2016 UK Borders Conference


Friday 11th – Saturday 12th November 2016

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When? 11-12 November 2016
Where? Church of Scotland, Chapel Street, Carlisle CA1 1JA

Tell All the World of Jesus

Robert Strivens
Bill Schweitzer
Phil Arthur

Friday, 11th November

  • 7:15 pm – Paul’s vision for global mission (Eph 2:11-22) , Robert Strivens
  • Short Break
  • 8:30 pm – ‘Preach Christ’ (1 Cor 2:1-5) , Bill Schweitzer

Saturday, 12th November

  • 9:30 am – Adoniram Judson: Pioneer to Burma , Phil Arthur
  • Coffee/tea break
  • 11:00 am – ‘Behold the finished work of Christ’ (Rev 7) , Bill Schweitzer
  • Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – Reports / Question & Answer Session
  • 3:00 pm – Paul’s vision for global mission (Eph 3:1-21) , Robert Strivens


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 598596, or through the following website:

Robert Strivens is the Principal of London Theological Seminary. Robert teaches Church History, Greek and New Testament at LTS. Before coming to work full-time at LTS in 2007, Robert was pastor of Banbury Evangelical Free Church (1999-2007), having trained for the pastorate at LTS (1997-99). Robert is married to Sarah and they have three sons.

Bill Schweitzer is minister of Gateshead Presbyterian Church. He also serves as professor of systematic theology at Westminister Presbyterian Theological Seminary, the UK branch campus of Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He previously served as an officer in the US Marine Corps. Bill is married to Pam, and they have seven children.

Phil Arthur is the pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Lancaster, England and he is also a visiting lecturer in Church History at London Theological Seminary. He has authored a number of devotional commentaries on New Testament letters. Phil and his wife Barbara have three sons.