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The Official Blog of Moore College's Faculty

Here, at least monthly, new ministry and mission thinking articles will appear from our faculty members.

  • Colin Bale

    Remember the Somme

    The effect of this battle on Australia and its people is still clear and painful a century later, writes Moore College faculty member Colin Bale.

    On a stained glass window titled “Jesus – Prophet, King, Priest” at St Matthew’s Manly is the following inscription: “In memory of Lorenzo Dixon Marshall. Died 9 … more

  • Mark Thompson

    What to look for in a theological college

    We asked Moore's principal Dr Mark Thompson what he thinks people should look for in a theological college. He came up with this blog post. It is useful for you, your friends or loved ones, if you or they, are considering further training to be more equipped for ongoing ministry and mission in whatever context.

    Moore College exists for one reason: to see Christ and his gospel proclaimed in all the world. We want everyone in this city to hear what God has done in Christ and have an opportunity to respond … more

  • Jane Tooher

    Serving the Lord

    The wife of the second Bishop of Sydney lived her life to the glory of God, writes faculty member Jane Tooher

    Jane Sophia Barker (nee Harden) was born in England in 1807. On 15 October 1840 she married Frederic Barker who at that time was serving as a rector in Liverpool, England. They had no children and … more

  • Andrew Leslie

    Christians, justification, and the final judgment

    Faculty member Andrew Leslie explores the final judgment or evaluation of our Christian faithfulness and obedience on the last day.

    One of the more perplexing dilemmas for many evangelicals is the spectre of a final judgment or evaluation of our Christian faithfulness and obedience on the last day.  Our present assurance of … more

  • Archie Poulos

    What should we do when Christians can't agree?

    What should we do when Christians can't agree, asks Moore College faculty member Archie Poulos.

    Disagreement and division amongst Christians is both surprising and at the same time, to be expected. 

    The opening paragraph of Ephesians 4 oozes with unity – one body, one Spirit, one … more

  • Peter Orr

    If I die before I wake…

    What happens to Christians after death has been debated for centuries but the Bible's answer is clear writes Peter Orr.

    The children’s bedtime prayer from the 18th Century is very familiar even if not many children pray it today:

    Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep, If I die before I … more