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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Interview with the Director of Learning and Teaching

  Continuing our series of interviews with various members of the SBC community, this week I have interviewed our Acting Director of Learning and Teaching and Adjunct Systematic Theology Lecturer, Cathy Thomson, discussing her role at the college and her interests (both in terms of theological research and personal leisure) Thanks for agreeing to this … Continue reading "Interview with the Director of Learning and Teaching"...

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Skills for Resilience in Christian Ministry

What St Barnabas College and Vanessa Daughtry, clinical counsellor at Heartgardener, present a short course consisting of four sessions during the month of June, covering: Recognising early indicators of compassion fatigue and burnout Managing the stress of working with people (recognising how stress aids and encumbers) Recognising and managing beliefs that feed excessive professional responsibility … Continue reading "Skills for Resilience in Christian Ministry"...

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Interview with a Library Volunteer

  As a college that strives towards the goal of being an encouraging community, over the next few weeks in our News posts we will be releasing a series of interviews with various members of the SBC community. All of these individuals, with their varied roles and capacities, help keep the college running on a … Continue reading "Interview with a Library Volunteer"...

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2018 Has Begun!

2018 Has Begun! With Summer now a distant memory and the seasons changing to Autumn, the 2018 Academic year is now fully underway, and we here at St Barnabas College have been busy over the past few months. Ending 2017 On the 15th December last year, the St Barnabas College community and dignitaries gathered together … Continue reading "2018 Has Begun!"...

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Orientation Day

  Coming up on Tuesday the 20th of February, we have St Barnabas College’s orientation day. We are operating in two sessions: A 9am – 12:30pm morning session for students A 1:30pm – 4:30pm afternoon session for staff/lecturers It is very important that both staff and students (both continuing and commencing their studies) consider attending … Continue reading "Orientation Day"...

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Interest-Only Study

Interest-Only Study at St Barnabas College Have you ever wished you could “sit in” on a university course in Theology? Biblical Studies? Church History? Well, now you can, through enrolling at St Barnabas College as an “interest-only” student. Each subject is taught in a three hour block. There is no assessment if you are interest-only, … Continue reading "Interest-Only Study"...

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Commencement Service 2018

  Please join us for our annual St Barnabas College Commencement Service, celebrating our graduating students and prize winners, with an address from the Archbishop to launch the 2018 academic year. This is always a special occasion in the life of the College as we honour our students and give thanks to God for being … Continue reading "Commencement Service 2018"...

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Book Launch Report

  On the afternoon of Sunday 3rd December an enthusiastic crowd of people gathered together in North Adelaide in great anticipation and celebration an important event; the joint launch of Flourishing In Faith: Theology Encountering Positive Psychology by both St Peter’s College and St Barnabas College (it also, coincidentally, happened to be held on the … Continue reading "Book Launch Report"...

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Announcement from the Archbishop

  I am writing to inform you that the Council of St Barnabas Council has accepted the resignation of The Principal, The Rev’d Canon Dr Matthew Anstey. After a period of discernment, Matthew has decided to pursue new opportunities that offer a greater focus on academic research and writing. As part of this, Matthew will … Continue reading "Announcement from the Archbishop"...

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Flourishing in Faith – Book Launch

  You are invited to celebrate the launch of Flourishing in Faith: Theology Encountering Positive Psychology, edited by Matthew Anstey, Gillies Ambler, Theo McCall and Mathew White This will be hosted on Sunday the 3rd December at 2:30pm at St Barnabas College, 18 King William Road, North Adelaide, and will conclude at 4:00pm. Light refreshments … Continue reading "Flourishing in Faith – Book Launch"...

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End of Year College Dinner

  St Barnabas College invites all staff, students, adjunct lecturers and their respective families* to attend its annual end of year dinner, organised by the Student Social Committee and staff. 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 … Continue reading "End of Year College Dinner"...

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Public Lecture and Seminar Writeup

  Dr Barton Public Lecture and Seminar After the highly successful ANZATS conference, St Barnabas College had the pleasure of having Dr Stephen Barton, one of the keynote speakers of the event, present two public addresses for us. On Thursday the 13th July, at St Bartholomew’s Anglican Church in Norwood, Dr Barton gave a public … Continue reading "Public Lecture and Seminar Writeup"...

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Dr James Alison Adelaide Events

In association with the Australian Girard Seminar, St Barnabas College is pleased to present Dr James Alison, a leading René Girard Scholar, Author and Theologian. Dr Alison has received high praise from theologians such as Rowan Williams and Stanley Hauerwas for his theological depth and penetrating insight:   “The very best theological books leave you … Continue reading "Dr James Alison Adelaide Events"...

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ANZATS 2017

From the 9th to the 12th of July, droves of theologians, biblical scholars and students from all over Australia and New Zealand gathered in Adelaide for the annual Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools (ANZATS) conference, on the theme of Kinship and Family. Organised by local theological colleges around Adelaide (including contributions from … Continue reading "ANZATS 2017"...

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Pastoral and Spiritual Care Seminars

  St Barnabas College has joined with the Playford Ministries, Anglican Diocese of Adelaide and Anglicare, to present a series of five pastoral and spiritual care seminars. St Barnabas College supports and promotes lay learning pathways within the community. The current series of seminars is hosted by a variety of presenters over five different days throughout … Continue reading "Pastoral and Spiritual Care Seminars"...

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Reminder – Dr Stephen Barton Postgraduate Seminar

  Hello SBC community Just a reminder that this Friday, the 14th of July (tomorrow), we have the privilege of presenting international scholar and keynote speaker from the ANZATS conference, Dr Stephen Barton, for a postgraduate seminar. Dr Barton will be presenting a paper entitled: ‘Food Rules, Sex Rules, and the Prohibition of Idolatry: What’s … Continue reading "Reminder – Dr Stephen Barton Postgraduate Seminar"...

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Library Sales

Throughout the semester, the Library has ongoing book sales for duplicate  and discontinued editions of texts. There is a large variety of texts from various fields such as Biblical Studies, Theology and general Humanities (History, Philosophy, etc.). There is a mixture of general interest and academic texts, as well as a few coffee table books. All of … Continue reading "Library Sales"...

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Stephen Barton Public Lecture

St Barnabas College presents: Widely respected Biblical Scholar, Dr Stephen Barton Dr Barton, originally from Australia, is an Honorary Fellow, and formerly a Reader in New Testament in the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Durham. He is also an ordained priest in the Church of England. He will be presenting a public lecture … Continue reading "Stephen Barton Public Lecture"...

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ANZATS Conference and Public Lecture

We at St Barnabas College are pleased to present two major events occurring within the life of the College: The ANZATS Theological conference Firstly, St Barnabas College, in conjunction with various other theological colleges in Adelaide, are co-hosting the annual Australian and New Zealand Association of Theological Schools conference. This event will take place over four … Continue reading "ANZATS Conference and Public Lecture"...

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New Library Acquisition

Our Mob, God’s Story Recently, in commemoration of its bicentennial anniversary, the Bible Society of Australia released the magnificent art book Our Mob, God’s Story. It contains over 115 works of art from over 65 different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, evocatively illustrating many bible passages and stories, interspersed with their personal stories of … Continue reading "New Library Acquisition"...

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April Library Update

As you may already know, at the beginning of this year St Barnabas College weathered some unexpected challenges, brought by the particularly extreme climatic conditions. One of the areas affected by this unprecedented turn of events has been the college’s library. Due to the weather, a large amount of water leaked down one of the … Continue reading "April Library Update"...

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Interview With a PhD Graduate

Interview With Melinda Cousins Recently, St Barnabas College celebrated the graduation of its first Doctoral Graduate through Charles Sturt University, the Rev’d Dr Melinda Cousins. The opportunity was taken by Anthony Bondarenko to interview Melinda in order to gain some insight into the process of studying a PhD at St Barnabas College. Hi Melinda, thank you … Continue reading "Interview With a PhD Graduate"...

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Chinese Theology Program 2017

        学习上帝的道、实践爱神爱人 打开信仰宝库  探索生命潜力 巴拿巴神学院 暨 墨尔本神学院 合办 阿德来德中文神学课程 《教会事工证书》 缘起 阿德来德巴拿巴神学院于1880年创校自今已有140多年的历史,旨在培训认识上帝、爱上帝的信徒和圣工人员。本学院有阿德来德圣公会的支持,也隶属Charles Sturt 大学之学院。学生与讲师来自不同基督教宗派,以合一的心服事上帝的教会。 近年来,有见于华人教会在阿德来德的迅速增长,以及华人信徒渴望在灵命和事奉上有进深的机会,年前开始筹办中文培训课程,配合华人教会的需要。 本学院在筹办过程与墨尔本神学院(MST)协商,提请协助在阿德来德开办神学课程,在主的带领下,他们欣然表示愿意合办中文课程。墨尔本神学院在澳洲开设中文神学课程已届廿年,受到各界的赞许,有严谨培训的方针,并获澳洲神学协会(ACT)核准。这次获得MST协助,实为上帝的恩典。 现本学院与墨尔本神学院合办开设《教会事工证书》课程,望能为华人教会提供培训,打开信仰宝库,探索生命潜力。   《教会事工证书》课程 这是巴拿巴神学院与墨尔本神学院合办在南澳开设的课程,结业证书将由两院共同颁授。在南澳举办的课程与MST的完全相同,MST老师也会不时来到南澳共同授课。 2017第一学期(四至七月)课程 课程系列之一: 「依靠耶和华的人好像锡安山」:诗篇《上行之诗》的研究 诗篇120-134篇标题是「上行之诗」,是著名的朝圣诗歌,表达信徒对朝拜上帝的渴望与动力。我们若深入研究,能从中学习如何敬拜上帝、与人相处,在艰难时仍依靠上帝。陈老师愿意将他研究《诗篇》多年的成果,与弟兄姊妹分享,激励信徒更喜爱圣经。 讲师:陈廷忠 牧师/博士、钟东升牧师/博士 时间:2017年四月4、11、18日、五月2、9日(逢礼拜二晚上6 :00 – 8:00,共五堂课) 课程系列之二: 幸福路上的跫音:「登山宝训」的研究 马太福音第五至七章是著名的登山宝训,但也可能是最少人明白的教诲。身为耶稣的门徒,我们怎能继续忽略这篇改变生命之道呢? 本课程让我们来重听耶稣这篇举世无双的道,让耶稣的生命触摸你的生命,改变你的人生!俞老师愿意将她研究《登山宝训》多年的成果,与弟兄姊妹分享,激励信徒更喜爱圣经。 讲师:俞翠婵牧师/博士、钟东升牧师/博士 时间:2017年六月6、13、20、27日、七月4日(逢礼拜二晚上6 :00 – 8:00,共五堂课) 学费:每课程 $100 报名及查询:钟东升牧师(电邮 chinese@sbc.edu.au 或手机 0435534033) 墨尔本神学院「教会事工证书」纲页 http://chinese.mst.edu.au/?page_id=2091 巴拿巴神学院纲页 https://www.sbc.edu.au/studying-sbc/mandarin-subjects/ 课程特色 此证书乃实际教牧课程,给予学员机会对华人教牧、宣教和与事奉相关的课题,从圣经、神学和历史作一整理和回应。此证书乃由本学院颁发。 课程目的 本课程目的为给予学员对华人教牧、宣教和与事奉相关的课题有更广泛的认识和装备,以致在服事工场(包括教会、宣教工场等)有更好的事奉。学员可在攻读他们的神学文凭、学士或后学士时、同时选读本课程。另外,此课程也公开给教会领袖及有心志事奉者来选择单修此证书课程。但这是正规课程以外之独立证书,不能提升至其它正规学科。 选修要求 … Continue reading "Chinese Theology Program 2017"...

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