12 - 14 October 2017

"And the light shines in the darkness…" John 1:5

Speakers

Dr Joel Beeke

Ministries

He is President and Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, a minister of the Heritage Reformed Congregation in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is also the editorial director of Reformation Heritage Books, president of Inheritance Publishers, and vice-president of the Dutch Reformed Translation Society.

Publications include:

Meet the Puritans; Contagious Christian Living; Calvin for Today; Developing a Healthy Prayer Life; and Taking Hold of God. He also contributed to the Book ‘Sola Scriptura: The Protestant Position of the Bible.

Dr Ian Hamilton

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Ministries

He is a Retired Minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church. He is currently a Professor for Historical and Systematic Theology at the Westminster Presbyterian Theological Seminary and teaches at other UK Seminaries such as the ETS or LTS. He also serves on the governing board of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and the Banner of Truth Trust.

Publications include:

The Erosion of Calvinist Orthodoxy; The Letters of John; John Calvin’s Doctrine of Holy Scripture; The Faith Shaped Life.

Dr Jon D. Payne

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Ministries

He is the church planting pastor of Christ Church Presbyterian (PCA) in Charleston, South Carolina. From 2003-2013 Dr. Payne served as the pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Douglasville, Georgia. Dr. Payne is also a visiting lecturer in practical theology at Reformed Theological Seminary (Atlanta/Charlotte).

Publications include:

John Owen On the Lord’s Supper; In the Splendour of Holiness: Rediscovering the Beauty of Reformed Worship for the 21st Century; A Faith Worth Teaching: The Heidelberg Catechism’s Enduring Heritage.

Dr Geoffrey Thomas

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Ministries

Geoffrey Thomas has been the minister of Alfred Place Baptist Church in Aberystwyth, Wales, since 1965. He has systematically preached the Bible to his congregation ever since. He has served as the chairman of the Grace Churches of England and Wales, and of the Association of Evangelical Churches of Wales, and is currently Editor of the Banner of Truth Trust’s website articles. Geoffrey is a Visiting Professor of Historical Theology at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Publications include:

The Holy Spirit; Daniel: Servant of God Under Four Kings; Philip and the Revival in Samaria and Ernest Reisinger: A Biography; as well as the booklet Reading the Bible

Dr Kevin Bidwell

Ministries

Revd Dr Kevin J. Bidwell is the founding minister of Sheffield Presbyterian Church (Evangelical Presbyterian Church of England and Wales). He also serves as a visiting lecturer in Systematic Theology at London Theological Seminary and was chairman of the Yorkshire Reformed Ministerial Fraternal (2012-2015) and moderator of the EPCEW (2014-2015).

Publications include:

The Church as the Image of the Trinity: A Critical Evaluation of Miroslav Volf’s Ecclesial Model; Losing the Dance: Is the ‘Divine Dance’ a Good Explanation of the Trinity? in Engaging with Keller.

Dr Bill Schweitzer

Ministries

Revd Dr William M. Schweitzer is the founding minister of Gateshead Presbyterian Church (Evangelical Presbyterian Church in England and Wales). He previously served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps and as tutor at Edinburgh University. He is also a professor for Systematic Theology at the Westminster Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Publications include:

God is a Communicative Being: Divine Communicativeness and Harmony in the Theology of Jonathan Edwards; Engaging with Keller: Thinking Through the Theology of a Popular Evangelical; Jonathan Edwards for the Church: The Ministry and the Means of Grace.