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WW1 Gospels given in Gallipoli and more…

The response to our World War 1 replica gospels has been outstanding. Over 25,000 copies have been ordered in the past 10 weeks in Australia alone, with gospels set to be given at many ANZAC services including the Gallipoli dawn service, on the 25th April 2015. The Royal Australian Navy chaplains have been equipped with […]

War, wounds and words of life

Bishop John Taylor Smith was the Chaplain General to the British Forces during the First World War. He was often to be found at the front line talking to officers and their men. He wanted to understand the conditions in which they lived, fought and died. Taylor Smith was deeply concerned for the spiritual and […]

Help a Bible student fulfill their calling in 2015

Many Bible College students in Indonesia struggle to make ends meet and have no support from Muslim family and friends. So last year, SGM LW arranged a sponsorship program where we help them with their education and mission work. Well new recruits have arrived, and so has our opportunity to bless them! With just $55 […]

7 ways to use the WW1 Gospel of John

Have you seen our WW1 Anniversary edition of John’s Gospel? It was created for the 100th anniversary of the First World War. Here are ten ways you could use it in your community. 1)     ANZAC day events – RSL clubs, churches and many others have been ordering these gospels to give away at ANZAC day services. You […]

Booklet Appeal: Provision for 40,000 Bible resources

Thank you to those who have prayed and/or generously contributed to our Booklet Appeal throughout the Spring months! You have made it possible for us to provide 40,000 new Bible booklets! SGM Lifewords has had a significant period of growth in Australia-New Zealand over the past 12 months. An increasing number of people, churches and […]

My time in an Indonesian prison was shocking

I was an obvious target. Or so I thought. The only white guy to have been sighted in over 3 months. Walking through the gates, I suddenly felt vulnerable. 3200 inmates in a packed prison yard and the only guard I could see was having a smoke in the tower to my left. I had […]

Financial help for not-for-profit organisations

DOES YOUR CHURCH/CHARITY NEED SUPPORT WITH THE FINANCES? In recent years there has been an increasing burden placed on churches and not for profit organisations to comply with financial legislative requirements.  Keeping up to date with things like GST, superannuation and ACNC obligations can be difficult.  Most church treasurers are voluntary and many do not […]

Stop Child witchcraft accusations

At the beginning of 2012 Interact reported on how Pavement Project is being used to bring hope and healing to children falsely accused of witchcraft in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Now SGM Lifewords is part of a coalition of Christian organisations calling for an end to child witch accusations across the world.The Stop Child Witch Accusations coalition (SCWA), […]

PROGRESS REPORT: Booklet Appeal after 2 weeks…

2 weeks ago, we launched our Booklet Appeal in the hope to raise $30,000 for 60,000 new Bible booklets. It’s a real faith step for us, as we hope that people really get on board with our initiatives to publish and spread God’s word where it is greatly needed! 2 week report is below: At […]

TODAY’S LAUNCH! Urgent Booklet Appeal

Today we launch our “Booklet Appeal” in an effort to raise $30,000 for 60,000 booklets! Over the past few months, we’ve seen a dramatic increase in people ordering and using God’s word, which is wonderful! It does leave us with an urgent need – WE’VE NEARLY RUN OUT of our core range of booklets! So […]