Diverse church reports growth in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia — In three years, a Church of Christ…
“The social goals of the café include generating employment opportunities, especially for Christians, and undertaking community-oriented projects,” Tabalujan said.
The first project is fundraising for Made In The Streets, a Kenya-based ministry associated with Churches of Christ and overseen by Charles and Darlene Coulston.
Sandy Bass, another Belmore Road member, serves as the café’s full-time manager. Bass and his wife, Michelle, along with Tabalujan and his wife, Pauline, have invested “time, money and effort as part of an attempt to live out Jesus’ commands to be salt and light to the world,” Benny Tabalujan said. “It’s been wonderful to receive the prayers and support of a wide group of friends and family in this interesting journey — one not entirely devoid of fun.
Australian church members Michelle and Sandy Bass oversee the Lilydale Cafe. (PHOTO PROVIDED BY INTERSECTIONS MAGAZINE)
• Around the World, August 2017
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