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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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Following God’s call to study

We had the privilege of catching up with BST alumni, Kirsten Mackerras, while she was here in Australia visiting family. Kirsten graduated from BST with a BMin in 2011, and a BTh (Hons 1) in 2013. After finishing her studies at BST, Kirsten completed an MA in Ancient History at Macquarie University. She is now…

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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.…

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‘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…

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“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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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