BRBC Our Story: Taking Opportunities

Senior Pastor Brent Sweeney shares an experience in evangelism: I’m not naturally confident at evangelism. I feel very able to speak about what I believe once I get into a conversation, it’s just getting started that is hard. [blockquote indent=”yes” ]I feel nervous about declaring my job as a pastor to people because it so often…

Sharing your faith at Work

In this video (7.33), Mark Greene of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity outlines a vision for workplace ministry. This is an excellent introduction to the key issues associated with whole-life-discipleship and seeing our workplaces as frontline ministry opportunities.     He also explains how the sacred-secular divide impacts on the way we live Christian…

More Resources on Evangelism

Article: “A Theology for the 21st Century of the Church in Mission and Evangelism” by Dave Benson   For your Small Group: SIGN Video Training Course How do we point people to Jesus when your good gift is dismissed as bad news, or indifferently shrugged off, what then? At the heart of our identity in Jesus is…

Evangelism Seminar this Monday

GUEST SPEAKERS:           STEPHEN DRINKALL:  A simple idea can change your approach We are surrounded by people who need to know about Jesus. Stephen will introduce a simple way that gets us ready to make the most of these opportunities.             JAMES ALLEY:  Sharing the good…

Garage Sale Fundraiser for Thailand

We had our annual garage sale last Saturday 22nd March. Doors opened at 6am and packed up from 1pm. A big thank you to everyone who got involved – from section organisers, volunteers, beneficiaries to customers! Thank you also to Richard Wray who led this massive endeavour again! All sale proceeds go to BRBC partners…

Love, in colour

  The theme of the Colour Conference this year was Love. It was as usual, inspiring, challenging, exciting, exhausting, exhilarating, loud and  crowded (The Sydney Entertainment Centre was at capacity!), We had a group of 52 women, mostly younger, with still a few old birds chugging along again. About 22 attend Bracken Ridge Baptist, and…

Boys Brigade Update

Our church helped fund registration for one leader and two senior boys to attend the Pan-Australian Camp held in Adelaide last January. Captain Eric, and senior boys Joel and Brenton shared highlights of the trip: Sharing a room with Boys Brigade captains who have been in ministry for a very long time. Meeting participants from…