2023 Calendar

[1] Session 1. Saturday 25 March 2023. ‘The Puritans: following God fully: in doctrine, life and ministry.’ Hosted by Grace Baptist Church, Christchurch. Rob Harrod will be leading this church history session. It will be held in the Hao room at the Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road, from 9.30am to 4.30pm.
[2] Session 2. This is the School of Theology hosted by Crosspoint in Palmerston North from Monday 10 – Friday 14 July. Dr Jim Renihan (IRBS) will be taking this session on ‘Baptist Symbolics: the history, language and theology of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith’ (part 1). The aim of this course is to gain an understanding of the Confession’s historical setting and its theological relevance to the present-day church.(Part 2 will be held in 2024)
[3] Session 3. Practical Theology. Saturday 23 September 2023, Hosted by West Church, Auckland. The Ministry of the Word. “We will be looking at some of the major doctrines in Gospel preaching such as God’s sovereignty, Christ’s propitiation, the final judgement, the depravity of man, the call to repentance, the need for faith, and we will consider how these doctrinal truths ought to affect the pastor’s ministry of the Word in his personal interactions and in his public preaching.” Stephen Turner and Hanli Liu.
[4] Session 4. ‘The Prophets (Nevi’im): A Biblical-Theological Overview’. This will be hosted by Gracenet Community Church in Wellington, and the session will be taken by Dr. Mike Beck. Saturday 2 December. *Please note that this session can be arranged to be taken for credit through Grace Theolgical College.