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Help people to help others

I was fifteen when I preached my first message at a youth exchange (where two church youth groups attend each other’s church and take the service). I grew up in a Christian family where my grandfather was a minister at the local Methodist church and my father was a lay preacher.

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A day in the life of…an audit student

When Debb Faulkner is not juggling childcare, preparing kids lunches and doing school drop offs, or serving at church in the children’s ministry, she takes time out to audit a subject at BST. We caught up with Debb to find out a little more about her typical day…

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From Brisbane to Israel, where to next?

When people think of Bible college they might automatically assume it’s for those who want to be involved in full-time ministry. While there are many desiring to serve full-time, there are also many of us who are working in the secular context, and studying part-time with a desire to be better equipped.

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A day in the life of…an international missionary trainer

For the many thousands of families who have served and are serving as missionaries around the world, we all share in some common challenges: raising financial support, navigating the education/homeschooling options for your children, learning the language, adapting to a culture that is so different to your own, leaving family and friends behind, securing visas and learning how to work in team ministry with complete strangers!

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A day in the life of….a mission coordinator

Over the past 15 months I have been blessed to be a part of ENGAGE International. It was not long after a cross-cultural field education trip (as part of my Bachelor of Theology) in 2012 that God opened the door for me to become a part of the ministry.

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A day in the life of…a youth and worship pastor

It’s been seven months since I finished my BMin at BST. Today I’m the Youth and Worship Pastor at St Stephens Coorparoo.

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A day in the life of…a student pastor

My first full-time job was at a meat-works. Some of you may cringe at this, as you probably prefer not knowing where your steak comes from. But for me, it was a job for eight years. I then had a stint at cotton farming when we lived in St George, Queensland, and then later taking on the job of trade’s assistant in a mechanic shop. In my spare time I would go hunting and shooting wild pigs or kangaroos.

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Stepping out in faith

Evangelising complete strangers in public is not exactly everyone’s cup of tea. Last Wednesday our Evangelism students were nudged out of their comfort zones and challenged to share the gospel with people on the streets of Brisbane. Glenn Cunahap, a Master of Divinity student in the Evangelism class shared his experience with us.

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What does cricket have to do with serving God?

As a kid I dreamt of playing cricket for Australia and be able to use the overseas travel for mission opportunities (it was a win/win solution really: to play my favourite sport and serve Jesus!).

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I’ve grown so rapidly because of Bible college…

Fresh out of high school, Irene Louw started a Bachelor of Ministry with BST.  In two short years of studying, Irene has experienced personal growth, particularly in the areas of leadership and witnessing to others.  Irene coordinated a youth camp on the Gold Coast with Christian Youth Camps from 22 – 27 September 2013.  She…

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