Author Archives: David & Marilyn Rowsome

About David & Marilyn Rowsome

We are missionaries to Australia through the Canberra Declaration under the umbrella of Australian Heart Ministries.

Geoff Baskett turns 100 in 2015

This is exciting news, especially for those with PNG connections.  Geoff Baskett celebrates his 100th birthday this year on 6 November 2015 🙂 Geoff served in many roles in PNG for 56 years. He is author of the much loved hymn Islands … Continue reading

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CLTC 50th Anniversary Celebrations

2015 marks 50 years since the beginning of Christian Leaders Training College in the highlands of PNG. It is a year of celebrations in PNG and around the South Pacific. The College has been honoured by this stamp issue. You can order … Continue reading

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Missions Sunday at FCF

Another happy occasion was Missions Sunday at our church. Pastor Roy & Janet Funu from the Solomon Islands were our guest speakers. I taught them at CLTC in the early 80s. They have been missionaries to Australia for 26 years. … Continue reading

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Booklet to Honour 100 Years of ANZAC

In remembrance of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli 100 years ago, we want to offer a booklet written by David called ‘Up the Track with JESUS – Reflections on KOKODA for Men.’ It was on the KOKODA Track in 1942 that the ANZAC spirit, begun at Gallipoli in 1915, was so clearly demonstrated. Continue reading

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A Word for Brisbane, Canberra and Canada – how exciting!

We were sent this word by Johnny Enlow of California that was given in March 2015. We are very excited about this as we will be in all these three places this year! Last night in a vision sequence I was … Continue reading

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PNG visitors

PNGWM (Papua New Guinea World Missions) had a team of 34 come through Brisbane for two nights on their way to Perth, Western Australia. The team included the Director, our close friend Tema Manko, and 6 missionaries who will spend two months … Continue reading

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A beautiful wedding

On 21st June 2014, Bek Palmer and Brad Harriman were united in marriage after a fairy tale-like courtship. What a wonderful occasion it was for everyone. Our church family have been praying with Bek for the right man for some … Continue reading

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Out and About!

It has been a pleasure to get out and about representing Canberra Declaration and the National Day of Prayer & Fasting and the 40 Days of Prayer & Fasting this year.

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3 Special Opportunities

It has been our great privilege to represent the Canberra Declaration and the National Day of Prayer and Fasting and 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting at 3 special places in January. 1. We journeyed up the mountain for the … Continue reading

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Producing a Good News Update

Producing a Canberra Declaration Good News Update fortnightly takes many hours. We try to base each one on a foundation of prayer.  David likes to include this in his 4-5 pm prayer walks.  We also pray each morning together about … Continue reading

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