News from around the Australasian Union Conference.

The Divine Human Family – Part 1

THE DIVINE-HUMAN FAMILY – NO. 1 W. PRESCOTT GCB, Feb 4, 1895 pp.8-11 THE HEAD OF THE FAMILY THE one object in all our Bible study should be, not to establish theories, but to feed upon the living word. And it seems especially desirable to call attention to this principle when a large number of […]

Melissa Brown’s Testimony

I got my first Bible on my seventh birthday, and I remember promising God that I would follow him all the days of my life. As I grew up, I had some experiences in my life that I wished never would have happened. I was slowly drifting away from God due to the influence of […]

Condolences to the Villagra Family

Condolences to the Villagra Family  The parting of a loved one is something that no one is ever prepared for.  When it happens, it really tugs at the heart-strings.  With sad hearts, we wish to extend our deepest sympathies to the Villagra family, who early this year, have gone through the great loss of both […]

Condolences to the Sabo Family

It is with sad hearts that we extend our condolences to the family of Sr Katica Sabo.  May our wonderful God give you strength and peace during this time of sorrow. May the hope of being together again with your loved ones keep your hearts alive and looking forward to that great reunion where there […]

VIC: Winter Food and Clothes Outreach

Matt. 25:40 “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”  On the 22nd of April, Maranatha church had a letterboxing programme. As we know that winter is around […]

Vegan Cook and Eat

A vegan “Cook & Eat” event was held at the Guildford Church function hall on the 15th of April in Western Australia. The program is one of a few run by a small family-owned charity called “Familia” managed by Gerson and Catherine Robles as part of a vehicle to increase member participation in missionary activities […]

SA: Fellowshipment

This past Sabbath, the 26th of May, here in Adelaide we were privileged to have two brethren profess their faith in the Lord and their belief in the truths that we hold dear in the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement. Both Br John Warncken and Br Gary Southwell had previously been members of the Reform […]

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 […]

Declared Righteous & Made Holy – Part 3

The plan of redemption is amazing – it is not only reactive, but proactive. God not only removes my guilt for sins that I’ve already committed, but he also removes the corrupt dispositions and defective ideologies that have the potential to lead me to further guilt! Where is this process of cleansing described in the […]

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 […]