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November 2019
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2019 Argyll Convention

‘This is real unity, not fake’. This comment was made by Alasdair Paine, one of the speakers at the Argyll Convention which took place in Oban in August. Leaders of evangelical churches in Argyll had organised this Bible conference for the seventh year in succession. No doubt the ‘warmth’ that people mentioned is felt…

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July 2018
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Conference – Christians engaging with others

Why are we so poor at telling the gospel? What makes objections so hard to combat? These were the thoughts that led the organisers of the Argyll Convention to set up a day conference in May of this year. The speaker was Andy Bannister of SOLAS Centre for Public Christianity. By the way, their…

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October 2017
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Conference – Argyll Convention

‘The words of the wise are like goads, and like nails firmly fixed’. That was our experience at this year’s Argyll Convention. Several people came to the speakers afterwards and commented on how the messages had spoken into their lives. We also met a number of tourists who came to the event having seen…

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2015 Argyll Convention

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September 2015
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2015 Argyll Convention

‘Did not our heart burn within us?’ said Jesus’ disciples in their home in Emmaus. He had shown himself to them in the Scriptures, even though they had not recognised him in person. That is how we felt at the 2015 Argyll Convention, in Oban, in early August. Under the heading ‘The true and…

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October 2014
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Argyll Convention

Scotland’s West Highlands were at their beautiful best when the town of Oban hosted the second Argyll Convention in August. Hector Morrison (Highland Theological College) and Richard Bewes complemented one another as they opened the Scriptures: Mr Morrison showed us Christ redeeming, rising, and reigning, from Isaiah 52 and 53; Mr Bewes reminded us…

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