Seminars 2013-14

Saturday 7th June, 2014

Dr Masters, Pastor, Metropolitan Tabernacle
The Aims and Responsibilities of a Minister – with some common failings.
Pastor Ibrahim, Assistant Pastor, Metropolitan Tabernacle
Answering Questions Put to Pastors – on prayer problems and personal Bible study issues.
Pastor Roger BrazierEdmonton, London
A Survey of Daniel – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.

Saturday 10th May, 2014

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, Cradley Heath, West Midlands 
A Survey of the Minor Prophets (Part 2) – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.

Saturday 8th March, 2014

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, Crich, Derbyshire
A Survey of 1 & 2 Thessalonians – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.

Saturday 8th February, 2014

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

Saturday 11th January, 2014

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, Cradley Heath, West Midlands
A Survey of the Minor Prophets (Part 1) – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.

Saturday 14th December, 2013

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, Holywell, Wales
A Survey of Genesis 1-25 – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.

Saturday 9th November, 2013

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

Saturday 12th October, 2013

Dr Peter Masters
(i) The Biblical Model of Conversion and Establishing a Practical 'Ordo Salutis' – and the implications for preaching and personal counselling.
(ii) Answering Questions Put to Pastors – the pastor's manner, honouring the questioner, using Scripture, discerning edifying objections, and providing categories or 'families' of questions.
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, Inverness, Scotland
A Survey of Exodus – a suggestive survey with special attention to the principal themes and applications for preaching.