Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF)
Leslie Nixon (1932 – 2019) Founder of Outback Patrol
Outback Patrol has more than 100 skilled dedicated volunteers in Australia, laypeople and pastor, all around the nation. These people dedicate a week or two of their annual holidays to go to remote, forgotten and disadvantaged townships too small for a Church—to big to overlook and reach the people for Jesus Christ.
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This beginning of signs did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth His glory. John 2:11.
"Rightly is Christ called the Light of the World. He has let in the light of God into a sin-darkened atmosphere, and has changed our ideas and modified our conceptions of many things. Nowhere, perhaps, is this change more remarkable than in the way He transforms the commonplace into the precious, as outlined in our Gospel for today. . . . . ."
Roper River Mission
Roper River Mission was established in 1908 by the Church Missionary Society at Mirlinbarrwarr. The Government took over the mission in 1968 and in 1988 the Yugul Mangi Community Government Council was formed and the township became known as Ngukurr.
James Japanma “Jibanyama” (1902-1962) aboriginal leader and evangelist
In 1941 James Japanma was able to engage in itinerant evangelism at the cattle stations surrounding Roper River Mission. He was an avid reader and could recite huge slabs of the Bible by heart.