Experience high-calibre speakers brought in from all over Australia to run engaging masterclasses, 1:1 guidance through coaches and mentors, challenging projects through ministry placements designed to hone leadership skills, retreats to connect with God, a short-term mission trip to propel students outside of their comfort zone and so much more.
Paired with accredited study through Malyon Theological College—one of the best bible colleges in Australia—GMS will leave you passionate, inspired and equipped with the skills you need to take the next steps towards the call God has placed on your life in ministry, mission or the marketplace.Talk to us to learn more Apply
We bring in a huge range of speakers from all over Australia to challenge and broaden your worldview.
Immerse yourself in big leadership topics and emerge with a new understanding of God and yourself: identity, apologetics, church-planting, sustainable leadership and so much more.
GMS will build in you unwavering foundations and habits to sustain your leadership for the long-term.
ACT CRICOS Provider Number 02650E
Malyon Theological College is a ministry of Queensland Baptists
Malyon Theological College is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology, CRICOS: 02650E
GMS’s Life of Leadership podcast deep dives into the big leadership questions and hear what it takes for experienced leaders to lead in their field.
Hear quality leadership bites from experiences leaders in church ministry, not-for-profit organisations, business, healthcare and more.
Life of Leadership is a must-listen for anyone looking to become a better leader, wherever they are.Apple Podcasts Spotify
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Gateway Ministry School is a ministry of Gateway Baptist Church in Brisbane. GMS is located at Gateway’s Mackenzie campus, 1052 Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Road, Mackenzie, Queensland.
No—you can apply to complete GMS without undertaking accredited units with Malyon.
If you attend another church, GMS will consult with your pastor about your interest in participating in GMS. You will complete your academic study units enrolled as an ‘On Demand’ student of Malyon Theological College. You will also participate in the GMS Experience, all GMS students are required to attend 75% of GMS classes. You can complete your ministry placement at your church, or Gateway (with the permission of your pastor.)
Parts of the GMS program are available online for students who may not be able to engage in person. This can be arranged in consultation with the GMS Director.
GMS provides group and individual input from ministry leaders on Thursdays from 9am – 12:30pm and an optional every second Tuesday of the month from 9:00am – 10:30am during the semester.
Students are required to attend 75% of all GMS programs. When students are completing their Practical Ministry Field Education unit they will need to be available at other times depending on the activities of their ministry area. Have a look at the code of conduct for more information.