to Sep 9

Melbourne - Anglican Future Conference: Grace and Truth in Uncertain Times

  • Planetshakers Church Melbourne (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I will be presenting a couple of seminars.

On Thursday:

Workplace Mission Network

This network will look at initiatives in churches, marketplace ministries, theological colleges and by individuals to equip workplace Christians. We will share ideas and resources. Mark Greene points out that Christians spend 98% of their time outside of the church context. What do they need to be effective on their frontlines?

On Friday or Saturday (tbc):

Work as Worship

How can workplaces be the 'next great missionfield of the church' (Billy Graham)? How can workplace Christians be prepared so that their faith flourishes at work? This workshop will be a biblical exploration of how work can be a means of worshipping God. It will collect and stimulate ideas for how the church gathered can be a time of equipping for the church scattered Monday to Friday. Take your faith to work and bring your faith to life.

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9:30 AM09:30

Brisbane – Business un-Limited: Unlocking Big Ideas from a Big God.

Christian Heritage College's annual gathering of business leaders, academics and students to discuss and share great stories of Christian business. This year's Conference theme is "Business Un-Limited - unlocking Big Ideas from a Big God". Speakers include:

Kara Martin - author of Workship 1 & 2, Project Leader for Seed and Lecturer at Mary Andrews College

Phil Cave - investor, philanthropist, car enthusiast, billionaire

Peter King AO - Peter is the Chairman of World Vision Australia and Opportunity International

Martin Upton – Martin is the founder and Managing Director of ifeelgood 24/7 Health Clubs

Michael Oon – Michael was Global Business Manager for Orica, Food Ingredients Division, and General Manager for MPS Australia

Tickets available here

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6:30 PM18:30

Melbourne Book Launch Workship 2

  • Greensborough Christian Book Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I'm really excited that the Greensborough Christian Book Centre has invited me to present at an Author Dinner, where Workship 2 will be launched. Also, that my poet friend Miriam Dale will be presenting.

Details: Author Dinner with Kara Martin author of Workship: How to use your work to Worship God, and also the book launch of her second book Workship 2: How to flourish at work
AND Miriam Dale, poet and author of The Common Condition: Poems & Prayers.
3-course Dinner, cost $30

Bookings essential: you can get tickets here

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8:30 AM08:30

Singapore – Grace at Work Marketplace Seminars

Seminar 1: Our Work as Worship
(8.30am–12.30pm, suitable for workplace Christians)

In this seminar we will look at the challenges and possibilities of worshipping God through our work. How significant is our work in God's kingdom? How can we identify as Christians in the workplace? How can we stay focused on God in our daily work?

Seminar 2: Our Calling to Work
(1.30–4.30pm, suitable for campus students and young adults)

In this seminar we will look at the place of ordinary work in God's purposes. Is our work meaningful? How can we make a difference in our workplace? What are the challenges in the transition from being a student to the workforce?

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7:00 PM19:00

Sydney - SMBC Hot Topics


with Kara Martin

Most of us spend 95% of our waking hours outside church. We work to support ourselves and others; we study; we do chores around our homes; we care for parents, children and others. How does God regard all that busy worldly activity? Do the ‘spiritual’ things please him more? Kara mentors, lectures at Mary Andrews College, and wrote a recently shortlisted book, Workship: How to Use Your Work to Worship God.

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to Mar 11

Toowoomba - ReQuip

  • St Bart's Anglican Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RE/QUIP is a three day conference for people in their 20s and 30s focussing on work, evangelism, and service. Come and be equipped for life in Christ in your workplace and community!

Including key theme talks, workshops, workship and Q&A sessions - RE/QUIP aims to engage, mobilise and equip young workers. Utilising the emerging cafe culture in Toowoomba, informal sessions over great food will generate ample opportunities to personally interact with guest speakers and peers on the challenges and opportunities for Christian young adults in the workplace, community and proclaiming The Good News.

I'll be giving the Keynote Talk on Work, running two workshops, and will be featuring on the Q&A Panel. The wonderful Natasha Moore from CPX will also be speaking.

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2:30 PM14:30

Sydney Book Launch

Come to Macquarie Chapel Presbyterian (Corner of Herring & Abuklea Roads, North Ryde)

There will be talks, a chance to workshop the good, the bad and the redeemable about work, plus free giveaways!

Books available for $18, with a chance to meet the author :-)

Registrations opening soon.

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