The Tabernacle School of Theology this year will take a different form, beginning with a Day of Special Studies on Saturday 2nd July and including a day-long Fraternal on Monday 4th July. Saturday sessions will be open to all, while the Monday sessions will focus on pastors and Christian workers. Admission is free of charge and lunch will be available at a modest cost on Saturday.

The weekend format will provide an opportunity for overseas and distant friends to fellowship with us for the Lord’s Day.

Our guest preacher will be Pastor Michael J Beasley, Minister of Peace Baptist Church, Germanton, North Carolina, whose keynote address will be Flawed Foundations of New Calvinism. Pastor Beasley is author of The Fallible Prophets of New Calvinism and other titles.

In recent decades a tremendous blow has been struck at the doctrine of cessationism – the ending of the sign-gifts – by the widespread adoption of Professor Wayne Grudem’s notion about the ‘fallible’ nature of New Testament prophecy. This, for many, has sanctioned charismatic prophecy and other ‘gifts’. But Prof Grudem’s ideas are deeply flawed, along with their underlying textual foundation.

Michael Beasley has powerfully demonstrated their mistake-ridden basis, and will present his findings in addresses that will be welcomed by all who are concerned to test the integrity of cessationism. This pivotal principle is clear in the great Confessions, and so vital for our defence against the superficiality and confusion invading all evangelical life.

Dr Peter Masters will speak on the theme Upholding the Old Paths in Theology, outlining six major fields of doctrine contradicted and replaced by seriously defective ideas in new systematic theological works (eg Grudem), all of which have been absorbed into the evangelical mainstream.

The purpose will be to highlight the old, well-proved positions, and show their powerful benefits to believers and churches.

Attendance is free, but advance registration via the booking form would be appreciated.


Saturday 2nd July

Pastor Beasley

Flawed Foundations of
New Calvinism I & II

i) A Primer on the Prophetic Ministry
ii) The Case of Agabus

Dr Masters

Unfolding the Old Paths I

Monday 4th July (Fraternal)

Pastor Beasley

The Dangers of
Fallible Prophecy

Dr Masters

Unfolding the Old Paths II

Pastor Beasley is due to preach at the 11am Teaching Service on Sunday 3rd July.

Bus Services

The following bus services stop outside the Tabernacle, or nearby: 1, 12, 35, 40, 45, 53, 63, 68, 133, 148, 155, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 196, 333, 343, 344, 360, 363, 415, 453, 468, C10 and P5.

Rail Services

Southeastern and Thameslink trains from Elephant & Castle station, which is situated behind the Northern Line Tube entrance opposite the Tabernacle.

Tube Services

Bakerloo Line and Northern Lines.
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By Car

Many major roads, including those from Vauxhall, Lambeth, Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridges, converge on the Tabernacle. Free parking is available on nearby streets at weekends. Please note that the Tabernacle is in the Congestion and ULEZ zones.