Dr Graham Tomlin, Dean of St Mellitus College, opened the Holy Spirit in the World conference on Friday, June 3, at HTB Brompton Road.
Other speakers included:
Professor David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge, one of the best known theologians in the world, and author of many books, most notably and recently Christian Wisdom: Desiring God and Learning in Love (CUP, 2007)
Dr Wonsuk Ma, David Yonggi Cho Research Tutor of Global Christianity, Oxford Centre for Mission Studies. He is a Pentecostal missionary, and a specialist in Old Testament Pneumatology and Asian Pentecostalism. He is the author, among other books, of Mission in the Spirit: Towards a Pentecostal/Charismatic Missiology (Regnum 2010)
Dr Jane Williams, Tutor in Theology St Paul’s Theological Centre and St Mellitus College. She is the author of several books, including most recently, Faces of Christ: Jesus in Art (Lion Hudson 2011)
Tom Greggs, Professor of Theology at the University of Chester, and about to take up a new post in the summer as Professor of Historical and Doctrinal Theology in the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of, among others, Barth, Origen, and Universal Salvation: Restoring Particularity (OUP 2009)
Ken Costa, Professor of Commerce at Gresham College, London; Chairman of Alpha International, Church Warden of HTB, author of the “God at Work” course, and has worked in investment banking in the city for thirty years.
Worship was led by Luke Hellebronth and the HTB band.
Dr Graham Tomlin and Dr Jane Williams signed copies of two new books, ‘The Holy Spirit in the World Today’, and ‘The Prodigal Spirit’ during the coffee breaks.
There were also multiple bible studies, seminars and prayer sessions throughout the day.