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We are passionate about giving Australians the opportunity to know Jesus personally. Many Aussies are interested in spiritual things, but have little desire to visit a church. So how can they get to know Jesus?

MyFriends helps everyday Christians develop a lifestyle that creates opportunities for their friends and family to discover God’s story together.

MyFriends provides a coaching community that intentionally prays, loves, cares, and shares Jesus with their non-churched friends, family, and colleagues. We’re trusting that Australians will experience Jesus and be ready to discover God’s story together, in their own communities.

Pioneered in Zurich by Campus für Christus, MyFriends is designed specifically for a post-modern, millennial, non-churched, western culture. Having been tested in Switzerland and Australia, MyFriends is bearing fruit of new believers and multiplying groups. We’re now inviting pastors, leaders, and everyday Christians to learn more about this opportunity and send thousands of Jesus’ followers into the Australian community to connect their friends to Him.

What we will be doing at the launch event?

We’re looking forward to meeting you for a fun and informal evening:

  • Hearing stories about how the MyFriends training process has helped everyday Christians share Jesus with their friends and family.
  • Introducing the MyFriends training process.
  • Answering your questions.
  • Providing opportunities to engage further with MyFriends training personally or with people in your church/organisation.

Who is this launch for?

PASTORS & LEADERS
If you’re a pastor or Christian leader who is looking for a way for your people to become disciplemakers with their friends, family, and colleagues, then this event is for you!

“EVERYDAY” CHRISTIANS
If you’re a new Christian or have been following Jesus for a long time and would like to help your friends become disciples of Jesus committed to making disciples, this event is for you!

BIBLE STUDY LEADERS
The goal of MyFriends is to form multiplying groups of Christians who are studying God’s Word together and seeking to follow Jesus. If you’re looking for a way to equip people in your group to share Jesus with their friends and family, then this event is for you!

Who is Power to Change?

Power to Change (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ Australia) is part of a global movement seeking to connect people to Jesus and each other.

Campus für Christus in Switzerland developed MyFriends training in order to reach non-churched people for Jesus in a wealthy post-Christian culture similar to Australia’s. We have been trialling MyFriends in Sydney and Melbourne over the past 6 months and have found it useful for equipping Christians in Australia to connect non-churched Aussies to Jesus and form new faith communities connected to established church congregations.

 

Speakers

Juerg Schaufelberger
Juerg SchaufelbergerCampus für Christus
Juerg has been married to Barbara for 25 years and is father of two young ladies. For the past ten years he worked in the Services Department at Dell Computers. He is a PR man and a networker who uses his talent to connect non-churchgoers with believers in a natural and non-intrusive way. Juerg lives in Switzerland where he helped develop MyFriends Training with Campus für Christus.
Ryan Sherring
Ryan SherringPower to Change
Ryan lives in Western Sydney with his wife Sarina and three children. He is a personal trainer and church planter serving with Power to Change. Ryan has a passion for connecting people to Jesus and sending them into their communities to be disciplemakers. Ryan has been trialling MyFriends in Sydney and Melbourne over the past six months.

I’m passionate about my neighbourhood and its spiritual health. MyFriends training has given me the framework, insights, and practical ways to introduce Jesus to my neighbours and a strategy that will eventually build a spiritual movement.

Suan Lee, Melbourne

MyFriends has helped me share hope and love that is found in Jesus to people in my life, in my everyday context, without fear.

Jenny, Melbourne

MyFriends has confirmed the best way to connect Aussies to Jesus is through expressions of genuine prayer, love, and care.

Norm, Melbourne

Launch Event Details

Melbourne #1

When Thursday 27th April 2017
7pm to 9:30pm
Where Clayton Church of Christ
23-25 Burton Avenue, Clayton
Cost Free

Melbourne #2

When Saturday 29th April 2017
7pm to 9:30pm
Where Clayton Church of Christ
23-25 Burton Avenue, Clayton
Cost Free

Eastern Sydney

When Wednesday 3rd May 2017
7pm to 9:30pm
Where Upperroom Resto Cafe
220 Pitt St, Sydney
Next to Wesley Mission
Cost Free

Western Sydney

When Saturday 6th May 2017
7pm to 9:30pm
Where The Salvation Army
(Greater West for Christ)
6 Colyton Rd, Minchinbury
Cost Free
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