Parents of Youth Support Group

[blockquote indent=”yes” ]Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing (1 Thess 5:11).[/blockquote] Kylie and Arthur Conomos have gathered with a number of parents to start a youth parents support group earlier in the year. Inspired by the growing youth community at Bracken Ridge Baptist Church, the…

Ladies’ Pamper Night 2013

We recently had a pampering night at church and  had 85 ladies come not just from our church but also the wider community. We had a great speaker who spoke about our worth as women whilst demonstrating how to bake delicious individual white chocolate mud cakes that were delicious. Along with an abundance of decadent…

EW update # 3

Below is an excerpt from a member of the EW Medical Team 2013 about what clinic life is like in Zambia: [testimonial author=”Ruth” link=”#” ] We start our day by walking a 15 -20 minute walk from our compound at MMM on the outskirts of Ndola to Eagles Wings school where we start our clinic…

EW update #2

Second update from EW Medical Team 2013 (still very poor internet connection hence limited photos): 800 patients seen so far including the school students, and many more wormed. Many prayers have been answered. [blockquote indent=”yes” ]One lady told us that she had come 2 years ago with severe leg pain. She was treated by the…

EW update from Barb

The EW Medical team are halfway through their trip now. You can see more updates at EW Australia’s Facebook page but here’s an insider’s view on what’s happening at camp thanks to our lovely Barb Lingwood who is running the community health education program for the camp. Please continue to pray for the whole team…

God continuously shapes us for His Kingdom

Ross and Sian Barns, and their beautiful one-year old daughter Carys, have been attending BRBC for over a year. God has called Ross to lead a team of mentors who work with disadvantaged young people identified by various government departments including Child Safety and Youth Justice. His business, HYPAR (Helping Young People At Risk) is an…

Where two are gathered in my name…

Benton and Dave were brought together as delegates in the 2009 and 2011 Micah Challenge Voices for Justice in Canberra. Since then, they have worked together to address poverty and injustice through political and grassroots engagement here in Bracken Ridge and the local area. Their stories reflect on God’s transforming work within them as individuals,…

God calls us to pray!

Shirley Timmins is one of BRBC’s prayer warriors who faithfully and pray with excitement for God’s direction and blessing on our church family and its activities. She began to follow Jesus when she was 15 years old, was well-taught in the Word, well-mentored in her Christian walk, and found that praying was a way to…