Restoring Brokenness

I’ve kicked the conference habit.  There was a day when I couldn’t get enough of them. But there’s only so many variations on the theme of ‘Fire’ one man can take, or only so many megapastors with churches the size of small australian town you can take before your already low self esteem bottoms out. However, I’m about to relapse, thanks to Enfield Baptist Church.  This year’s Lifewell Conference – Restored 2011, builds on the strengths of the established annual conference.  The guest list and topics are quite unlike most conferences you’ll get to go to in Australia. (more…)

New Mission Field For Crossover Director

Crossover is losing its National Director – Brian Winslade.  Brian is moving to a new challenge in a new mission field – Marin County, San Fransisco.  In this unique new setting Brian will need to be on his toes as he leads a church seeking to be a witness to the Gospel in a very post-modern setting.  (more…)

Time with the President

At the end of November 2008, the Presidency of the Baptist Union of Australia passed to Rev. Dr John Beasy. John is also Chairman of the Crossover Task Force, so PRAC decided to throw a few questions his way to help us get to know something of his vision for the future.  (more…)

Lifewell: holistic community ministry

As Christians, we believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ is relevant today and is so in every age. We know Jesus is the answer to our world’s hopelessness and yet, too often, church is not the place people turn to in times of deep need. How do we turn this around? (more…)