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  • The 2014 Moore College Library Day will focus on the life and ministry of Deaconess Mary Andrews

    In 1938, at 23, after studying at SMBC and Deaconess House, Mary left Sydney for missionary service in Japanese invaded China. Her term was punctuated at least twice by being forced to flee from the Japanese advance and lasted until 1951. She then became Head Deaconess in the Diocese of Sydney.

    After Mary became Head Deaconess in 1952, in 1953 she was appointed to the second full-time job of Principal of Deaconess House. 

    On retirement from these positions in 1982 and 1975 … more

  • Bestselling Christian book author visits Moore

    On Wednesday last week the author of Christian bestseller Why Men Hate Going to Church visited Moore College to present a session. 

    David Murrow founded Church for Men in 2005. Murrow describes himself as just a guy in the pews who noticed a disturbing trend: churches are losing their men and boys. His book Why Men Hate Going to … more

  • The connection between South Africa's George Whitefield College and Moore College

    Recently Moore Theological College was pleased to host visiting international guest Mark Dickson, Principal of George Whitefield College, RSA. We had some time with him to record a video interview asking him to share some of his views on GWC's vision & work, its connection with Moore and asked him why he came to Sydney.

    He was a guest of the College as guest speaker at Moore College Graduation 2014. In this video he speaks engagingly about the vision of George Whitefield College and its connections with Moore … more

  • Moore Mission 2014 at the half way mark with lots still to come

    #mooremission has been a wonderful time of great outreach, partnerships in the Gospel and incredible opportunities to share the love of Jesus at fourteen mission team locations in Sydney, interstate and overseas. At the half way mark a lot has already occurred but more is still to come. Don't forget to keep praying and getting involved (http://mission.moore.edu.au/get-involved/). 

    There is still plenty of mission yet to happen and for you to participate in. To see a taste of what's gone on in the early days, check out this encouraging video Tim Stevens put together … more

  • A wild animal encounter at Moore College in inner city Newtown

    Moore had two unexpected visitors this morning who attracted media and police attention, enjoyed a delightful morning tea in the garden and were then taken away before causing too much damage.

    Wild animals were found on Moore’s main campus at Newtown, resulting in media coverage and a large crowd of onlookers gathering to watch the events unfold. 

    This morning at around 10:00 … more

  • Moore to host hands-on preaching day to help preachers develop skills

    On April 8 Moore College will host the first of a regular series of hands-on days to help improve our skills in proclaiming the Word. Moore Emeritus Faculty member Dr David Peterson, author of the Pillar Commentary on Acts, will give us input on issues involved in preaching the Book of Acts.

    David will give general guidelines about preaching from this book and then participants will break up into groups to work out how to preach on Acts 10, which is a particularly significant narrative … more

  • Count down to Moore Mission 2014: March 23 to 30

    On Tuesday Moore College launched its #mooremission online hub for 2014. Here you will find the stories of mission 2014. Be encouraged during the week as we do mission, and partner with us in prayer as we go out into NSW, QLD and NZ with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

    Each year, Moore College sends teams of students and faculty out from college to partner with local churches to run missions that proclaim Jesus. We want you to get involved in this great … more

  • Moore Graduates sent out ‘Into all the World’ at Graduation 2014 ceremony

    This evening 99 graduates received their awards from the college. City Recital Hall, Angel Place was packed with over 600 guests who were family and friends of the graduates along with current students of the College, the faculty, staff, friends of the College and members of the wider community. 

    Principal Dr Mark Thompson welcomed everyone to graduation and said it was an opportunity to rejoice with our graduating students at their achievement. 

    Dr Thompson thanked the graduates’ … more

  • Moore College Graduation 2014 to be held this Thursday 13 March

    You are warmly invited to Moore College Graduation 2014 - Into All The World! The guest speaker Mark Dickson has arrived in Sydney and addressed chapel this morning. Moore College's Graduation is a time of great celebration and encouragement. 

    We want to thank God that his faithful servants have completed their training and preparation, and now head out around the world to minister Jesus' love and saving grace.

    You are warmly invited to … more

  • Moore College appoints first cross-cultural chaplains

    Moore College has expanded its pastoral care program to include chaplains dedicated to the care of students who do not have English as their first language. Rev Joseph Fung and Dr Nancy Fung have agreed to assist the College in this important and innovative role.

    Joseph studied at Moore in the early 1980s and Nancy in the mid-1990s. Since then they have both been involved in pastoral ministry and have also worked part-time with the Chinese Theological College … more