Browsing All posts tagged under »Conferences«

The Los Angeles Theology Conference

September 16, 2012


If you’ve not already heard, Oliver Crisp and Fred Sanders have organised the first in what promises to be a series of conferences on Christian theology, to be held in LA, CA, 17-18th January, 2013, on the theme of ‘Christology: Ancient and Modern’. The models are avowedly the Wheaton theology conference and the Edinburgh Dogmatics […]

Why ‘complementarianism’ matters: reflections occasioned by Carl Trueman

August 25, 2012


Carl Trueman has an excellent blog post on the Reformation21 site, expressing puzzlement at why so many (American, evangelical) parachurch organisations make complementarianism (male-only leadership) a defining point of their platform. He highlights the potential absurdity of this in characteristically sharp and witty fashion, pointing out that the historical divisions that these organisations choose to bridge […]

Reflections on Spring Harvest 2012

April 22, 2012


We’re recently back from Spring Harvest in Skegness, where I worked with Norman Ivison of Fresh Expressions each morning, and had my usual mixed set of lectures and seminars in the afternoons – this year discussing ecclesiology (SH’s theme this year), women and men in leadership, using social media, and dealing with divorce. I was also, […]

Festival preaching

April 30, 2010


Neil posted a comment today about what he hopes to get out of this year’s ‘Baptist’ (sic, ‘English and a few Welsh Baptist’) Assembly. In it he offered two version of a criterion for judging the quality of the preaching: I trust that those who speak in the main celebrations will ensure that their words […]

St Andrews Conferences

April 7, 2009


Two excellent conferences to look forward to here over the summer. Genesis and Christian Theology will bring Kathryn Tanner, Gary Anderson, David Fergusson, John Milbank, Rusty Reno, Ellen Charry, and some of the home team into conversation, continuing the series of Scripture and Theology conferences. The Art of the Psalms brings a more diverse collection […]

Eschatology conference

December 14, 2007


Russ Rook and I have edited a book which in part serves to resource next year’s Spring Harvest event. SH have kindly put on a conference where they will launch it. Book and Conference are both called ‘What are we waiting for?’, and are an attempt to open up some of the riches of recent […]