One of the positive things observed during the drought in Narromine (Central Western NSW) was the generosity from churches in metropolitan locations. These churches were particularly keen to offer help in Jesus’ name.
Today I write to you with some sad news. Our brother in Christ and Nomads Coordinator Doug Orr has been called Home. While we grieve with Fran, their family and the BCA Nomads, we rejoice that Doug had a sure and certain hope in the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
An announcement regarding the Slack family in Katherine
Today I’d like to share with you some exciting news about a new ministry location and welcome the Field Staff who will serve there.
Philip & Jessica van’t Spyker together with their children Jasper, Tabitha, Otto and Corin are moving to Yeppoon to serve in the Anglican Parish of Keppel in the Diocese of Central Queensland. Philip will take on the role of Families Minister.
10 things I wish others knew about crisis before trying to offer support... Please, if you’ve done any of these after a crisis don’t feel guilty. I have too… but this is what I’ve learned this year, and so I pass it on for next time there’s a crisis.
As this is Reconciliation Week, I thought I should offer a few of my thoughts on this significant subject.
As part of BCA's Reconciliation Action Plan, we encourage our staff across the country to celebrate Reconciliation Week. Today I’d like to offer these thoughts as we look to engage with Indigenous people across this vast land.
Thirty times! In all of the books of the Bible the word ‘island’ appears just 30 times and only in four books.
After being without a minister for 10 months, the Strathfieldsaye Community Church will welcome Rob Edwards and his family to the parish in late May.
The bushfires of 2019/2020 devastated the Mallacoota region with many losing their homes and livelihoods. Countless people called out to the local church for help in light of their losses and one local resident received a life-changing gift.
Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
BCA has a proud association with the Parish of Croajingolong – our founder SJ Kirkby first travelled there by foot in 1921 and in 1922, Cann River became just the third location that BCA supported in both church ministry and through nurses who served in the surrounding area.
Sydneysiders Simon & Alison Roberts have answered God’s call to minister to the people of Exmouth.
Bush Church Aid is pleased to announce that it is supporting the ministry of Jude & Andy Benton in the Cooperating Parish of Croajingolong, in the Diocese of Gippsland, Victoria. The parish includes St Peter's Mallacoota and St John's Cann River.
It's Sunday morning. There's a group of men and women huddled in their room, too scared to venture out - for fear of their own lives. They're worried that they might get it too.
This article first appeared in the June 1967 edition of The Real Australian and was written by then Missioner Ernie Carnaby who served in Leigh Creek from 1966–69 and went on to become BCA’s Federal Secretary in 1986.
Bush Church Aid is pleased to announce that it is supporting the ministry of Simon & Alison Roberts who are taking up the ministry position in Exmouth, Western Australia.
Former Dusty Boots Program Coordinator Robert Stubbs went to be with his Lord and Saviour on 11 October 2019.
An evolving list of recorded services and live stream links provided by BCA supported parishes
Early Monday morning 23 September 2019 a group of seven young people from New Peninsula Baptist Church on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria set off on a 10 day trip to Newman in Western Australia.
He says, “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be honoured among the nations. I will be honoured in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 (NIRV)
Have you ever felt worried or nervous?