Onward Youth
Equip, Engage, Empower

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Onward Chairman

A Brief History
Brief History

Onward: 2016–2023

Onward began in 2016 to engage, equip, and empower Christians to “be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” (1 Peter 3:15) Giving an answer in our society is more than cultural engagement and apologetics, giving an answer is Christian witness. God never changes, but culture does. God doesn’t call Christians to retreat from the world; He calls us to live in it, as His people.  

We have seen that giving an answer begins with understanding, “what is the question?” What are the questions asked by sceptics, those on the fence, our friends, our family, and ourselves?   

 Alongside amazing speakers including Sam Chan, Amy Orr-Ewing, Lily Strachan, Greg Coles, Steph Judd, Kit Barker, Alan Au and Dave Jensen, we dove deeper into the questions that shaped our Christian answer and witness…  

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Onward Topics

Truth and the Tyranny of Tolerance


Culture / Life / God


Be Ready. Give an Answer. Engage.


Finding Your Crowd: Living in a world of difference and exclusion


God in the Shadows: Finding God when times are tough


Doesn’t Christianity Crush Diversity?


Good and True – Can Christianity Be Both?


What’s Next?