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Watch Hensworth Jonas, Ligon Duncan, and Ian Hamilton explain why they come to the US Banner Ministers’ Conference, and learn how the conference can refresh your soul, unite you with other brothers in the ministry and enable you to better serve your congregation.

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Date April 27, 2016
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The following are testimonials of how past Banner ministers’ conferences have helped men in their ministries. After reading the testimonials, considering registering today, to join us in Elizabethtown, PA, May 26 – May 28, 2020. ‘The Banner of Truth Ministers’ Conference is an annual event in the US which should be attractive to ministers of […]

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Date January 28, 2016
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Almost four days of ‘warm weather and even warmer fellowship, delicious food, and rich ministry.’ This is one man’s way of describing this year’s Leicester Banner of Truth Conference held at the University of Leicester, 13-16 April. Approximately three hundred and fifty men were in attendance. There were delegates from the USA, South Africa, Nigeria, […]

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Date July 17, 2015
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Banner trustee Ian Hamilton talks about the Banner ministers’ conferences, and tells us of the oasis of encouragement and spiritual food that ministers of the gospel need and find at the conference. We hope you will consider joining us this year. Register for the US conference here or learn more about joining us in Elizabethtown, PA, […]

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Date March 26, 2015
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At a point in history when the church in the West is finding herself for the first time in 1,500 years to be marginal or often unwelcome, clear thinking on the nature and purpose of the church is vital. Join us in Philadelphia on April 22nd for an evening conference to hear the great wisdom and […]

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Date March 24, 2015
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We sat down with Banner trustee Tom Richwine to ask him why he thinks young men and women should seriously consider attending this year’s UK Youth Conference.

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Date February 4, 2015
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A personal perspective on the 2014 Westminster Conference by Pastor Geoff Thomas. We were up at 4.30 a.m. and walked through the quiet dark streets to the railway station to catch the 5.15 train to London (changing at Birmingham). We got into Euston at 10.15; Iola was whisked away by daughter Eleri Brady and I […]

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Date December 12, 2014
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The Occasion It is a blessing to experience warm-hearted Christian fellowship in an ecumenical conference which holds high the standard of truth while becoming a broad expression of the world-wide unity of the Church of Christ. Rev. L.W. Bilkes of Grand Rapids, Michigan and myself – Pieter VanderMeyden – were privileged to be delegated by […]

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Date April 23, 2014
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There was a fine spirit among those who gathered and it showed itself from the outset. Allan Blanch reminded the gathering at the outset, a primary purpose of the conference is to build relationships and that needs days together. We had people this week from various parts of this vast land, including Tasmania and Western […]

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Date March 20, 2014
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Nearly 1000 young adults poured into Redeemer College on February 14th, 2014 to hear Paul Washer. A former missionary to Peru and current director of Heart Cry Missionary Society, he spoke on ‘The Gospel and True Conversion.’ Although the greying preacher’s personal appearance in slacks and a blue dress shirt wasn’t particularly noteworthy, his presence […]

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Date March 17, 2014
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The long wait is over. The 24th Pastors’ Conference proved to be a blessed time. Once again the Lord has proven that his grace is truly sufficient. Pastors and church workers from all over the Philippines (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao) attended. The work of reformation expands each year we hold this conference. February 4, Tuesday. […]

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Date February 26, 2014
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Mark Johnston discusses the background and importance of the Banner of Truth conferences, the Ministers’ Conference in particular, and the impact it has had on his life. Learn more about the upcoming ministers conference in the US here and UK here.

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Date February 11, 2014
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I first attended a meeting at the Aberystwyth Conference almost fifty years ago in 1964. It was Eric Alexander who was giving the morning conference addresses and I still remember an illustration he used in his message on man’s sinfulness. A circus performer had a boa constrictor. He would give the snake an order and […]

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Date September 18, 2013
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The Bala Conference has been in existence for around sixty years, more than half of which have occurred in the absence of its founder and guiding spirit, the late Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. This year we sought to shake off the spirit of melancholy that the sudden death of Graham Harrison1 had brought to all who knew […]

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Date June 18, 2013
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This year’s Proclamation Trust Evangelical Ministry Assembly is in the Barbican for the first time. There are some disadvantages to the venue besides its unfamiliarity but the idea of getting 1250 people in one room is attractive and as we get used to it I’m sure it will grow on us. The EMA tried to […]

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Date June 15, 2013
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At the recent Grace Baptist Assembly (The Hayes, Swanwick: 30 April-2 May 2013) Jeremy Walker gave a paper on Andrew Fuller. He was evidently quite moved when he came to the death of Fuller, so observes Gary Brady. Among the quotations was Spurgeon’s letter to Fuller’s son following the publication of the biography he wrote […]

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Date May 24, 2013
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CUBAO REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCH 23rd PASTORS’ CONFERENCE, MANILA. The conference was opened with a fine sermon by Pastor Jorge Gumop-as of the Sovereign Grace Church of San Pedro, and I also preached on Hebrews 12:1-2. This was supposed to be the closing message but in order to give relief to Dr Densham it was the […]

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Date March 19, 2013
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It’s the time of the year that ministers send in their booking forms and fees for the Banner of Truth Ministers’ Conference in Leicester.1 I missed the first conference in 1962 but I attended the second in 1963 and I have attended almost all of them since that time. It still remains, after almost fifty […]

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Date March 27, 2012
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The same day that I heard a Sudanese pastor and a Chinese missionary speak of their countries I read the text, ‘Many prophets and righteous men have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them’ (Matt. 13:17). Even our little conference in New South Wales was representative of the blessing […]

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Date March 8, 2012
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This is part of a lecture ‘Witnessing in the Workplace’, given by the writer at the Barton Conference on Saturday 15th November 2008. A meeting at a carpenter’s bench at Ramsgate about 1895 was the means of the call by grace of my late grandfather, John William Walley. Working beside him for three months was […]

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Date December 20, 2011
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The annual conference was held at the Emmaus Church Centre in Warrington, which had been lent by the Orford church. The facilities are superb and we appreciated the women from Chorlton Evangelical church for looking after us throughout the day. This year the theme was ‘Building Biblical Churches for the 21st Century’ and began on […]

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Date November 29, 2011
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REFORMATION AND LIBERATION: REDISCOVERING THE LEGACY OF THE REFORMERS Reformation Day celebrations have a fairly established place in the life of Reformed Churches in the USA (despite the fact, as one observer quipped, ‘I thought the Reformation took place to abolish events like these!’) So, given that such events are part of the church calendar […]

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Date November 22, 2011
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These are some notes of what was said on a tour which took place during a Free Presbyterian Youth Conference in Edinburgh, on Wednesday 13 April 2011. 1. John Knox’s House and Trunk’s Close. John Knox’s house is one of the oldest surviving houses in Edinburgh. It is not definite that Knox lived in the […]

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Date November 11, 2011
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It was my privilege to be able to attend the Evangelical Ministry Assembly at St Helen’s Bishopsgate this week [22-24 June 2011]. Liam Goligher was set to be the opening speaker each of the three days. LIAM GOLIGHER [1] I have heard Liam Goligher before in Aberystwyth and at Banner, where he has not quite […]

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Date July 1, 2011
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Nearly two hundred ministers met at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania, for the 2011 Banner of Truth U.S. Ministers’ Conference. The conference theme was ‘So Great a Salvation.’ The speakers were asked to preach about various facets of the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. On May 24, Rev. Mark Johnston, a Banner of Truth […]

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Date June 10, 2011
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