Wednesday Evening Talks till 20 May
Run for your life: Bible Talks from the Book of Hebrews
A great opportunity to find out all about The Bridge gap year program
Every Nation, Tribe, People & Language: Your part in God's promised future
Note: Derek will commence as Principal of SMBC on 1 July 2020.
Prior to SMBC:
Derek studied Arts/Law at the Australian National University and worked as a lawyer for the Australian Government Solicitor in Canberra for a number of years. He and his wife, Anna, then moved to Sydney to study at SMBC. After that, they moved to Southeast Asia with OMF, where they served in a variety of settings, including a Bible college, a missionary training school and a women’s refuge.
- ‘Does Over-Contextualisation Result in a Distortion of the Gospel?’ Mission Round Table 14.3 (2019): forthcoming
- ‘Discipling Through Worldview-Changing Bible Study’, Mission Round Table 9.2 (2014): 22-24
- ‘Terang untuk Bangsa-Bangsa: Pelajaran dari Perjanjian Lama untuk Misi Holistik’, Te Deum 2.1 (2012): 215-234
- OMF mission consultation 2019
- OMF 150th anniversary celebrations
- AFES conferences
- Various churches and conferences in Southeast Asia
- Mission events and seminars in Southeast Asia and Australia
- Contextualisation and syncretism
- Hermeneutics and application
- The application of biblical theology to missiological issues
Derek is married to Anna. Along with their three children, they are looking forward to moving to Sydney in 2020. As a family they enjoy hiking in the Southeast Asian jungle, swimming in volcanic hotsprings, and eating spicy food. They can’t wait to find out what their new hobbies will be when they move to Australia.