When Matthias Langhans from Campus für Christus (Power to Change) in Switzerland brings leaders together to start the SHIFTm2M journey, he takes them on a day of pilgrimage hiking along ancient medieval pilgrim trails. They talk as they travel, stopping for times of reflection in the Word and to pray.
Absent from Evangelism, Available to God
By Crystal Au-Yeung, 3rd Year Nutrition and Dietetics, Qld Uni of Technology
I woke up knowing I was coming down with something. “Oh no, I can’t get sick!” I thought. “Please God, heal me of this cold”, I pleaded.
Prompted by the Holy Spirit
Rachel is helping to launch MyFriends Training in the north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Rachel was intentionally praying for her friend Elisa before being promoted by the Holy Spirit to invite her to do an Alpha course at her church. Elisa became a follower of Jesus and has experienced a significant transformation in her life. She seeks to obey Jesus in her life and relationships but initially wasn’t sure how to share her faith with others. Rachel decided to help Elisa develop a MyFriends lifestyle.
How to church plant in suburban Australia
The first seed of church planting
We hear of the rapid church growth in many developing and closed countries and wish it were like that in Australia too. No matter what we call it, church plant, house church, faith community, cell group, New Testament gathering or house meeting, the focus is the worship of Jesus Christ.
God's story unfolding: 25 years and still growing
Guts... Family... Foundations... Christ-centred Leadership... These are just a few words that described not only the conversations, but the changed lives of those who were involved with Power to Change (formerly Student Life) at Wollongong University 25 years ago.
The growing movement in Western Australia
Power to Change in Western Australia is celebrating a fantastic year so far in 2017. With Mid Year Conference just passed, the campus movement was blessed to be able to send 28 young adults, spanning four WA universities, to Wollongong, NSW. Here they joined students from right around Australia to praise God and be equipped for a Great Commission lifestyle.
“He doesn’t love me anymore! At least not like when we first got married” Narra cried. She was angry with her husband and couldn’t find many redeeming traits left in him. As time progressed, Narra withdrew more and more until she decided that the relationship was just too hard and kicked her husband out of the house.