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National Christian Heritage Sunday celebrates the Gospel of Jesus Christ arriving on Australia’s shores. Australia’s first minister, Rev. Richard Johnson, arrived with the first fleet on the 20th January 1788. Then, on 3rd February 1788, Rev. Johnson held the first Christian service in Australia. This event will now be celebrated on the first Sunday in February each year. The date for 2023 will be Sunday 5th February.


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What is National Christian Heritage Sunday?
By: Dr Graham McLennan

National Christian Heritage Sunday celebrates the Gospel of Jesus Christ arriving on Australia’s shores. The date for 2023 will be Sunday 5th February.
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NCHS Board of Reference
Ps Peter Walker
Indigenous leader

Rev. Dr Peter Barnes:
Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Australia

Rev. Dr Ross Clifford:
Former President of Baptist Churches of Australia. Principal of Morling Theological College.

Commissioner James Condon:
Former Australia Eastern Territory Commander. Chairman of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting and Chairman of the Bible League for Australia and New Zealand

Ps Margaret Court:
AO, MBE Victory Life Centre WA

Tom Hallas:
YWAM Asia Pacific Director
The Gospel
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Understanding and Sharing the Gospel:
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This document has details on courses including prayer, discipleship as well as
courses for young adults.
The History of Why Nations Collapse
Every civilisation in recorded history has eventually fallen. In recent historical memory alone, China’s traditional Confucian monarchy; the Turkish Ottoman Empire; the Royal House of Iran; and the mighty Soviet Empire. All collapsed with sudden totality after allowing major problems to accumulate.
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