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07 Dec

Live Like You Give a Damn

An evening with Tom Sine and Laura O'Reilly…

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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)

07 Dec

Live Like You Give a Damn

An evening with Tom Sine and Laura O'Reilly…

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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…

The NSW Young Adults Group retreats to the Mountains

At the start of February some TEAR Young Adults had a few days away to hang out, walk, talk, eat, reflect and pray…

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)

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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)

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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)

TEAR Groups: The First Year

TEAR’s small groups are gatherings of people who are passionate about and committed to praying, living, learning, giving, and advocating for God’s Tomorrow…

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

TEAR visits a youth group near you

This year TEAR has been privileged to have a group of young South Australians volunteer with us to run simulation games in youth groups across the Adelaide metropolitan area…

SA 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 TAS (view all)

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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)

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

Surrender 2017 - Save the Date

Save the date! SURRENDER:17 – Embodying The Way  – 24-26th March 2017, Belgrave Heights Convention Centre TEAR is a proud partner of SURRENDER – a conference, message and network that for more than a decade has inspired Christians across Australia to follow Jesus’ call to the margins…

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)

TEAR Launch 2017

Calling All, TEAR Group members, TEAR Reps and Ambassadors,   You’re invited to a special night of inspiration and equipping at the beginning of 2017 as together as followers of Christ, we renew our commitment to justice…

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 Phil Croot (0418 243 680 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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