We don’t want to lose you

“Afternoon Mr Morris,” I called over the fence. “Hello Emily, how you goin’, love?” he replied. As we chatted, he leant over and asked quietly, “Are you still thinking of going overseas?” I nodded. I had been training for...

How God is equipping me (Part 2)

We were sitting around the lounge together after a reflective time sharing the Lord’s Supper. Over the past couple of years I’d gotten to know each of these people quite well ~ at the regular Connect workshops, both staff and fellow students had become my...

How God is equipping me (Part 1)

I was home-schooled from upper primary and through high school. My siblings and I would sit around the dining table with our worksheets, and every week we would borrow a mountain of books from the public library. After high school I studied horticulture at TAFE by...
CrossView’s New Hubs – Now in Three Locations

CrossView’s New Hubs – Now in Three Locations

We are pleased to announce the introduction of our new offices and regional hubs! CrossView Australia is now in 3 different locations: Sydney, Brisbane and Lakewood (our original office). After many years of having a centralized office and center on the Mid North...
Does your Church have this problem?

Does your Church have this problem?

There were 14 Church leaders on a survey to a new outreach area.  All 14 were willing and excited to leave their homes and friends and to take their families to go and live in a new area. They wanted to go and teach God’s word, potentially reaching thousands of...
David & Julie – Bringing the Gospel to the Palawanos

David & Julie – Bringing the Gospel to the Palawanos

  David and Julie share about God’s work amongst the Palawano people. This interview was recorded in January 2013. A recent report states that the believers are growing in their faith and are a blessing and encouragement to David and Julie. There are now other...
What Value is God’s Word?

What Value is God’s Word?

When I was a teenager my father would say, “If Communism takes over Australia like it has in other countries, they will burn our Bibles. Then the only word of God will be what is in our hearts.” With this he would encourage me to memorise Scripture to guard against...
Christians who Challenged their Culture

Christians who Challenged their Culture

Many years ago seasoned missionary campaigner Leslie Newbigin wrote:  “From whence comes the voice that can challenge this culture on its own terms, a voice that speaks its own language and yet confronts it with the authentic figure of the crucified and living Christ...
India, the Gospel and a gift called Zigenbalg

India, the Gospel and a gift called Zigenbalg

India, the seventh largest country in the world. Populated with over 1.2 billion people. home to four of the world’s major religions –Hinduism/Buddhism/Janism/Sikhism.   Famous for those vast Himalayan mountains and the ever- flowing Ganges river. India holds...

Crying for Loved Ones

The tiny wooden stools were too short for us and our legs were cramping by the time the meeting was over. But it was easy to forget our own discomfort as we watched the woman sitting opposite wiping away the tears running down her face with her sleeve. As the tears...