The Story of God: Preaching Old Testament Narrative


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Published Date: 28 Aug 2018

Presentation Date: 21 Aug 2018

Event: 2018 Annual Preachers' Conference

The Annual Preachers’ Conference is a training conference on preaching God’s word to minds hearts, wills and lives.

There is no audio recording of the first talk by Murray Capill.
Download the outline: Murray Capill Session 2
Download the full notes: Grace that saves the day


About the Speakers

Paul Barker trained as an actuary before studying theology at Ridley College, and completed a PhD in Old Testament in England.

His church service in Victoria includes serving as a curate in the Parish of Cranbourne in Melbourne’s South East Growth Corridor, as Vicar of Holy Trinity Doncaster, an Examining Chaplain, Archdeacon of Box Hill and Visiting Lecturer at Ridley College.

He was with the Church Missionary Society based in Malaysia, teaching in Seminari Theoloji Malaysia, as well as being a Visiting Lecturer in Old Testament and Preaching in various seminaries in India, Pakistan, Myanmar and Thailand. From 2014-2016 he was also the Asian Regional Coordinator for Langham Preaching and Langham Scholar Care, training preachers throughout Asia.

Paul was consecrated in November 2016 as Assistant Bishop for Jumbunna, part of the diocese of Melbourne comprising the outer southern and Eastern suburbs.

Murray Capill is Principal of Reformed Theological College. He is originally from New Zealand where he pastored a church in Auckland for 10 years. He came to Australia in 2001 to teach part-time at the College and continue in pastoral ministry in the CRCA. Since 2006 he has taught practical theology full-time and in 2008 he became the Principal. He is the author of Preaching with Spiritual Vigour (2004) and The Heart is the Target (2014). Murray is married to Wendy and they have five children and one grandchild.

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