My response to the Biblical narrative of the Mission Of God – in sunny Brisbane: Welcome sinners and carry their mat
In a post Christian culture where people are dying of loneliness and craving community, we have a great opportunity to create “supernaturally down to earth” and “high authenticity” communities that welcome people to meet Jesus just as they are and be healed by Him over time.
God Before Us - Monday 5th July
WA 3.30-4.10pm NT and SA 5.00-5.40pm East Coast 5.30-6.10pm
Live in the Brisbane hub and streamed to hubs and homes around the country
Reverend Mark Westhuyzen has 15 years of pastoral ministry experience in Queensland and currently serves as the Queensland Baptists Director of Church Health Services. Mark has completed a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry with an emphasis on church health and revitalization. He is married to Alexia and has three children. Mark is deeply committed to the idea that everyday followers of Jesus can and will change the world!
Jason Elsmore is the pastor of Gateway Baptist, a thriving multi-campus church in Brisbane. He’s also the Director of the Queensland Baptist movement. Jason is passionate about sharing the life-changing message of Jesus and is determined to play a part in seeing the Church be real and relevant in our community and throughout the world. He is the author of “Jesus the Bloke”, a book designed to help men introduce their mates to Jesus.