Catalyst 2018

12-14 June 2018 – West London

Pentecostal Presbyterianism

The Holy Spirit in Reformed Theology & Ecclesiology

The 2018 IPC Catalyst Conference looked at the doctrine of the Holy Spirit and apply it to the challenges and opportunities of contemporary church ministry. It considered the person and work of the Spirit in relation to pastoral ministry, the viability of cessationism and the implications of Pentecost for the life of the church, and what it means to worship the living God in spirit and truth.

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Speakers 2018

Jonty Rhodes

Jonty is minister of Christ Church Central, Leeds. Jonty is married to Georgina, and they have three little girls. He trained for ministry at Oak Hill Theological College in London, and has served as Associate Minister at St. Alkmund’s Church in Duffield, and Minister at Christ Church Derby.

Richard Gaffin

Professor of Biblical and Systematic Theology, Emeritus, Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, USA and a minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Sinclair Ferguson

Retired in 2013 as Senior Minister of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina, and was formerly the Charles Krahe chair for Systematic Theology at Westminster Theological Seminary. He has now returned to his native Scotland, where he previously served Church of Scotland congregations in Unst (Shetland) and Glasgow (St George’s Tron).

Jonathan Gibson

Assistant Professor of OT and Hebrew at Westminster Theological Seminary, and previously served Cambridge Presbyterian as Associate Minister. Jonny is married to Jackie, with two children: Benjamin and Leila.

Mark Earngey

An ordained minister from the Anglican Diocese of Sydney, and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, undertaking research into the early English Reformation. He has previously served at Toongabbie Anglican Church, Sydney, and currently worships at St. Ebbe’s, Oxford. He is married to the indefatigable Tanya, and they have three young and very energetic children: Grace, Simeon and Sophia.


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