Auckland Reformation Conference 2013
Justification Then and Now:
Why This Great Truth Still Matters
Guest Speaker: Dr. Martin Williams
Lecturer in New Testament and Greek
Reformed Theological College, Geelong, Australia
Dr. Williams holds a PhD from the University of Otago, having completed his dissertation on ‘The Doctrine of Salvation in the First Letter of Peter.’ Dr Williams has been engaged in mission work in Cameroon, has served for several years as a pastor, and has taught New Testament exegesis and theology at the Faculté de Théologie Evangélique in Cameroon, West Africa and New Testament Greek translation and exegesis at the University of Otago. He came to his current teaching position at the Reformed Theological College in 2012.
Where? The Reformed Church of Avondale, 63 St Georges Road,
The conference will provide opportunity for instruction from God’s Word, singing praise, fellowship with one another as we rejoice in our common Reformation heritage, and encouragement to hold fast to and proclaim anew the biblical doctrine of justification – the doctrine of which Martin Luther said “if this article stands, the church stands; if this article collapses, the church collapses.”
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus”(Romans 3:23-24).
Friday, 1 November
*7:30 pm: “Galatians: The Magna Carta of the Reformation”
Saturday, 2 November
8:00 am: Breakfast gathering – men’s meeting with Dr. Williams and separate presentation for the women
9:30 am: “Justification (Then): The Battle Cry of the Reformation”
11:15 am: “Justification (Now): New Perspectives on Justification”
12:15 pm: Question & Answer
*Book tables (used/new) will be available (opens 7:00 pm Friday – closes 1 pm Saturday), light supper Friday evening, and Saturday morning tea. Limited billeting will be available for the Friday evening. There is no fee for this conference but donations will be thankfully accepted to cover conference costs.