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Conference – Marriage course

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September 2017
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Conference – Marriage course

One of the greatest challenges in life is marriage. Two sinful people pledge their life-long commitment, love and faithfulness to each other, but do so knowing there will be hurt, sin, pain and failure at times in the future. How is a marriage to survive these inwards challenges, in addition to the constant undermining…

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September 2017
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Conference – South Wales Revival Conference

Bryntirion, at Bridgend in Wales, welcomed the 18th consecutive Revival Conference, held from 1-8 July. It was a most blessed time. The main speakers, Paul Mallard and Kenneth Stewart, preached in an authoritative, winsome and practical way. The former travelled virtually daily from Bath, following his wife’s hospitalisation. His five messages were from Psalms,…

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Conference – Transgender conference

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August 2017
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Conference – Transgender conference

The addresses given at this year’s Family Education Trust conference focused on a topic much in the public consciousness, and one which has been largely confined to academic debate. In his paper on the transgender agenda, the chief executive of the Christian Medical Fellowship, Dr Peter Saunders, traced the rapid growth of the number…

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August 2017
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Conference – Church history afternoon

Leicestershire played host to the 2017 Church History Afternoon on Saturday 3 June. The ‘Puritan Earl’ (Henry Hastings, 3rd Earl of Huntingdon) and Hannah Marshman, first woman missionary to India, were two contrasting subjects for this year’s well-attended conference, at Barton-in-the-Beans Baptist Chapel. As the speakers demonstrated, both Henry Hastings and Hannah Marshman were…

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August 2017
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Conference – Ministry wives’ retreat

More than 30 ministry wives gathered in May at Holland House in Worcestershire for a special retreat organised by the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC). Jane McNabb from The Slade Church in London was the main speaker and her three talks were based on Matthew 6: ‘Live for your Father,’ ‘Delight in your Father’ and ‘Ask…

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August 2017
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Conference – Church planting

Eight couples involved in planting churches joined the first ever church planters’ retreat, hosted by the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC) in May. Andy Paterson, mission director for the FIEC, spoke on Psalm 91 at the retreat. He was keen to organise the gathering as part of the FIEC’s support for church plants.…

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August 2017
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Conference – Scottish Reformed Conference 2017

An Englishman, Irishman and Scotsman walked into a conference … no punchline given, just first-class Bible teaching at the 28th Scottish Reformed Conference! Held at Hamilton College in May, several hundred people gathered to worship and hear the Word of God preached in an uplifting and challenging way. The first speaker was Rupert Bentley-Taylor.…

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July 2017
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Conference – Cycle of shame

Christian women in the persecuted world have to endure a cycle of shame, attendees at an international conference in Belgium have heard. According to the conference, the church must learn to listen in a radical new way to Christian women who have been driven to silence by persecution and shame, and not leave them…

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July 2017
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Conference – William Perkins Conference

‘Imagine studying the Reformation without access to the works of Luther or Calvin. Well, stunningly, when we consider the monumental Puritan period, the works of its ‘father’, William Perkins, have not been published since the early seventeenth century. Thankfully, our lack of access to one ‘justly esteemed by his contemporaries as a master in…

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July 2017
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Conference – Grace Baptist Assembly 2017

‘Barriers are broken down by proclaiming the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to the ends of the earth!’ This final sentence was the fitting conclusion to the 2017 Grace Baptist Assembly (GBA). We met at the Hayes Conference Centre, from 9-11 May, for our 14th year as a residential conference. Malcolm and Jean…

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June 2017
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Conference – Banner of Truth minsters’ conference 2017

In a new departure for a conference that has always met at Leicester, this year’s conference from 24-27 April took place at Yarnwood Park in Staffordshire. Yarnwood is also used as a BT training centre. It is comfortable, with a high standard of catering and accommodation. There is plenty of related space for attendees…

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June 2017
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Conference – Luther and Scotland

Martin Luther and Scotland was the theme of a Scottish Reformation Society (www.scottishreformationsociety.org) conference on 7-8 April, organised for the quincentenary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg on 31 October 1517. Although John Knox was later destined to direct the Church in Scotland in the direction of Geneva rather…

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