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Meet our NZ Coordinator

Hi there! I am Dave and I am excited to introduce myself as I join the Lifewords team and re-establish more of a presence in New Zealand. I live in Auckland with my lovely wife and our two mischievous boys. We love the Lord Jesus and the Word of God, so I am thankful to […]

ANZAC Gospels – now available!

We have available a replica edition of the actual Active Service John’s Gospel (NIV) given to serving Allied troops during WW1. This has been HUGELY popular in the UK and Australia and is available for you to order and give this Anzac Day. This gospel is re-issued for the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The […]

Some of the faces blessed by Aus-NZ Mums!

The Aussie Mums 4 Indo Kids Christmas campaign was all about sharing Christmas generosity with children and the city poor who never get to experience Christmas. So many of you added some children to your Christmas list, providing a present, lunch and a care pack to over 1250 kids in Indonesia! Here’s some of the […]

Giving Christmas to kids who never get one!

2015 was the first year of our Aussie Mums 4 Indo Kids campaign where over 140 Aussie Mums gave so that Indonesian street children can get Christmas. These kids watch as the middle and upper class celebrate Christmas among themselves, and our Lifewords team thought it was not good enough to enjoy Christmas knowing that […]

Aussie Mums for Indo Kids – Christmas Campaign

LAUNCH DATE: Monday, 9th November!!! Aussies are generous and love giving gifts at Christmas. There’s plenty of feasting, gifts and happiness – and it’s great! Our Lifewords team in Indonesia are working weekly in poor communities, spreading that same love & generosity to street kids and orphans. Last year, our Indonesian Director, Gunar, and a […]

The passing of a supporter leaves a significant financial gap

We have been blessed to have amazing core supporters who give to our organisation monthly in order to see the general ministry continue. This is the part of charity work that is not glamorous – keeping the bills paid, the staff on board and the government happy. However, a number of people believe so much […]

How does an Indonesian Bible College graduate get a job?

Imagine studying for 5 years and then having no job to go to!? This is the situation for many Bible College graduates who have a passion for reaching the lost and making an impact in their community. Pak Jimmy studied theology for 5 years, feeling a call to do church planting and reach out to […]

How our Indonesian ministry shocked a supporter

There’s no doubt about it: our work in Indonesia is exciting. We’re reaching into poor communities; church planting in rural villages; equipping pastors and missionaries with our programs; and sending booklets far and wide. Aussies seem to have a soft spot for Indonesia, perhaps because of our love for Bali as our favourite holiday destination, […]

Anzac Day – WW1 gospels well received

Testimony from ANZAC Day memorial, 2015: Julie Alexander, Maldon Baptist Church My husband, Gavin, and I distributed the WW1 replica Gospels yesterday at the Maldon (Victoria) Anzac Day RSL service held at the cenotaph in our town gardens. The RSL members were very agreeable for us distributing them to the crowd and were the instigators […]

Reg Hind: A hero in WW1, founder of SGM Aust-NZ.

Rumours have circulated for years about soldiers being literally saved by the thickness of a Bible in their breast pocket – but is there any truth to it? In the case of Reg Hind, not only is the rumour true, but it led to an incredible life devoted to the work of scripture and serving […]