How to Start an Action Group

  1. Subscribe to the Christian Action magazine (produced quarterly, R60 a year).
  2. Sign up for the ACA e-updates:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  3. Obtain a copy of Make A DifferenceA Christian Action Handbook for Southern Africa.
  4. Recruit a friend or two and determine a date for your first Christian Action meeting.
  5. Write up a programme for your first Christian Action, Transformation Team or Reformation Society meeting including:  Plan to meet regularly (either once a month, twice a month or once a week).  Decide on the best time and day of the week for your meeting.

    • Study the Scriptures Review the action items of the most recent Christian Action magazine Pray the Psalms Print out the latest e-updates from ACA or Upcoming Events from the Christian Action website (
      Discuss and decide on your projects: 
    • Consider setting up a book table at your local church to make Christian Action books and CDs more widely available.
    • Literature distribution at your local railway station or taxi rank (Contact ACA for a Tract Order Form). 
    • Enroll more subscribers for the Christian Action magazine.
    • Set up a Salt & Light notice board at your church, keeping it current with interesting posters, newsletters and news cuttings.
    • Advertise upcoming events e.g. Sanctity Life Sunday, National Day of Repentance, Life Chain, National Women’s Day outreaches, Reformation Conference,  and Great Commission Camp etc.
    • Organise a prayer vigil at your local hospital, abortion clinic, etc.
    • If at all possible, enroll in a Biblical Worldview Seminar  or next year's Great Commission Camp (January 2015). 
    • Register your Christian Action group with ACA, let us know the name of your group, the area covered, the name of your Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, or any other office bearers or committee members, the date of your first meeting, your contact details including addresses, e-mails, telephone, fax and cell phones, your home church affiliations, occupations, skills and interests.

  6. Recruit more friends to join your action group.
  7. Arrange  for a guest speaker from ACA to minister at your school, college or church.
  8. Organise for a film showing (In Your Face, Luther, Window to the Womb, The Hard Truth, God's Miracle of Life, What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?, The Case for Christ) at your church, youth group, school, university or workplace.
  9. Schedule an extended time of prayer with your action group.  Pray through recent Christian Action magazines.  Pray the Psalms.
  10. Encourage your pastor  to observe Sanctity Life Sunday each year on the closest Sunday to the legalisation of abortion in SA (1 February) and to promote International Life Chain Sunday (the first Sunday in October).
  11. Request quantities of Christian Action tracts, leaflets and back copies of Christian Action magazines for distribution to your congregation, contacts and friends. Contact Christian Action for an Order Form.

“Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.” Ephesians 5:11


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