The fire started in a ground floor office in the building and quickly spread, but fortunately no lives were lost.
“We lost churches, schools and hundreds of church members lost their homes.”
With COVID-19 causing chaos at the airport, ADRA Papua New Guinea emergency coordinator Willie Kunsei experienced the power of a simple prayer.
As the world adapts to changes resulting from coronavirus (COVID-19), ADRA and the Seventh-day Adventist Church are leading the way in helping people across many parts of Australia.
Vulnerable residents are being taken to Sarakata Adventist Church, which has been established by ADRA as an evacuation centre.
In amongst the chaos, people are finding refuge in the service of ADRA volunteers.
Love God. Love others. The two greatest commandments are simple, beautiful and, as Paul Rubessa explains, “joined at the hip”.
Burwood, Morphett Vale and Mt Gravatt all raised more than $10,000 each to help victims in the aftermath of the bushfires that occurred earlier this year.
Guest musicians from local Adventist churches across Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast were invited to come and sing for the cause.
Four young people made the decision to be baptised at the most well-attended NNZC Big Camp at Tui Ridge Park.