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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

Post and Rails - Autumn 2016

Messages of congratulations, welcomes and farewells from across the BCA family.
  • March 1, 2016
  • Kyngdon, Liersch, Palmer, Luke

Standing with the Community in Roxby Downs

BCA has been supporting ministry in mining communities across the country since the 1950s. A continued presence is vital because while the lure of the dollar brings in many people, the isolation can cause loneliness, and redundancies lead to loss of dignity and hope.
  • February 24, 2016
  • Lewis, Hill, Luke, South Australia / NT

From Gundagai to Longreach

Ten years ago Graeme and Susan Liersch attended a BCA deputation in Wagga Wagga and heard former Field Staff Ian Forsyth speak about his time in Hay. It was then that they believed they would one day serve with BCA.
  • February 22, 2016
  • Liersch, Queensland/Nth NSW

A Different Type of 'Schoolies'

December last year saw the community of Gahini in Rwanda welcome a group of Year 12 Gippsland Grammar students who travelled to their country as an alternative to ‘schoolies’.
  • February 20, 2016
  • Lanham, Victoria

Summer School a Turning Point for New Field Staff

CMS Summer School has twice been the turning point in the lives of new BCA Field Staff Roger and Amanda Kyngdon. It is where they first met in the summer of 2009 and it’s where in 2015 Gary Nelson offered them a position in the Diocese of North West Australia.
  • February 18, 2016
  • Kyngdon, Western Australia

Sharing the gospel across Australia and beyond

Whenever I travel outside our major centres and see the number of bars on my mobile phone dwindle, I am reminded how easy it is to take everyday services for granted.
  • February 15, 2016
  • Liersch

Pray for Regional Victoria

Collated by the Victorian Regional Officer The Revd Adrian Lane, these prayer notes allow you to pray around rural and regional Victoria for all communities and BCA Field Staff in the area.
  • February 4, 2016
  • Victoria

Former RO Honoured on Australia Day

Congratulations to Mr Allan Sauer on receiving a Medal (OAM) Of The Order Of Australia for service to the Anglican Church in the Australia Day Honours in 2016.
  • January 26, 2016
  • Queensland/Nth NSW

Neville Naden Interviewed on Radio

BCA Field Staff Neville Naden was interviewed on Sydney radio station 2CH on Sunday evening ahead of the Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship (AEF) Convention being held in Port Augusta this week.
  • January 4, 2016
  • NKNaden, New South Wales / ACT

Caring for those in times need

In August this year ABC News reported that BHP Billiton would axe about 380 jobs, mostly from the Olympic Dam mine in Roxby Downs. Also in August, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that Beyond Bank would shut its Roxby Downs branch by October.
  • December 10, 2015
  • Hill, South Australia / NT

Anglican Church of Tasmania elects new Bishop

The Anglican Diocese of Tasmania has elected a new Bishop, The Venerable Dr Richard Condie.
  • November 30, 2015
  • Tasmania

Summer 2015 Prayer Notes Correction

In the Summer 2015 BCA Prayer Notes, there is a mistake on Day 23. Lindsay and Carolyn Whybrow's prayer points are incorrect.
  • November 16, 2015
  • Whybrow

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
  • NKNaden, 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