God’s Great News for Australia : God’s Great News for Australia 1 Captain Pedro de Quiros took possession in the name of Jesus as part of the ‘…Southern land of the Holy Spirit…forever.’ Claimed for Christ
(1606 A.D) Slide 2: Because…
A very large proportion of Australians are dying without the Savior
90% of persons in Southeast Asia
are dying without the Savior
A Christ-like Australia is essential to
a Christian Southeast Asia. 2 God’s great News : God’s great News Amidst all of the negative news all over our
…a glimmer of HOPE.
Please know that you can be part of God’s Great News for Australia. 3 God’s Great News for You : God’s Great News for You 4 In February 1990 God
directed the Schaeffers
“ …to evangelize,
the Aborigines.” Slide 5: Australia in 1990:
An under evangelized country- only a small proportion of the population are “born again.”
Registered as a non Christian nation
Aborigines in 1990
The most isolated, separated and neglected people in history after 100+ years of apartheid.
Aborigines see Christianity as the “white man’s religion.” 5 God’s Great News for You : God’s Great News for You A.C.T.S. first priority
was to urge Christians
like YOU to pray for
a Christ-like Australia.
Your prayers in action are helping Australia fulfill its destiny to become a Christian nation. 6 God’s Great News for You : God’s Great News for You Because you prayed … in action for 17 years;
Thousands of Australians began praying with A.C.T.S. cross racially and denominationally in 650 Aboriginal communities.
Hundreds came to Christ and scores of Aboriginal leaders built enterprises including an Aboriginal denomination and 6 churches. 7 God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia : God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia 8 8 Because you prayed:
God is moving amongst Australia’s Christians
A.C.T.S. Prayer In Action Encouragers grew from 7 to 82 volunteer families from January to June 2007.
A.C.T.S. Australian Prayer Warriors grew from 3,000 to 7,000 from January to June 2007.
5 Australian and Indigenous Prayer Networks are accompanying A.C.T.S. in a mammoth united prayer effort.
Christian radio stations grew from 5 to 400+ God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia : God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia Because you prayed…in action…for 17 years,
God is moving amongst Australia’s Aborigines 9 9 Wycliffe Bible Translators believes
that there are a greater proportion of Christians amongst the Aboriginalscompared to non-Aboriginal Australians. God’s Answering Your Prayers through Australia’s Government : God’s Answering Your Prayers through Australia’s Government God is moving amongst Australia’s First People:
Government’s cancellation of apartheid/separate development (June 2007).
Combined Government’s $2 billion commitment tosave the highly abused children.
New Era “Sorry” apology impacted millions of Australians.
Combined government’s commitment to Aboriginal housing and health.
“Australia's Billy Graham” is an Aboriginal (Bill Newman) 10 10 God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia : God is Answering Your Prayers for Australia Gods moving amongst Australia’s First People
Australia’s rapid turnaround is a Worldwide Historic Moment that can be compared with:
Fall of Berlin Wall (1989)
Fall of apartheid in South Africa (1993) 11 11 How can we take Australia for Christ Now?A.C.T.S. 2009 – 18 Discipling Strategies : How can we take Australia for Christ Now?A.C.T.S. 2009 – 18 Discipling Strategies Because you prayed, we have the opportunity…
To encourage Australian Christians to come together,
crossing racial and denominational boundaries for the love of
God and their unsaved loved ones. 12 12 What A.C.T.S. is doing now to form a Christ like Australia? : What A.C.T.S. is doing now to form a Christ like Australia? We are equipping A.C.T.S.
87 Australian Prayer in Action Encouragers
to be Christian evangelists. 13 Slide 14: We are equipping A.C.T.S.
5 Australian Prayer in Action Families to focus their
weekly groups on Christ like evangelism. 14 What A.C.T.S. is doing now to form a Christ like Australia? Slide 15: We are equipping A.C.T.S.
3 Regional Prayer in Action Coordinators to recruit and develop Community Encouragers 15 What A.C.T.S. is doing now to form a Christ like Australia? God’s Great News for Australia : 16 God’s Great News for Australia Captured for Christ
(2018 A.D) A.C.T.S. 2009 – 18 Discipling Plan
prayerfully reproduces A.C.T.S. Prayer in Action Families
in 900 Aboriginal communities across Australia. Slide 17: Capturing Australia for Christ requires
A.C.T.S. Intercontinental Prayer in Action Warriors to
themselves to support their Australian family. 17 reproduce Slide 18: Is God calling you to be part of A.C.T.S.
Prayer-In-Action team? 18 Slide 19: You can be part of God’s movement in Southeast
Asia by participating in this opportunity today! 19 Slide 20: Without your prayer in action, the result is lost souls.
A.C.T.S. all volunteer team of over 130 Families needs your help to pray for and provide outreach and communication materials and travel. 20 20 Slide 21: Your donation can provide for the following essentials:
$1 = 10 salvation tracts
$5 = Jesus for Children DVD
$10 = a witnessing New Testament, tracts, topical booklets and prayer letters sent to an A.C.T.S. Area Coordinator
$100 = travel and phone expenses to recruit and train Area Coordinators
$250 = travel expenses for an Area Coordinator’s Crusade 21 21 Slide 22: 22 Give these lost children Christ… Now! Slide 23: Field Address...
Rev. Fred and Carol SchaefferA.C.T.S. (Aboriginal Christian Training Services), Inc.3/4 Mugga Way, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485
Ph: + 61 7 5599 4280 Mobile/Cell: 0427 046 702 Aboriginal Christian Training Services10 Lyman St., Beverly, MA 01915 - E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org