Mark Barry

Mark is husband to Lucy and father of Sam and Naomi and came to Christ at the Uni of NSW. He has worked as an architect, coordinated conferences for the Ministry Training Strategy and has studied at Moore Theological College. Mark joined AFES to help coordinate their training events and resources. This role includes overseeing the National Apprentice Conference and the National Training Event, as well as developing resources and publications, such as the SALT and THRIVE magazines.
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NEWS & BLOGS

25 Words

Less than 2 in 10!Here’s a pretty depressing stat: less than two out of every ten Australian Christians are reading the Bible each day. Our lives are only getting busier, our stresses heavier and our attention spans shorter with SMS, Facebook and 140-character tweets. So how can we read a book of over 700,000 words?!...

The CROSS that divides

My first experience of sharing the gospel at uni sticks with me to this day. I remember talking to this Buddhist guy about how awesome it was that God became a man and died on the cross for us. I thought I did an OK job. I even drew some pictures. But when I had finished, his response was pretty blunt:'A God who gets...

PORN / 10 things you need to know

Ten things you need to know about porn: PORN is big business. Porn is a multi-billion-dollar, global industry that continues to grow and become more and more mainstream.PORN is not a victimless crime. Just by looking at porn, you are turning creatures created in God’s image, into objects for...

Making the Most of NTE Mission

NTE is a pretty epic conference. Not just because it’s held at an EPIC site (ha ha). But because it’s both a training conference for mission AND a mission packaged together. NTE captures what AFES is all about. It’s about training students in understanding and communicating the Bible, and then sending...

NTE: 5 reasons to go!

Standard regos for NTE close in a week. So it’s time to get serious. Here’s five reasons why you should stop putting off the decision and sign up now!1) You will be spurred on to glorify JesusThis conference exists to spur you (and the rest of the fellowship) on to transform Australia and the world through radical,...