What is Gospel Church?

The word Gospel simply means good news and that is what we are all about. The good news of Jesus Christ, the joy and freedom we have found in knowing him and sharing the good news with others. Gospel Church is a brand new Acts 29 church in Newcastle Australia. We are...

Who is Acts 29?

Centred on the Gospel, Acts 29 desires to advance the mission of Jesus through obediently planting churches which in turn plant other churches. Over the last ten years Acts 29 has emerged from a small band of brothers to hundreds of churches around the world. Acts 29...

Who Leads Gospel Church?

Gospel Church is one of the many expressions of Jesus’ body. He is the head, it is his church, he is the leader. Under Jesus’ authority Gospel Church is elder lead by Sam Swadling and Tyler Schofield.

Who is Sam?

Sam Swadling has a passionate love for Jesus and his gospel. After his love for his family, he loves church history, the beach and good coffee. Before he started planting Gospel Church Sam was the senior pastor at Singleton Baptist Church and Alice Springs Baptist...

Who is Tyler?

Tyler Schofield is an enthusiastic follower of Christ with a passion for evangelism and caring for those on the fringes. Tyler is blessed to be married to Andrea who is a wonderful friend and partner in life and ministry. Tyler loves the intersection of theology and...

We Believe…

We believe... the Scriptures are true, authoritative and sufficient (Psalm 19:7-11; 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21). there is only one God (Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 45:5-6; Isaiah 46:9-10; John 17:3; 1 Corinthians 8:4-6; 1 Timothy 2:5). The Father is God. The Son is...

Eldership Belief Statement

The elders believe the doctrinal distinctives of the Acts 29 Network: Acts 29 is a network of church-planting churches that stands in the tradition of historic evangelical confessionalism. While we believe it is vital that the Elders of each of our local churches...

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Both the video and audio of Gospel Church’s sermons are available to stream or download online

Sam Swadling

Sam Swadling

Lead Pastor / Planter

Sam Swadling has a passionate love for Jesus and his gospel. After his love for his family, he loves church history, the beach and good coffee. Before he started planting Gospel Church Sam was the senior pastor at Singleton Baptist Church and Alice Springs Baptist Church. Sam is accredited with the Act 29 Church Planting Network and is the Regional Director for NSW.

Tyler Schofield

Tyler Schofield

Elder

Tyler Schofield is an enthusiastic follower of Christ with a passion for evangelism and caring for those on the fringes. Tyler is blessed to be married to Andrea who is a wonderful friend and partner in life and ministry. Tyler loves the intersection of theology and life and has a growing interest in biblical counselling. He is General Practitioner and works with all sorts of people but has a specialist interest in coming alongside struggling young people and aboriginal medicine. Tyler serves as an elder of Gospel Church having served as an elder with Sam in Alice Springs.