OUR MISSION

identify

Church Army is experienced in identifying those who God has gifted to the body of Christ with a heart for evangelism.

mentor

Budding evangelists need to receive encouragement and discipleship from experienced evangelists to flourish in their role.

equip

With yearly conferences and ongoing discipleship evangelists will receive the tools & heart to serve & equip the church.

network

We're facilitating Networks around Australia for evangelists to spur one another on in their work of multiplying disciples.

Recent News

CA New Zealand – mission report

MISSION REPORT FROM CA NZ “Thanks to those who prayed for our 4 day mission in Manaia, Taranaki – it was incredible. We went door-knocking with some very nervous first timers from the local Anglican Church – and like the 72 sent out by Jesus, they returned with amazing stories! Household after household welcomed us

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Issue 100 – in print & digital

Communication from Church Army has long been hindered by the cost of printing and mailing out our Pioneer newsletter. We want every dollar to be spent on calling people to follow Jesus Christ and be his disciples. Our solution? We have just launched a monthly Pioneer Update which is free, digital and delivered via email. Please sign up online

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Gift Acceleration

We can’t make someone an evangelist and we don’t just collect or train evangelists. We prayerfully look for those given as a gift to the Church and then enable them to move towards God purposes. That is, we look for people potentially gifted as evangelists and we provide an environment that accelerates their initial development towards a healthy

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Finding Pathfinding Dissenters

Evangelists are often called Pioneers and sometimes called Pathfinding Dissenters (Gerald Arbuckle, 1993). ‘Pathfinding dissenters devise ways to bridge the gap between gospel and culture, imagining and implementing new strategies. Pathfinding dissenters are needed within the Church to critique or dissent from the conventional and ineffective wisdom of the present. Without these courageous people the

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80 year letter from CA UK leader

This letter arrived today from Mark Russell, the CEO of Church Army in the UK. CAAustralia80thGreeting Church Army is found in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Malawi, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, Vanuatu, Denmark, UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, and Australia!

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What is the Church Army?

The Church Army is a network of evangelists started in England in 1882 and established in Australia 80 years ago. Evangelists provide the church with a tender heart for lost people. Evangelists are gifts from Jesus Christ and form a central part of God’s strategy to ensure Christian churches are compassionate towards all people. VISION:

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We plan to identify and equip 300 new evangelists over the next 3 years