Introducing Macquarie Baptist Church
Our church is uniquely placed, in a culturally-diverse and beautiful part of Sydney, with close ties to a university, theological college, business park, and public housing estate, and with our eyes on the nation and the world. This is the place where Jesus calls us to trust and follow him. Our purposes are to be:
Our prayer is to grow in knowing God, ourselves and the world, by meeting in genuine community around God in his Word. How is it done?
A culture of mutual acceptance and encouragement, along with discipling and mentoring relationships.
The primary setting for training disciples, engaging in service, and opening many front doors to the church.
Bringing people together to genuinely learn, generously share and receive practical training in godly life. Enquire
Public gatherings where the message of Jesus is believed, proclaimed and celebrated. More
Our vision is to worship God in the places He has put us, through sustained good works, loving relationships and sharing the gospel of Jesus. What does it look like?
1. Good Work
Pursuing daily occupations that genuinely bless the world, gladly giving over our lives to doing all kinds of good.
Key question: What value does God place on what I do?
2. Open Homes
Opening private lives to the shaping and will of God, creating homes that welcome and bless others, especially the poor.
Key question: How does my home-life worship Jesus?
3. Jesus Talk
Framing the happenings of daily life with the self-talk of the gospel, pursuing conversations that lovingly introduce people to Jesus.
Key question: How is God’s kindness shaping my speech?
4. People Growth
Seeking spiritual growth for myself and my household, actively investing into the growth of other individuals.
Key question: For whom has God given me some spiritual responsibility?