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Zambia comes to the Pilbara

What does it take to grab people’s attention in a town like Exmouth which has great beaches, surf, fishing and lifestyle? Well a choir from Zambia did a pretty good job recently.
  • November 23, 2017
  • Nicol, Western Australia

Schools Ministry – a privilege and a responsibility

Schools ministry, Scripture, RE or RI – I don’t know what comes to mind when you think about Religious Education. Was it the first time you heard about Jesus?
  • November 20, 2017
  • South Australia / NT, Hallyburton

Praying for BCA

The support that our Field Staff receive from faithful prayer warriors is so vital to their work across the country.
  • November 16, 2017

Learning to be utterly dependent on God

Margaret Douglass was not so keen when her husband Don decided to become BCA’s first Missioner in Port Hedland 60 years ago.
  • November 9, 2017
  • Western Australia

Post & Rails - Summer 2017/2018

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • November 6, 2017
  • Nicol, Morgan, Queensland/Nth NSW, Western Australia, South Australia / NT, New South Wales / ACT, Collings, Reeve, Harradine

Christmas Across Australia

As we read this edition of The Real Australian many of us will be looking forward to Christmas gatherings and celebrations. Gifts will be purchased, cards will be sent, services will be planned and talks will be written.
  • November 1, 2017

Serving in Katherine - one year on

When we came to Katherine one year ago my plan was simple – preach God’s word, lead His people, make connections in the community and figure out how to reach them with the gospel. One year on, my plan remains the same.
  • August 23, 2017
  • South Australia / NT, Slack

A passion to tell people about Jesus

Daniel Faricy has a passion to tell people about Jesus. He got itchy feet soon after he graduated from The University Wollongong and joined the workforce. “I really wanted to tell people about Jesus full-time,” he says.
  • August 21, 2017
  • Western Australia, Faricy

What has a German monk got to do with the Australian bush?

Five hundred years ago this October Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to a door in Wittenberg, beginning the Protestant Reformation. Bush Church Aid stands humbly in this Reformation heritage, believing it to be firmly grounded in Scripture.
  • August 18, 2017

Last chance to apply for 2018 April Bottom Scholarship

This scholarship, maintained by BCA on behalf of the late April Bottom’s family, is designed to help someone who is looking to undertake study away from home but can’t afford to do so.
  • August 16, 2017
  • New South Wales / ACT

Post & Rails - Spring 2017

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • August 14, 2017
  • Western Australia, New South Wales / ACT, Faricy

News from Narromine, July 2017

Hear the latest news from James & Brittany Daymond, BCA Field Staff in Narromine.
  • July 10, 2017
  • New South Wales / ACT, Daymond

Bush Church Aid: Reaching Australia for Christ

Nowhere in Australia is too remote for Christ's love. Bush Church Aid is going the distance to bring Jesus to people across Australia
  • June 30, 2017
  • Piggott, Chapman, Hallyburton

See Lightning Ridge with Luke Piper

Luke Piper, son of BCA Field Staff David and Joanne Piper, takes us on a tour of Lightning Ridge.
  • June 26, 2017
  • Piper, Queensland/Nth NSW

Bringing God's word to kids in Darwin

BCA Field Staff Topher Hallyburton talks about his role with Scripture Union Northern Territory, teaching Scripture in schools, and recruiting and training teachers in this vital ministry.
  • June 22, 2017
  • South Australia / NT, Hallyburton

Mission Field to Mission Force: Neville Naden as our Indigenous Ministry Officer

Neville Naden talks about what he'll be doing as Bush Church Aid's first Indigenous Ministry Officer and asks for your prayers.
  • June 19, 2017
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Going the distance: Ministry for the long haul in Katherine

Hear BCA Field Staff Kristan and Kathryn Slack talk about ministry in isolation, transient congregations and why they're in it for the long haul in Katherine.
  • June 15, 2017
  • South Australia / NT, Slack

Ministering to the world in Coober Pedy

BCA Field Staff Geoff and Tracey Piggott tell us about Coober Pedy, ministry through community relationships, and ministry to tourists who visit their underground church in this encouraging video.
  • June 6, 2017
  • Piggott, South Australia / NT

Investing in youth ministry across the Northern Territory

Local youth ministry, prison chaplaincy, and training in remote communities: BCA Field Staff Bruce Chapman chats about his ministries and role as youth minister for the Northern Territory.
  • June 1, 2017
  • South Australia / NT, Chapman

Nineteen-year Mission at the Seafarers Centre

Ilse Gosper travelled to Port Hedland on a 12-month contract in 1998. She ended up staying in Port Hedland after her contract finished and stayed for 19 years.
  • May 24, 2017