Mat and Shannon

Serving in Outback Australia

Mat and Shannon Anderson and their four children Beth, Peter, Caleb and Samuel have served in Outback Australia since 2018.

They live in Kalkarindji and are learning from the Warlpiri people in the Tanami Desert. Relationships are the key to ministry in communities so each day and week look quite different, building strong relationships as opportunities arise. Leadership Training Camps and one-on-one discipleship are staples of their work.

In 2023 they moved to Kalkarindji, serving in Kalkarindji and Lajamanu, eight hours north of Yuendumu and five hours west of Katherine. They are looking forward to building on the foundations of cultural learning and expanding that with learning about the Gurindji language and culture.

Through living alongside First Nations people, learning from each other and growing in their obedience to God and His word, Mat and Shannon are passionate about seeing vibrant faith communities following Jesus in their own distinctive ways.

Your partnership with Shannon and Mat means they can continue serving God in Outback Australia. Thank you for your faithful prayers, sacrificial giving and active encouragement.

Through their day-to-day life, Jean-Claude and Joyce are engaging with people wholistically, responding to their spiritual and physical needs.

Jean-Claude and Joyce share a passionate love for God and people and desire to see the Yawo follow Jesus within their cultural context. They are building relationships with their Yawo neighbours and investing in their culture and language learning with a local language nurturer so they can effectively communicate with their Yawo friends.

They are grateful for the prayers and financial support they receive as they actively seek to build meaningful relationships amongst the Yawo and see communities transformed as they follow Jesus in ways that make sense to them.

Ministry projects in Outback Australia

Learn about how God is using Shannon, Mat and the team in Outback Australia through these life transforming projects.

Partner with Mat and Shannon and share the good news of Jesus in Outback Australia.

Your gifts will help fund their living and ministry costs. These include:
Children’s Education $3,000
Health $2,000
Travel $10,000
Culture and Language learning $5,000

Please note:
Gifts to Jean-Claude and Joyce are NOT TAX DEDUCTIBLE.

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