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News and Events for ACT (view all)

14 Julto15 Jul

NSW/ACT Conference 2017 - Coming Back to Earth, Living Faithfully in the 21st Century.

We’d love to invite you to our key event for 2017 – our NSW/ACT Conference: Coming Back to Earth – living faithfully in the 21st Century…

23 Jul

SA Conference 2017 - Renew Our World

We’d love to invite you along to our one-day conference on Sunday 23 July…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR NSW/ACT Calendar of Events 2017

February TEAR Groups commence, contact your local TEAR Group for details 20th February TEAR Launch 2017…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for NSW (view all)

14 Julto15 Jul

NSW/ACT Conference 2017 - Coming Back to Earth, Living Faithfully in the 21st Century.

We’d love to invite you to our key event for 2017 – our NSW/ACT Conference: Coming Back to Earth – living faithfully in the 21st Century…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR NSW/ACT Calendar of Events 2017

February TEAR Groups commence, contact your local TEAR Group for details 20th February TEAR Launch 2017…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for NT (view all)

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for QLD (view all)

24 Junto08 Jul

Waiters Union Community Orientation Course

This is an intensive course hosted by the Waiters Union in West End, Brisbane, run from 24 June - July 8…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR QLD Calendar of Events 2017

February TEAR groups commence…

QLD Speaker Bookings for 2017 Now Open.

In the busy world of Church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for SA (view all)

23 Jul

SA Conference 2017 - Renew Our World

We’d love to invite you along to our one-day conference on Sunday 23 July…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

TEAR Groups in SA

Many of TEAR's Partners use the Self Help Group approach to development…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for TAS (view all)

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Church Engagement Volunteers Needed

TEAR Australia is seeking two committed and willing key volunteers to join our Tasmanian church engagement team…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for VIC (view all)

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

TEAR Vic Calendar of Events 2017

February - March Young Adults Gathering - 16th February TEAR’s young adult approach, in partnership with the local church, attempts to create spaces of gathering and support which disciple, empower and mobilise young adults towards a more closely aligned kingdom lifestyle…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Meet the TEAR Victoria Intern Team

Matilda Douglas - Schools Engagement I'm Tilly! I'm currently studying theology one day a week at Whitley College and spend the rest of my time working alongside young people, which I love! I am a Casual Relief Teacher in various schools and an Outdoor Educator at a campsite along the Mornington Peninsula…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

News and Events for WA (view all)

22 Jul

Enough: WA TEAR Conference

Join us for the WA TEAR Conference, organised around the theme of “Enough”…

Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World…

Take action to turn our aid budget around

Ordinary Australians are generous people who respond to humanitarian crisis…

It’s Up to Us

This year, our Government will develop its long term plan for Australia's foreign policy…

Book a TEAR speaker for 2017

In the busy world of church life many churches begin to organise their preaching rosters for the year ahead around this time of the year…

NSW Conference 2016 Audio

TEAR Australia’s NSW Conference - As It Is In Heaven: Making space to embrace God's [beautiful] [redemptive] [restorative] reality - was held in July 2016…

Volunteering Opportunities at TEAR WA

Are you interested in using your skills and passion to help out the work that TEAR does here in WA?  Then browse the following volunteer opportunities to see if there is anything that matches your skills and energy, and contact Steve McKinnon (0416 118185) or

WA TEAR Groups

In 2015 TEAR WA is focusing on the support, renewal and growth of local TEAR groups…

Outstanding advocacy and leadership recognised in Awards

We are so proud that members of our TEAR family and former staff team have been recognised in awards by Australia’s peak council for humanitarian and international development organisations, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)! Matt Wade (TEAR member, former NSW State staff, and field worker) won the ACFID Media Award…

Joel Edwards on Leadership today for a more just tomorrow

In June and July 2014, Micah Challenge International Director Rev Joel Edwards presented a series of talks titled - Leadership today for a more Just Tomorrow…

Further Education

TEAR is involved in the development and delivery of a number of courses in theological colleges around Australia. These are fully accredited courses, some available through distance mode with face-to-face intensives. Read more.

Join a TEAR Group

Joining a TEAR Group is a great way to connect with people of faith who share TEAR's passion for achieving justice and ending poverty. Read more.

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