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Renew Our World

At this moment in time, God is calling us to Renew Our World. A renewed tomorrow of justice, shalom and welcome. That is why we are joining with Christian organisations around the world in the Renew Our World campaign.

Renew our world is a global movement of Christians who long to see God’s world renewed. We believe that God’s intention for this world is that no one would hunger, thirst, or live in oppression. That the world God created is more…

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Renew Our World

TEAR Launch 2017

Sunday 19 February 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. More than ever, the world need courageous men and women to live with justice and compassion and TEAR is passionate about walking this journey with you.

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At our TEAR Launch 2017, the team will outline key areas of focus…

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TEAR Launch 2017

It’s Up to Us

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

Together with the Campaign for Australian Aid, we invite you to take this 60 second #UpToUs survey to have your say about the kind of world we want to live in and the role Australia should play.

Take the survey

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It’s Up to Us

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 conference invited supporters to find hope in stories of Christ-shaped lives, to see glimpses of God's Kingdom amidst a broken world and to hear the call to be transformed by this alternative reality, with a biblical and creative exploration of how, as we pray and seek for God's Kingdom…

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NSW Conference 2016 Audio

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. This award recognised work he did for Save the Children as well as his legacy work. Grant Hill (TEAR…

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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.

Download the Melbourne recording of Joel's talk.

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Leadership books, theories and courses abound in mainstream culture today, with many having a strong influence on the church and Christian organisations more broadly. But what about justice - what does it mean to be a…

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Joel Edwards on 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.

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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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