Headline »

Crossover Easter Offering 2014

March 26, 2014 – 11:13 am |

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 …

Read the full story »
Bright Ideas

Creative and innovative ideas that work for churches and are making an impact.

Thought Leader

Interviews and opinions from a range of thinkers and doers on missional issues.

Connected Church

Latest news, reviews and how to's in communication, web & social media.

Stuff That Works

Reviews of excellent resources that work to help churches tell the Good News.

From The Vault

A treasure trove of articles from our previous publications of PRAC

Stuff That Works »

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 for our family, our church, our work, our health but how often do we focus on and spend extended periods of prayer for those who are not yet Christians? Check out our resource for churches to mobilise their people into evangelistic prayer here.

Easter Offering Video 2014

February 8, 2014 – 7:57 am |

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 …

PRAC Spring Edition

November 19, 2013 – 12:17 pm |

Crossover’s latest issue of PRAC unpacks issues stemming from the last National Church Life Survey. In particular, we examine the issues that arose in relation to attitudes towards evangelism, church planting and how churches can …

Christmas Card And Postcard Resources

November 18, 2013 – 10:34 am |

Crossover is pleased to offer a range of Christmas invitational cards and postcards for free download. In recent years the demand for over-printing has fallen markedly as churches source their own local printing solutions. Subsequently, …

Emerging Evangelists

August 15, 2013 – 5:30 am |

What does a Baptist church do with someone within the congregation who is identified as an evangelist?  Do they send them off to a para-church organisation where they can feel more at home, or utilise …

Baptists in Australia: A church with a heritage and a future

May 24, 2013 – 11:59 am |

The 2011 Census showed that, at a time when many of the denominations were experiencing decline in numbers, the Baptists have continued to grow in numbers. Furthermore, the 2011 National Church Life Survey shows that …

PRAC Autumn Edition – Missional Children’s and Youth Ministry Feature

April 23, 2013 – 1:58 pm |

There can be little doubt that one of the ongoing major issues for the future of the local church is the vitality of its ministry to children and youth. Local Baptist churches have traditionally been …

Easter Offering 2013 – The Continuing Adventures of Pastor Max and Church

March 14, 2013 – 12:21 pm |

For over 20 years Baptist churches across Australia have been taking up an offering each Easter to support the work of Crossover. This year’s video continues to follow the adventures of Pastor Max and his …

Research Reveals Hidden Potential In Baptist Churches

January 3, 2013 – 11:20 am |

Crossover invested heavily in the 2011 National Church Life Survey to commission research to help understand the potential and opportunities that exist for evangelism and church planting within our movement of churches.  In addition to …

God of Adventure

November 15, 2012 – 9:25 am |

A pastor recently asked: ‘Where in the Bible do you find camping culture mentioned?’ Well, I’m glad he asked because I’ve been reading an excellent book by Bruce Dunning called ‘God of Adventure’ which establishes …

Australia Loses Faith?

October 29, 2012 – 1:48 pm |

The headlines screamed “Australia Loses Faith”. But is that what the recent census data really tells us? I had a conversation with Eric Love, a brilliant statistician, to get at the story behind the numbers. …