The Reformation was without doubt the greatest event in history since the birth of the Christian church. By it Almighty God brought about extraordinary revival the spread through Europe, unparalleled doctrinal rediscovery, and a fresh calling-out of His people from both false religion and this world’s fallen culture.

The Reformation set vast numbers on the road to Heaven and holiness, forged the character of believing churches for centuries to come, and provided a faith-inspiring example of God’s powerful method of working through the proclamation of the Word and prayer alone.

This year we presented the immense glories and achievements of the Reformation in order to inspire and galvanise true Gospel work in line with God’s own directions. This year’s School also showed the loss of the ethos of the Reformation that occurs when evangelicals adopt the ‘clothing’ of the world in their life, worship and methods.

We were delighted to host as overseas guest speaker Dr Vishal Mangalwadi, author of the brilliant The Book That Made Your World, together with two historians and pastors – Dr Nick Needham and Pastor Roland Burrows.

Reformations in the Bible (1)

Dr Peter Masters

The Bible is a book of ‘reformations’ from beginning to end. One of the great cables or themes running through its narratives is the calling out of the world of the people of God, their (repeated) re-absorption over time by the wiles of the devil, and their victorious reclamations as a distinctive people. The first of three addresses.

Reformations in the Bible (2)

Dr Peter Masters

The second of three addresses

Reformations in the Bible (3)

Dr Peter Masters

The final of three addresses

How the Reformation Shaped Our World (1)

Dr Vishal Mangalwadi

Known best among Christians in this land for his remarkable bestselling volume – The Book That Made Your World – Dr Mangalwadi speaks compellingly throughout the world on the means by which the Bible brought about Western values, morality, rationality, human dignity, education, pursuit of science, democracy, and other benefits, now taken for granted. The first of three addresses on how the Reformation shaped our world and thinking.

How the Reformation Shaped Our World (2)

Dr Vishal Mangalwadi

The second of three addresses

How the Reformation Shaped Our World (3)

Dr Vishal Mangalwadi

The final of three addresses

Seeds of the Reformation

Dr Nick Needham

God’s preparatory events and messengers that paved the way for the momentous struggle of the Reformation, clearly showing the hand of the divine architect in breaking the vice-like grip of Catholic thought in the lives of the masses.

The Two Kingdoms

Dr Nick Needham

The emerging Reformation concept of the separateness of the church from the state is blurred today not only in church government (such as the Church of England), but also at another level by the fusion of the lifestyle of the world with the practices of Bible-believing ­churches. This address will trace developing Reformation convictions about the biblical distinctiveness of Christ’s church.

Seeds Sown by the Reformation

Dr Nick Needham

It is not widely known that Martin Luther as early as the 1520s propounded local church autonomy, a regenerate church membership and congregational government by consent. Here are some of the crucial ‘seeds’ not then implemented but articulated for future, ongoing reformation.

True Faith and Its Effects

Rev. John Thackway

The rediscovery of justification by faith brought vast numbers to Christ, but it is still denied (by mis-definition) in Catholicism, and diluted to extinction in much modern evangelicalism by inadequate views of sin and repentance. This address will focus on ‘Reformation’ faith and its exercise.

Scripture Only

Rev. John Thackway

Rome is ruled by pope and tradition; the Church of England changes and corrupts moral values by Synod, while a true Reformation tradition must uphold and apply the authority of the Word alone in everything. This address will show how.

The Priesthood of All Believers (1)

Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed

This was the Reformation doctrine most shattering to the priests of Rome, for it took away their status and their living (just as it had taken the priesthood from the Jews at the dawn of the church). The priesthood of all believers conveys to Christians sublime privileges and also solemn obligations. It is the basis of both public and personal access to God, and also of participation in Christian service by all His people. The first of two addresses.

The Priesthood of All Believers (2)

Pastor Ibrahim Ag Mohamed

The second of two addresses

The Drama of the Reformation (1)

Pastor Roland Burrows

The Reformation was not accomplished by human power or might but by the Spirit working through penniless, low-ranking, unknown clerics. In the Reformation we see God demonstrating His chosen manner of saving souls, stamping it upon history to be relearned in every age.

The Drama of the Reformation (2)

Dr Nick Needham

The second of two addresses

Church Planting and Translation in India

Dr David Elangovan

Dr David Elangovan has founded churches in the Kolli Hills and the city of Salem, Tamil Nadu, alongside medical clinics, and has now also taken up oversight of a Tamil translation project for South India and Sri Lanka. He will outline his work and goals.

Review of Reformed Witness in Eastern Europe

Pastor Miki Chiciudean

Pastor Miki Chiciudean has pioneered churches in Romania and now in Budapest, Hungary, where his fellowship has premises in the heart of the city. He has accomplished the translation of many books and booklets and maintains an extensive reformed website. In this session he will review reformed witness in Eastern Europe.


The Gospel Call


The Fully-Functioning Church of Christ


The Fallible Prophets of New Calvinism


The War Against the Authentic Biblical Text


The True Dynamism of the Local Church


The Depth and Scope of God’s Truth


Our Glorious Reformation Legacy


Calvary and Covenant


Pathway to Power


Rightly Dividing the Word


Four Rare Lectures