Gospel Nomads orientation week

19-24 March 2024

Cost: $350 per individual or $500 per couple (for a full year membership*)

This week long event provides practical apologetics and evangelism training that can be applied on your Nomad travels. It is also a great opportunity to connect with other Nomads, encourage each other in Gospel work, and share opportunities to serve whilst on the road.

Registrations for the 2024 Nomads Network are now open. Click the registration link above to secure your place in the Network and at the March training event.

*The cost for a full year of membership in the Nomads Network includes:

  • Training and orientation week at the start of the year
  • An invitation to attend the ANZAC Day Service in Beltana SA
  • Open invitation to camp at New Dunesk whenever you are passing by
  • Ongoing connection with other Network members and our Nomad Coach throughout the year
  • Assistance from our Nomad coach to help you hone your skills in evangelism, discipling and pastoral care
  • Reconnect weekend of camping at New Dunesk at the end of the year.

2024 Event Speaker

David Burke

David Burke is an adjunct lecturer (church history, applied theology, pastoral practice) and research fellow (cross-cultural studies) at Christ College, Sydney. David was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1979 and has a long background in pastoral and educational work in Australia and S.E. Asia. He taught at Christ College part time from 1981-1999 and was on the full-time staff from 2011 to 2019. David is involved in several majority-world ministry training projects. David is married to Glenda, with whom he has an adult family.


Tues 19thWed 20thThurs 21stFri 22ndSat 23rdSun 24th
8:00BreakfastBreakfastBreakfastPancake Breakfast
8:30DevotionsDevotionsDevotionsDevotionsChurch at Griffith Presbyterian Church
9:00 – 10:30Session: God’s mission, our mission
(David Burke)
Session 1: Defending the faith
(David Burke)
Session: Online resources
(David Hawken)
Session: Pray for our nation
(Stuart Bonnington)
10:30Morning teaMorning teaMorning teaMorning teaMorning tea
11:00 – 12:30Session 1: The Christian Faith
(David Burke)
Session 2: Defending the faith
(David Burke)
Outing to ArdlethanPIM and New Dunesk
(Stuart Bonnington)
13:30 – 15:00Arrival & setupSession 2: The Christian Faith
(David Burke)
Session 3: Defending the faith
(David Burke)
Session: Caring for and pastoring people
(David Hawken)
Session: Serving week to week
(David Burke)
15:00Afternoon teaAfternoon teaAfternoon teaAfternoon teaAfternoon tea
15:30 – 17:30Free TimeFree TimeFree TimeFree Time
17:30BBQ Dinner (supplied)DinnerDinnerDinnerDinnerDinner
18:30Evening Free TimeEvening Free TimeEvening Free TimeEvening Free TimeSending out
(David Burke)

Further information on the 2024 Nomad Network Orientation week will be released shortly.

The PIM Nomads Network encourages and equips participants to use their Nomad travels for God’s glory. For more information on the Nomads Network click here, or email [email protected] or call 0438 868 964.