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Christ in Christmas

A poem by Susan Liersch – BCA Field Staff, Longreach/Barcaldine
  • December 22, 2016
  • Queensland/Nth NSW, Liersch

Winner of the 2017 April Bottom Scholarship

The family of April Bottom and Bush Church Aid are proud to announce the 2017 recipient of the April Bottom Scholarship – Jessica Midgley from Broken Hill.
  • December 19, 2016
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Our new Indigenous Ministry Officer

At the 2016 Field Staff Conference, National Director Mark Short introduced BCA’s new Indigenous Ministry Officer – Neville Naden.
  • December 6, 2016
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Reaching out to the Strathfieldsaye Community

Strathfieldsaye currently has a population of 6500 and it is set to reach 10,000 in the next couple of years. There is overwhelming opportunity for ministry with young families because of the sheer number of them.
  • November 25, 2016
  • Weickhardt, Victoria

Turning up the volume in Goulburn

Church planting in Goulburn is alive and well with the establishment of two new congregations in the past four years.
  • November 22, 2016
  • Champness, New South Wales / ACT

Post & Rails – Summer 2016

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • November 18, 2016
  • Henley, McArtney, Piper

What is your image of a church planter?

Is it of a rugged individual standing alone in a field of wheat – as suggested by the cover of a recent book on the subject?
  • November 15, 2016

Making Connections and Making Christ Known in the Untouched Wilderness

A surprisingly vast and sprawling area of wilderness, Kangaroo Island is the third largest island in Australia.
  • November 3, 2016
  • Henley, South Australia / NT

Territory Matters: An Update from the Chapmans

Hear the latest update from Bruce, on the road as part of the Diocesan Training Tour.
  • September 22, 2016
  • South Australia / NT, Chapman

My People need Jesus

I was raised by Christian parents and have been blessed from a young age to be taught the good news of the gospel.
  • September 2, 2016
  • NNaden, New South Wales / ACT

It's not too late

There’s still time for students in the Parish of Broken Hill and the Far West to apply for the 2017 April Bottom Scholarship.
  • September 1, 2016
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Sharing Life and Jesus in the Pilbara

“That’s what we, the whole Dusty Boots team, do. We share life together in the communities where we are,"
  • August 29, 2016
  • Goscombe, Western Australia

The same hope in our unfailing God

I am repeatedly thrilled to discover how God has connected diverse people through the ministry of BCA.
  • August 26, 2016

Post and Rails – Spring 2016

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • August 25, 2016
  • Hill, Slack, Andreazza

Joining the Australian Mission Field

Kristan and Kathryn Slack are two of BCA’s newest Field Staff serving in the Northern Territory. Kristan shares how God led them to their new home in Katherine.
  • August 22, 2016
  • South Australia / NT, Slack

Indigenous Leaders take the Stage

Indigenous Community Leaders who have been mentored by BCA’s Bruce Chapman took centre stage at the youth program at this year’s Katherine Christian Convention (KCC).
  • May 24, 2016
  • South Australia / NT, Chapman

Applications invited for the 2017 April Bottom Scholarship

The scholarship was established by the family of April Bottom following her death from cancer in 2003.
  • May 18, 2016
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Growing a Missional Community in Launceston

Andy, the girls and I have been in Tasmania for six years now. We believe God has called our church community to be His missionary people in the northern suburbs of Launceston.
  • May 12, 2016
  • Tasmania, Goodacre

Introducing Peter Volkofsky, our Distance Scripture Education teacher

Christian Special Religious Education currently covers more than 70 per cent of high and central schools in New South Wales. However students in many isolated rural schools have been missing out on the opportunity due to the lack of confident volunteer secondary SRE teachers, the scarcity of applicants for isolated paid positions and financial challenges.
  • May 9, 2016
  • New South Wales / ACT, Hallinan, Volkofsky

Staying Connected in the Bush

The more things change, the more we need to work on staying connected.
  • May 2, 2016