a n d   m i s s i o n

dr. james white

Dr James White is a prolific author, having written or contributed to more than 24 books.  He is an accomplished debater, having publicly engaged in over 130 moderated debates (on matters as diverse as Islam, Mormonism, Textual Criticism, Catholicism, Calvinism and the KJV only movement). He is wide ranging academic, having taught systematic theology, greek, hebrew and apologetics. He is director of Alpha & Omega ministries, an organisation dedicated to Christian Apologetics. James is both a church man and a family man. He has served as an elder at Phoenix Reformed Baptist Church since 1998 and is a husband, father and grandfather.

4 - 5 november, 2016

Dr.  James Renihan

Dr Jim Renihan is Dean of the Institute of Reformed Baptist Studies at Westminster Seminary in California. He is a world-authority on Puritan confessional theology and is a highly regarded scholar of church history. He has both written and edited volumes on Puritan ecclesiology and is a regular contributor to various academic journals. Jim is both a devoted church man and family man. He is an elder at Christ Reformed Baptist Church in Vista California and is a husband, father and grandfather.

Wellington, New Zealand

Joe Thorn

Joe Thorn is the founding and lead pastor of Redeemer Fellowship, a vibrant church on the outskirts of Chicago. He has written two books (Note to Self and Experiencing the Trinity) and is currently writing a trilogy on the Church which is due for release in March 2017. Joe is regular on Instagram (instagram.com/joethorn), Facebook (facebook.com/joethorn) and on his blog (joethorn.net). You can also find him every week with his good friend Jim Fowler on their podcast Doctrine & Devotion. Finally Joe is a family man - he is a devoted husband, devoted father and the owner of a dog named Lucyfur.


by our keynote speakers

Mike Beck

Lead Pastor,  

Gracenet Community Church

A29 Regional Director for NZ

David Fandey

Lead Pastor,  A29 Network Director for Australia and NZ

The Fields Church, California US

More details coming soon