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Kant Touch This

On 10th June on ABC’s Q&A programme, acclaimed British particle physicist Brian Cox was asked, ‘Is there a place for God in science?’ As he began to answer the question, the presenter attempted to sharpen the question a little to provoke his esteemed guest to say whether he thinks there is a god. Cox strongly…

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Andrew’s Study Leave

Over the past semester of study leave a common question people have asked has been around what have I been doing during this period. My previous study leave in 2014 was spent working on just one project – completing my doctorate. This time around I have had the opportunity to work on a variety of…

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James Eglinton Open Lecture Podcast

We were privileged to have Dr James Eglinton from the University of Edinburgh come and speak at an open lecture at Brisbane School of Theology on “Following Christ in a Secular Age: the life and times of Herman Bavinck”. You can listen to the podcast here.        

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BST Annual Missions Conference

You’re invited to join us for our Annual Missions Conference. Come along and hear special guest speakers Mike Wilson and Dr Choon-Hwa Lim on Saturday, 3 August. BST’s annual missions conference is for anyone who is interested in local and global mission or keen to support it. Our theme this year is GLOCAL MISSIONS.

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Fearless

“Pray . . . that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel”  (Ephesians 6:19) It is just a few days since the world was rocked by the news of bombings in Sri Lanka, detonated by religious extremists, killing hundreds. That same day I stood at the Mt Tambourine Easter Convention and spoke on…

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Postgraduate Studies

In the weeks between submitting my doctoral thesis and sitting the viva voce examination, I translated an academic oration by Herman Bavinck entitled, ‘The Doctorate’ (1899). Perhaps, not everybody’s preferred mode of killing time, but this was the last of four speeches that I had been translating and editing and it seemed like a good…

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Harry Kleinschmidt 20/06/1918 – 15/03/2019

Harry Kleinschmidt, our first residential graduate (class of 1949), passed away peacefully last Friday, 15 March 2019 at the age of 100 years old. Before commencing studies at then QBI in 1948, Harry worked as a farm labourer. When WWII broke out, he was called into the army and served in New Guinea where a…

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How Shall We Then Live?

We are living in a world beset by many problems. The beginning of a new century does not bring hope to our future. What has happened in the last century seems to be repeating here and now. The ghost of the cold war seemed to come out from its grave and starts haunting the world.…

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Faithful people; faithful Christ

  In the chapel commencement service for 2019, Richard Gibson asks the question, “What is BST about and in essence what are you here for?” To make sense of the purpose of BST, he goes back nearly 2000 years to the passage in 2 Timothy 2:2 “Entrust what you heard me say in the presence…

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Rev Dr Bruce Pass joins BST Faculty

We’re excited to welcome Bruce Pass and his family to the BST community. Bruce recently completed the requirements for a doctorate from Edinburgh University, with his thesis entitled: ‘The Heart of Dogmatics’: the place and purpose of Christology in the theological method of Herman Bavinck. Before doctoral studies, Bruce pastored a church plant in the north of…

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