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Conferences – Inskip Bible Convention

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October 2018
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Conferences – Inskip Bible Convention

The Fylde Coast has a rich spiritual history. From the small village of Elswick came William Bramwell, the Methodist evangelist who so impressed William and Catherine Booth they named their first son after him. In the next village along from Elswick lies Inskip Baptist Chapel, a spiritual community that has worshipped here for the…

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October 2018
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Conferences – Presbyterian conference

Great fellowship and excellent talks marked this year’s Positively Presbyterian conference, held at Lendrick Muir between 20 and 22 August. Our devotional sessions were led by this year’s Moderator, Rev Angus Macrae, who led us through the experiences of Elijah and pointed us to greater trust in God. Our first speaker, David Meredith, explained…

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October 2018
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Conferences – Junior Anglican conference

The Junior Anglican Evangelical Conference (JAEC) was held during August, welcoming approximately 35 delegates, including ministry trainees, ordinands, curates, early incumbents and others. The conference considered the theme of ‘The gospel in the parish’ and asked what gospel ministry looked like in 21st century parishes across the UK. This year’s JAEC looked at the…

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October 2018
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Conferences – Creation conference in Pittsburgh

From 29 July to 1 August, Dr Bill Worraker and Matthew Pickhaver represented Biblical Creation Trust (BCT) at the 8th International Conference on Creationism in Pittsburgh, USA. Nearly 300 people were in attendance although numbers grew to as many as 800 for the open evening sessions.  Besides afternoon discussion panels on biology, geology and…

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September 2018
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Conference – Creation update

Biblical Creation Trust (BCT) held its first regional supporters’ evening at Thurlaston village hall near Leicester on 30 June. After a meal kindly provided by friends from Thurlaston Chapel, trustee Stephen Bazlinton opened proceedings with a devotion from Psalm 95. Stephen Lloyd then summarised highlights from our past ministry, as well as outlining some…

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Conference – South Wales Revival Conference

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September 2018
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Conference – South Wales Revival Conference

The days of 7 to 14 July saw the 19th annual conference take place. Ian Parry opened the conference with a searching message from Elijah’s confrontation with the Baal prophets at Mount Carmel. Paul Mallard’s two pastoral sermons took us to the letters to the churches in Revelation, while Stuart Olyott’s theme was ‘Spirit-inspired…

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August 2018
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Conference – Family Education Trust

Speaking at this year’s Family Education Trust conference, Dr Patrick Fagan, from the Marriage and Religion Research Institute in Washington DC, argued that it is a massive strategic mistake for the government to try to operate behaviour-changing programmes. Real change comes about through the relational spheres of family, church and school, he said. During…

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August 2018
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Conference – Liverpool Bible Convention

The annual Liverpool Bible Convention was hosted this year by Bethany Baptist Chapel in Fazakerley, from 8-11 May. It brought together five churches, and other visitors, in the Liverpool area. There were four nights of preaching, as different preachers took what the Lord had laid on their hearts. Each night we heard the Word of…

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July 2018
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Conference – Grace Baptist Assembly 2018

There are plenty of practical steps that pastors and churches can take to help people suffering mental health issues, Professor Alan Thomas told the Grace Baptist Assembly. Meeting at the Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire, the Assembly heard Professor Thomas deliver two outstanding sessions. The first session, entitled ‘Mad, Bad or Sad?’, took a…

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July 2018
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Sunday School – National Day and Parade

On 12 May, Beeches Road Baptist Chapel in Blackheath, hosted Crown Christian Heritage Trust’s fifth National Sunday School Day and Parade. This year’s was the largest yet with over 20 Sunday schools represented. Hundreds of children and workers gathered from across England for this day to celebrate the work of the Sunday school. Many…

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July 2018
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Conference – Scottish Reformed Conference 2018

Saturday 12 May marked the 29th Anniversary of the Scottish Reformed Conference held in Hamilton.  This year the keynote speakers were Dr Steven Lawson and Rev. Kenneth Stewart.  Around 400 people of all ages gathered to sit under the ministry of God’s Word and were greatly encouraged and blessed by thoughtful worship and uplifting…

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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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