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Christmas Bowl – Advent 4

Finding strength in love after fleeing Syria  How do we share God’s unconditional love with those who have suffered unimaginable violence?  When their city of Hama came under siege, Rima and her husband Kateb fled for Jordan with their children. As they were escaping, one of their young sons was killed by a chemical [...]

By |2019-12-19T09:51:54+11:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl Appeal FUNdraising

Christmas Bowl Appeal The Christmas Bowl appeal is a much-loved tradition through which 1,800 churches from 18 denominations come together in a powerful demonstration of faith and love to help some of the world’s most vulnerable people.  It is our way of forging a loving connection between our Christian community here in Australia and [...]

By |2019-11-14T22:31:59+11:00December 15th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 3

Finding joy in resilience Is it possible to be joyful when the natural disasters that batter your island home become more destructive with every year? Your Christmas Bowl gifts help the vulnerable people of Tonga to stay safe through worsening disasters. People like ‘Asena, who has found great joy in protecting her family and [...]

By |2020-01-07T01:49:42+11:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl Appeal FUNdraising

Christmas Bowl Appeal The Christmas Bowl appeal is a much-loved tradition through which 1,800 churches from 18 denominations come together in a powerful demonstration of faith and love to help some of the world’s most vulnerable people.  It is our way of forging a loving connection between our Christian community here in Australia and [...]

By |2019-11-14T09:02:55+11:00December 8th, 2019|Categories: , |Tags: , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl – Advent 1

Harvesting hope in Zimbabwe  Hope is scarce for mothers like Nyevero, who couldn’t feed her family after losing her crops to Zimbabwe’s merciless drought. Most days, she and her husband, teenage son and two young daughters had just one thin bowl of porridge to survive on. Nyevero felt desperate as she watched her children get [...]

By |2019-11-30T05:23:40+11:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments

Christmas Bowl

Sharing God's love through the Christmas Bowl It was 1949. Millions of refugees were starving in war-ravaged Europe. And as Frank looked at his heavily-laden Christmas dinner table, the contrast between our abundance in Australia and the needs of others around the world could not have been more stark.  As a Christian, he felt [...]

By |2019-11-30T05:23:17+11:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: Ministry Stories, Taking Action|Tags: , |0 Comments
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