Closing the Gap

Dear friends,

The gap has never been wider.

Recently the church has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The distance between the average Australian and God’s Word has perhaps never been as great as today.

Add in busy lifestyles, a persuasive entertainment culture, and ‘always on’ media and you have a population who are largely questioning the very existence of God and the relevance of the church.

Yet at a time when trust in the church is at an all-time low, your faithful support of Vision will guarantee there remains a trusted, consistent and unifying force in the Australian community that will encourage and affirm people in the Christian faith.

As our culture continues to shift away from the traditional church, the importance of our mission grows!

This month we are asking for your help in a very specific way.

We currently have a gap of our own standing before us—a shortfall of funding needed to proceed with the purchase of the new building which will become the hub of everything Vision does for many decades to come.The amount we need is $455,000 by June 1st—over and above our usual operational needs.

All of us at Vision have been amazed and encouraged by what God has done already as together we have stepped out in faith to secure this important infrastructure, and right now we are asking Him to continue to move through His people to close the remaining gap.

Will you prayerfully consider a special extra gift toward this critical project?

In doing so, you will be helping create an amazing legacy as God’s Word is upheld nationwide through this significant infrastructure.

I invite you to join me in putting into practice the declaration of Psalm 78:4 NLT which says:

“We will not hide these truths from our children; we will tell the next generation about the glorious deeds of the Lord, about His power and His mighty wonders.”

Your donation will be a seed sown in good soil for future generations.

You’ll find more details about our need in our latest edition of Vision Today, or at vision.org.au/newhome

God bless,

Phil Edwards – CEO

PS Please pray as we seek God’s wisdom and direction in raising the gap in funding for the new building.

 

Recent Posts from our CEO

Remembering Bob Gass

Dear friends, When a friend goes to be with the Lord, it is a time of both sadness and joy. That is how we all feel at Vision following the passing of our dear friend Bob Gass, author of The Word for Today, who went to be with Jesus on June 5. We stand on …Read More

Uncompromising Truth

‘I love how uncompromising you are in speaking the truth of the Gospel.’ – Rachel, SA Dear friends, When you do the right thing, people notice. Even though it may not be popular, or easy, we must continue to unashamedly do the right thing—speaking the truth—because people need to hear it! Perhaps one of the …Read More

God is Still on the Move

CLEARLY, God is still on the move! It’s amazing what can happen when you step out in faith. About this time last year our board decided to negotiate for the purchase of a much needed new building, not knowing where the money would come from. As we’ve stretched our faith, we have seen so many …Read More

 

 

3 Ways to Start a Conversation About Jesus

You feel a really witty comment jump out of your mouth, you expect it to fly through the air to the sound of laughter, instead, it crashes and burns in silence.

What is God’s Purpose for Your Marriage?

What does it really mean to submit yourself to your spouse and love them the way that Christ loves His church?

 

Donate to vision

Over 80% of our income is from the freewill gifts of wonderful people just like you.
So thank you for helping. Your generous support is 'Connecting Faith to Life'.