Currently browsing Uncategorized

We are hiring

Brisbane School of Theology invites expressions of interest and applications for the position of a full-time lecturer in Christian Thought and History, and Director of Postgraduate Studies, to begin Semester 1, 2019. BST is a gospel-centred, evangelical and interdenominational Bible college, which has been training men and women for ministry and mission for 75 years.…

Read more

‘WE WILL FORGIVE THEM’

Our 75th Anniversary Thanksgiving service was a deeply moving occasion. So many stories emerged of God’s grace in people’s lives and faithful service of his Son. There was much to give thanks for. Of the many words spoken, one word rings in my mind still a week later: ‘forgiveness.’ Thirteen years ago I heard a…

Read more

“They did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death”

“They did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death” (Revelation 12:11) It will be twenty years next January since the tragic deaths of Graham Staines and his two young sons in India. Believers around the world and especially the BST (then BCQ) community were rocked by the news, killed by religious…

Read more

Flame of Yah

At the recent wedding service of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Bishop Michael Curry preached a sermon about love from Song of Solomon 8:6-7 (NRSV): 6 Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love is strong as death, passion fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes…

Read more

Restoring

Wally continues our Chapel series, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”, preaching from John 21:1-23 on the theme “Restoring”.  In this passage we see an obvious connection between John 18:1-27, where Jesus was willing to sacrifice himself to protect the life of his disciple and Peter wanted to…

Read more

Hindering Little Children

In my New Testament class a few weeks ago, we reached chapter 9 of Mark’s Gospel, where Jesus gave an indication of the importance and value he placed on children. It was counter-cultural in his day and confronting for us today. 36 He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child…

Read more

Mocked

In this week’s sermon series, Andrew looks at the passage from John 19:1-11. In this chapter, we see Jesus progessively mocked and how he responds to his treatment and provocation. It also raises questions as to how we as Christians should respond to mistreatment, at the hands of others.          

Read more

Denied

Wally continues our Chapel series, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world”, preaching from John 18:15-27 on the theme “Denied”, and looks at the comparison and contrast between Jesus and Peter in this story. We see the hope that Jesus provides in the midst of the hopelessness of human…

Read more