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Avondale remembers Des Ford

Monday, June 24, 2019

Reflections from colleagues revealed an often humorous human side to former Avondale theology head Dr Desmond Ford during his memorial service in March.

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Take 5 with Joy Butler

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Joy Butler (1967) is the second Vice-President of the World Woman’s Christian Temperance Union. A former teacher, chaplain and Director of Adventist Women’s Ministries for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, she is passionate about helping hurting and abused women. Joy has worldwide missionary experience, including in Africa and in the Pacific islands. Reflections asked about what it means to be a “citizen of God’s big world.”

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Denizens of the Dora

Friday, May 24, 2019

A 10-year study at Avondale will help others measure the impact of climate change and urbanisation on beasts, birds and bugs in Lake Macquarie’s largest catchment.

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Telling hands, teaching feet

Friday, May 10, 2019

An Avondale graduate’s doctoral research about how the early church used human hands and feet to fulfil the mission of Jesus is now a book.

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From country boy to science pioneer

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Dr Lachlan Rogers interviewed his grandfather as part of the 65 Years of Science at Avondale Reunion celebrations. These are the questions he asked and the answers he received.