Latest News (Page 34)

Latest News (Page 34)

News from around the Australasian Union Conference. Also visit the Good Tidings eNews page for downloadable back issues.

Schofields Building Project Report – Feb 2002

  Dear Friends in Christ, Greetings with Psalm 147:1 "Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely." In our last update we mentioned that the next major item was organizing brickwork and we are happy to report that the bricklaying for the hall and the kitchen has been completed along with a number of other items: · Window and door frames for offices and the hall…

Missionary Stall at the Maddington Markets

  The day started at 5:30 am for a few Perth young people on 10 January 2002, as a missionary stall at the Maddington Markets had been organised for that day. We very artistically arranged both health books and pamphlets onto a little table we had obtained for the occasion, only to have a very strong wind roar up and sweep some of our little arrangements away. Fortunately, we managed to retrieve most of the runaway pamphlets. We thank God…

Carnarvon Missionary Trip

  On the long weekend of the January 27, the youth from the Perth church all made the long and tiring trip to Carnarvon, a town approximately 10 hours drive from Perth, to respond to an invitation to sing and take the services at the Adventist and Church of Christ congregations there. We had originally planned to leave by 1 pm on Friday afternoon from the church, the agreed meeting place, but after a delay of an hour and a…

Trainee Bible Workers Seminar

  Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord, Greetings from cloudy Melbourne with a verse of light, "Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee." Isaiah 60:1 I want to write about the time we spent in Sydney after the close of the Youth Convention. It was a time of fire, both literal and spiritual. Billows of smoke continually surrounded the Elim Heights Youth Camp where we were staying, and we…

New South Wales Field Missionary Report

  Dear Friends, Greetings with “Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength…”  Isaiah 45:24 The Lord’s work here in NSW is progressing steadily and it often seems that there are not enough hours in a day or days in a week to accomplish the tasks and needs that arise in this field.  The Lord has greatly blessed and interest is continually arising from unexpected places and from a variety of sources. Our field missionary leader, Br. John…

Fire at Elim Heights

January 4, 2002 Elim Heights, Mellong, NSW—Bush fires raged causing moderate damage as 24 people were evacuated from the church’s Elim Heights Youth Camp on Thursday, January 3. The approaching blaze interrupted a worker’s meeting and summer school in progress at the camp, located near Sydney, Australia. A week earlier, area roads had closed and reopened intermittently, causing inconvenience to those traveling to and from the Australasian Union Youth Convention, held at the same location from December 24 to 29.…

Encouraging News from the Victorian-Tasmanian Field

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings with Philippians 4:4, “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.” Yes, every single moment we have to be joyful and full of praises and thanksgiving for the great salvation provided for us on the cross of Calvary. I would like to tell you about a great joyful event, which took place in heaven as well as among God’s people here on this earth in a small Victorian town on the…