REACH-South Africa recently hosted the bishop of the Diocese of North West Australia. Bishop Gary Nelson oversees one of the largest (geographically) Anglican dioceses in the world. The population, however, is sparse and widespread but the region does have many opportunities for gospel outreach. The churches are geared up to reach out to large numbers of mining contract workers as well as many seafarers who visit their ports. This region of Australia is a large export point for wheat, iron ore and other minerals.

Bishop Nelson was able to visit South Africa after a time of ministry in Uganda. He spent some time at George Whitefield College visited some of our churches and ministers in the East and West Cape regions.

The bishop also conducted training days and preached in some of our Port Elizabeth churches. It was an encouraging time of fellowship and ministry for all who attended. We look forward to continued gospel partnership with this growing evangelical Anglican diocese.


A good time of fellowship with Bishops Gary Bedderson, Gary Nelson and Alan Noble

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Training session on discipleship at E.C. Gospel Workers breakfast.

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Bishop Gary being interviewed on the local Christian radio station

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Sunday Night service at Word of Life Student Church – Port Elizabeth

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