Perth Family Conventions are held at Camp Wattle Grove

59 Kelvin Road, Wattle Grove W.A. 6017

All meetings are free to attend.  

There are also many stands with information on local and international Missions

and you can book meals and accommodation on site in various rooms, huts and family units.

Come and join us for a great weekend of Biblical teaching, 

for fellowship with other believers from Churches throughout W.A. and beyond, 

and to learn more about locally supported Missionaries.

Autumn Family Convention 2024

Camp Wattle Grove

59 Kelvin Road, Wattle Grove, WA 6107

19-21 April 2024

Guest Speaker: Rev Charles Price

Topic: The Surprising Ingredients of Fruitfulness

Based on the Beatitudes of Jesus in Matthew 5:1-12

A series of practical messages on the Christian life and how to live it - a progressive picture of the true Christian experience.


Friday 19 April - 7:00pm

Saturday 20 April - 10:00am, 3:00pm & 7:00pm

Sunday 21 April - 10:00am, 3:00pm & 7:00pm

All welcome. No charge to attend sessions.


Meals & accommodation can be booked online at very reasonable cost. 

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Charles Price is Minister at Large with The Peoples Church, Toronto, Canada, where he was Lead Pastor from 2001 to 2016. The weekly congregation doubled to over 4000 attending each Sunday during his time there.  Originally from England, he grew up in Herefordshire and for many years he was involved in the ministry of Capernwray Hall, a bible school, conference grounds and evangelistic center in North Lancashire.


Whilst at The Peoples Church he had an hour-long television programme, Living Truth, broadcast coast to coast in Canada each week, as well as in more than 70 other countries, in a variety of languages. He also had a daily 30 minute radio program broadcast in Canada and several other countries.


He has preached in over 100 countries on every continent and is the author of 8 books, some of which have been translated into a variety of languages.


Charles is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, cited as being for services to humanitarian need, having raised several millions of dollars through his television programme for global mission projects in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and India.


He was awarded a honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by Tyndale University in Toronto. He is married to Hilary and they have two daughters, one son, two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, six grandchildren, and their family is scattered in several parts of the world.

Perth Spring Family Convention 2023

13-15 October at Camp Wattle Grove

Guest Speaker: Dr Mike Raiter

Mike is the Director of the Centre for Biblical Preaching, an organisation that seeks to   train and equip churches around the globe in expository preaching. He is the author of a number of books.  

Mike began his career as a high school teacher in Sydney and Pakistan. He studied at Moore Theological College in Sydney,         becoming the head of the Department of Missions in 1997. On concluding his study at Moore, he returned to Pakistan to teach at the Zarephath Bible Institute. Subsequently, he worked with Church Missionary Society Australia and Interserve in Pakistan. From    2006–2011, Mike served as the principal of the Melbourne School of Theology



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28-30 April 2023

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Previous Conventions

  • Perth Spring Family Convention October 21-23 2022

    Christopher Chia

    Senior Pastor of Adam Road Presbyterian Church in Singapore

    Converted at Billy Graham Crusade in 1979 while studying in Sydney, Australia.

    Former journalist. Repented. Now preaching Good News! God has graciously

    given Chris an international ministry. He has ministered in the UK, Australia, China,

    India, Kenya, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka & Malaysia amongst others.

    His passion is being “a pastor to pastors”, “raising the Next Generation”,

    “training leaders” and “Godly marriages & families”.

    Education: B.Comm, B.Theology (Moore College), Harvard Fellow, MTh (Oxford),

    D.Min in Preaching (Gordon Conwell Seminary).

    Married with 2 children, 10 siblings, 2 dogs and a neglected terrapin. Loves nature.

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  • Perth Family Convention July 2-5 2021 -  A Jacob Story

    Dr Brian Harris is a sought after speaker, teacher, leader and writer.  A widely respected theologian, after 17 years as principal of Vose Seminary, he recently became the founding director of the AVENIR Leadership Institute, an initiative of the Carey Group committed to fostering leaders who will make a positive impact on the world. While leading the Institute, Brian continues to do some part time teaching at the Vose Campus of Morling College, is a Director of the Australian College of Theology and a Distinguished International Visiting Scholar of Spurgeon’s College, London. Brian is married to Rosemary and they recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary. They have 3 adult married children, and their two grandchildren (there is a third on the way), help to keep them nimble.

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  • Perth Spring Family Convention

    October 23-25 2020

    'Let There Be Light'

    Creation Ministries International Presents:

    'Let There Be Light: Hope In Our Secular World'

    Speakers: Dr Don Batten, Dr Mark Harwood, Phil Worts

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  • Perth Spring Family Convention

    October 18-20 2019

    'John 6 - So That You May Believe'

    PAUL GOTTHARDT I’m a Southern guy who’s found a home on the West Coast. I grew up in Savannah, Georgia where I met my wife, Brea, in the college and career class of our church. We’ve been married since 1996 and we’re blessed with two incredible daughters (Shana and Kaylee).

    God allowed me to continue my education over the years by receiving a B.A. in world religion from the University of Georgia (1998), a M.DIV in biblical languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (2003), and a PhD in Christian Counselling from Adonai University (2009).

    In early 2003, God called our family to Las Vegas to start Life Baptist Church. We arrived in Vegas in August of 2003. Less than a month later, we held our first prayer meeting with one other couple at the dining room table. After 14 months of prayerful preparation, Life Baptist Church officially launched on October 3, 2004.

    Since that time, God has grown Life into a vibrant community of more than 1,700 people. We’ve been blessed to be a part of planting 13 churches, starting a satellite campus, mentoring church planters, writing Gospel-centered resources that have been translated into 11 languages, and joining in God’s Kingdom activity around the world.

    My passion in ministry is learning, writing, and equipping people in the wonders of the Christ-life.

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  • Perth Autumn Family Convention May 3-5 2019

    'Reflections on Romans'

    ROSS CLIFFORD is the Principal of Australia's largest Seminary, Morling (NSW Baptist Theological and Bible College). 

    He grew up in Chatswood in Sydney and was converted to follow Christ at the 1959 Billy Graham Crusade at 8 years of age. He was raised in a Christian home, and his family worshipped at the Burton Street Baptist Church in the city.

    Ross has always been interested in the Law and its relationship to justice. He wondered where Jesus might do Law. He reasoned that, although lawyers are needed in the CBD, he thought Jesus might have practised in Kings Cross with the underprivileged and the colourful characters in life, where people struggle.

    Ross could see Jesus defending the defenceless and helping those who are the most vulnerable and weakest in society. He graduated from University in Law, eventually becoming a barrister practising in Kings Cross and later at Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory.

    When Ross became a Baptist Minister, he served Gymea Baptist Church in southern Sydney and is now Principal of Morling. Since he moved into Morling, a whole new fresh approach to theological learning has been introduced. Ross Clifford refers to this as sending "God's Word into God's world."

    "Morling focuses on equipping our students to go out there and help them discuss the role that following Jesus Christ can play in their lives." (extracted from an article in '')

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    'The life of a Jesus follower'

    Biographies for Vance Pitman, Travis Ogle and J Teddy Johnson can be found here

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    ADAM TYSON was born and raised in a Christian home in Georgia.

    After attending medical school, he became a physician's assistant and worked in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Savannah for four years.

    While serving in his local church, he felt an overwhelming desire to pursue the glory of God through theological training and the opportunity to serve the Lord in full-time ministry. Adam had the privilege of attending The Master's Seminary for both an M.Div. (2005) and D.Min. (2013).

    He then served for many years as an associate pastor of student ministries and outreach in Texas. Adam currently serves as the senior pastor at Placerita Bible Church located just north of Los Angeles and adjacent to The Master’s University (TMU). Adam teaches biblical counselling as an adjunct professor at TMU in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. He has a passion for expository preaching, biblical counselling, world-wide missions, and reaching the community of Santa Clarita with the gospel!


    Adam and his lovely wife, Lisa, were married in 2004, and they have been blessed with five children: Anna, Nate, Micaiah, Hudson, and Zoe. 

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  • Perth spring family convention October 13-15 2017

    Creation ministries international presents:

    'God's word: the truth and our authority in all things'

    Dr MARK HARWOOD completed his tertiary education at the University of Sydney where he received B.Sc., B.E. (Hons) and Ph.D. degrees.  

    His postgraduate studies were focused on radio telescopes and computer techniques for antenna design and measurement.

    Mark played a key role in the development of Australia’s national satellite system.

    He has now retired from the aerospace industry where he was General Manager, Strategy and Planning for the Optus satellite business.

    During his university years, Mark was something of a ‘closet Christian’ because he could not understand the basis of his faith.

    He assumed that God must have created through the processes of evolution but that idea provided no meaningful basis for Christ’s sacrificial death on the cross. But when he was confronted on the historical truth of the creation account in Genesis, he realised that those opening chapters were actually true.

    Then God’s plan of redemption finally made sense.

    He speaks passionately, both in Australia and internationally, about the scientific credibility and the Gospel relevance of the Genesis account of creation.

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