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Theology of God

In times of hardship, well-meaning people can give out all sorts of advice and opinions on the theology of suffering. But what we really need is a theology of God. Who God is and his promises are what we need to keep our hearts and minds fixed on…

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Welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you

It’s only fitting that as the semester starts, we welcome new people to the BST community. In Romans 15:1-7, Paul tells us to ‘welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you’ (ESV). But what does that look like? Is it a mere formality or does it require more of us?

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Have a heart

Our world is in turmoil: the ongoing crisis in the Middle East; the starvation of children living in extreme poverty; the human trafficking of millions of men, women and children caught up in modern day slavery; and the rate of domestic violence here in Australia.

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Theological education and trusting God

If you were told to leave now to hide indefinitely in the gully of a mountain and wait there to be fed by ravens, would you go? Most of us probably wouldn’t! But that’s exactly what God instructed Elijah to do and he obeyed.

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Getting in the way of people seeing God

What did Jesus mean in Matthew 6:1 when he said, “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others”? Does it contradict what he said in Matthew 5 about letting your “light shine before others”?

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The disaster God sends

What will you be doing for the rest of your life? Will you still be a Christian in 30 years? Will you have a heart still turned to God and lips filled with praise on your death bed?

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The promises God keeps

What does it mean to “know” God? What expectations does it generate? What happens when things don’t turn out?

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The place where God is found

‘Where is God?’ is a question that confounds many and the Bible provides an answer that is so scandalous to the world.

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Jesus: The King of interruptions

What we often consider to be interruptions, Jesus sees as an opportunity for us to be with him.

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Zealous for good works

John Coulson asked us the questison, “How zealous are you to do what is good?” How do you know what is good works and where does it come from?

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