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Fred Nile

Fred Nile (1934 – ) Christian politician
nile“In response to the wishes of more than 200 000 New South Wales citizens who voted for me, in this House I pledge myself to carry out the immediate objectives, so far as I can, of our independent citizens group with the help of God and the assistance of Members of both Houses.”

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Owen Shelley

Owen Shelley (1927 – 2014) evangelist and author
shelleyOwen Shelley was still working on his latest project, updating the A to Z of Ministry with Children, the night before he died.

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YouTube with many stories

youtubeYouTube videos have been produced covering many of Australia’s influential Christians

 

 

 

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James Duffecy

James Duffecy (1912 – 1983) evangelist and author
duffecy1At the outbreak of World War Two, Open Air Campaigners began welfare work in the military camps. Duffecy served at Largs, Greta, Rutherford and Bathurst camps. After the war Duffecy found his real life’s work, preaching Christ in the open air. Equipped with strong voice, pleasant personality, tenacious spirit and well-equipped gospel van he began daily visits to the Sydney water front, as well as lunch-hour factory meetings, boldly presenting Jesus Christ.

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Edward Field

Edward Field (1855 – 1928) barrister and founder of Open Air Campaigners
edward-fieldA Sydney-based barrister commenced in 1892, what was to become a world-wide movement – Open Air Campaigners.

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Wallace Guilford

Wallace Guilford (1896 – 1988)  open air and children’s evangelist
img07Guilford was widely regarded as the foremost children’s evangelist in Australia. His main publication, Winning the Children to Christ (Sydney, 1949) reached three editions and was widely influential. Always a pioneer in the use of visual aids, Guilford recognised the unique opportunities opened up by radio and television. In 1967 he and some friends commenced Bible Radio Productions.
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Robert Gordon

Robert Gordon  (1888 – 1971) Sydney evangelist
Working mainly in Sydney and NSW, his ministry at city parks, factories and Sunday evening city meetings will long be remembered. Crowds of fifteen hundred miners would surround the wagon for hours as he preached to them during depression days on the Newcastle coalfields. Thousands were converted under his unique ministry.

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