Our Values

The Primacy of the gospel in AFES ministry

AFES ministry is gospel driven and arises from our personal awareness of the grace of God in salvation.

Passion for proclaiming the gospel

AFES is committed to proclaiming the gospel of Jesus because it brings honour to God.

National and International gospel concern

AFES is committed to proclaiming the gospel of Jesus to all university students across Australia and to people throughout the world.

Systematic Bible teaching

AFES is committed to teaching the whole counsel of God as revealed in the Bible.


AFES recognises its dependence on the sovereign God and so is committed to prayer.


AFES is committed to identifying and training people who will provide leadership for the Christian community and for the world.

Partnership in the cause of the gospel

AFES is committed to a partnership in Christ-like love between staff, students, graduates, churches and other supporters in living under Jesus and preaching his message.

Local Sensitivity

AFES seeks to develop methods and strategies appropriate to the particular campus, location or demographic group in which they are carried out.

Commitment to biblical unity

AFES is committed to the unity that comes through the gospel and on that basis we welcome all who are in Christ.


Doctrinal Basis