TRAIN

Where is God leading you in the future?
Start on your training pathway with GLO Ministries

CrossConnect is more than a college, it is a discipleship training community made up of followers of Jesus who are committed to the task of developing multiplying disciples of Jesus through all of life. At the heart of CrossConnect are seven vital components that are integrated across the CrossConnect discipleship training community.
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KNOW

Theology is just a great way to “know God” or to “study the Bible”, but it is always a means to greater things.

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BE

Becoming more like Christ. This is a journey that is designed to help us to be more like what we want others to be.

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DO

Practical ministry doesn’t mean serving in a youth group or preaching these are just tools to help the greater purpose of helping to move people in their discipleship journey.

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LIFE ON LIFE

Life that is lived up close so that we are visible and accessible to one another, so that others can gently peel back the layers and join us in our restoration.

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LIFE IN COMMUNITY

Biblically Discipleship occurs in community. Jesus’s way of discipleship cannot happen in one-on-one meetings alone. The church is Jesus’s body. It has many parts, so it takes many of us committed to each other’s development to become more like Jesus.

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LIFE ON MISSION

The best training for mission happens while on mission people develop practical skills by experiencing them and trying them.

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LIFE PRIORITIES

The goal here is to land on a small number of God-given priorities that we see as foundational throughout all of Scripture that can become the foundation for our daily lives.

Find out more about this course that could change your life

A one-year, tailored program that takes discipleship
to a deeper level
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Part-time study

Theological study that will take you deeper into God’s word, at a pace you can sustain
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Ministry

Hands-on ministry involvement that will develop your skills for service
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Mentoring support

Stay connected with a mentor for support, encouragement and accountability
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Part-time work

Helps pay the bills

Want to take it deeper in your local church

with a tailored CrossWork course?

A course that makes you fit and ready for cross-cultural missions service

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A 6 - 12 month residential course

Living in community with others looking toward cross-cultural ministry

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Bible knowledge

Go deep into God’s word and prepare yourself for ministry
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Practical skills training

Practical training in the unique skillset that Cross-cultural missions work requires.
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Missions focused

Training is aimed at those passionate about serving God in a cross-cultural setting, and includes one or more Short Term Mission trips

Looking to move out of your comfort zone

and take the good news to others?

A high quality English language training program

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Spiritual

Encouraging every student to grow closer to Jesus Christ
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Relational

Facilitating the development of meaningful relationships with Australians and Australian churches
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Missional

Discovering and developing mission-minded people for ministry
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Cultural

Equipping students to develop culturally appropriate relationships with Australians and westerners

FAQ

We would love to answer any questions you have about GLO Ministries or our training at GLO College of Ministries

So feel free to contact us. Here are a few questions you may be interested in.

Can I get Austudy?

No. Although some of our courses are government accredited, they are not currently listed as eligible for Austudy / Abstudy.

Who is GLO?

GLO started as Gospel Literature Outreach in 1965, sending teams worldwide for tract distribution. Over the years GLO’s focus has expanded to include many more facets of discipleship. Read more about GLO.

What denomination is GLO?

GLO was started amongst the Christian Brethren churces (AKA Christian Community Churches). Want to know what we believe? Read our doctrinal statement.

Where is the course held?

Each course is different. Most of our courses are run in Riverstone, Sydney. See each course website for more information.

GLO Ministries is working all over the world,

discovering mission-minded men and women, and

discipling and deploying them to serve all over the world.