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My Youth Leadership Congress diary

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Drs John Skrzypaszek and Peter Williams attended the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Global Youth Leadership Congress to study the lived experience of youth ministry leaders. Their interviews with these leaders are part of a project by Avondale’s Christian Education Research Centre. Here are Skrzypaszek’s reflections of the congress and of the research.

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Stories from Sunnyside: Where it began

Friday, September 22, 2017

A new book about Seventh-day Adventist Church pioneer Ellen White’s personal ministry in Cooranbong crowns 29 years of service to a research centre at Avondale, but what inspired the author to write?

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No Heil Hitler!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Amid stories of deception, betrayal, and murder, Paul’s turbulent journey allows readers to discern bright sparkles of hope entrenched in the darkness of evil.

Living heritage

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Heritage is not a source of information about the past but of inspiration for our quest to discover meaning and purpose. So argued Dr John Skrzypaszek is his Murdoch Lecture, which opened Avondale Alumni Association’s Homecoming.

Holistic spirituality

Thursday, September 8, 2011

An Avondale academic will now help select papers for an international heritage conference after presenting one himself that explored links between Aboriginal and Christian spirituality.

Heroes of the faith

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Two Avondale College lecturers have written a chapter for a book reflecting on the life and legacy of Australia’s soon-to-be canonised first Catholic saint.