Latest News

A New Look for BCA

Not having access to a ship, a champagne bottle, a ribbon, or a man on horseback with a sword, BCA has launched its fresh look in the very best way – by celebrating with some of the special people God has called to share our mission.
  • November 12, 2015

Church in the Bush

For two years we have been running ‘Deeper’ – a Bible study for children who attend our church. We have been delighted by the response from the young people with their increasing love of God’s word and belief in the power of prayer through studying His word.
  • November 9, 2015
  • McArtney, Western Australia

Oldfields Going the Distance

Rod and I began our journey with BCA in 2002. Rod’s mum Maureen was an avid BCA supporter, so when Rod’s job as Assistant Minister at Villawood came to an end, she suggested he try BCA.
  • November 5, 2015
  • Oldfield, Queensland/Nth NSW, South Australia / NT

Editorial - Summer 2015

You may have noticed some changes to our look. Our new logo with the cross reaching over our continent represents our desire to see Christ honoured in our Nation.
  • November 4, 2015

Post and Rails - Summer 2015

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • November 1, 2015
  • DTMitchell

Encouraging a New Generation of Culturally Diverse Leaders

As part of BCA’s vision to inspire and train a new generation of culturally diverse leaders, Duku Wolikare (originally from Sudan) travelled to Broken Hill to learn about Indigenous culture for a possible future ministry. Here is his story:
  • October 30, 2015
  • Naden, Victoria, New South Wales / ACT

Cottonseed Drop a Blessing for Farmers

With a generous donation from link church St John’s Asquith, the Lightning Ridge Community Church was recently able to fund a ‘cottonseed drop’ at a local property.
  • September 29, 2015
  • Piper, Queensland/Nth NSW

Radio Spot leads DJ to church

My Sunday morning radio spot in Norfolk Island brought an unexpected visitor to St Barnabas Chapel in late June.
  • August 26, 2015
  • Fell, Queensland/Nth NSW

Firefighting Minister in Paraburdoo

I receive a text message in the middle of the night – “Paraburdoo PFRS Turnout – power pole fire on mine road.”
  • August 24, 2015
  • Western Australia

RENEW - A presence in the heart of the community

A number of years ago, our parish had a dream of establishing a presence in the heart of the community through a shop front.
  • August 21, 2015
  • Barclay, Victoria

Editorial - Spring 2015

Monica and I recently visited the Anglican Church at Longreach, where we saw a portrait of Fred Hulton-Sams, better known as the ‘fighting parson’.
  • August 18, 2015
  • Queensland/Nth NSW

Post and Rails - Spring 2015

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • August 13, 2015
  • Champness

Growing Relationships through Touch Football

Within three days of moving to Port Hedland in 2006, Philip Knight started playing touch football in the local competition. “It’s an easy way when you first come to town to meet a whole bunch of people,” he says.
  • August 10, 2015
  • Knight, Western Australia

Editorial - Winter 2015

Some changes can only be embraced when you know the God who doesn’t change.
  • May 25, 2015
  • Oldfield

Coober Pedy, 100 Years since the discovery of opal

The 2015 Easter weekend saw Coober Pedy celebrating 100 years since the discovery of opal.
  • May 22, 2015
  • Piggott, South Australia / NT

Lift up your eyes

"What do you think of that, Steve?" We stared up at the roof together. I tried to work out the implications of what we saw. None of them were good.
  • May 21, 2015
  • Weickhardt, Victoria

Trusting God through Cyclone Olwyn

After eight years of living in a cyclone prone area as an adult and many cyclone alerts, Frank Nicol shares what it was like to experience severe tropical cyclone Olwyn, which hit Exmouth and the coastal Pilbara in mid-March.
  • May 19, 2015
  • Nicol, Western Australia

Reaching Families on Kangaroo Island

In 2013, Brad and Joh launched a Mainly Music program from KI Anglican in Kingscote, the largest town on Kangaroo Island, but God showed them that there was a need to provide a church service more tailored to families.
  • May 18, 2015
  • Henley, South Australia / NT

Post and Rails - Winter 2015

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • May 15, 2015

The Oldfields arrive in Cloncurry

BCA Field Staff Rod and Christene Oldfield arrived in Cloncurry in February 2015 to start their new pioneering ministry in North-West Queensland.
  • February 27, 2015
  • Oldfield, Queensland/Nth NSW