Our post-Christian age: There are answers.
The Download (formerly called GPS) is the definitive Christian worldview bootcamp for young people aged 18-25, by ACL. Get ready to take your faith into the real world. There are answers because there is truth.
Australia’s top Christian thinkers
The Bible and science
Gender and sexuality
Christianity and politics
Cultural change and you
Are you ready?
"This was one week of learning that will impact the way I view the society for the rest of my life."
The Download helps young people navigate their way through the landscape of ideas and attractions that our post-Christian world promotes.
For more information see our 'Indicative program' and stories from graduates below.
Stories from graduates:
"The world’s never been changing more quickly and as a Christian I wanted to understand it and be active in it."
"This was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve had with a Christian community. As much as the information presented gets you thinking, it also stirs the spirit and really spurs you on to live out the faith. You get to meet people from different denominations and have this opportunity to sharpen each other and humbly discuss the things of God."
"As a Youth Pastor, The Download program was immensely helpful in understanding the world that our young people are being brought up in - not just how our culture is, but WHY. I feel equipped to speak into some of the major cultural issues of our time, to help shape a Biblical worldview and I have a better grasp on the role of the church in our culture going forward. I could not recommend it more highly for those in ministry - not only was there world class teaching, it was a wonderful break from normal life among an amazing community of young people! I had so much fun."
"I came into The Download with many questions and a distinct hesitance as to where God was calling me; I left not only with answers, but further equipped to apply and share them within a new, affirmed sense of Christ-centred purpose."
"This week just past is already changing my life and how I live. Living for Jesus requires full devotion in every area of life and this course was the place to learn."
"The Download has given me a framework to stand for Christ in an increasingly secular society. It's so encouraging to spend time amongst leaders who embody the Christian faith and dare to challenge the world. The Download will always be a source of truth, courage and wisdom to look back on."
"In order to navigate a world of increasing secular attitudes and views, The Download is a must for young Christian people in Australia."
"The Download has given me a better understanding of the world we live in and also encouraged me to be an active Christian and stand up for what is right and make my voice heard."