May 25, 2009
The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies is hosting the 3rd Annual conference devoted to Baptist History. This year the conference is titled, “Baptist Spirituality: Historical Perspectives.” It is being held August 24-25, 2009 on the campus of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The theme of the 2009 conference is, “Baptist Spirituality: Historical Perspectives” Featured speakers will include: Crawford Gribben, Michael Haykin , Robert Strivens, Greg Thornbury, Kevin Smith, Tom Nettles, Greg Wills, Gerald Priest, Jason Lee, and Malcolm Yarnell. Other established Baptist History scholars, as well as several Ph.D. students will be presenting papers on the conference theme during the parallel sessions.
Make sure you come to hear me present my paper: “A Fountain of Gardens, A Well of Living Waters”: A Survey of Christian Spirituality from John Gill’s (1697-1771) Exposition of the Book of Solomon’s Song.
To Register for this excellent conference, see here.
December 4, 2008
Be sure to mark on your calendar the 3rd Annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference being held at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY from August 24-25, 2009. This looks to be a great conference!
The theme is “Baptist Spirituality: Historical Perspectives.”
The plenary sessions are as follows (the parallel papers will be added later):
Monday August 24
9:00 AM – Crawford Gribben – “Irish Baptist Piety in the 17th Century”
10:25 AM – Michael Haykin – “Welsh Baptist Piety in the 17th and 18th Centuries”
11:45 AM – Robert Strivens – “The Piety of English Dissent: Philip Doddridge and Eighteenth-Century Baptists”
8:40 PM – Greg Thornbury – “Baptist Spirituality and Theological Education”
Tuesday August 25
8:45 AM – Kevin Smith – “African-American Baptist Piety”
11:30 AM – Tom Nettles – “The Piety of James Petigru Boyce”
2:15 PM – Greg Wills – “Relevance, Severity, and Spiritual Power in Baptist Piety”
3:30 PM – Gerald Priest – “Fundamental Baptists and the Holy Life”
7:15 PM – Jason Lee – “The Piety of John Smyth”
8:30 PM – Malcolm Yarnell – “17th and 18th Century General Baptist Piety: Its Significance for Today”
September 5, 2008
The audio is now available in MP3 form from the 2nd annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Conference. The theme was The English Baptists of the 17th Century. Be sure to listen to all of the messages especially that of Al Mohler! But you would enjoy them all! You can find them here.
September 5, 2008
Issue 9 (Spring 2008) of Eusebeia: The Bulletin of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies is now available in print form. This included many of the papers presented at the 1st annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies conference held at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007. These articles focus on “reading Andrew Fuller” and deal with his theological influences from men like Owen to Edwards. Included also are articles on Fullers’ view of the atonement and the relationship between John Ryland Sr. and Jr. and John Erskine. The table of contents are as follows:
3 From the editor
5 “A Great Thirst for Reading”: Andrew Fuller the Theological Reader
Michael A.G. Haykin
27 Andrew Fuller: Heir of the Reformation
Jeffrey K. Jue
53 John Owen and Andrew Fuller
Carl R. Trueman
71 Andrew Fuller’s Reading of John Gill
97 The Influence of Jonathan Edwards on Andrew Fuller
Thomas J. Nettles
117 “Sense of the Heart”: Jonathan Edward’s Legacy in the Writing of Andrew Fuller
135 Christ’s Absolute Determination to Save: Andrew Fuller and Particular Redemption
167 Andrew Fuller’s Ordination Sermons
183 The Letters of John Erskine to the Rylands
To purchase a copy of the journal or subscribe to it contact Steve Weaver at andrewfullercenter [at] sbts [dot] edu.
May 4, 2008
Steave Weaver, the extraordinary PhD student at SBTS, pastor of Farmdale Baptist Church, and new Administrative Assistant of The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies located at SBTS, has posted a reminder about the upcoming Andrew Fuller conference in Louisville, KY on August 25-26, 2008. You can see the update and a brochure of the conference here.
Make sure you are there and here me present my paper, “‘An Uncongenial Soil’: Thomas Patient (d.1666) and the Irish Baptists.”
April 8, 2008
The Liam Goligher Lectures are available online now from the annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies conferece held in Cambridge, ON on Saturday.
The Emergent Church: Reinventing Liberalism
Preaching the Cross Today
See blog reviews by Michael Haykin and Kirk Wellum.
March 6, 2008
Announcing the Annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies Lectures on April 5, 2008 in Cambridge, Ontario.
Dr. Liam Goligher will be speaking twice during the morning on the following:
Emergent: Reinventing Liberalism?
Pierced for our Transgressions: Preaching the Cross Today
The lectures will begin at 9:30 AM and will go to 12:15 PM. They are being held at Grace Bible Church in Cambridge, ON. There is no cost for the lectures but a love offering will be taken to help offset the cost of the conference. Lord willing, Sola Scriptura Ministries International will have a book table at the church offering great prices on Reformed literature! If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me at allen.mickle.jr [at] gmail.com.
For more information please check out the flyer of the lectures available here.
Liam Goligher is Senior Minister of Duke Street Church, Richmond, London. He studied at the Irish Baptist College, Belfast; University of Waterloo, Ontario, and Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Mississippi, and has pastored churches in Ireland, Canada, Scotland and London. A regular at the UK’s Keswick Convention and at similar conventions throughout the world, Dr. Goligher has led University missions in the UK and Europe and his Sunday sermons can be heard throughout the UK on Premier Radio.
October 19, 2007
Issue 8 of Eusebeia: The Bulletin of the Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies is currently at the printer and due out for mailing shortly. This issue is dedicated to the Cappadocians and should not be missed. First, the editorial by Dr. Haykin is titled “Why Study the Fathers?” and is an important piece to get our hearts and minds stimulated to understanding the early church. Then the articles are as follows:
“Benefiting from the Fathers–A Test Case: Basil of Caesarea on Abortion” by Michael A. G. Haykin
“The Spirit “Worshipped and Glorified” as the Perfecting Cause of our Worship in Basil of Caesarea’s De Spiritu Sancto” by Dennis Ngien
“‘The Fourth Great Cappadocian’: The Life of Amphilochus of Iconium” by Monte Shanks
“Macarius the Augustinian: Grace and Salvation in the Spiritual Homilies of Marcarius-Symeon” by David Roach
“Simplicity and Trinity in Harmony” by Keith Goad
This is followed by a number of book reviews.
Individual issues are $10 within North America and $15 outside of North America. Subscriptions to the journal are available yearly for $20 in North America and $30 outside of North America (in US funds).
Please send requests and money to:
The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies
2825 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40280
October 16, 2007
The Annual Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies regional conference in Cambridge, ON is now available for purchase as MP3’s.
Dr. Mark Coppenger, Pastor of Evanston Baptist Church in Evanston, IL and Professor of Apologetics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary presented 3 messages on the theme, Art and Soul: Spirituality and the Aesthetic. These were recorded and are now available on CD as 3 MP3’s. The lectures were:
The Soul of Art
The Soul of the Artist
The Soul of the Viewer
These are available for purchase from the Fuller Center for $10. If you are interested please contact me at:
416-925-3263 or firstname.lastname@example.org