Fulfilling the great commission by raising Christ-centred disciples to plant vibrant biblical churches in Australia and all over the world

Core Values

We are Christ-centred, Holy Spirit empowered, Bible based and covenantal people; a life-enriching community, who are vision driven disciple makers, leadership trainers and church planters who belong to an apostolic movement.

Christ Centered

Christ is central to who we are and what we do. We are passionate about our relationship with Christ; submitting to His Lordship and in growing to be like Christ.

We believe Christ is central to who we are and what we do. This applies to each believer and the church as a whole. All that we are and all that we do is for His glory. We are committed to helping our members develop an intimate and meaningful relationship with Christ through prayer; a relationship that leads to hope, purpose and fulfilment. We emphasise the importance of submission to His Lordship under which members discover the awesome impact of letting God and His will be our first priority. As we live out our Christian life as God intends, we become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ. [Colossians 1:17, Ephesians 1:22-23, Ephesians 4:13, Philippians 3:10, Matthew 6:33]

Holy Spirit Empowered

We are led by the Spirit and live by Him. We are filled with the Spirit and are empowered by Him to operate in the gifts of the Spirit.

We believe in the importance of being Spirit-filled and Spirit-led. We emphasise reliance on the Holy Spirit in every facet of our personal and church life. It is through the God’s Spirit that life transformation occurs and every spiritual gift mentioned in God’s Word can be and should be manifested today. Thus, we encourage every member to experience the fullness of the Holy Spirit and be empowered to expand His kingdom. It is also the Holy Spirit that reveals Christ to us and leads us. [Zechariah 4:6, Acts 1:8, Galatians 5:16-18, Romans 12:6-8, 1 Corinthians 12]

Bible Based

We are a Bible-believing, Bible-based and Bible-teaching church. The Bible is foundational authority for faith and practice. We emphasise expository preaching and sound practical teaching for life transformation and meeting needs.

We believe our faith and practice as Christians is founded and built upon biblical principles. We emphasise expository preaching and balanced comprehensive teaching so that our members may understand, live out and mature in the Christian life as God intended. Anointed expository preaching allows God’s Word to be expounded in a balanced and complete manner within its proper context to bring about life transformation. We are committed to developing a wide range of relevant teaching programmes to meet the needs of the members in the areas of Bible knowledge, Christian living and ministry. [2 Timothy 3:16-17, Nehemiah 8:8, 2 Timothy 2:15, James 1:22]

Covenantal Relationships

God is the loving Supreme Creator who seeks a covenantal people. We are to relate in a covenantal fashion to Him and with one another.

We believe that God is a covenantal God. He seeks people who are committed to Him and His purpose, and with one another. We believe an appropriate response to God’s covenant involves loving, honouring and worshipping Him above all else. This flows from our belief that God is the Supreme Creator and has planned all things in His good will. God is love and He desires to form an eternal family among whom He will dwell. We seek to develop covenantal relationships among believers through committing to love and build up one another. We are committed to forgive one another, resolve differences and reconcile relationships resulting in a deeper bond in unity. [Genesis 1:1, Daniel 10:21, Ephesians 1:3-10, Hebrews 1:1-4, Revelation 5:1-5, 10:1-7, Exodus 20:3, Psalm 96:9, 1 John 4:13-21, Revelation 21:1-7, Matthew 6:9-13]

Enriching Community Life

We are committed to being a life-enriching community. An authentic community that enthusiastically enfolds people of all cultures with unconditional love and reaching peoples by being relevant and meeting needs holistically.

We believe the church is a life-enriching community. We are committed to building an authentic and biblical community that unconditionally loves and effectively enfolds people of all cultures and backgrounds. We seek to create an encouraging community that supports each other towards their fullest potential. We seek to create a caring community where help, concern, sharing and fellowship are naturally expressed out of a sincere love and commitment towards one another. We seek to create a place of healing for the wounded and rest for the weary. Our cell church provides small groups that are an ideal environment to foster such a sense of community as our ministries seek to meet different needs. We seek to be relevant to the diverse people groups in our city, serving their needs holistically and effectively touching their lives for Christ. [Galatians 6:2, 10, Acts 2:42-46].

Vision Driven

We are passionate about fulfilling the Great Commission by raising Christ-centred disciples and planting vibrant biblical churches in all nations that will impact every sphere of human endeavour.

We believe in the importance of a God given, biblical vision that requires nothing less than our obedience to fulfilling the entirety of God’s vision for the church. We are passionate with the vision to fulfil the Great Commission by raising Christ-centred disciples to plant vibrant biblical churches within every area of all nations in the world. The vision also includes impacting our society in every sphere of human endeavour for Christ. We believe that such a vision is inspiring, exciting, challenging and God-honouring. Every member is encouraged to develop a personal God-sized vision. [Proverbs 29:18, Habakkuk 2:2, Matthew 28:19-20, Isaiah 2:2]

Disciple Making

We are dedicated to developing and multiplying fully devoted disciples with Christ-like attitudes, values and Kingdom-focussed lifestyles. Disciples that are passionate about Jesus, people and the Great Commission.

We believe the core command of the Great Commission is to make Disciples of Christ. We aim to raise disciples who are passionate for God, people and the Great Commission. We aim to raise disciples who continually grow in Christ-like attitudes, values and Kingdom-focused lifestyle. We aim to nurture disciples who follow the example of Christ in humility, are submissive in attitude and sacrificial in service. We aim to make disciples who choose to submit their lives and desires to God, as shown by our respect and submission to God’s Word, our leaders and one another. Zealous people, who live holy lives, are full of faith, and desire excellence in their lives and ministry. Disciples who will in turn make more disciples. We encourage every member to be this kind of disciple. [Matthew 28:18-20, Romans 8:29, 1 Corinthians 11:1, Hebrews 13:17]

Leadership Development

We believe every member is a potential leader for God. We are committed to equipping and training to raise quality leaders to impact the world for Christ.

We believe that every Christ follower has leadership potential. We are committed to helping every member discover and realise this potential for God’s glory. To this end, we place a high priority in inspiring, equipping and empowering every member to effectively undertake the work of the ministry as well as grow in leadership. We also seek to develop whole generations of dedicated, sacrificial and godly leaders for world-changing ministry. [Matthew 9:37-38, Ephesians 4:11-13, Hebrews 13:20-21, Matthew 11:12]

Church Planting

We believe that every believer has a part to play in reaching our communities and every nation with the Gospel. Our world missions strategy is to plant vibrant biblical churches in every nation.

We are committed to help every person experience the privilege of a life-changing personal relationship under the Lordship of Jesus. As part of this, we are committed to empowering members to share their faith and impact their communities. We believe that every believer has a part to play in world-missions. We also believe the church is God’s key vehicle to expand His kingdom. Therefore, our world-missions strategy is to plant vibrant biblical churches in every nation of the world that will permeate through their entire nation by multiplying local churches. The intention of every church is to reach their community, nation and every ethnic group of the world. [Isaiah 52:7, Luke 4:18-19, Ephesians 3:10]

Apostolic Oriented

We believe God uses five-fold ministries: apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers to mature the Church to the fullest extent. We believe apostolic movements are God’s plan for the end-time Church.

We believe that God uses the five-fold ministry of apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers to mature the Church to the fullest extent.  An apostolic movement incorporating the five-fold ministry is God’s plan for the end-time Church. We believe that apostolic movements are a critical component of the new structures God is establishing in His Church to contain the new things that God is outpouring. Thus, we seek to function in the fullness of the five-fold ministries and to raise whole generations of five-fold ministers. [Ephesians 2:19-22, 3:2-6, 4:11-13]

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WILSON LIM

Pastor Wilson Lim is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church in Brisbane and also serves as an Elder with Hope International Ministries. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Pastor Wilson also serves on the Board of a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.  He travels extensively to minister to HIM churches in different parts of the world.

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SIMON ENG

Pastor Simon Eng graduated as a Civil Engineer from Melbourne, Australia. In 1992, together with a team, they pioneered Hope Kuching and the church has successfully produced many leaders and pioneers to this day. In 2001, Pastor Simon and family moved back to Kuala Lumpur to be the Senior Pastor of Hope Kuala Lumpur. Pastor Simon is currently also the President of Hope International Ministries. He travels extensively to minister to various regional churches of Hope. He loves to build God’s people and is actively serving to fulfill God’s Great Commission.

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RAVI SUNDAR

Rev. D. Ravi Sundar is a leader with zeal, committed to God-given vision and founded Shalom Church in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in the year 2001. Pastor Ravi is a well-known and well-respected preacher who has traveled to over 16 nations declaring the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ in Churches, sharing principles of leadership at Seminars, encouraging pastors conducting prayer drives and planted 76 churches across the countries Sri Lanka, Fiji and Philippines.

A shepherd at heart, he identifies and understands the challenges of pastoral ministry and makes every effort to uplift pastors and their families. He strongly believes that Church must make an impact on society. The ministry of Pastor Ravi reaches to thousands of people across India and his messages are a blessing to the sick, the brokenhearted and to those who are helpless.

 

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NORMAL PRICING

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth (13 - 17 years) / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $149

QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA

Adults - $179
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $159
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $179

What's included?

  • A cup of freshly brew coffee
  • All meals provided (3 lunches & 2 dinners)
  • Refreshments
  • Special demographic sphere sessions for families, working adults, uni students and youth.

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PART-TIME

All Part-Time Registrations

1. 1 x full-day - $60
2. 2 x night sessions - $60
3. 1 x full-day + 2 x night sessions - $110

**No meal provided for part-time registration

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KIDS CONFERENCE

PRICE

$15 (without meal)
$55 (with 3 lunches and 2 dinners)

Kids conference is a fun, safe and action-packed program with music, bible-teaching lessons and games for children, which runs concurrently with all sessions at Oceania Convention. This conference is for children from Prep – Grade 6.

PROGRAM

5 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Session 1 (Worship & Bible Lesson)
10:40 / Morning Tea
11:00 / Lunch
13:00 / Session 3 & Outdoor Fun
15:00 / Finish
18:00 / Night Session 1 & Movie Night
20:30 / Finish

7 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Worship with main congregation
9:45 / Back in Room
10:15 / Morning Tea
10:45 / Session 7, Wrap Up, Prayer and Soaking
12:00 / Finish

6 JULY
8:45 / Sign in
9:00 / Session 4 (Worship & Bible Lesson)
10:40 / Morning Tea
11:00 / Session 5
12:00 / Lunch
13:30 / Session 6, Talent Time
14:45 / Finish
18:00 / Night Session 2, Camp Fire & Showtime
20:30 / Finish

Photographs will be taken at the Kids’ Conference. Please advise the conference organiser or the photographer on the day if you do not wish for your photo to be taken.

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PROGRAM

Thursday, 5 July

Registration: 8:30am
Session 1: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 2: 11:00am
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:00pm
Free Time: 3:00pm
Dinner: 4:00pm
Session 3: 6:00pm

Saturday, 7 July

Session 7: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 8: 11:20am
Closing: 12:05pm
Lunch: 12:20pm

Friday, 6 July

Session 4: 9:00am
Break: 10:40am
Session 5: 11:00am (demographic spheres)
Lunch: 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions: 1:30pm (optional)
Free Time: 2:45pm
Dinner: 4:00pm
Session 6: 6:00pm (Missions)

(Schedule is subject to change)

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Breakout & Demographics Spheres

This session is to provide the avenue for people who are passionate about living out love on a particular frontline, to come together and exchange practical ideas of doing it personally or together.

Day 1 / Breakout Topics

/ Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviour: To encourage & inspire parents to live and love from God’s perspective through every season of parenting.

/ Swimming Against The Tide: To inspire youth to live out who God calls them to be, in the midst of pressures and expectations of who the world that tells them they should be.

/ Sharing Hope in Crisis: To shed light of God’s heart for people in dealing with crisis in life (could be day-to-day life events). To learn how we can be the hands and feet to bring hope into the situation.

/ Simplify Your Life for the Gospel: To inspire the church to live a life uncompromised and worthy of the gospel on a daily basis. To challenge people to drop the ‘baggage’ hindering them to soar in faith.

/ Apologetics (Evidence that demands a verdict): To learn to provide answers to tough questions about our Christian faith.

/ Discipling Millennnials: To equip mentors and leaders to impact to the millennial generation while still being relevant to them.

/ How to develop leadership skills for life: To encourage people and provide tips on how to be a good steward and learn to lead in life (outside the church).

Day 2 / Demographic Spheres

/ Married Couples: Getting Real about Marriage

/ Working Adults: God at Work, 9 to 5 Window, Thank God it's Monday!

/ Students: Living in God's Mission Field

/ Youth: Outlive Your Life, Maximise the Moment

Day 2 / Breakout Topics (Optional)

/ I want to communicate God's Word to others in a helpful way

/ I want to finance God's kingdom (working adults)

/ I want to raise godly children (families)

/ I want to reach out to my colleagues (working adults)

/ I want to reach out to my parents/siblings

/ I want to reach out through the creative arts

/ Developing An Effective Worship Team In Your Local Church (BY INVITATION ONLY): Today, there is a greater need in training and equipping worship ministers more than there was decades ago! More and more churches across the globe have now thrived to become excellent and creative in worship that honours our creative God. This breakout session will highlight some key elements in building and developing worship leaders & team in your local church. With a panel of key worship ministry members from Hope Singapore, we will discuss some practical ways that help equip your worship ministers effectively for the task at hand.

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TRAVEL & ACCOMODATION

Hotels

Robertson Gardens
Calamvale Hotel
AirBnB
Quest Eight Mile Plains

**Discount available at Quest Apartments - use discount code HOPE.

Interstate Delegates

Please book your flights to leave Brisbane after 5pm.

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Pre-School Program

We understand that it can be challenging for parents with tiny tots to attend a full-day conference. Therefore, in this conference, we will be providing preschool daytime program for children from 2 years old to pre-prep. So that the parents can enjoy the conference while the little ones are taken care by our wonderful volunteers.

Share Your Story

Sharing your story is simply telling what God has done in your life. Your story is a gift from God to bless others.

We love to celebrate every story we receive and we always look for opportunities to share what God is doing in the lives of people at Hope through events, social media, and online.

Whether you’ve been with us since day one or just joined us recently, we want to hear your story! If you need help putting your story into words, try this simple step-by-step writing guide.

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FAQ

How do I register for the conference?
You can register here

What does the conference fee covered?
The ticket include the participation in Oceania Convention 2018, material needed for the conference, 5 meals and 1 free coffee from our lovely barista!

Are meals provided during OC2018?
You will receive 2 morning teas, 3 lunches and 2 dinners. Due to a wide range of food allergies and dietary restrictions, we are unable to accommodate special requests regarding meals. However, once meal has been served to delegates, anyone needing to purchase other food will be released to do so.

Where can I find the conference schedule?
Please visit our full conference program here [insert program link]

How can I register for breakout session?
No pre-registration required for all the breakout sessions. Sessions pass will be available each morning to be pick-up by delegates. Please note that there is a capacity limit for each breakout session. It is delegate’s responsibility to make sure that they get into their desired breakout session.

Is there a part-time registration?
Yes, we do offer a range of part-time registration package. You can refer to our part-time registration details for the pricing. Please note that the registration is only available after 31st May.

Can my kids come to conference?
Yes definitely! To make it possible for parents with tiny tots to engage and enjoy the conference, we are providing a preschool daytime program for children from 2 years old to pre-prep. We’ll do our best to care for and love on your little ones! We also have Kids Conference available for children from pre-school to Grade 6.

How do I organise accommodation?
If you book through Quest Eight Mile Plain, you can receive a discount rate by entering the promo code “HOPE”. Otherwise, you can visit our Travel & Accomodation [Insert link] for other options.

Can I transfer my registration to another person?
Please note that tickets purchased for Oceania Convention 2018 are non-refundable. Tickets are transferable to another individual at any time. We thank you in advance for not asking for exceptions.

Can I cancelled my registration?
Please note that tickets purchased for OC2018 are non-refundable. Tickets are transferable to another individual at any time. If you wish to do that, please contact [email protected] We thank you in advance for not asking for exceptions.

How do I contact OC2018 if I have a question about my purchase?
Please kindly email [email protected]

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