Bible colleges affiliated with Australian Christian Churches

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Bible colleges affiliated with Australian Christian Churches refers to Bible colleges that are registered with Australian Christian Churches, the Australian organisation of the Assemblies of God (AOG), a Pentecostal denomination originating in the United States of America. Australian Christian Churches currently has eight registered Bible colleges, that train aspiring ACC pastors, leaders, evangelists and missionaries as well as people from other denominations and other aspirations. Alphacrucis is the official ministry training college of the denomination.


Main article: Alphacrucis

Once the Assemblies of God in Australia was incorporated, a need for a college to train future pastors and leaders in the movement and in a Pentecostal setting arose. In 1948, Commonwealth Bible College was established as the official ministry training college of Australian Christian Churches. The college moved from Melbourne to Brisbane, then to Katoomba. In 1993, under a new incorporation, the college became Southern Cross College of the Assemblies of God in Australia, simply known as Southern Cross College. In 1996, the College moved to Chester Hill in Sydney. In 2009, the college adopted a new name Alphacrucis launched at the ACC National Conference.

Official colleges[edit]

The other colleges registered with Australian Christian Churches are run by churches. These are:

Harvest Bible College North Dandenong, Melbourne, Victoria 1985[1][broken citation] ?
Harvest West Bible College[2] Belmont, Perth, Western Australia 19XX[citation needed] ?
Hillsong International Leadership College Hillsong Church Baulkham Hills, Sydney, NSW 1988[citation needed] 900[citation needed]
ICI College Australia[citation needed] Legana Christian Church Legana, Launceston, Tasmania ? ?
Paradise College of Ministries[citation needed] Paradise Community Church Paradise, Adelaide, South Australia ?
Southland Training Australia} ? ?

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