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The habits of a faith sharer

December 5, 2014 – 11:20 am |

The Five Habits of  Highly Missional People, is a book written by Michael Frost about the BELLS method for sharing your faith. It is a “handy tool for mobilizing Christians up, in and out into mission. …

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The “E” Word

January 13, 2015 – 3:27 pm |

By TJ Benning.

This year, how will you encourage and mobilise those members of your congregation who feel something like the way TJ did when the “E” word is mentioned? Maybe not everyone in your congregation who is shy to share their faith is ill-equipped or lacking excitement over faith. Perhaps this is how you feel?

Click here to read the Resonate Magazine article “The E Word”

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Is evangelism at the centre of your Church vision?

November 21, 2014 – 3:10 pm |

Mark Mittelberg maintains that evangelism is “one of the highest values in the church and one of the least practiced”. He writes, “The irony is that while many of us are in churches and denominations …

What does evangelism mean in a post-modern society?

October 10, 2014 – 3:53 pm |

“Evangelism today and in particular with post-moderns requires prayer, listening, building trust, genuineness, real change and real action, openness and honesty. The gospel needs constant translation into their terminology and equipping those in developing post-modern …

Cross-Cultural Ministry at Home

October 10, 2014 – 3:42 pm |

“I can’t help asking, why is it that Australian Baptists in foreign mission are intentional, relational, adaptive and creative in their expressions of evangelism – but at home we seem to-be ad-hoc, constrained by our …

Small Church, Big Challenges; Great God, New Vision

October 10, 2014 – 3:40 pm |

Broadview Baptist is an inner-suburb church in Adelaide with a congregation of mainly seniors, that has recently struggled for critical mass. They are alive to God and have not been afraid to ask the big …

Missional Proximity

October 10, 2014 – 3:27 pm |

Have you ever attempted the Coke-Can Challenge? The idea is to hold a full can of Coke (or indeed any other beverage that is willing to sponsor this blog) out in front of you at …

Baptist Churches Up Close And Personal – What The Research Says

September 23, 2014 – 11:09 am |

How has your church joined the discussion on the results of the National Church Life Survey (NCLS)? What will be your response, as a church and leadership, to the challenges of evangelism and church planting?

Discerning the Holy Spirit and joining God on His mission

August 26, 2014 – 9:18 am | One Comment

How do we join God on His mission? How do we discern what God is up to in our world? How can the Holy Spirit help us with discernment?
Joining with God on His mission
We need …

PRAC Magazine – The Evangelists Edition

June 23, 2014 – 1:36 pm |

The latest PRAC Magazine edition focuses on the ministry of the evangelist and the place of the evangelist in local Baptist churches. What happens when you wake up one day to realise that the whole …

Breaking Through – transforming lives through prayer

March 26, 2014 – 12:42 pm |

Often when we think of evangelism we think of strategies, programs, leading people to Jesus courses, massive outdoor events, preaching the gospel. But how often do we think of prayer in that mix? We pray …

Easter Offering Video 2014

February 8, 2014 – 7:57 am | One Comment

This years Crossover Easter Offering video features people from across our movement of churches engaged in various forms of evangelistic ministry – who have all been invested in thanks to the generosity of people and …