Church Renewal

Associate Pastor for CityReach Oakden Adelaide

CityReach Oaken in Adelaide have a new position opening for an Associate Pastor – Real Life Groups and Newcomers.

CityReach exists to bring glory to God and Joy to the city by planting churches that make disciples who live out their new identity through community on mission.

The Associate Pastor of Real Life Groups and Newcomers will be passionate about seeing new people connect into the life of CityReach and grow in their faith towards maturity as a disciple of Jesus.

This person will have a genuine passion to develop a network of gospel centred communities that disciple our people to live out their new identity through community on mission, they will:

  • Support and champion the Reach 10 vision of the church
  • Lead, build and equip the CityReach small group ministry, which currently has approximately 26 small groups and needs to expand to meet the needs of the congregation.
  • Create, champion and lead the newcomer integration strategies of CityReach including the Starting Point ministry and follow up of visitors and new members.  

To enquire about the position, contact Nathan Webster at CityReach by email NathanW@CityReach.com.au or by phone on (08) 8369 1000.

Gospel-Centered Coaching

Planting a church or leading a church is a challenging task. City to City Australia is committed to supporting people in their journey as a leader and in this task. To do this we provide coaches. Coaches are trained in gospel-centered coaching based on the insights from the Gospel Coach.

This is what one of our trained coaches had to say about the coach training:

"I found the City to City coach training a delightful mix of applied gospel theology, pastoral skills, memorable coaching 'handles' and practical real life training with feedback. For the last two years I have been enriched in my own ministry by monthly coaching of a church planter. I look forward to these regular coaching moments as spiritually invigorating yet stretching collaboration in fresh church planting activity on the ground. I am invariably refreshed for my own ministry through this close partnership with a much younger gospel comrade in another city."
– Paul Winch, AFES Campus Director, UTS Credo, Sydney

Find out more on the Coaching page of our website.

If you are interested in having a gospel-centered coach or in learning how to coach, contact us at coaching@citytocityaustralia.org.au

Two ways to be precise in applying grace

Two ways to be precise in applying grace

What does it take to reach people’s hearts with the grace of the gospel — so that by the power of the Spirit we see genuine life change?

Last week (on June 1, 2017), 45 women and men from a range of ministry backgrounds converged at Melbourne’s Ridley College to workshop this question over the course of a morning together...

Everyday Discipleship

On Monday 3 April, City to City Australia had the privilege of hosting a workshop led by Todd Morr on Everyday Discipleship. Todd, who is one of the leaders of the Saturate program associated with the Soma Family of Churches, took us through the dynamics of missional communities in the local church and how mission, church and the fellowship of believers combine to offer a vibrant means of reaching out to those who are outside of Christ. The key message is that being called to Christ means my discipleship, including my outreach, is best expressed as part of a community and not as a lone believer.

 Todd Morr shares his thoughts on missional communities with members of City to City Australia's network of churches.

Todd Morr shares his thoughts on missional communities with members of City to City Australia's network of churches.

City to City Australia hopes to work more closely with the Soma Family of Churches in the future. More details to come. 

(To learn more about how the Soma family see everyday discipleship, watch the video below from Jeff Vanderstelt, another one of Soma's leaders.)