News from around the Australasian Union Conference.

Cooking Demonstrations, Melbourne 

Cooking demonstrations in Sunbury got off to a great start with the first one of the year held on the 11th of May. It was well attended, with 25 members of the local community present, many being familiar faces from previous years. Diana demonstrated Stuffed Squash, Potato Leek and Truffle Cream Soup, Soycream, and Vanilla […]

Thank God for Guardian Angels

We are very grateful to God for His protection and care over the family of our dear Brother Ben and Sister Naomi Thiel and their precious little children, Heidi, Emmett and Amalia.  “The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.”   Psalms 34:7. The following is an account from […]

Victorian Camp Wives & Mothers Session

For our workshop during the Victorian Camp, the mothers and wives had a session showing some practical ways of connecting with God. Since we feed our relationship with God most effectively when we keep our thoughts uplifted to Him, many of these ways can help us to keep our focus on God through the day. […]

VIC Camp 2017

Vic Camp 2017 was definitely one that will be remembered as a camp that was special for many reasons. Held in the same beautiful spot, with mostly the same church family, at the same time of the year as others before it, little did we know that this camp was going to be so different. […]

Raw Food Report

Most Australians do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. Thankfully, at the Raw Food Hands-on Workshop in Schofields, Sunday, April 2nd, 2017, we were preparing for a delicious and nutritious experience packed with fruits and vegetables. The class was fully booked with 30 outside participants, expected to arrive for a 10:30 am start. Director and […]

NSW: Feeding Homeless

Psalms 41:1 “Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.” It has been a great experience and privilege to be able to lend helping hands in feeding the homeless in Woolloomooloo. This month will mark five months since we first began. Each time, God has been opening […]

QLD Youth Camp Report 2017

On Friday 21st of April, families, friends and youth around Queensland and other states joined together for a weekend of Christian fellowship. The camp theme was “Cardiac Arrest”. The studies covered issues associated with the heart of a Christian, whether young or old. We opened Sabbath with a study taken by Br. Cameron Thiel on […]

Farewell to Brother Peter Daniel Lausevic

Peter Daniel Lausevic, an ordained Minister and Bible Worker moved to Australia in 2007. He pastored Schofields Church in the NSW Conference and served as the NSW Conference President for at least two terms. Brother Peter reestablished the “Elim Missionary College”, its previous program having ended in 2001. In 2008, and every two years thereafter […]

Lakeview Bible Camp Report

Finding an available place for our camp meeting this year was a challenge for us. Most of the nearby camp sites are fully book for the entire year. The NZ Young People’s leader, Sister Corin Te Kahika, finally found one and suggested that we visit the place. The venue was almost three hours from Auckland, […]

VIC: Health Seminar

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayst prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” 3 John vs 2. Our mission is to preach the gospel to every creature. For sure the greatest desire of God’s heart is that His children should spend eternity with Him. However, His love doesn’t stop […]

Combined Sabbath & Busy Bee at Elim Heights

Elim Heights has always been a wonderful place to spend time together and to praise God while being surrounded by His wonderful creation; so, when an Elim Heights combined Sabbath and a Sunday Busy-bee was lined up on the same weekend, many took advantage of this social time and the opportunity to be together. Over […]

A Silent Witness

In Daniel 12:4, last part, we read: “… many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.” As a young person, I wondered: how will it be possible for all the world to hear the good news of the Gospel? Today with technology advancing by the second, through the world-wide web and other […]

WA: Youth Canoe Day

The WA Youth came together on Sunday, 26th of March to enjoy a day of canoeing at Lake Leschenaultia, east of Perth. The day was cold and windy. While a small part of us took some cover under a picnic table shelter, the rest of the youth actually went out canoeing with enthusiasm—and even went […]

Wanted: Operations and Sales Coordinator – Christian Publishing

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, consecrated and business minded person to coordinate the operations of our publishing work within Australia and New Zealand. Religious Liberty Publishing Association is dedicated to the production and distribution of Christian publications in a variety of multi-media formats including print, electronic, and audio/visual, that support and facilitate […]

WA: Amariah’s Baptism

Sunday 9th April had dawned bright and clear. It was a perfect morning as members and friends of Guildford and Stratham churches headed down to Lake Moyanup in Waroona, WA to witness the most beautiful of ceremonies. On this day another soul would be making a public commitment to give themselves over to the Lord […]

Dumaguit Family Farewell

On the 4th of March, all the Sydney churches came together, and we held a farewell at Schofields Church for the Dumaguit family. We spent the afternoon in a praise and fellowship meeting, and after the closing of Sabbath, we enjoyed a delicious dinner that all contributed to. After eating, we watched a short PowerPoint […]

Lessons to Remember

It was touted as the War to end all Wars…yet in the years since WW1 ended, millions of lives have been sacrificed in hundreds of wars fought all over the globe. It is as if humanity has never learnt the lessons that so many paid the ultimate price to teach us. Each year on the […]

Condolences – Family Devai

Francisco Devai – 30 August 1927 – 16 April 2017 We offer our deepest sympathy to the family of our late brother Francisco Devai. Br. Devai fell asleep in Jesus on Sunday, 16 April 2017, after suffering a massive stroke. May God comfort his family and all those who are feeling this great loss. Br […]

Guyana – Building Project

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost, be with you all. To begin expressing our need, in the solemnity of the days we are living now, we want to borrow the pressing words of our Lord, […]