2016 Speakers

Keynote Speaker


Peter Adam is Vicar Emeritus at St Jude’s Carlton in Melbourne, Australia, where he has an active ministry in praying, writing, speaking, mentoring, and training others in ministry. He also supervises research students for Ridley College in Melbourne, where he served as Principal from 2002-2012.

Peter has spoken at preaching training conferences, and Bible and missionary conventions throughout Australia, and in England, Switzerland, New Zealand, Singapore, India and Pakistan. He has written a number of books, booklets, articles and chapters. His publications include Speaking God’s Words: A Practical Theology of Preaching, Hearing God’s Words: Exploring Biblical SpiritualityWritten for Us: Receiving God’s Words in the Bible, The Message of Malachi, The Majestic Son: The Letter to the Hebrews, and Walking in God’s Words: Ezra and Nehemiah.

Peter serves on the Council and Steering Group of The Gospel Coalition Australia, the Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral, the General Synod Doctrine Commission, and the Leon and Mildred Morris Foundation. He is also a Vice-President of the Church Missionary Society Australia, and of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, and a member of the Board of Reference for Langham Partnership.

Peter likes good friends, classical music, reading history and fiction, spending time at the beach, walking his dogs, and tending his mechanical clocks.

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Seminar Speakers

We have invited a range of speakers to address topics that challenge us to apply the gospel and its implications to our life and service.

South Island Conference:

  • Andre Holtslag – “Thou Shalt Kill!” The Mortification of Sin
  • Jenny Ross – Resolving everyday conflict (Women’s Seminar)
  • Joe Fleener – Imago Dei: How the “doctrine of man” is being undermined today and why it matters

North Island Conference: