Geoff Thomas is a Welsh speaking Welshman, and the pastor of Alfred Place Baptist Church in Aberystwyth, Wales for over 45 years. Geoff was born in Merthyr Tydfil and became a Christian in Tabernacle Baptist Church in Hengoed. He went to Cardiff University to study Biblical Studies, as did his wife Iola one year behind him. Geoff then went to Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. In 1965 he was called to pastor the Baptist Church in Alfred Place, Aberystwyth where he has been ever since. Geoff and Iola have three daughters, eight grandsons and one granddaughter. He will be celebrating his 47th wedding anniversary during his preaching ministry in Australia and New Zealand.
Geoff’s books include Daniel, Servant of God under Four Kings (Bryntirion), The Life of Ernest Reisinger (Banner of Truth), Philip and the Great Revival in Samaria (Banner of Truth), Reading the Bible (Banner of Truth), Preaching: the Man, the Method and the Message (Reformed Academic Press), The Sure Word of God (Bryntirion), and The Holy Spirit (Reformation Heritage Books). The full text of 800 of Geoff’s sermons has been published on the Alfred Place website. He is also active in maintaining the Banner of Truth website.
Geoff has strongly influenced a number of New Zealanders that were previously part of his ministry.
From Stand Conference:
- Geoff Thomas – The Altogether Lovely One (1 Cor. 2:2)
- Geoff Thomas – The One Full of Joy (Lk 10:21)
- Geoff Thomas – The One Who Accomplished Redemption (Heb 1:3)
- Geoff Thomas – The One Who Conquered Death (Mk 5:21-24, 35-45)