• South Asia institute of advanced christian studies

    SAIACS provides biblical and contextually relevant theological studies equipping students to have meaningful and significant impact in a diverse range of ministries throughout India for the glory of God.

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  • Support a future leader

    At any one time students need support to complete their theological studies. Sponsored students are second year students and higher – having proved their ability in their first year studies.

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  • Giving to growth

    By giving through OCA you can be confident that your funds will go towards growing God’s church and impacting each society, not just this year, but in the decades ahead as competent leaders are trained for their ministry in their own country. 

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Leadership training is one of the most pressing tasks for Western Christians who are engaged with a global church.

  • Student sponsorship

    Since 1987, Overseas Council Australia has contributed $3.6 million to support 1,590 students in ministry training.

  • Partner Colleges

    Overseas Council Australia supports theological colleges which are evangelical in theology and have a record of financial accountability and good governance.

  • Countries worked in

    Overseas Council Australia works with theological colleges and other strategic leadership development programs in twenty five countries.

"We believe in an emerging generation of Christian leaders whose lives demonstrate vision, integrity and competence. It is these men and women who preach and teach the redeeming gospel of Jesus Christ, minister to widows and orphans, seek justice in and through public institutions, lead their nations through the debilitating morass of corruption, and in a thousand other ways take God’s truth into the public arena."