Postgraduate Research

As part of the Australian College of Theology, BST offers the Master of Theology (MTh), Doctor of Theology (ThD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program. Students with particular research interests in Asian Christianity or ministry in an Asian context are encouraged to explore BST’s Postgraduate Program.

Research Fellows

The Centre for Asian Christianity (CAC) has developed a Research Fellowship Scheme for the purpose of encouraging people to engage in research in the area of Asian Christianity and to support people engaging in research through access to support services. CAC is particularly looking to encourage research that provides an Asian perspective on the Biblical Studies, Christian Thought, or Practical Theology and contributes to its vision of accelerating the growth of the Asian Church. Applications to become a CAC Research Fellow are welcome.

Research Fellows enjoy the following privileges:

1.     Annual membership of BST’s W. J. Tunley library (including full student borrowing rights and extended library access)

2.     Online access to BST’s electronic resources (including EBSCO and ATLA)

3.     Invitation to participate in Research Symposia throughout the year

4.     Opportunity to stay at BST as part of the Research Sabbatical Scheme

Application process:

For further information or to apply to become a Research Fellow for the Centre for Asian Christianity please email the team.

Meet our Research Fellows

Grace Lung

BSci (Comp Sci), GradDipDiv, MA(ChrStds)

Grace grew up in Sydney in a large Chinese church. Since then she has served at various Chinese churches over the years in youth, students, young workers and women. Her passion and interest is contextualizing the gospel to Asian Australians and developing Asian churches in Australia. Grace is a graduate of Sydney Missionary and Bible College and Fuller Theological Seminary. Her study focussed on Chinese Australian identity and ministry.

Her previous roles have included: Director for Asian Contextual Engagement for the RICE Movement, Team Member for Interserve Culture Connect and OMF QLD’s Ministry Team. She was an Anglican Deaconness Ministries Summer Fellow in 2019. Her writing has appeared on the SOLA Network, Gospel Coalition Australia, Centered: Resources for the Asian American Church, Common Grace and Ethos: EA Centre for Christianity and Society.

In addition to her role as Director of CAC, Grace is also serving as a pastor alongside her husband, Chris, at Rise Alliance Church – a new church plant servicing the Rochedale area.