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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

Many Things to be Thankful for at NSW/ACT AGM

The NSW/ACT Annual General Meeting held on 7 April was filled with encouragement.
  • April 11, 2016
  • Champness, New South Wales / ACT

The Lierschs in Longreach

BCA Field Staff Graeme and Susan Liersch have now arrived in Longreach and started ministry.
  • April 5, 2016
  • Queensland/Nth NSW, Liersch

The Piggotts share ABCs of ministry in Coober Pedy

The South Australian/Northern Territory Annual General Meeting was a rousing success
  • April 4, 2016
  • Piggott, South Australia / NT

Serving with BCA can take you just about anywhere

Earlier this month, I attended the commissioning service at Beenleigh Parish for Peter and Joy Palmer. It marked the end (for the time being!) of fifteen years on the field with the Society.
  • March 21, 2016

Thankful for Joel

2015 was the year of the visitor for us in Paraburdoo and Tom Price. Every one of those visits was a precious shot it the arm for us. But one particular visitor stands out from the crowd in a special way, and that is Priya’s cousin Joel who spent five months with us last year.
  • March 18, 2016
  • Morgan, Western Australia

The Mining Downturn Affecting Communities in Western Australia

The effects of the mining downturn on communities in rural Western Australia and fostering relationships with link churches were on the agenda at this year’s Western Australian Annual General Meeting held in mid-March.
  • March 16, 2016
  • Morgan, Western Australia

Bush and Bible Day draws record crowd

Over 100 BCA supporters attended the Queensland/Northern New South Wales Region Annual General Meeting and Bush and Bible Day on 12 March.
  • March 14, 2016
  • Oldfield, Queensland/Nth NSW

A New Home in Christ

Twenty-two year old Willy Roberts-Wise has found a new home in Christ thanks to the witness and leading of a Salvation Army Corps Officer and BCA’s Rich Lanham.
  • March 7, 2016
  • Lanham, Victoria