News from around the Australasian Union Conference.

Condolences to the Foaese and Ah-Ching Families

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the Foaese and Ah-ching families on the loss of their loved one.  May God continue to strengthen each one of you throughout this difficult time.  Our dear Sister Vaovai Foaese had in her heart a wonderful missionary spirit.  Her desire was especially to spread  the good news […]

WA Field Youth Camp – 2018

 Friday About 35 eager campers arrived at the Kirup Valley Farms camping site early enough to setup tents, prepare for Sabbath and welcome the Sabbath in with singing at around 6:15pm.  The WA Field Youth Camp got off to a beautiful start in a lovely bush setting. The theme of the conference was “Victory […]

Baptism in Queensland

“Baptism is a most solemn renunciation of the world. Those who are baptized in the threefold name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit … declare publicly that they have forsaken the service of Satan and have become members of the royal family, children of the heavenly King.” Lift Him Up, p. 302. […]

Nathan Boje’s Baptism

Matthew 28:19 “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.” “Baptism is a most solemn renunciation of the world. Those who are baptized in the threefold name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, at the very […]

Homiletics & Oratory Skills Training Program

Program Report From 21-25  January, 2018, we prepared a “Homiletics and Oratory Skills Training Program” which was aimed to reach the young people in our church from 12 years old onwards. The program was as follows: We met from 4pm to 6pm everyday, and the session topics were: 21 January,  Introduction to Oratory and Homiletics […]

Righteousness By Faith Symposium Report

Ministers and Bible Workers from accross the AUC were gathered from Monday 5th to Sunday 11th of March at Elim Heights to study and consider the vital topics of the atonement and righteousness by faith. There were presentations on various subjects including: The Nature of Man & the Fall, Faith & Works, The Function of […]

A Reconciled World

I have tried to make it clear that at the place which is called Calvary a work was done which set the human family-you and me-free from the penalty incurred by the sin of Adam; that Jesus of Nazareth assumed all the liabilities which were the result of that sin, and met them; and that […]

Elim Missionary College: Month 1 Concludes

Seventeen students from 5 countries gathered at Elim Heights Youth Camp for Month 1 of the Missionary Training Program 2018. The main study classes were in Bible research, home Bible study presentation, and the content of the book Gospel Workers. Students also assisted with practical work on the Elim Heights campus, including building, woodcutting and […]

Letter From GC President

December 19,2017  Dear brethren of the Reform Movement around the World May the Lord Jesus Christ be with you as we approach the end of 2017 and the beginning of 2018! Inspiration brings to us these timely warnings: “The days in which we live are solemn and important. The Spirit of God is gradually but […]

Final 3 Days of Music Camp

Thursday With the final concert only two days away, there was much preparation and many last touches to add to the music that the choirs and ensembles were rehearsing. After the previous day of fun and games, all settled down once again to practicing diligently. In the morning, Br. Liviu gave another lecture in his […]

AUC Youth Music Camp 2017 – Introduction

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.”     — Colossians 3:16 Here is an interesting verse where Paul associates “teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and […]

Music Camp Report – Day 5

Wednesday 26th December, 2017 We woke up to a promising day of sunshine and warmth, which we had been praying for. With the rain clearing out and the sun smiling down on us, we began our day with worship, then breakfast and then prepared ourselves to leave for white water rafting at Penrith. I was really […]

Music Camp Report – Day 4

Tuesday 26th December, 2017 Tuesday was another big day of the 2017 Music Camp entitled, “Light the Way”, which started with the usual exercise routine at 6am sharp, and some early risers made it there. This was followed by the youth mentor groups meeting at 7am. In my group, led by Br. Nathan Tyler, we […]

Music Camp Report – Day 3

Monday 25th December, 2017 Monday morning dawned cool and wet, a contrast from the heat of the last couple of days.  Despite the weather, a few brave people met at 6am for exercise.  At 7am the young people met with their respective mentor groups, followed by worship, which was taken by Br Larry Ah-ching.  Worship […]

Music Camp Report – Day 2

Sunday 24th December, 2017 We awoke early to a beautiful, sunny morning. At 7:00 we split into groups for the meetings with our youth mentors, who had prepared great activities for us. Br. Nathan Tyler had prepared a beneficial worship for us, which was at 7:30, after which we had a hearty breakfast. Br. Liviu […]

Music Camp Report – Day 1

Sabbath 23 Dec 2017 We awoke this morning to a beautiful, warm day.  Br Luke Kneebone led worship with a very encouraging message entitled, “Trust in the Lord.”  He reminded us how easy it is for us as humans to place our trust in ourselves or others around us and how important it is to […]

Ordination of Miguel Mendoza – Victoria

On the 9th of December 2017, Br. Miguel Mendoza’s ordination took place at 20 Dornoch Dr, Sunbury at 2 pm. Br. Paul Chapman and Br. Nathan Tyler were in charge of the ordination ceremony. Scripture passages were read from the 1 Timothy 3:1-7, 11. Br. Miguel Mendoza, after being ordained as an elder, read 1 Timothy 1:15, 12 […]

Cooking Demonstrations Victoria

“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.” 3 John 2 By God’s grace, this year 2017 was a blessing to the Victorian/Tasmanian Field. We had seven cooking demos at 20 Dornoch Dr, Sunbury, running from May to December. They took place every second Thursday of […]

Declared Righteous & Made Holy – Part 2

In Part 1, I mentioned that the objective (legal) work of justification by faith is never independent of the subjective (transformative) work of God within the human heart, for it is only the contrite and humbled that can appreciate the great gift of righteousness received by faith alone. I will continue to expound on this […]