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Easter Message 2021 from Mark Wilson

Power through powerlessness Easter Message 2021

At first glance, The Cross of Jesus stands as a picture of powerlessness. The man who hangs on the cross is dying in shame, Read more

Christmas Message 2020 from Keith


2020 has seen a global health crisis unlike any in our lifetime — one that is killing people, spreading human suffering, and upending people’s lives. But Read more

Being a Beacon of Hope in a Disaster

Baptist churches have been getting a lot of practice at stepping up during extreme weather disasters in recent years. 2020 started with bushfires affecting large parts of NSW & ACT, Read more

Creative Conversations – the ultimate guide.

I recently thought I had finally cracked the top level of conversational skill – especially given that I have spent months with troops this year, moving to a new remote Read more

Hitting the Road – Chaplaincy on the Move

During the first few months of COVID after Easter, our part-time Operations Manager Stan Fetting pulled on his boots to respond to the opportunity to serve with the Australian Army Read more

ABM 2020 Easter Message

Bleak Holidays this Easter…

As we watch our worlds being torn apart and are not at all sure of how the new normal will look, there is a very deep Read more

ABM 2019 Christmas Message

Christmas Celebrations

Christmas is a time of family reunion and celebration for many people. This year this will be powerfully true for Timothy Weeks’ family in Wagga Wagga. Freed Taliban Read more

Jesus the Game Changer: to the ends of the earth

The spiritual landscape of the 21st Century is changing. Mainstream and social media is presenting a new narrative, and it is one that has erased a central figure that Read more

Evangelism: more prayed for than practiced

Most Protestant churchgoers say they are eager to talk to others about Jesus, and are praying for opportunities to share their faith. But most say they have not had any Read more

Taking Church On The Run – helping people find purpose in their passion.

During a dark night of anguish and disappointment Jimmy Brown felt the strong call of God, to relinquish his paid role as a Baptist minister, and to reach a specific Read more