At the behest of William Wilberforce to British PM William Pitt, Chaplain Johnson brought the Gospel to the Aboriginal people on the First Fleet.
Next Sunday 3 Feb commemorates the first sermon preached on Australian shores from Psalm 116:12-14…
What can I offer the Lord for all he has done for me? I will lift up the cup of salvation and praise the Lord’s name for saving me. I will keep my promises to the Lord in the presence of all his people.
Let us give great thanks for the gift of salvation in Christ to all Australians from 26 Jan 1788.
You are warmly invited to read the Christian Heritage page on our Web site: http://www.airborne.org/heritage.php