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August 2019
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Discovering an amazing God in Eastbourne

God identifies with his people and displays his redemptive power towards them: this was among the messages brought to Christians at Bible by the Beach in Eastbourne earlier this year. Under the umbrella title of Amazed: Sin, Grace and an Amazing God, record numbers of delegates heard from a variety of speakers, including Don…

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August 2019
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Grace Baptist Assembly an ‘oasis for the battle-wearied pilgrim’

A good Christian conference is an oasis for the battle-wearied pilgrim. Our journey to the celestial city is not without its discouragements and challenges. Therefore, any opportunity to have our perspective refocused on the Lord, and for fellowship with like-minded believers is most welcome. This was my first time at the Grace Baptist Assembly,…

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August 2019
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‘Who am I?’, the 30th Scottish Reformed Conference

Over 400 delegates of all ages engaged with this key question at the Scottish Reformed Conference in May. The speakers were Dr Sinclair Ferguson (Reformed Theological Seminary) and Dr Robert Murdock (Faith Mission Bible College). Speaking from Genesis, Dr Ferguson emphasised that humans are made in the image of God. Concerning the Fall, he…

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July 2019
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‘How to be human’: Derby Bible Week

Derby Bible Week continues to grow. Following small beginnings thirty years ago, attendees have grown in number considerably over recent years. In Derby, a group of like-minded evangelical churches organise an annual series of meetings. These take place over four days each April. This year, an average daily gathering of around 400 people met…

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July 2019
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European Missionary Fellowship Spring Conference

It was delightful to welcome almost sixty people to the EMF spring conference, held in early April at Ballymoney Baptist Church, Northern Ireland. The theme for the day was ‘Building for the Future’. Two of our most experienced mission-partners – Dawid Koziol from Zywiec in Poland and Manuel Franco from Almunecar in Spain –…

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July 2019
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Geoff Thomas to speak on the doctrine of the Trinity

Geoff Thomas is a big man with a voice and a heart to match. He exudes love for the Saviour and for the people of God. Both are illustrated by the fact that he pastored the same church, Alfred Place Baptist Church in Aberystwyth, for fifty years. His gift for preaching is matched by…

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June 2019
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Male and female roles considered at Free Church (Continuing) conference

A good number of folk gathered in brilliant sunshine for the annual Spring Conference of the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing), which was held at Culloden-Balloch Baptist Church, Inverness, earlier this year. The speaker was Mr Nigel Kenny, Scotland Officer for the Christian Institute. His topic was the role of male and female in…

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June 2019
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Translation update from Trinitarian Bible Society

An annual deputation meeting of the Trinitarian Bible Society (TBS) has been held at the Presbyterian Reformed Church, Stockton-on-Tees. Several evangelical denominations were represented and Dr David Allen spoke for the TBS. We began with a heart-warming exposition of Ephesians 3:20 (‘Now to him who is able…’). It was wonderful to be reminded of…

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June 2019
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‘Not man’s wisdom that saves’ says Mark Stocker at Birmingham Conference 2019

Ebenezer Chapel in Old Hill, Birmingham hosted this year’s Birmingham conference. Approximately 90 people gathered in March to hear Timothy Nelson (Ballynahinch), Mark Stocker (Southampton) and Tom Yates (Devizes). The conference is arranged by the committee behind the Christian Worship hymnbook. Pastor John Thackway provided us with a history of this hymnbook and its…

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June 2019
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Banner of Truth youth conference attended by 300

Held over the first weekend in April, this year’s Banner of Truth conference took place at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre in Staffordshire. It was heartening to see 300 people, aged 16 to 30, in attendance; the number has been increasing year on year. The conference is intended to encourage young Christians and…

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April 2019
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Wessex Conference 2019

Nearly 150 people were present at Spring Road Church, Southampton on 16 February for the Wessex Conference. Pastor Mark Stocker chaired the conference, opening with some reflections on Psalm 117 concerning God’s faithfulness to his promises and how his greater purposes cannot be thwarted by earthly powers. He also welcomed guest preacher, Pastor Chris…

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March 2019
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Carey Conference 2019

Some would consider early January an inopportune time for a conference, but for many years good numbers of attendees have arrived at the Hayes Conference Centre in Swanick for 48 hours of teaching and fellowship. This year, the main subject was the Trinity. It was good to have Dr Robert Letham with us again…

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