Our Stories

Immanuel – God With Us

Kate and I have been married since 2012. We are blessed with two healthy kids, Joshua and Lisa. We are both longtime Christians and have always committed ourselves to be active participants in the church ministry. For the last few years, however, we noticed our...

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Everything is for His Glory

I had always considered myself a religious person growing up. I was raised in a Christian family, by two faithful parents. I spent my adolescent years in the church. Up until my mid-twenties, life had been smooth, and I was able to secure admission to a doctorate...

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My Encounter with God

Today I am going to talk about a young teen, who did not wholeheartedly believe in GOD, did not listen to God’s wisdom and who would have had a life without meaning, compassion and love. My story is not some big revelation, filled with brutal challenges or barriers,...

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Seeking the Spirit

Hi Church, for those of you that do not know me, I am Aidan Poljuha. I studied Animation in Griffith University and I am a part of the LifeGroup UQ8. Today I wish to share my testimony on how, by seeking more of the Holy Spirit, I was able to encounter God more...

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The Ever-Increasing Need for God

In March 2020, I was called back to Singapore due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This disrupted my studies and my time here in Brisbane, which was a big part of my life. Back in Singapore, I could not complete my clinical placements, which put my degree on hold. Attending...

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Seeking Answers through Christ

Hi church, my name is Anthony. I am a freelance photographer and this is my story of how God has transformed my life. To give you a bit of background about my life - I grew up in a non-religious household, had no interest in converting and was quite put off by it....

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Why I Became a Mentor

I only started knowing the significance of the term mentor when I came to Hope Church in Brisbane. Prior to that, coming from a non-Christian background, getting mentored in certain aspects of life was very foreign to me, as I was very much used to figuring out things...

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God is Faithful

Back in the Year 2016, when both my wife and I were still working in Singapore (which has been our home for 7 years), we had the intention to migrate to Australia. However, we were uncertain how it would be possible as our Interior Designer profession had never been...

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Every Step in God is a Miracle

I was born into a non-Christian household. And as I grew, I lost my trust in religion to the point where I would wonder if there was even a higher power. In my silent cries, I would pray and hope that this higher power would save me, but time and time again, I was let...

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Where He Leads, He Provides

I would like to share a story of God’s providence in my time here as a student in Brisbane. I flew here for my film degree back in 2013, and upon graduation, like many students, I faced the crossroad in deciding whether to stay or to go back to my home country for...

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God is Always For Us and Never Against Us

Early last year, when COVID-19 started to spread across Australia, I was preparing for my thesis submission as part of completing my Master’s Degree. I remember clearly how aware I was of the possibility that I could be jobless. With no sort of income, an expiring...

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