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BCA launches new edition of Leon Morris' Bush Parson

As part of its centenary celebrations, Bush Church Aid has republished an expanded edition of Leon Morris’ Bush Parson. Bush Parson is Morris’ autobiographical account of his service as the BCA supported minister of the huge and challenging Minnipa parish on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula during the Second World War.
  • May 24, 2019

BCA announce a new National Director

On behalf of The Bush Church Aid Society of Australia I would like to introduce you to our new National Director – Archdeacon Greg Harris from Bendigo.
  • May 8, 2019
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Post and Rails Autumn 2019

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • March 5, 2019
  • Oldfield, NNaden, Piper, Queensland/Nth NSW, Volkofsky, Faricy

Exciting new ministry project to take us into the next 100 years

In this our Centenary Year, a number of exciting new ministries and projects are being launched to lead Bush Church Aid into its next 100 years. The first of these is the Digital Church Pilot Project.
  • March 4, 2019
  • Tasmania, 100

From homeless to a home in heaven

Chris was living in his car when he turned up at St Matthew’s Church in Port Hedland last year. I think he was a bit embarrassed by his situation.
  • March 3, 2019
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High achiever wins the final April Bottom Scholarship

Since 2004, fifteen young people have benefited from the legacy of the late April Bottom. The scholarship established in her honour has eased their financial burden as they have moved away from home to attend university.
  • March 2, 2019

Happy Birthday!

Happy birthday! This edition of The Real Australian marks 100 years since the formation of The Bush Church Aid Society and as a treasured supporter and partner in mission you are part of that milestone.
  • March 1, 2019
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Post & Rails - Summer 2018/2019

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • December 4, 2018
  • Slack, McDonald

New Field Staff for the saints in Roxby Downs

The bush holds great significance to our newest Field Staff Glen and Beth McDonald. It was in Narrabri, on the northwest slopes of New South Wales, that Glen first understood the gospel and God’s saving grace. Beth, who can’t remember a time when she didn’t trust in the Lord as her saviour, has a strong memory of the old faithful Bush Church Aid money box that sat on her kitchen windowsill.
  • December 3, 2018

Respecting our First Nations People

Since Neville Naden took on the role of BCA’s Indigenous Ministry Officer nearly two years ago he has been kept busy working with Field Staff, undertaking speaking engagements and most importantly developing a Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • December 2, 2018
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Join the party as we celebrate our Centenary!

As we edge closer towards 100 years of BCA we remember the people who have gone before us and those who shared the vision of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ across our nation
  • December 1, 2018

Sometimes where you are changes what you see.

Sometimes where you are changes what you see. Gabrielle Chan is the city-born daughter of a Chinese migrant who trained as a metropolitan journalist and later worked in the Canberra Press Gallery.
  • November 30, 2018

Impacting lives Across Australia

It is the generous help and care of thousands of supporters like you that enables BCA to continue sending Field Staff into the bush to spread the lifesaving message of Jesus.
  • November 29, 2018
  • Tasmania, Victoria, Queensland/Nth NSW, Kyngdon, Western Australia, South Australia / NT, New South Wales / ACT, Bester

BCA National Director elected Bishop of Canberra & Goulburn

On behalf of The Bush Church Aid Society of Australia I would like to congratulate our National Director The Revd Dr Mark Short on his recent election as the 11th Bishop of the diocese of Canberra & Goulburn.
  • November 22, 2018
  • New South Wales / ACT

Post & Rails - Spring 2018

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • August 13, 2018
  • Victoria, New South Wales / ACT

Our Drought Response

Bush Church Aid is providing care in Christ’s name at a challenging time for many rural communities.
  • August 9, 2018
  • Queensland/Nth NSW, New South Wales / ACT

Introducing BCA's Distance Giving Program

Your support of BCA means that we can continue to spread the gospel message across remote parts of this country.
  • August 4, 2018
  • Victoria, Queensland/Nth NSW, Western Australia, South Australia / NT, New South Wales / ACT, Daymond, Liersch

In God’s economy a little can go a long way

Think of the tiny mustard seed which became a shrub for the birds, or the widow’s mite which gave Jesus a powerful teaching moment.
  • July 31, 2018

Teens make a stand for Jesus

Five teenagers from Kununurra made a stand for Jesus when they were baptised at Swim Beach, part of the Ord River, on Sunday 13 May.
  • July 25, 2018
  • Western Australia, Faricy

Serving the wider body of Christ

God used this year’s Katherine Christian Convention to give BCA several exciting opportunities to serve the wider highlighting body of Christ.
  • July 12, 2018
  • NKNaden, South Australia / NT, Chapman, Slack, Hallyburton