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Position available: Principal of Stirling Theological College

Stirling Theological College is seeking a Principal to lead the college in 2021 and beyond. Stirling is a Christian theological college affiliated with Churches of Christ in Australia and a member college of...

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On Gratitude

Gratitude is one way to enhance our resilience and endurance in these difficult days. Psychologists tell us that our brains our wired for the negative—a survival instinct so that we are always prepared for the worst...

Learning in a time of crisis

Imagine the reaction when it was suggested to the English Fellows of Oxford University in the summer of 1939 that classes may have to be suspended due to the impending outbreak of war in Europe!

The Perils of Perseverance

Perseverance would have to be one of my least favourite virtues. I hate being told to persevere; to ‘just keep going’. As if I weren’t already doing my best, or trying my hardest…The whole notion of perseverance...

Hope

Hope, assurance of restoration, and belief in the God who can bring an end to all suffering, does not prevent Jesus weeping. “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; as they are...

Student Unit Evaluation results

The impact of coronavirus on students this past semester has been significant as units moved to online delivery due to national and state gathering restrictions. The University is vitally interested in the experiences...

University Gazette July 2020

The Gazette is a public document that reports the outcomes of meetings of the University Council and Academic Board since the last Gazette was issued. To view the latest University Gazette in pdf, issued 7 July 2020...

Sink like a stone

Dr Libby Byrne's ongoing research explores the idea of painting a contribution to a conversation about the lived experience of incarnational worship. In this strange time of COVID isolation, both together and apart, Dr...

Trauma and ‘the new normal’

One of the phrases that must be in contention for the phrase of the year contest is ‘the new normal.’ Just searching the news gives over a million hits in the last month alone. But the rapid reoccurrence of this phrase...

Breaking the chain

The story in which Ishmael and Hagar are driven out into the wilderness by Sarah, with Abraham’s  complicity, has often been read as setting up the animosity which has persisted between different nations and faith...

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