Welcome to the Praxeis web page. Thanks for visiting! We hope as you look around that you are inspired to follow Jesus, be his disciple and make disciples everywhere. Making disciples is the core of what we are about!

Praxeis are a passionate group of people committed to following Jesus. We are young and old from many races and places. We are based around Australia and in different nations. We are a missionary band, part of Jesus’ church on mission.

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Check out this blog- People of Peace

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Got questions about people of peace and why they are important?? Check out this blog by David Lawton. If you still have questions or want to learn more, shoot us an email to connect@praxeis.org.au. We would love to chat more with you.

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Finding the person of peace!

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I went to grab some lunch at a local (Croatian) club and met a 20 year old Buddhist and Cambodian (Khmer) background waitress who was open to talk about God. I invited her to join me at my table after she finished her shift (30 min later). We talked about her dreams/ambitions and I encouraged […]

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Discovery bible with non-believers

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We were asked to do a DBS with a non-believer as part of our homework for MyWorld (DMM training). I prayed that God would open up an opportunity and give me the privilege to do it. For my job, I teach ESL and throughout the term I had felt particularly drawn to three of my […]

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From non-believer to a disciple

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During a Red Frogs gathering at Deakin Residence 3 months ago, I connected with a young Malaysian guy who had recently moved to Melbourne. I sensed he was interested in Christianity so I asked him if he’d like to read the Bible with me and surely enough he was keen! Since then, we have been doing DBS […]

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Streams of living water in the waste lands

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Sometime ago God gave a promise to the Outback Connections team from Isaiah 43:18-19 “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” This we believe […]

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Lessons on making disciples from the front line

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Recently, Paula had being reaching out to a lady by the name of Amy*. Amy suffered from a lack of identity and and has huge addiction issues as a result. Paula felt led by God to ask Amy if she would like to do a DBS with her exploring stories that highlighted identity and purpose. […]

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Sharing life, chai and Jesus

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We met Annette* in our local park and struck up a spiritual conversation with her and her four sons. It seemed like we kept on bumping into this Pakistani family around our neighborhood and soon we found ourselves being invited into her home for chai. Being a muslim family, we talked about ‘Eid’ (a Muslim […]

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PRAXEIS EUROPEAN REFUGEE FINANCIAL APPEAL

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2015 Refugee appeal flyer Europe is experiencing the greatest movement of refugees since World War II. Hundreds of thousands of people are risking their lives to flee their homelands. Praxeis is not an aid organisation however we have one of our discipleship teams on the ground in Hungary. They have started prayer walking and ministering […]

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Training at the gym, training disciples!

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At the gym, I was chatting with a young Hindu guy. After sharing the Gospel with him, I asked if he would like to read Scripture and pray with me. He said that he would love to, so a couple of weeks later, we met up to read Genesis 1 and pray. After we had […]

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Prayer & Praxeis- join us!

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“We must begin to believe that God, in the mystery of prayer, has entrusted us with a force that can move the Heavenly world, and can bring its power down to earth.” Andrew Murray Prayer is the lifeblood and heartbeat of Praxeis. Prayer undergirds and overarches everything we do. Prayer forms the strong roots that […]

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“Is that how you do it? I can do that!”

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For some the concept of discipleship and what it looks like in the harvest has been difficult to understand.  On one trip recently one of our key people was struggling with this and God gave us an amazing opportunity to demonstrate what it means to share His story. We were meeting to pray for the […]

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Sharing the story of Christ

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The harvest in Blackwater has been slow but just in recent weeks the group connected with a young mum that was out of the harvest.  They spent time with her, loved her, did not judge her and read scripture with her.  The experience for the group was amazing. Everyone in that group had some input […]

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“A year ago, I was harvest but now I’m a harvest worker!”

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[Jesus] told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. – Luke 10:2 “I’m moving to Queensland!” exclaimed ‘Miriam’, “My husband has a new job there and we leave next week.” “Oh!” I replied. Dozens of different thoughts and […]

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Sevilla update and the power of prayer

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Our work to multiply disciples in Sevilla Centre continues, at the moment mainly through our house church.  Several believers who regularly gather with us, have family members who are struggling with addictions to cocaine, and last week we had an amazing time of worship and trusting in God’s restoration power as we prayed together. This week a newer […]

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Healing!

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I had injured my foot quite badly and had been limping around for two days. I found it hard to stand for much longer than 10mins at a time. The Deakin Team prayed for me and when I stood up I could walk and even jog with no pain! GOD HEALED IT! I was amazed. […]

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The new Aussie Style Church?

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Andrew from West Sydney met ‘Johnny’ at footy training about a year ago. Johnny had a court case coming up and Andrew asked if he could pray for it. This led to more spiritual conversations during and after training at the pub and Johnny shared how he sometimes visits his Mum’s spiritualist church. Andrew had […]

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Update- Open doors

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A recent connection with Rose, a Chinese lady, has been encouraging. ‘Bertie’ (an older guy who was homeless last year) has started regular DBS with Scott & one of our co-workers. Last time we met he asked if he should ‘recruit’ more men from his boarding house to join us. We believe God is at work […]

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God sets the agenda and speaks to open hearts

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God is active; He is working in the hearts of people. We look for the spiritually hungry people and ‘prepare the way for the Lord’ (Isaiah 40:3). Recently we connected with “Rose”, a Chinese lady facing some hard challenges in life. She is very open to reading the Bible together. The second time we did a […]

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What we are learning from the Primitive Methodists – Part 4

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This is the last in the series of four reflections on what we are learning from the Primitive Methodists, through Praxeis. We are learning to reach the whole nation Like the Primitive Methodists, we seek to make followers of Jesus (disciples) in the  “harvest fields” of the people of this nation. John Benton was a  […]

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What we are learning in Australia from Primitive Methodism – part 3

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  Praxeis is a movement based in Melbourne with a vision to reach the nation of Australia. Here is the third way that we are learning from the Primitive Methodists. We are learning to shout Shouting is a biblical form of worship. Many of the psalms exhort us to shout to the Lord (e.g. Psalm 100). […]

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