Beersheba Vision and Barry Rodgers‘ Christian friends are supporting Israel and Jewish people in so many practical ways: Australia has a special relationship with Israel through the history of our Anzac forefathers who fought and died for Israel in two world wars. Our Judeo-Christian roots and values are bedrock to Australian society. We stand in solidarity with the Jewish people against antisemitism. We can progress closer relationships between Israel and the Christian community.
Host Barry Rodgers is married with four children. He lives in Toowoomba, Queensland. Barry was the founding principal of Hillcrest Christian College in Victoria. In 1992, Barry moved to Toowoomba to head up Business Aid, teaching basic business principles in developing countries. In 1995, he started Emu Gully Adventure Education Group Inc, in Helidon, Queensland. Barry has served in the ADF and has a great interest in our ANZAC history. He is a director of the Australian Light Horse Association and organised the large centennial celebration of the charge of Beersheba. In 2014, Barry was awarded the Order of Australia for his work with youth and military history.