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A Great Place to Live – A Tough Place to Work

With 37,000 miles of shoreline and abundant natural resources, Australia has all the advantages. Enjoying a comfortable, prosperous lifestyle, Australians feel little need for dependence on God. Since a peak in 1959 shortly after a Billy Graham Crusade, church attendance has steadily declined to the extent that, even with some new church plants under way, every week there is one less church in Australia than the week before. Australian society is characterized by tolerant cultural-relativism. The most common response to any attempt to introduce people to the gospel is “if it works for you .. .”  Come and see for yourself what a great place this is, but how desolate the spiritual landscape is.

Church Planting in Adelaide

Adelaide Australia

We envision a close relationship with a core of churches committed to planting churches that will allow TEAM to provide personnel to work alongside Australian church planters.  The goal will be to recruit and train an army of church planters to plant churches beginning in Adelaide and reaching the ends of the earth.​

TEAM-Australia has already developed a number of partnerships with key Australian groups to encourage and facilitate church planting.  Some of the soil is incredibly hard but there is good soil, if you look for it.  Could God use you to help scatter some seed?

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To read about other exciting ministry initiatives in Australia click HERE.


We want to connect with you about the purposes God might have for you together with us in Australia! Browse our listing of current needs in Australia.

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Regional Member Care Coordinator_AustralAsia Australia more than 3 years

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Quick Facts

  • Australia has the greatest variety of marsupials of any country - koalas, kangaroos, platypuses, wallabies and wombats, just to name a few.

  • Australia has the largest uranium reserves in the world and is second only to China in the production of iron ore.  Australia also accounts for 90% of the world's gem quality opals.

  • The percentage of Evangelicals is only 1/3 that of the U.S.  Australia is one of only 8 countries in the world where the growth of the Evangelical population is lagging behind the growth of the general population - we are losing ground.

  • ​Australia has a population of 22,000,000 in a land area the size of the U.S. (not including Alaska).

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