There are answers because there is truth.
This is reality: you’re living in a post-Christian culture. How do you make sense of it all in the light of your faith? How can you answer the real world, its challenges, and its toughest issues, authoritatively?
It may not be getting any easier, but God has put you here, today, and calls you to live for Him in the real world… so, you need to know.
Get the truth you need by experiencing The Download.
The Download is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for Christians aged 18-25, developed by the Australian Christian Lobby and the Lachlan Macquarie Institute.
You’ll be equipped with the truth you need, to take your faith into the real world.
Programs typically fill up, with hundreds of young people having been inspired and equipped.
It lasts for one week and costs just $980, including all accommodation, food, teaching, and other programmed activities.
The content is serious and unfiltered, addressing all the big issues related to scripture, culture, science, history, and politics. This is your chance to answer every question you ever had.
Your teachers walk the talk – they are experienced and inspiring.
Activities and field trips are also scheduled in. You’ll meet like-minded truth-seekers your age, and make lifelong friends.
Previous Downloaders frequently say, “it changed my life” – and they mean it!Venue depicted is from a previous program. Venue and style change for each program.
Read what previous attendees think.
The Download was designed for you.
God has called you to live for Him at this specific time in history, with all its unique challenges.
Take one week out of your schedule to get the truth you need to take your faith into the real world – so you’re equipped for His call.
The Download happens in the Canberra region, but Downloaders travel from all over Australia and New Zealand to attend this amazing week long program.
The Download Summer 2025 Program will run from Monday 20th January until Saturday 25th January 2025!
We recommend applying earlier rather than later, as numbers are limited.
- Complete the application form and receive an emailed receipt;
- Your application will be assessed – this is a selective program;
- You will be notified of the outcome at least 6 weeks prior to the program commencement;
- Payment will only be required once your application is successful.