On Saturday 12 October, from 9.45am to 12noon, Bible College SA is having an Open Day for prospective future students to come and hear what it would be like to do some study with us. We begin by explaining the reasons for coming to Bible college and the ways it benefits our students and their ministries. Then, we introduce our staff team, talk about our accreditation, academic courses and pathways, and overview our formation program. Finally, we do a tour of the building, hear from some current students, and have a time for questions.
One point that we will make on the day is how much our study can benefits others. Although no one ever regrets studying at College, we don’t come just for the sake of our own spiritual growth—although we expect all our students will grow significantly—or just to stimulate our own minds and feed our own interests. Rather, we come so that we might be better equipped to serve under Jesus.
Some students start out very clear that, God willing, they are preparing for full-time vocational Christian work of one kind or another. Others are planning to head back to other work, but want to be further equipped to serve in their churches as Bible study leaders, occasional preachers, elders, kids’ group leaders or similar. Yet others come to College not knowing exactly what they want to do when they leave, but their plans develop as they study.
There is a great need for more well-formed women and men to serve Jesus across our city and state. If you know of someone who you think could be a faithful servant of the gospel in the years ahead, in whatever capacity, please consider encouraging them to come along to our Open Day. There’s no cost and no obligation, just a great opportunity to explore getting better equipped.