Through His Holy Word, God has made clear His saving GraceGod's Love is big enough for the whole worldYou are the whole world to God! He loves you!Jesus died without sin, in your place for your sins!Through one man [Adam] sin came into the world (you!).




Where on earth is

Moonta, if you did not know, is 169 kilometres north of Adelaide in South Australia on the Yorke Peninsula. It is a pretty (ex-copper mining) country town of 3000 people in a wheat farming belt in low but undulating country not far from a beautiful sandy shore on a sheltered arm of the sea, called Spencer Gulf.

They say "If you haven't been to Moonta you haven't lived!" I guess if you visit by Internet that may count? Certainly if you get to know the Gospel by visiting, as I did as a visitor to Moonta 25 years ago, you will have the chance to live for eternity with Jesus!

What is our main purpose?

To glorify God through the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour,
giving continual praise and thanksgiving to His Name!

What is our vision?

1. To reach the "lost"

Our church is a growing body of people big in the faith of the Lord Jesus Christ our Messiah. At His command we are seeking those who are lost. If you don't know what "lost" is, well that's very likely what you are! You need to contact us urgently, whether you live near Moonta or you are somewhere out there on the big World Wide Web.

If you live near Moonta we are happy to visit you and your family and tell you about Jesus, or just listen to you and pray for your needs, or just bless your house or have a cuppa and get to know you. We are not pushy. We cannot "convert" anyone. Only God can do that! Who could resist? What have you got to lose?

If you are somewhere out there in the world far away write to our address below. I am happy to tell you by Email how you can be born again through that old fashioned Gospel. All I ask is that you just tell me in simple terms what have you done with Jesus Christ. Who is He really to you? Fair enough?

Click on Gospel to read a basic message. Because people have different understandings of God, even hang-ups over various things, there is often a need for a personalised message. But what we have written is something that I was never told clearly for the first 39 years of my life so I invite you to open your heart and mind and receive it.

Now rest your cursor on the pictures at the top of page to find treasure!

Let your cursor rest on the cross and read the secret!

If you turn on your sound and click "refresh" you'll find another secret!

If you open in Internet Explorer it will look better!

2. To love one another!

2. To encourage and love one another by meeting together regularly in one accord, continuing steadfastly in the Apostle's doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.


3. Not to shoot the wounded!

We are seeking to unite and heal that big hidden army of unchurched Christians who are hurt, disenchanted, broken-hearted, sick of compromise in the Church, sick of hype etc.

We want to be real to you! We have a ministry of love and compassion because we've been where you are! Why not come back and start again?


What do we believe?

We are an ecclesia or assembly called together by God of Christian born-again evangelical believers. We are fundamental Christians holding to the Apostle's Creed.

We contend and stand for the faith once delivered according to the Word of God, most reliably expressed in the Authorised Bible. We know that God is not willing that any should perish (which is agreed by most Christians to mean inhabiting hell for eternity) but that all should come to repentance and everlasting life or salvation.

We believe that salvation is not restricted to any one church or denomination or membership of any such man made body or organisation. It is restricted however to those who call upon the Name of the Son of God, the Lord Jesus Christ. There is no other name by which men may be saved. Not by good works of righteousness but by grace through faith in the substitutionary sacrifice of the Son of God in our place.

We believe that the Holy Spirit is still very much active in the Church and cannot be limited in His expression and activity by command of any man's stubborn religious spirit. The Word of God sets the guidelines for man to co-operate with the Lord the Holy Spirit, particularly that all things be done decently and in order. God gives gifts as He wills, not as man would dictate. All His promises are "Yea and Amen"! He is the same yesterday, to-day and forever but He does not rain down manna or quail anymore, nor is He required to rain down anything else that man demands! Also we must remember that without love any and all of His gifts are really in vain. So the need for fruit, of which love is pre-eminent precedes any use, not abuse, of "gifts".

We are told to occupy, (keep on about our Father's business!) until our Lord Jesus, comes again. We must be watching and praying, waiting and looking for the blessed hope of His soon return.

We identify this time not as a time of great revival but more likely one of falling away, a time of testing of those who will overcome. It is a time when false prophets and false teachers abound. Do not be taken in! Keep to the Word!

We need balance! Yes, be wary and discerning but avoid paranoia and nit-picking. Jesus warned of this in Luke 9:49 "And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us. 50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us." There is much harm done to Christians by Christians in majoring on minors (e.g. tongues or no tongues) instead of doing what Jesus commanded, "Follow Me!"

See how Jesus rebuked Peter in John 21:20 Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee? 21 Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do? 22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me." In other words mind your own business. The disciples of course missed that part but instead gossiped on the odds of John living many many years until Jesus returned!

Likewise we Christians should spend less time gossiping about and attacking other Christians and more time reaching out to unbelievers, lest they say "Who wants to be a Christian? They can't even agree amongst themselves!"

Also, remember that a sure mark of a cult is when they say "We are the only Way to Heaven!" Only our Lord Jesus Christ can and could ever say "I AM THE WAY,THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE"! Avoid being like the cults!

One more thing about our doctrine or theology. We don't know about you but as for us we can say with confidence "we don't know it all!" There is a song which says that there are some things we may not know, there are some things which are not sure, but this one thing we surely do know that we've been born again!

We are not Pentecostal, charismatic, Arminian, ecumenical or any other fancy "label" that some Christians like to use to separate themselves or to classify others! We are happy to be called "fundamental", being based on the foundation of the Rock of the Word, the written and the Living! Simple bible christians.

Take me to your leader!

Our Leader is God the Holy Ghost, who presides over our eldership. The eldership is overseen by David Craig who pastors this local church with wife Monica. We came out to Australia in 1971 from Eccles, Manchester, England.

We believe each Christian is like a tree planted by the waterside which needs to grow by receiving the Word! God's Word is fed regularly to the saints at Heritage Church and growth is the result!

THE GOSPEL is that God loves you and me. Did you know that His love is freely available for you and me to reach out for it and take it? A lot of people don't know that, especially that God's Son, Jesus, came to earth to live a sinless life and to willingly die in our place upon the cross of Calvary 2000 years ago. He willingly paid for our sins with His own blood. All that we are asked to do is to be equally willing to say simply "Yes! Thank You, Jesus for dying in my place!" and then to willingly follow Him with His help. Not much in return for eternal salvation, is it? So simple even a child could take it in but a hardened adult mind often backs away in fear! Will you take it to your heart and be born again? What possible reason could there be to refuse? Why wait! To-day is the day of salvation! It is appointed unto men once to die and after that? Judgement! Receive His Love now or face His wrath then for refusing His Love!

Read it again asking God for His grace and the revelation power of the Holy Ghost. John Calvin said it is impossible to be saved unless God has called and chosen you! Why not find out if He has? You could read the copious works of Calvin on God's sovereign grace or simply say "Yes" to Jesus who said "Come unto Me" and "Follow Me"! God knows your answer! He's already read your full book of life!




12 Ryan Street 
Moonta SA

Services :

Worship the Lord in prayer, singing, reading and sharing of the Word and the Lord's table on Sunday morning


Special Ministry

 Support of Christians in Kenya - happy to talk on this subject with slide show to all churches - contact by letter please.

Last Updated 27th March 2006