Meeting the Unique Challenges of Our Times

Tom Kimber teaching an intensive

“We are excited about this newly redesigned program, and feel it has the potential to help the church and mission in powerful and innovative new ways.” One of the places where MST’s global reach is most obvious is in our Postgraduate research. Currently we have students from across the globe studying critical issues that impact […]

Commitment to His Love and Faithfulness

Rev Dorcas surrounded by family and MST Chinese staff at her ordination

Born and raised in Hong Kong, Dorcas Seto left in 1993 to study Marketing and Media Studies in Melbourne. This led to her working in Taiwan for a trading magazine company, an enviornment in which she thrived. She rose quickly to the position of a director in business operations over the whole organisation (and networked […]

The New Chapel

Students meeting in the new chapel

On the night of Monday December 3rd immediately following the 2018 Graduation, a team of students and staff dismantled the old chapel and Lecture Room 5 for the building works that began early the next day. From then until only a few weeks ago, MST’s chapel, foyer and lecture room 5 have been transformed. Not […]

Exploring Freedom and Islam in the USA

Sasan Tavassoli presenting at a conference

“It was for freedom that Christ has set us free” Freedom is at the heart of the Christian faith. “It was for freedom that Christ has set us free”, writes Paul, and for two thousand years Christians have rejoiced in the freedom that the gospel brings — freedom from sin, freedom to be truly human, […]

New Faculty: Dr Jude Long

This year to date, we have had 3 new faculty join us (or not so new). To get to know them better we asked them a few questions… Dr Jude Long returns! What’s your role at MST? I am the Vice Principal for Educational Development and Director of Vocational Education. What does that mean? I […]

New Faculty: Dr Chris Green

This year to date, we have had 3 new faculty join us (or not so new). To get to know them better we asked them a few questions… Early this year Dr Chris Green joined MST and Eastern as, ‘Deputy of Postgrad Studies and Lecturer in Theology and Psychology’. What’s your role at MST? Thanks […]

New Faculty: Dr Jason Lam

Jason Lam and family at the 12 Apostles

This year to date, we have had 3 new faculty join us (or not so new). To get to know them better we asked them a few questions… Dr Jason Lam joins our Chinese department… Tell us your background, upbringing, where you’re from, education, family? My wife Jessica and I were born and grew up […]

By Wisdom a House is Built…

Justin Tan teaching a class

It has been established that the Chinese speaking Church has become one of the fastest growing churches in Australia. But as far back as the 1990s, it largely went unnoticed. It was seen as serving a limited function in helping a non-English speaking minority group find a home. But once the foundation was set in […]

Multiculturalism Reflected in the Body of Christ

Bernie Power standing with Heather McGowan outside MST

Multiculturalism is here to stay. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 20% of Australians speak a language other than English at home. This multiculturalism is also reflected in the Body of Christ. As a result of our national immigration policy, Australia’s multi-ethnic churches are booming. There are about 100 Chinese-language churches in Melbourne and […]

Tribute to John Howard Barclay

John Barclay standing with colleages

Howard (John Howard) Barclay went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 10th, 2019, at home, surrounded by the family he adored, and who adored him. He was 93 years old. Howard graduated from MBI in 1946. He served on the Board of BCV and MST in the seventies and in the nineties until […]