2013 UK Borders Conference


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Banner of Truth 2013 Borders Conference
When: 8-9 November 2013
Where: Church of Scotland, Chapel Street, Carlisle CAI IJA

Friday, 8th November

  • 7:15 pm – The Narrative of a Surprising Conversion (John 4:1-26) , Ian Hamilton
  • Short Break
  • 8:30 pm – Romans 8:28 – God’s Glorious Purpose for His People , Mark Rowcroft

Saturday, 9th November

  • 9:30 am – Samuel Rutherford, A Man of Extremes , Ian Hamilton
  • Coffee/tea break
  • 11:00 am – Reports Session
  • Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – Romans 8:28 , God’s Mighty Work for His People ,  Mark Rowcroft
  • 3:00 pm – Closing Address , Jonathan Watson


The Church of Scotland is in Chapel Street, which is off Lowther Street near the Lanes Shopping Centre.


Registration for the Conference is from 6:30pm on Friday evening. If attending only on Saturday, please allow time to register before the opening session.


Lunch on Saturday is not provided, but tea and coffee will be available at the Conference venue. Delegates may wish to bring a packed lunch, or make use of one of the many eating places nearby.


Details of convenient guest houses, etc., for overnight accommodation can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre on 01228 625600, or through the following websites:

Ian Hamilton has been Minister of Cambridge Presbyterian Church since 1999. He is a Trustee of the Banner of Truth Trust and has preached at conference around the world. Ian’s books include a commentary on the Letters of John, published by the Trust in the ‘Let’s Study’ series, and The Faith-Shaped Life.

Mark Rowcroft is Pastor of Geneva Road Evangelical Baptist Church, Darlington. He studied Law at Aberystwyth, where he met his future wife, Abigail. Mark is a graduate of London Theological Seminary.

Jonathan Watson has been General Editor of the Banner of Truth Trust since 2004. Before this, he pastored churches in his native Ireland and on the Channel Island of Jersey.