Selwyn Sexton Serving: Locally and in Uganda, Kenya. Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe Ministry: Serving on the Australian board of Sowers International Australia and encouraging and training Sowers leaders in six African countries for three months every year. Organisation: Sowers International Australia Website: www.sowersinternationalaust.com
TBD Serving: Locally Ministry: TBD teaches the Bible three days a week at East Hills Girls Technology High School in Special Religious Education (SRE). Organisation: The Panania-East Hills Scripture Board. This board is made up of representatives from various churches in the East Hills, Panania and Revesby suburbs. About SRE: The NSW Department of Education recognise spiritual wellbeing plays an important role in successful learning. SRE nurtures a child’s sense of meaning and purpose and promotes positive connections with faith and community. Christian SRE offers a biblical worldview that teaches traditional ethics and values, and fosters genuine tolerance towards those with a different faith heritage.
Dene and Rachel Hughes Children: Elliot & Simeon Serving in: Japan Ministry: Dene works in University ministry, meeting with students formally at prayer meetings, Bible studies and camps and informally over meals, bike riding and social events. The Hughes family are a part of a local Japanese church and involved in ministry within that as well. Organisation: Church Missionary Society (CMS) Website: www.cms.org.au About CMS: CMS sends missionaries across cultures to proclaim the gospel of Jesus and to encourage His people. Their vision is to see a world that knows Jesus.
Anton Zang & Ni Du Serving: Papua New Guinea Ministry: Anton Zhang & Ni Du met online during the COVID pandemic. They soon discovered that they shared a deep connection and the same understanding of what it means to live a good life - and so they got married. Anton is an ABC (Australian-born Chinese) hailing from the south-west suburbs of Sydney. As a child Anton was dragged (sometimes reluctantly) to church, but by the beginning of high school he had made a personal commitment to follow Jesus and was baptised in Year 7. Ni, who comes from Chongqing, China, grew up without hearing about the gospel of Jesus. One day, while Ni was studying at a university in China, an American international student asked her: “What do you believe in?