The Highway Christian Centre began when the River of God began to flow in the South East of South Australia in 1994. With this move of God, came a presence & dynamic and refreshing of God that changed the face of Christianity. At this time, Pastors Noel and Sandra Baxter were approached by Pastor Ken and Di Bernhardt of the local Assembly of God as to whether they would consider taking over the Local Assembly of God Church.
After speaking to the State Executive of the Assemblies of God, Pastor Noel spoke to both of the local Churches and invited all who wanted to see Revival on God’s terms spread throughout this land, to join Him and Sandra in the start of a new work under the Assemblies of God in South Australia. Pastors Noel & Sandra, Ken & Dianne and one hundred & twenty Christians came together in a mighty move of God and in the first twelve months they saw over 50 people baptized into Jesus Christ and the fullness of the Holy Spirit. Also at this time, God miraculously provided a huge indoor sports complex which is now the home of the Highway Christian Centre.
Since then, we have experienced the mighty river of God, which flows from the Temple and the Lamb of God. His river brings His glory, His presence, His holiness, His peace, His healings, His salvations, His miracles, His repentance, His sending out, and His preparation of the Church to be the bride whom He can use to touch the South East of South Australia, South Australia, Australia and the Nations of the World with the reality of Jesus Christ.
Today, many are drawn to the HCC weekly for refreshing, powerful worship and also to the yearly Refreshing Conference, which have been and are hosted many well known speakers, such as Ivan & Isabel Allum, Katherine Ruonala, Duncan & Kate Smith, Stuart & Lynley Allan, Gary Morgan, Alyn & AJ Jones plus many more!