What about the church?

What about the church?

If you’ve been following our blogs this week, you may have noticed something: we haven’t talked much about things we’ve done with Providence church. Sure, we talked about how the church is run, and showed you interviews with the pastor, Rory Shiner....
Loving the least of these

Loving the least of these

During this week we have had several opportunities to partner with other organisations and ministries here in Perth which are seeking to reach those on the fringes of society here. This has been an eye opening, and often intense and challenging experience, but we have...
Ministry and Mission in Perth: Part IV

Ministry and Mission in Perth: Part IV

So much of our training for ministry happens at the feet of those who are just a little bit ahead of us. We had the privilege of chatting with Rory Shiner about what it looks like for him to be a Pastor in Perth, and what this means for family life.  Please pray that:...
It’s not a #MooreMission till…

It’s not a #MooreMission till…

…You’ve embarrassed yourself in front of a bunch of primary school students. At least, that’s what Rory Shiner told us before we arrived in Perth. If that’s the case, then I guess the rest of the week has really just been a warm up for this...
Ministry & Mission in Perth: Part III

Ministry & Mission in Perth: Part III

A significant part of mission is the gem collecting that happens when the ministers just ramble on about life and ministry in their context. We wanted to share that with you, so our next two posts are devoted to hearing what ministry and mission look like for Rory...
Ministry and Mission in Perth: Part 2

Ministry and Mission in Perth: Part 2

Day 3 in Perth. Today we were given an insight into how several different ministries in this city are run. We were able to go ‘behind the scenes’, sitting in on the Providence staff meeting and a bible study leaders training session at the University of...