Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science & God

Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science & God A National Conference sponsored by NZCIS and Otago University, examining how the dialogue between faith and science can move beyond polarities, conflict and scientism toward holism, integration and a common social imaginary. The conference will hope to speak especially to school teachers and other educators as well as lay people, … Continue reading "Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science & God"...

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The Bishops’ Certificate

The Bishops’ Certificate in Ministry Bishops of the Province of South Australia encourage Lay Leaders to be intentional about learning and developing ministry skills.  As part of the learning pathways available to Lay Leaders and Licence holders, St Barnabas College, in partnership with the Diocesan Education and Formation Ministry Unit (EFMU), invites individuals and parishes … Continue reading "The Bishops’ Certificate"...

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SBC Kerala Appeal: An Update

  In August 2018 the State of Kerala in south-west India was hit by a massive flood which left just under 500 dead, 14 missing, over 200,000 homeless and causing an estimated US$5.8 billion in damages. Government agencies and relief organisations were immediately overwhelmed by the huge needs created by this disaster. The Church of … Continue reading "SBC Kerala Appeal: An Update"...

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Call No One on Earth Your Father Book Launch

  On Thursday the 16th of June, SBC hosted the launch of Call No One on Earth Your Father, authored by Library Volunteer and Adjunct Lecturer in Ecclesiology, Dr Jo Armour. Held across the road at St Peter’s Cathedral in the Cynthia Poulton Hall, the event began at 4:30pm with some light refreshments and casual … Continue reading "Call No One on Earth Your Father Book Launch"...

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Semester 2 PEP Applications have Begun!

  Interested in studying theology at SBC next semester? We are now taking PEP enrollments for a wide variety of subjects. Introduction to New Testament Studies: This subject introduces the various writings that comprise the New Testament. It does so with reference to their historical context and their literary and theological features. It also introduces … Continue reading "Semester 2 PEP Applications have Begun!"...

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Discernment Meetings

  On Saturday 5th of May, the first in a series of five meetings were held between Director of Discernment and Formation, Nic Denny-Dimitriou, and the Discernment group, a collection of candidates within the Diocese of Adelaide undergoing the process of discovering whether God’s calling for their life involves ordained ministry. Curious about this,  I … Continue reading "Discernment Meetings"...

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Skills for Resilience – Testimonials

  Throughout the month of June SBC will be hosting a four session short course entitled Skills for Resilience in Christian Ministry We ran a similar short course last year, hosted by lead counsellor of Heartgardener, Vanessa Daughtry. Read some of the glowing feedback that attendees had for both Vanessa and the course last year: … Continue reading "Skills for Resilience – Testimonials"...

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Flourishing in Faith – May Edition 2019

Did you know that our most recent edition of the SBC newsletter has now been released? In it we: Discuss theological learning for busy people (and how PEPS can help) We have an interview with our newly appointed Director of Discernment and Formation, Nic Denny-Dimitriou And give an update on our upcoming learning opportunities with … Continue reading "Flourishing in Faith – May Edition 2019"...

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Morning Prayer

  It is 9:00am and a group of weary souls enter the SBC building: students, teachers, staff and volunteers alike, each slowly finding their way to the Chapel to begin morning prayers at 9:15 sharp. The leader opens: “The Lord be with you.” In matching cadence, the people respond: “and also with you.” And for … Continue reading "Morning Prayer"...

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Prayer Requests

  So I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. – Mark 11:24 The community of St Barnabas College gather on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings to pray for the concerns of the college and the wider community. If you would like us … Continue reading "Prayer Requests"...

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SBC Postgraduate Seminar 2019

  On Monday 18th of February, SBC hosted the first in a series of joint postgraduate seminars, presented in conjunction with various other theological colleges in Adelaide. We had three presenters from SBC: Dr Damian Szepessy The Rev’d Dr Joseph Chung and The Rev’d Dr Cathy Thomson (who filled in last minute) Karl Barth’s Soteriology: … Continue reading "SBC Postgraduate Seminar 2019"...

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Commencement Service 2019

  On Wednesday February 13th, SBC hosted its annual Commencement service. Held in St Peter’s Cathedral, the service is an opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements of our students in the previous year, whilst looking forward to the year ahead. It was a splendid night indeed! Below are the list of graduates and prizewinners: … Continue reading "Commencement Service 2019"...

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The Life and Writings of Doug Rowston

In this video we interview Doug Rowston, longstanding lecturer in New Testament for SBC. We discuss his studies, teaching, ministry and writing career, as well as lessons that he’s learned from these....

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Earth @ Peace: A Landmark Conference

  Earth @ Peace is a landmark conference that will connect global dialogue on how we can address the ethical imperative of our time: A Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace This conference is being held  in Melbourne at Pilgrim Theological College from 23 – 24 April, 2019. For more details, check out this brochure and … Continue reading "Earth @ Peace: A Landmark Conference"...

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Things That Jesus Did: By Doug Rowston

  Recently Doug Rowston, one of St Barnabas College’s longstanding faculty members, released Things that Jesus Did, a follow up book to Things that Jesus Said Things that Jesus Did: Miracles of the Kingdom and Signs of Eternal Life, is a rather short text (weighing in at 178 pages), structured as a series of short … Continue reading "Things That Jesus Did: By Doug Rowston"...

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End of Year Dinner

  St Barnabas College invites all staff, students, council members, adjunct lecturers, volunteers and their respective families to attend its annual end of year dinner. This will be a great opportunity to unwind together over a meal in a light-hearted setting. So come along and celebrate the end of the academic year with family, friends. … Continue reading "End of Year Dinner"...

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SBC Joint Postgraduate Seminar

  The next upcoming joint postgraduate seminar is being hosted here at SBC on October 29th, with presentations from The Rev’d Ruth Mathieson, The Rev’d Mark Thomas and The Rev’d Dr Don Owers. This is an event you will not want to miss!...

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Interview with the Academic Administrator

  Continuing our series of interviews with various members of the SBC community, this week I have interviewed our Academic Administrator and Adjunct New Testament Studies Lecturer, Damian Szepessy, discussing his role at the college and his PhD Studies with us.   Thanks for agreeing to this interview, Damian – I recognise that we have … Continue reading "Interview with the Academic Administrator"...

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Columba Crossroads – After the silence

After the silence: Reflections on Poetry, Art and Spirituality Join us for us for After the silence: Reflections on Poetry, Art and Spirituality – joint discussions with visiting artist Fiona Harris, and published poets Dawn Colsey, Steve Daughtry, Liam Grant, Rory Harris, Peach Klimkiewicz and Ann Nadge. All welcome at St Columba’s Anglican Church, Corner of … Continue reading "Columba Crossroads – After the silence"...

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