Ps Lance and I have seen God’s miraculous faithful protection, fruitfulness, and goodness over the last four years in Southern Africa during our pioneering work in Africa. We have been ministering twice a year in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and now Mozambique. Ps Lance has also ministered in Kenya, Namibia and South Africa.

Upon first embarking on our missionary journey, we were unsure of what God would do or what the ministry would look like. We continued to walk through open doors, and obey as the Lord led us by His Spirit. The open doors were the friendships that were forged from the heart and through the Holy Spirit. Everything that prospered was done in God’s love and relationship. We flourished as we came into agreement with His love. We struggled when we operated outside the grace and love God has for us. While we had our plans of training pastors, planting churches and discipleship, the greatest breakthroughs seem to come when God began to do a deep work in our hearts with compassion and love. God began to speak to our hearts of His love for the people. How he cares about every detail of every person in every tribe and nation.

We started falling in love with the people, so much so we adopted our first son Michael from Zambia.

God showed us that many of the pastors in Southern Africa had little to no formal Bible training. That although they made great sacrifices with great passion, they were often ‘the blind leading the blind’ (Luke 6:39). The pastors had a lot of zeal but lacked conviction according to the knowledge of biblical truth (Romans 10:2). We believed that The Lord was leading us to disciple the faithful pastors, who would then go on to be faithfully qualified to train the leaders in their church to train others (2 Tim 2:2).

The Lord also began to speak to us about the children, about nutritional sustainability, schools, medical needs and about healing people’s hearts. Many of the pastors needed training, but just as importantly they needed identity, and authentic love. From that place, we embraced and prioritised moving with the Holy Spirit’s guidance at any given time as our main strategy. Now looking back we can see God’s hand upon us, using us to serve the key leaders and pioneer new ground for Jesus and for people to find freedom in Christ.

A summary of what The Lord has achieved in Southern Africa through Lance and Belle’s ministry in the past four years:

  • Serving a network of 50 churches who have joined Hope International Ministries
  • Training over 1000 pastors in Zambia about the importance of discipleship, leadership training and character (through the Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia)
  • Trained churches to pioneer life groups within every church to increase fellowship, improve discipleship, facilitate leadership training and accelerate church planting
  • Equipping every church to apply HIM’s Core Values
  • Starting seed ‘Dream Schools’ to provide education for underprivileged children
  • Funding feeding program during Malawi’s ‘national emergency’ drought
  • Daily feeding program for children in our Dream School
  • Two pilot medical day clinics
  • Over 50 miracles of healing the deaf, back pain, blood diseases.
  • The provision for two parcels of land for transformational hubs (1 hectare in Mozambique and over 50 acres in Zambia)
  • 3 Christmas outreaches; providing toys, toiletries, and food for hundreds of families in remote villages and compounds.
  • Led a missions team (from Australia) to lend strength and encouragement to the churches.
  • Pioneered a new student ministry on campus in Zambia.

We are now seeing many of the churches in Southern Africa learning to multiply vibrant and healthy life-groups and churches that are successfully discipling their members.

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WA, NZ & International

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


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

What's included in your Registration?

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

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EARLY BIRD (ends 31/5)

WA, NZ & International

Adults / Youth / Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $124


Adults - $144
Youth (13 - 17 years) - $124
Family (2 adults plus kids under 4) - $144

What's included in your Registration?

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

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

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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: 4:45pm
Session 3: 6:00pm

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: 4:45pm
Session 6: 6:00pm (Missions)

Saturday, 7 July

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

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Interstate Delegates

Please book your flights to leave Brisbane after 5pm.

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10 + 10 =

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Breakout & Demographics Spheres

Day 1 / Breakout Topics

/ Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviour

/ Enjoying Parenting Babies

/ Handling Peer Pressure

/ Sharing Hope in Crisis

/ Speaking Truth in Love in light of Same-Sex Marriage

/ Apologetics

/ Simplify Your Life for the Gospel

/ Discipling Millennnials

Day 2 / Demographic Spheres

/ Family - Getting Real about Marriage

/ Working Adults - The Ministry of Work

/ Students - Missions at Tough Places

/ Youth - Ready to Soar at your Next Life Station

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 help someone out of addiction

/ I want to reach communities

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

/ I want to reach out through creative medium

/ I want to reach out to my parents/siblings.

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.

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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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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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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.