Our History and the Christian Connection
It wasn’t easy carrying a Bible in the playground so Helen and her friends had pockets made in their dresses for carrying a Bible or a New Testament. When Helen was 16, the group was called ‘“The Pocket Testament League’ “and it had a membership of 60 girls, now there are over 370,000 members world-wide.
John Flynn was a Christian Missionary who created the Royal Flying Doctor Service. In this application you will learn how Flynn, by trusting God, would become one of Australia's greatest leaders.
The application features:
- Flynn's biography
- a timeline
- a twenty dollar note
- audio re-enactment of some of Flynn's statements
- and plenty more...
Making note of our Historic Flying Doctor Service
Read this article on John Flynn and the $20 dollar note.
'Women Pioneers of Australia': A/Prof Stuart Piggin
A talk given at the anniversary of the first Christian Service on Australian Soil, 3 February 2019, Richard Johnson Square, Bligh St Sydney
Catherine Hamlin - 90 years
Australian surgeon Catherine Hamlin celebrated her 90th birthday in 2014, and for most people, this would be a good enough reason to slow down.
Gladys Staines - Missionary
Read this article on Gladys Staines and her missionary service to the Indian community.
Learn more about Alfred Deakin here:
UNDERSTANDING OUR CHRISTIAN HERITAGE Volume 2
Speech on the Reverend Richard Johnson
Speech on the Reverend Richard JohnsonDownload this document to read the speech.