• See what we do

    Watch our 'Disruption and Innovation' video to see how we support Bible colleges in the Majority World and our response to the global pandemic.

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  • watch the virtual launch

    On the 28th October 2021 we launched 'Local Online: A Global Strategy'. Watch the video to learn about this critical strategy and how it will impact online theological education around the globe.

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    From equipping colleges with technological infrastructure to COVID-19 relief packages, our current projects highlight ways that you can make a meaningful difference to our partner colleges.

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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 $5.7 million to support 2,686 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."