Christine Caine

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Christine Caine (born 23 September 1966), is an Australian pastor, activist, evangelist, and international speaker.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9] Christine and her husband Nick are best known for founding The A21 Campaign in 2008, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-governmental organisation that combats human trafficking, as well as Equip & Empower Ministries, which seeks to aid the development and growth of Christian churches and church leaders.[10][2][8][3][5][11][7][1][12][13][14] A leader from Hillsong Church in her hometown of Sydney, Christine has written several books, including "A Life Unleashed," "Run to Win," "Can I Have (And Do) It All, Please?", "Undaunted", and "Core Issues", and has spoken about her passion for God, the local church and justice at conferences across the globe.[7][10][5][15][1][2][8][3][9][5][4][16]

Early life and Education[edit]

Christine Caine was adopted at birth, and was raised by her Greek Orthodox immigrant parents in public commission housing in Lalor Park, Sydney[9][4][17]

Caine attended Lynwood Park Public School and High School.[18] She was the only person from her school year to progress to university, where she graduated from Sydney University with a degree in English.[19]

Personal[edit]

Christine married Nick Caine in 1996, and together they have two children, Catherine Bobbie and Sophia Joyce Grace.[6][3][5]

Ministry[edit]

Caine grew up in the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia.[9][4]She began her journey into full-time ministry as a volunteer youth worker, when she helped establish Hillsong District Youth Service. [9][4] She went on to become the director of the youth service, and eventually the director of the nationwide youth ministry, Youth Alive.[9][4]

Christine founded Equip & Empower Ministries in 2000 with her husband.[8][20][7][3][11][5] As a couple, they are the directors of Equip & Empower and oversee offices in Sydney, Australia and Orange County, CA.[7] Through Equip & Empower they also oversee an initiative called Project Europe that offers on-going mentoring, leadership training, and development to churches and pastors throughout Europe.[1][7][8][5]

Christine and Nick founded The A21 Campaign in 2008, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-governmental organisation which fights to "abolish injustice in 21st century."[10][14][8][1][6][3][16][5][7][11] With 10 offices in 9 countries, their aim is to prevent human trafficking through awareness, to protect trafficked victims in their shelters and transition homes, to prosecute traffickers and strengthen the legal response to human trafficking, and to partner with law enforcement, individuals, corporations, official bodies, and other non-governmental organisations to end human trafficking in the 21st century.[14][16][7][10][3]

Christine has also been featured on several international television shows, including TBN's Praise the Lord, The James Robison Show, Joyce Meyer's Enjoying Everyday Life, and Joni Lamb, and is a Women of Faith speaker.[21][6][22][23][24]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Kate Shellnut. (2013). Christine Caine: Trust God to Open Doors for Women. Christianity Today: Her-Meneutics. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.christianitytoday.com/women/2013/november/christine-caine-trust-god-to-open-doors-for-women-called-to.html
  2. ^ a b c Relevant. (2012). Christine Caine. Podcast. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.relevantmagazine.com/podcast/christine-caine
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Pentecostal Evangel. (2013). Connections: Christine Caine. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.pe.ag.org/archives/connections_2013.cfm?targetBay=3b1e4dbc-2f05-4c28-b154-f78a001da7f9&ModID=2&Process=DisplayArticle&RSS_RSSContentID=25721&RSS_OriginatingChannelID=1321&RSS_OriginatingRSSFeedID=5143&RSS_Source
  4. ^ a b c d e f The 700 Club. (n.d.). Christine Caine: Unleashing Your Life. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.cbn.com/700club/Guests/Bios/Christine_Caine080205.aspx
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Christine Caine. (n.d.). About. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.christinecaine.com/content/about/gjegfk
  6. ^ a b c d Women of Faith. (n.d.). Christine Caine. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.womenoffaith.com/community/members/ccaine/
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h Lindy Lowry. (2010). Christine Caine: Hillsong Church, The A21 Campaign. Outreach Magazine. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.outreachmagazine.com/people/3728-Christine-Caine-Hillsong-Church-The-A21-Campaign.html
  8. ^ a b c d e f Melissa Skinner. (2014). Christine Caine Tells Youth: Take Risks for the Kingdom. Charisma News. Retrieved 5 February 2014 from http://www.charismanews.com/us/42655-christine-caine-tells-youth-take-risks-for-the-kingdom
  9. ^ a b c d e f Allison J. Althoff. (2013). Christine Caine: Abused but Not Defeated. Today's Christian Women. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.todayschristianwoman.com/articles/2013/july-august-issue/christine-caine-abused-but-not-defeated.html
  10. ^ a b c d J. Kavanagh. (2011). Abolishing Sex Slavery by Helping One Girl at a Time. CNN Freedom Project. Retrieved 6 February 2014 from http://thecnnfreedomproject.blogs.cnn.com/2011/06/16/abolishing-sex-slavery-by-helping-one-girl-at-a-time.
  11. ^ a b c Elaine Fisher: Impression Ministries. (n.d.). About: Meet the Board. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://elainefisher.com/about/meet-the-board/bio/nick-and-christine-caine/
  12. ^ U.S. Department of State. (2013). "Trafficking in Persons Report." Retrieved from http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2013/
  13. ^ United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2012). Trafficking in Persons Report. Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/documents/data-and-analysis/glotip/Trafficking_in_Persons_2012_web.pdf
  14. ^ a b c The A21 Campaign. (n.d.). The A21 Campaign. Retrieved 6 February 2014 from http://www.thea21campaign.org/index.php#.UvQgVP2qNSU
  15. ^ Christine Caine. (n.d.). Resources. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.christinecaine.com/content/books/gjj5ex?linkid=267
  16. ^ a b c Nicole Partridge. (2010). Leaving No Darkness Behind. Charisma Magazine. Retrieved 7 February 2014 from http://www.charismamag.com/life/social-justice/12201-leaving-no-darkness-behind
  17. ^ Scott Baum. (2004). Measuring Socio-Economic Outcomes in Sydney: An Analysis of Census Data Using a General Depravation Index. "Australasian Journal of Regional Studies", Vol. 10, No. 1. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.anzrsai.org/system/files/f8/f4/f6/f53/o313/Baum.pdf
  18. ^ Our School. (n.d.). Lynwood Park Public School. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.lynwoodpk-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/our-school
  19. ^ Alumni and Donors. (n.d.). The University of Sydney. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://sydney.edu.au/alumni_donors/index.shtml
  20. ^ Christine Caine: Equip and Empower. (n.d.). About Us. Retrieved 10 February 2014 from http://www.equipandempower.org/content/about-us/gjdihc
  21. ^ Daystar. (2013) Joni Table Talk: Updates. Retrieved 13 February 2014 from http://www.daystar.com/news-updates/christine-caine-on-joni-05-24-2013/
  22. ^ Life Outreach International.(n.d.). Guest Directory: Christine Caine, Retrieved 13 February 2014 from http://www.daystar.com/news-updates/christine-caine-on-joni-05-24-2013/
  23. ^ iTBN. (n.d.). Christine Caine. Retrieved 13 February 2014 from http://www.daystar.com/news-updates/christine-caine-on-joni-05-24-2013/
  24. ^ Joyce Meyer Ministries. (n.d.). Enjoying Everyday Life. Retrieved 13 February 2014 from https://www.joycemeyer.org/BroadcastHome.aspx?video=Dressed_for_Battle

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