News Archive

WEST AT NEW WORD ALIVE

WEST representatives will be manning a stand at New Word Alive, Prestatyn from Tuesday 2 to Friday 12 April. The best opportunities to talk are from 8.15pm each evening and between 1.30 to 4.30pm in the afternoon. Do make yourselves known if you are a former student, supporter or an enquirer. Whoever you are, they look forward to meeting you.

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Ph.D Success

On the 13 March 2013, Yung Hoon Hyun  was  examined in a viva following submission of his 80,000 word dissertation on the subject of: ‘Redemptive Historical Hermeneutics and Homiletics in Reformed Presbyterian Churches in Korea from 1950-2010‘. The two examiners were:  Dr  David  Cornick ( Robinson College,  Cambridge) who was the external  Examiner ...

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WEST helps train church planters for Europe

Though Europe is often thought of as a difficult place for evangelism, some have a God-sized vision to take the gospel there.  WEST is partnering with OM Europe to provide theological training for all its church planters.  The package will involve training at Bryntirion and in the field with OM, bringing the academy to the coal-face of gospel mission!  Both WEST and OM...

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Negative Publicity

Recently, two hyper-separatist magazines in the UK have attacked WEST by publishing a scurrilous article full of baseless insinuation. We are grateful for the very many messages of sympathy and support received from scandalised supporters. Though we have no intention of issuing a formal response, any who are concerned are encouraged to read the following  ‘brief...

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Book now for the Revival Conference

Ring 01656 645411 or email bursar@west.org.uk to obtain brochures and booking forms for this year’s Revival Conference (22-29 June 2013). Speakers:Gwynn Williams, Erroll Hulse, Ian Parry, Gwyn Davies, Sheila Stephen and a prominent church leader from North Africa. Revival Conference Sadly, Dr Michael Milton is unwell and will not be able to speak at the...

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Book by Roger Abbott

“Sit on our Hands or Stand on our Feet” (Wipf and Stock, 2013) (ISBN 13:978-1-61097-670-1) stems directly from his PhD studies at WEST, dealing with an evangelical response to humanitarian disasters, and borne out of personal experience.

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News of two former students

Robert Read was inducted as Pastor of Chatteris Community Church on 1 December 2012 (see Februarry 2013 ET for details). Apple Li Li has started work at Birmingham University teaching Mandarin Chinese. Since leaving WEST she has worked amongst international students at Heath Evangelical Church, Cardiff.

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New Staff

God has provided for expanding the number of faculty at WEST in other ways too. First, Cornelis Bennema, a Dutchman, currently Head of New Testament at the South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies in Bangalore,India, is joining in June this year. Also a new Pastoral Theologian, Phil Hill, a native of Wales, has been appointed for September. At present he is...

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Free Module in January 2013

For some reason, this year we are low on student numbers for January’s MA module on Popular Culture and Christian Worldview. As a result, in order to ensure the course goes well, WE ARE OFFERING THIS MODULE AT NO COST TO PASTORS, APPRENTICES AND OTHER CHRISTIAN WORKERS! Ted Turnau is a brilliant and much sought-after lecturer on this subject and those who have attended...

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WEST Porterbrook

The new learning pathway for missional church. WEST enters a new era this year with a groundbreaking, executive-level partnership with The Porterbrook Network to provide gospel-centred training at all levels from basics to PhD.  The Porterbrook Network trains Christians for gospel-centred ministry in over 45 learning sites worldwide. Together we’re launching...

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