About Us

Welcome!

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For those who are looking to know God more deeply and serve God more effectively, Malyon is a place where theology, practical skills and spirituality meet. We provide world-class, accredited theological education and train our students in practical ministry, so they can serve God effectively wherever God places them.

Our students are developed through effective teaching, participation in peer and scholarly dialogue, and involvement in sound research, all conducted in a climate of disciplined study. Our teaching is informed by the Baptist tradition of evangelical Protestantism, which incorporates a conservative theological position and encourages a variety of forms of expression. Malyon fosters the integration of theory and practice through the development of critical and creative thinking. So, not everyone leaves Malyon thinking the same thing! But each student is trained to research deeply, think critically, and justify their conclusions. 

We believe Malyon College has been called by God to help do what He promised: “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding” (Jeremiah 3:15). You can see the three elements of our equipping in this verse –

“heart after God” = loving and serving God

“shepherds” = leaders who care

“knowledge and understanding” = strong understanding of the Bible and ministry

We offer a wide range of courses ranging from 6 months to 3 years and more. We offer Diploma, Bachelor,  Masters and Doctoral degrees in theology and ministry, with target streaming programs for those wanting to work as pastors, youth workers, chaplains or in cross-cultural ministry. You can complete your study on a full-time or part-time basis, either on campus or by distance.

As you read through this website, you may find the volume of information overwhelming. Just talk to us. We will help you to successfully navigate the various study options to find the path that is just right for you.

Malyon College also houses three Centres which assist students, equip the wider church and influence our culture and the wider community. Our Centres (Leadership, Traverse and Workplace) are at the national forefront of assisting Christians and churches to bridge the gap between the church and the community.

So check out what Malyon stands for and offers. As God leads, come and be equipped to make a stronger kingdom difference as a Christian of influence.

Your brother,

John Sweetman

Principal