Mixing Business Into the Business Of The Kingdom

Greater Western Sydney for Christ is a unique initiative using church collaboration and business ventures as part of a vision to reach GWS. This includes a nursery, landscaping, church planting, and a Bible College. GWFC seeks to reach and transform suburbs situated from Parramatta to Blackheath, north and south of the Great Western Highway for Christ. This is done primarily by encouraging local churches and ministries, giving them resources, and planting more churches. checkout the thinking behind the ventures that form GWFC. (more…)

In Search Of The Missional Pastor #2

In our search for that potentially mythical being: the missional pastor we went looking for someone who combines ministry both within and without the walls of the church or even better, someone with no dividing wall between the two. We came across our second specimen in Western Sydney in a suburb just off the M4 heading out to Penrith and the Blue Mountains beyond. We found him in his garage surrounded by tools and bikes. Big bikes.  Not just any old bikes, Harley Davidson’s. He was wearing leathers and was sporting tattoos. Not your average Baptist pastor.  (more…)