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The Real Australian Winter 2021 Editorial

It is just 350 metres of graded dirt, intersecting with two other streets and ending up at ‘Big John’s’. A quick search of real estate websites will show that only four houses have this ‘outback boulevard’ as part of their postal address; and apparently Lot 354, a two-bedroom family home, is still available. I refer to BCA Road.
  • May 31, 2021

Partnering with Generate in the Central West

BCA is pleased to continue its partnership with Generate in its work in public schools in Central West New South Wales. Rachael Bell was recently appointed as a Generate Field Development Manager. In this role she will support SRE boards, SRE teachers and chaplains employed in public schools throughout the Central West. Rachael will travel around the region from her home base in Dubbo.
  • May 31, 2021
  • RBell

A place of hidden beauty

In 2004 Jo and I moved to Karratha as young graduates starting our careers. We joined the local Anglican Church and were blessed by the BCA supported ministry of Les & Jenny Gaulton. Two years later we moved on, but we’re back, and took up where Les & Jenny left off, preaching the gospel in the West Pilbara.
  • May 31, 2021
  • Nicol

Serving Christ through Dusty Boots

Continuing Penrith Anglican College’s long tradition of serving Christ through our involvement in the Dusty Boots program, in the April school holidays a group of Year 12 students and staff travelled to Ridgecrest Christian Education and Convention Centre to serve the town of Wellington.
  • May 31, 2021

Post & Rails Winter 2021

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family...
  • May 31, 2021
  • Hallyburton, Ferguson, RBell

Changes on Norfolk Island

After over six years on Norfolk Island David, Crystal, Wendell, Marigold and Ernest Fell are returning to the mainland in late 2021. David has accepted the role of Senior Pastor at Gymea Anglican Church in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire.
  • May 28, 2021
  • Fell

Reflecting on the history of National Reconciliation Week and NAIDOC Week

Little is said of the Christian influence in getting justice for Aboriginal people and establishing such activities as National Reconciliation & NAIDOC weeks.
  • May 27, 2021
  • NNaden, Naden, Harradine, Ferguson, Watson, Walton

Help us to go the distance in the Top End

We need your help to strengthen and encourage the communities in Australia’s Top End. The 2016 Census revealed that of the nearly 230,000 people living in the Northern Territory, the most common response for religion was ‘no religion’.
  • May 7, 2021
  • Hallyburton, Ireland

Introducing a new partnership with Generate in the NSW Central West

On behalf of BCA, I’m pleased to announce a new partnership with Generate and its important work in public schools across Central West New South Wales.
  • April 30, 2021
  • RBell

Listen: Marking Easter in Lightning Ridge & Exmouth

On Good Friday BCA was part of a live national broadcast on ABC Radio. Kia Handley, a presenter from ABC Radio Newcastle and NSW, interviewed Kurt Langmead and Simon Roberts. Kurt and Simon spoke about how they were celebrating Easter in Lightning Ridge and Exmouth.
  • April 7, 2021
  • Langmead, Roberts

Hitting the road with Indigenous Ministry students

Bush Church Aid has always realised the need to reach Indigenous people with the gospel. From its early days, BCA missioners (Field Staff) travelled to remote and isolated parts of the country to proclaim Christ to Indigenous communities.
  • March 2, 2021
  • Naden

Reaching out in Mudgee

Over the last year it has been a joy to join with the Mudgee Anglican Church praying for outreach and reading God’s word together. It has also been fantastic to see God give people a desire for outreach and see an Evangelism Team develop.
  • March 2, 2021
  • Daymond

The Real Australian Autumn 2021 Editorial

“There are no easy answers.” I can’t remember exactly which press conference I was listening to at the time, but that quip caught my attention. I have probably heard that phrase a thousand times, but on this occasion I must have been a little more reflective.
  • March 2, 2021

Post & Rails Autumn 2021

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family...
  • March 2, 2021
  • Queensland/Nth NSW, New South Wales / ACT, Hurley, Roberts, Klouth, Ireland, Horne, Walton, Pohlmann

Introducing our new Field Staff in Darwin

In the last few months of 2020 I was pleased to announce a number of new ministries and Field Staff joining the BCA family. God continues to richly bless BCA with workers to reach out with the good news of Jesus. Today I’d like to welcome David Pohlmann and his wife Margaret Scott.
  • January 15, 2021
  • Pohlmann

Introducing our new Field Staff at Nungalinya College

In exciting news for the start of 2021, BCA will support the ministry of the new Anglican Dean of Nungalinya College, The Revd Ruth Walton.
  • December 21, 2020
  • Walton

Introducing our new QLD/NNSW Regional Officer

I’m pleased to announce that The Revd Mike Uptin has accepted the role of BCA QLD/NNSW Regional Officer.
  • December 14, 2020
  • Queensland/Nth NSW

Post and Rails Summer 2020

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • November 27, 2020
  • Tasmania, Queensland/Nth NSW, Liersch, South Australia / NT, Hallinan, Slack, Bester, Hurley, Nomads, Hemmings

The Real Australian Summer 2020 Editorial

Recently, while travelling through western NSW, I was greeted with the wonderful site of what appeared to be bumper crops; many almost ready for harvest. I took the opportunity to get some wonderful drone footage.
  • November 26, 2020

What's it like to be a BCA Nomad

We had been caravanning for many years and wanted to put a purpose to our travels so last year we joined the BCA Nomads. Our first trip in 2019 was to Longreach where we saw first-hand from Graeme & Susan Liersch what a difficult job it is to be BCA Field Staff.
  • November 25, 2020
  • Nomads