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Seminars 2017-18

 

October 2017
Dr Peter Masters                  
The Biblical Model of Conversion and Establishing a Practical Sensus Plenior – and the implications for preaching and personal counselling. [Two lectures.]

Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed                    
Teaching and Counselling Biblical Sanctification
– by contrast with inferior proposals, and comparing the one or two nature models.

Pastor Jack Seaton              
A Survey of Exodus
– a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


November 2017
Dr Masters                           
(i)
Eternal Life in the Psalms – and the application of such passages.
(ii) The Trinity and the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament, and the extent of understanding in the Old Testament church.

Pastor Ibrahim                    
Answering Questions Put to Pastors – questions about assurance of salvation.

Pastor Mark Stocker            
A Survey of 2 Samuel – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


December 2017
Dr Masters                           
(i)
The Doctrinal Innovations of ‘New Calvinism’ and their harm.
(ii) Answering Questions Put to Pastors – questions from seekers.  

Pastor Ibrahim                    
Polemical Aspects of Our Lord’s Ministry – principles from synagogue and Temple appearances and their teaching for pastors today.

Rev. John Thackway            
A Survey of Genesis 1-25 – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


January 2018
Dr Masters                           
(i) Recommended Essential Books for a Preacher’s Library
– with reasons.
(ii) The Baptism of the Spirit – the benefits of a correct biblical view.

Pastor Ibrahim                   
Answering Questions Put to Pastors – on human situations: parenting, breaches between believers, religious dilemmas.

Pastor Roland Burrows      
A Survey of the Minor Prophets (Part 1) – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


February 2018
Dr Masters                           
(i) Pioneering and Reviving Churches
– practical counsels.
(ii) Answering Questions Put to Pastors – on courtship and marriage.

Pastor Ibrahim                     
A Biblical View of Revival – seeking the nature and availability of a longed-for divine phenomenon.

Rev. Malcolm Watts             
A Survey of 1 & 2 Peter – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


March 2018
Dr Masters                           
(i) Defending Traditional Evangelical Concepts of Worship
– their necessity and points of biblical superiority over modern trends.
(ii) The Ministry of Public Prayer – the pastor’s ‘agenda’ and approach.

Pastor Ibrahim                    
Answering Questions Put to Pastors
– on disturbing experiences, eg: dreams, curses, unwanted thoughts, haunting by past sins.

Pastor Chris Hand              
A Survey of 1 & 2 Thessalonians – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


April 2018
Dr Masters                           
(i) The Sufficiency of Scripture
  
(ii) The book of Jonah – the scheme, dividing and pastoral application of Jonah  

Dr John Whitcomb             
Christian evidences (i) legitimate use and scope; (ii) review of Van Til and others   


May 2018
Dr Masters                           
(i) Examining the Emerging and ‘Missional’ Church Axis
– showing the points of divergence from vital biblical principles, and establishing well-tested norms for church life.
(ii) The Right Conduct of Weddings and Funerals – at a time when Bible-believers are adopting an impoverished worldly approach.

Pastor Ibrahim                     
Answering Questions Put to Pastors – the most common queries about Scripture and doctrine.

Pastor Roland Burrows      
A Survey of the Minor Prophets (Part 2) – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.


June 2018
Dr Masters                           
The Aims and Responsibilities of a Minister
– with some common failings.

Pastor Ibrahim                    
Answering Questions Put to Pastors – on prayer problems and personal Bible study issues.

Pastor Roger Brazier          
A Survey of Daniel – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.