Avondale Lecture Series



Academic and community lectures presented by Avondale College of Higher Education.


  • Heart and Soul: The Uniqueness of Christian Education

    14/09/2017 Duração: 28min

    Former Andrews University President Dr Niels-Erik Andreasen reflects on two unique features of Christian education: its heart and soul.

  • The Big Tent Church

    05/08/2017 Duração: 45min

    Historian Dr Lisa Clark Diller examines the fascinating principles of Romans 14 for maintaining a clear identity as a community of faith while including a range of cultural and spiritual practices.

  • Mission Shift: The interview

    07/02/2017 Duração: 13min

    What are the keys to multiplying disciples in your local church community? Avondale Seminary Head Dr Kayle de Waal takes us inside his new book, Mission Shift, in this interview with Signs Publishing Book Editor Nathan Brown.

  • Graduation 2012: Keynote address

    01/12/2016 Duração: 24min

    Dr Barry Oliver presents the keynote address to the graduands.

  • Opening Convocation 2016

    02/03/2016 Duração: 14min

    One Life: Avondale's education giving the power to think and do.

  • A trunk or a cabinet?

    02/09/2015 Duração: 40min

    A lecture about gender differences. A trunk or a cabinet: do you know which one you have and its pluses and challenges? Presented by Dr Arlene Taylor.

  • Helping homeless kids: A success story

    03/06/2015 Duração: 34min

    STREAT won the award as Most Innovative Australian Social Enterprise in 2014 but Rebecca Scott has big plans for its growth and innovation.

  • What the soils have told me

    25/05/2013 Duração: 01h08min

    Graham has studied New Zealand soils for 40 years, during which he has encountered data that does not sit easily with the recent chronology of his upbringing. Presented by Sydney Adventist Forum and Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church.

  • Opening Convocation 2013

    27/02/2013 Duração: 18min

    President Professor Ray Roennfeldt opens the academic year at Avondale College of Higher Education.

  • Graduation 2012: Church Sermon

    08/12/2012 Duração: 33min

    Dr John Hammond presents the graduation sermon "Out On A Limb".

  • Graduation 2012: Sabbath School

    08/12/2012 Duração: 25min

    Dr Peter Beamish presents the lesson on the law of God.

  • Ellen White: A voice for justice?

    13/10/2012 Duração: 01h05min

    Signs Publishing Company book editor Nathan Brown has read widely from pioneer Ellen G White, rediscovering a voice for justice the Seventh-day Adventist Church has ignored for too long.

  • Sweet Poison

    03/09/2012 Duração: 49min

    Sweet Poison author David Gillespie on cutting sugar from your diet. A recovering corporate lawyer, the father of six examined the latest medical findings to understand why he carried an extra 40 kilos on his waistline.

  • Memories: A journey into mind

    24/08/2012 Duração: 49min

    Dr Cedric Greive from Avondale College of High Education’s School of Education presents “Memories: a journey into mind” at the sixth Avondale Alumni Association Alumni Lecture.

  • Sabbath Justice

    04/08/2012 Duração: 29min

    What does it mean to be a kingdom-seeking Sabbath keeper? Dr Kendra Haloviak Valentine discusses social justice in the context of Seventh-day Adventist Sabbath keeping in this sermon at Avondale College Seventh-day Adventist Church.