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Act in April: Speak up for Aid with your politician

In the lead up to the Federal Budget, we are inviting you to show your support for Australian Aid by taking part in TEAR’s April Advocacy Action . It’s a great opportunity to gather a group of people from your electorate and meet with your MP to discuss how and why you want them to shape and rebuild Australian Aid.

April is a really important month in the political calendar. It’s the time when federal budget preparations are in full swing and…

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Act in April: Speak up for Aid with your politician

Release! TEAR WA Seeds of Hope Breakfast

Saturday 10 March 2018

Eat Breakfast and chat: Devotions with Richard Foster:

Hear Phil Sparrow highlight some TEAR Projects in Northern Uganda, Somalia and Afghanistan.

Watch the new “Release” dvd and resources to present this in your churches and home groups. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/release-seeds-of-hope-tear-breakfast-tickets-43082833916

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Release! TEAR WA Seeds of Hope Breakfast

Join the The Campaign for Australian Aid

Australian Aid helps people as they break down the barriers of poverty that prevent them from realising their potential and shape a better and fairer future.

You can take part in the movement to advocate for support by our politicians of more and better Australian Aid. 

The Campaign for Australian Aid is a joint initiative of the Make Poverty History and Micah Challenge coalitions for all Australians who believe we can and should do more as a…

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Join the The Campaign for Australian Aid

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

Join the Campaign

TEAR is passionate about a world where all people – and the planet – can flourish. By living life differently and speaking out for change, we can be people of hope that demonstrate God’s love for our neighbour, both local and global.

Earlier in the year TEAR were part of a global team who launched the Renew Our World campaign – bringing the global Christian Church together to take…

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Our next big advocacy moment – get involved!

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

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

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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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