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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.

  • 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

  • Ed Loane

    Witnessing the Resurrection

    The sureness of Christ's rising at Easter changes everything for those who believe writes Ed Loane

    As the season of Easter has come and gone we may often feel disappointed and overwhelmed by the crass commercialism and blatant trivialisation of this sacred Christian celebration. How and when … more

  • Jane Tooher

    The worthwhileness of written prayers

    We need to consider the merits of written prayers, writes Moore College faculty member Jane Tooher.

    God in his kindness has recorded for us prayers in his word the Bible, e.g. Dan 9:4-19; 2 Sam 7:18-29; Job 42:1-6; Ps 86; and Mt 6:9-13. These prayers teach and remind us of many things, including … more