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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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BST Open Night – Wednesday, 8 May

Are you wanting to grow in your knowledge of the Bible and be shaped by God’s word to serve His world? At BST, we’ve been helping our students do just that for the last 75 years. We offer high-quality, Bible-centred theological training in a diverse and supportive community. Why don’t you come along to our…

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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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God owes you no favours

C.T. Studd is a legend in cross-cultural evangelism. C.T. Studd is a superstar of mission. Born in England in 1860, into a family of wealth and privilege. Educated at Eton and Cambridge. A rising star of English cricket. In fact played in the 1882 match won by Australia, which was the origin of “The Ashes”.…

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A Gospel-Shaped Legacy

At our recent 75th anniversary thanksgiving service, Pastor Daniel Bassett (class of 2014), challenged us to think about the legacy we will leave behind. Preaching from Acts 20:17-27, he described how the Apostle Paul called to himself the Ephesian elders to establish his legacy and that as we read the passage, we see that Paul…

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Chapel Series: The willing servant & the reluctant prophet in the mission of God.

Listen to our latest chapel series, “The willing servant & the reluctant prophet in the mission of God” from passages in Isaiah, Matthew and Jonah. Titles include: Light for the nations, Counted among rebels, and Here is my servant.    

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