Never before have I experienced so clearly the reality of Jesus’ words in Matthew 9, ‘the harvest is ready’, as I did last week. I was on a BST mission exposure trip working with Muslim communities in Sydney and had the chance to attend an Arabic church, go to a Muslim eid festival, go prayer-walking and door-knocking, visit a mosque and help at a food bank. Those opportunities really brought home to me both God’s incredible love for the nations and their desperate need to know Him.Read more
Last night 185 people attended our open night and public lectures. As well as getting better acquainted with BST, they also got the chance to engage with two key issues faced by the church: same-sex marriage and spiritual warfare. But don’t worry if you didn’t make it to the event – you don’t have to miss out. We recorded our speakers so you can enjoy learning about both topics and also share the talks with others…Read more
At last month’s Gen12 conference, ‘Gather to scatter’, almost 200 people came together at BST to find out more about cross-cultural mission. That gathering day was full of great challenges, learning and encouragements. But what about the scattering? How have people been better engaged in taking God’s word to the world since walking out the door of Gen12?Read more
“Daddy, I’m packing my bags” our six-year-old daughter announced on 14 July 2012. “Where are you going?” I asked her. She replied matter-of-factly: “To the other side of the world to tell people about Jesus.”
My daughter’s missionary zeal that evening was brought on by last year’s Gen12 – a fantastic one-day missions conference put on by BST. My wife and I had been wondering for some time whether God might be wanting us to think more about overseas ministry work, and Gen12 was the perfect opportunity to explore that.Read more
At a recent event we revealed that, from July 1, the college will be continuing its vital work of equipping students for ministry and mission under the new name ‘Brisbane School of Theology’.
Spontaneous applause greeted the unveiling of the new name: without exception the students, alumni and supporters present at the event were delighted by the change. “Brisbane School of Theology is a perfect fit for us,” one of our young female students said. “It so clearly shows who we are and what we do.”Read more