to the podcast online.
Webinar: Bivocational Hangout
Date: Wednesday 11th May 10am EST
This webinar is aimed at the growing number of people in formal ministry roles in our Baptist churches who are ‘bi-vocational’. These workers have a unique set of pressures that they are under trying to juggle at least two roles.
This webinar is a meeting place for bi-vocational types to gather online and share stories, strategies and struggles. We’ll be joined by special guests Myles Symons who will share his unique story. We’ll also discuss resources that are specific to bi-vocationals, and we’ll be doing a book give away.
Bivocational Hangout Details
Wed, May 11, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM AEST
Join our hangout from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
This webinar was not recorded. We will endeavour to re-run it at a different time.
Webinar: Digital Evangelism – Facebook for Churches (Beginners’ class)
Date: Wednesday 13th April 2016 10am EST
Facebook is a powerful tool that churches can use to connect with people. Are you using it well? This webinar is pitched at beginner level for churches that would like to use Facebook more but need some help to get started and advice on tools and apps to make things easier.
Wednesday 13th April 2016 at 10am EST.
Missed this webinar? View the podcast
Webinar: Church Planting
Date: Wednesday 3rd November 2015 11am (EST)
Church Planters Webinar featuring guest Andrew Turner, SA.
The Webinar length is scheduled for between 60-90min. Click on this link to join us: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/412314997
You can dial in by telephone to participate on this number: Australia +61 2 8355 1024 using the following access code: 412-314-997
Click here to find out more.
Webinar: Evangelism Masterclass
Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015, 2pm (EST)
Location: Webinar online or via phone
Dennis Pethers will be our guest in an Evangelism Masterclass webinar on September 3 at 2pm [EST].
Full link for cut and paste is: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/532937325 or you can also dial in on your phone at +61 2 8355 1039, access code 532-937-325
Click here to find out more
REFOCUS: Putting evangelism on the local church’s agenda
Date: June 2015 - February 2016
Location: Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide
Rediscovering the gospel as word. Seminars by Karl Faase and Dan Paterson, followed by “Seek” an evangelistic event.
17th June – Yokine Baptist Church, WA
24th June – Ashgrove Baptist Church, QLD
Listen to talk podcasts from this event
Feb 2016 – Adelaide, SA – Inspire event.
Click here for more information
Getting the Message Across Seminar
Date: Throughout the year
Location: Your Church
Getting The Message Across is a training seminar developed by Crossover, to help people become more confident and competent in sharing their faith.
This event is designed to be run at your church, or local combined churches event.
Click here to find out more.
Emerging Evangelist Conference
Date: 3 - 4 September 2015
By Invitation, Contact your State Crossover Representative for further information or admin[at]crossover.org.au (change the at to @).
Click here to find out more and follow #crossovereec
Church Planters Consult
By Invitation, Contact your State Crossover Prepresentative for further information or admin[at]crossover.org.au (change the at to @).
Click here for more information about this event.