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A Rolling Water of Justice

A Rolling Water of Justice

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Water is such a valuable commodity. When it flows it makes a wonderful change – communities come alive again.

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Hearing the Word of God – For the First Time!

Hearing the Word of God – For the First Time!

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

International Church Partnerships assists in funding the translation and production of Bibles, song books, and other resources in Mru language.

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Discovery in Zimbabwe

Discovery in Zimbabwe

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

Trevor and Valerie have become passionate about Zimbabwe through their involvement with GMP.

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Discovering Gifts through a Community Chicken Project

Discovering Gifts through a Community Chicken Project

Friday, 20 September 2019

Sakrin wanted to help his family earn more money by learning how to raise chickens. Through this project, his daughter discovered a great gift...

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The Every Day Danger of Gathering Water

The Every Day Danger of Gathering Water

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Marisa has grown up with this hazardous walk for water as a part of her everyday life, She can’t manage the trip any longer.

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Recovering and Rebuilding Amata on Santo

Recovering and Rebuilding Amata on Santo

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

For the last two years, the people of Ambae, Vanuatu, have lived in a state of upheaval. When Monaro Voui erupted they were forced to evacuate.

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A Thirst For More Than Water

A Thirst For More Than Water

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Safe Water September is about providing physical water, and doing so with the prayer that providing safe water will have a spiritual impact.

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A Visit to Second Chance Bangkok

A Visit to Second Chance Bangkok

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

With her husband, the US Secretary of State, in Bangkok for high-level diplomatic meetings, Susan Pompeo wanted to see another side of the city.

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Finding Hope and Health Living with HIV

Finding Hope and Health Living with HIV

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

The HIV/AIDS support group at Ashwood Memorial Hospital, India is helping people to live with dignity, purpose and spiritual hope.

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Building Peace in South Sudan

Building Peace in South Sudan

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

There is a long history of conflict in South Sudan - hostility becomes habit. The question then becomes how can peace be built along these divides?

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A Sense of Purpose

A Sense of Purpose

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

There are times for all of us when motivation and a sense of purpose is hard to find and must be reclaimed.

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Getting Ready for Safe Water September

Getting Ready for Safe Water September

Wednesday, 7 August 2019

With only one month to go before Safe Water September, we already have 138 individuals and teams signed up!

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Connecting to Country

Connecting to Country

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

For many Indigenous people their relationship with the land is a deep and sacred connection, characterised by reciprocity and respect.

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The Common Good

The Common Good

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

In 1 Corinthians, Paul says the same about the purpose of the gifts of the Spirit — that the gifts are for the ‘common good’ (1 Corinthians 12:7).

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Being Open to Opportunity

Being Open to Opportunity

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Dave Gallus reflects on this visit to The Dareton Youth and Community Drop-In Centre in NSW.

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Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s Work Together for a Shared Future.

Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s Work Together for a Shared Future.

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

This year’s NAIDOC theme: Voice. Treaty. Truth. has been inspired by the reforms set out in the 2017 Uluru Statement from the Heart statement.

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Health, Hygiene and Hope

Health, Hygiene and Hope

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Imagine waking up in a house without a toilet. Not only is there no toilet, but no fresh water, toilet paper, soap or towel. Where would you go?

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Generosity at the Heart of the Church

Generosity at the Heart of the Church

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Generosity is at the heart of what it means to be follower of Jesus. Jesus’ ultimate act of generosity is his giving his life for us all.

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Ministering to Marginalised People in Thailand

Ministering to Marginalised People in Thailand

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

Thaung Myint and Yu Mar Lar opened the Samut Songkhram Evangelism Centre in Thailand to reach out and help the marginalised community around them.

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embody Mission Conversations

embody Mission Conversations

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

embody Mission Conversations are spaces for young people and leaders of young people to explore the topic Mission, both local and international.

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Melinda

Melinda's Walk for Hope Reflections

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Walk for Hope Ambassador Melinda took up the challenge of walking 10km to her local church. For her, Walk for Hope prompted a lot of reflection...

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Repairing Home and Health

Repairing Home and Health

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

A horrific accident changed everything for Yên leaving her with a significant head injury and without a safe place to call home in Binh Phuoc.

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Remember the Poor

Remember the Poor

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

At the risk of being misinterpreted I want to reflect for a few moments on the current election environment in Australia as we approach voting on May 18th. The election campaign seeks to lock you and me into a position of being on one side or the other!

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Empowering Women, Challenging Poverty

Empowering Women, Challenging Poverty

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Bright Solutions is focusing on United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly on No Poverty; Gender Equality; Decent Work and Reduced Inequalities, as well as Women's Economic Empowerment, for which the Australian Government has a proactive role. 

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Equipping and Encouraging the Next Generation

Equipping and Encouraging the Next Generation

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Lillian has faced the joys and challenges of raising children who may not have otherwise had a loving mother to guide them through life.

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Australian Aid continues to be withered

Australian Aid continues to be withered

Friday, 3 May 2019

Since 2013 the government has cut $11 billion from the aid Australia sends to countries in need.  The current budget continues this trend.  Australia is 3rd on the Human Development Index but 19th in giving to overseas aid.  We have never been so rich and we have never given so little...

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Reflections from Bombua / Londua Schools

Reflections from Bombua / Londua Schools

Wednesday, 1 May 2019

In March, Ruth from Queensland visited Bombua Londua High School, Vanuatu. These Churches of Christ schools combined, when due to the Volcanic activity on Ambae, Londua had to relocate. She shares her reflections on these resilient and inspirational schools.

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Life Changing Truth

Life Changing Truth

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

On the lush and humid Indonesian island of Sulawesi, the Buginese people live according to Muslim and traditional beliefs, heavily influenced by ritual and culture.

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The Saviour Complex

The Saviour Complex

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

“We should do what Jesus did,” said one member of the Bible study group. Heads nodded all around the circle. “Does that mean we should die on a cross?” Well… it took a good deal more discussion before everyone thought through what it meant to be like the Saviour of the world without being the Saviour of the world.

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Practical Support Gives Sulawesi Hope

Practical Support Gives Sulawesi Hope

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Students who study at the Christian Church Theological School of Indonesia (CCTSI) dedicate their lives to serving the Lord and to impact the lives of others...So when the earthquake and tsunami hit the Palu area of Central Sulawesi in September 2018, CCTSI students and alumni were quick to take up the opportunity to participate in the local relief efforts.

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A Revelation of Hope

A Revelation of Hope

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

I heard of a local church moving to the point of closure. This news has given me much cause to reflect. Not so much on the decision the church has made to close, but the challenge of sharing the Christian message of love with grace and strength. How can we keep sowing seeds of hope in communities in Australia and overseas? 

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Sati

Sati's Story of Hope

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Before she experienced the hope of Jesus, Sati had endured five long years of crippling illness and pain. When Pastor Raj visited her home in Fiji to pray for her, Sati had lost all hope of recovery. She asked him to pray that she would die so that she could be free from agony. Instead, she experienced freedom and hope beyond her greatest expectations.

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A Home For Hazel 

A Home For Hazel 

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Hazel is one of many children in Zimbabwe who have been separated from family as a result of hardship. With no family able to take care of her, Hazel faced an unsafe and uncertain future with no education or provision for her basic needs.

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What Are You Walking For? 

What Are You Walking For? 

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

A walk with God is full of hope. Church communities like yours can share this powerful hope with people like Agnes.  

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Engaging in Change

Engaging in Change

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Churches across Australia's Sunshine State are engaging in life-changing projects and making a difference together with Global Mission Partners...

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Doing What is Right

Doing What is Right

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

for we intend to do what is right not only in the Lord’s sight but also in the sight of others” (2 Corinthians 8:20-21). So, how are we doing in the Lord’s eyes and in the eyes of others? 

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Pray for Zimbabwe

Pray for Zimbabwe

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Pray for an end to the economic and social instability, and for the wellbeing of the people caught in the midst of this crisis. Thank you GMP for offering support, care and encouragement.

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Order of Australia Medal Congratulations!

Order of Australia Medal Congratulations!

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Global Mission Partners congratulates two people who have made key contributions to the work of Churches of Christ overseas and Indigenous mission.

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From Heartbreak to Hope

From Heartbreak to Hope

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Shanti’s story starts in Sultanpur village in India’s crowded capital, Delhi. She was the first of five children, born to a vulnerable Hindu family at a time when riots had broken out in the city.

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Heading into the Future

Heading into the Future

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

In this new year we will be inviting input and reflection in response to the question “What is God’s call to GMP for this next season?” 

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Helping Can Be Tricky: Oversimplification

Helping Can Be Tricky: Oversimplification

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Malla Awa was two-years-old when a food crisis swept through his country of Niger and six others in the region.

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Empowering a Resource Rich Community

Empowering a Resource Rich Community

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

While the vast majority of South Sudan’s population know the difficulty of living with low income, the country is rich in natural resources and has an abundance of fertile land.

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