Archive Recordings

Below you will find links to download and listen to recordings of past Keele Biblical Assemblies and the Explained and Proclaimed meetings. Please bear in mind that these are very substantial files so will take several minutes to download fully, even on a broadband connection. Rather than just clicking on the link and waiting for it to stream, you may prefer to save it to your computer's hard drive and listen to it once it has downloaded. To do this in Internet Explorer, right click on the link and choose "Save target as...".
© Explained and Proclaimed 2016
Recordings of all of these addresses are also available on CD - please contact the Secretary, Rev'd Iain Baker (01782 772895) for further details. The biographical details of speakers are those at the date of the Assembly at which they spoke.
2018 Dr Peter Mead Empty? Is my life missing something?

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2017 Dr Peter Mead Power to Change: Recovering trust in the potency of God's Word

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Peter lives in Chippenham where he pastors Trinity Chippenham, a recent church-plant. He is an author and active blogger. Having been involved teaching for Operation Mobilisation in many parts of the world, he is now working with Union College and the European Preachers' Network training preachers. He and his wife Melanie both have missionary parents and they have 6 children.
  2016 Justin Mote Haggai: First things first

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Justin became a Christian as a teenager through a teacher at school. After school he worked in retailing before going to theological college. He has served in churches in Basingstoke, London and the Wirral. He is currently the Director of the North West Ministry Training Courses, seeking to equip people for a Bible teaching ministry in local churches. Justin is married to Jo and they have three children. He loves to watch cricket and would love to play golf better. Justin spoke at the Keele Biblical Assembly back in 2006
  2015   Mark Johnson Peace surpassing

Mark Johnston is originally from Northern Ireland where he studied in Queen's University, Belfast. He has pastored churches in Ireland, London, Philadelphia and now Cardiff. Mark is married to Fiona and they have two grown-up children. He is a trustee of the Banner of Truth Trust and the author of three commentaries in the 'Let's Study' series.
  2014 Richard Bewes Son of God rides out to war
(message only)

Recording of full meeting
Richard - son of missionary parents in Kenya - led the work of All Souls Church in Langham Place for 22 years, and today maintains his speaking ministry on an international front. He hosts the on≠screen Bible discussion programme Open Home, Open Bible and its sequels Book by Book (for United Christian Broadcasters) and The Sermon international preaching series. He has written over 20 books. He received the O.B.E. from Her Majesty the Queen in 2005. He and his wife Pam have between them ten grandchildren.
  2013 Geoff Thomas 2013 Recording Geoff Thomas for the past 48 years has been the pastor of Alfred Place Baptist Church, Aberystwyth. He is the author of numerous books and articles.
  2012 Adrian Reynolds The most important thing
  (Ezekiel 1)
Adrian Reynolds is the Director of Ministry at the Proclamation Trust. Since 1986, The Proclamation Trust has existed to encourage ministry that seeks above all to teach the Bible as God's Word relevant for today. Adrian was previously minister of Yateley Baptist Church.
2011 Mike Ovey The joys of repentance

Minister's meeting
Ps 131 "The God who is higher"
We were delighted to welcome Mike Ovey, principle of Oak Hill Theological College in London. Mike believes that the more we know the truth about God, his grace and greatness, the more we love and trust him. Before going to Oak Hill, Mike was a civil service lawyer drafting government legislation. He studied to be a minister at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and has since worked in Crowborough, before teaching for three years at Moore Theological College, Sydney. He is married to Heather, and they have three children, Charlie, Harry and Anastasia. He remains incurably optimistic about the prospects of Arsenal FC and the England rugby team.
View photos of the 2011 event.
2010 Hugh Palmer Why "what goes without saying"  
must be said.
Hugh Palmer was installed as Rector of All Souls Church in June 2005. Hugh became a Christian through the witness of a student friend while studying Law at Cambridge University. Before training for the ordained ministry at Ridley Hall, he taught briefly at a comprehensive school in north London.
Once ordained, Hugh spent nine years in Norfolk, first as a curate under Gordon Bridger at Holy Trinity, Norwich, later going on to become Bishop Maurice Wood's Chaplain for Mission and Training. It was also during his time in Norfolk that he met and married his wife Clare. They then spent ten years serving at St Helen's Bishopsgate in London
In 1995, Hugh and Clare moved north to Sheffield where Hugh succeeded Philip Hacking as Vicar of Christ Church, Fulwood two years later. During his ministry, Hugh has led a number of university and parish missions, besides speaking overseas on a number of occasions, as well as at a number of conventions in the UK. He has chaired New Word Alive since its start in 2008, and is a regular speaker there.
2009 Steve Brady The future and how to face it Dr Brady was born and educated in Liverpool where he was converted in his teens. He has held pastorates in Buckinghamshire, Leicester, London and Bournemouth. He serves as Principal of Moorlands College, which trains men and women for Christian service in the UK and overseas. He has spoken at conferences and conventions throughout the UK and abroad, is a Trustee of the Keswick Convention and Chair of the Association of Bible College Principals. He holds a doctorate in theology, and is the author of ďKing of Heaven, Lord of EarthĒ and ďAll you Need is ChristĒ - both Keswick study guides to Colossians and Galatians respectively.
  2008 Rt Revd Wallace Benn Keeping your perspective in a
pagan and permissive age

The Right Reverend Wallace Benn has been Suffragan Bishop of Lewes since 1997 and lives with his wife in Eastbourne, East Sussex. They have a married daughter and a son currently studying at university. As well as being an experienced parish priest, having spent 25 years in parish ministry, he is a well-known inspirational teacher and conference speaker, and also a published author who has written articles for various theological journals. Wallace is particularly keen to see the Word of God upheld in every respect. He is an enthusiastic rugby watcher and supporter, and also enjoys motor racing.
2007 Paul Mallard 2007 Recording Paul Mallard is senior Pastor of Woodgreen Evangelical Church, Worcester, and currently the President of FIEC (Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches). His enthusiasm is for teaching the Bible so that it is readily understood and applicable to life today, and he emphasises the importance of training a new generation of Christian leaders. After studying theology at Cambridge University he taught for five years before his call to the pastoral ministry, serving first in Chippenham and since 1995 at Woodgreen. He is married with four children, and still feels great affection for Birmingham where he was born and brought up, and he is a keen West Bromwich Albion supporter.
2006 Justin Mote Battling for the life of the church
(Acts 5 and 6)
Justin Mote is currently Director of the North West Ministry Training courses, an initiative of the North West Partnership of churches. Prior to that Justin was the Vicar of an Anglican church on the Wirral. Justin is Married to Jo and they have three children. Justin loves watching cricket and wishes he could play golf!
2005 Alun McNabb John 2 The catastrophe
of disobedience
Alun McNabb was for many years Pastor of Priory Baptist Church in Dudley, West Midlands, prior to retiring. During this time he was a very well known speaker within the Evangelical movement.
2004 Revd Rob Munro Acts 4 v 23-31 The Church as it
really should be

After a mathematics degree at Bristol and a PGCE at Manchester Rob taught Maths and PE in Hazel Grove, Stockport . He trained for the ordained ministry at Oak Hill College, London, and then served a curacy at Hartford and his first incumbency at Davenham - both in the Chester Diocese. He is now Rector of Cheadle in the same Diocese. He enjoys music and computing, and the hills and lakes of Wales.
2003 Revd Richard Coekin
2 Timothy 1 v 1-18
Do not be ashamed

Richard trained as a solicitor before his theological studies at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. He was ordained in 1991 to a curacy in Cheadle, Cheshire. Since 1995 he has been on the staff of Emmanuel Church, Wimbledon.
  2002 Revd Brian Edwards Deuteronomy 9 The Anakites
and the Prayer Meeting

Brian Edwards was for many years the Pastor of Hook Evangelical Church in Surbiton, an author of many books and a former President of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches.
2001 Revd Bill Bygroves Psalm 13 How to hang on when
you feel like packing it in

Bill Bygroves has been the Pastor of the thriving Bridge Chapel in Liverpool for many years and is the Chaplain of Liverpool Football Club.
2000 Revd Jonathan Stephens
Ephesians 5 v 22-33
The bride of Christ
Jonathan Stephens was the Pastor of Carey Baptist Church, Reading, and the current President of the Fellowship of Evangelical Churches at the time of his visit. Jonathan is presently Principal of the Evangelical College of Wales (Bryntirion).
1999 Prebendary Dick Lucas
The Church of the Living God Dick Lucas was ordained in 1951 to a curacy in Sevenoaks then moving to work with Ordination Candidates for the Church Pastoral Aid Society becoming its Assistant Secretary. He began his long and very influential ministry at St Helenís, Bishopsgate in 1961 - which included the foundation of Proclamation Trust to encourage and equip ministers in Biblical preaching and teaching. He retired in 1998 but continues to be very active in his preaching and teaching ministry.
1998 Revd John Blanchard
Countering modern objections
to the Gospel

John Blanchard is one of Britainís best known Christian authors. His books include two of the most widely used evangelical publications, the book Right with God and the booklet Ultimate Questions. His book The Beatitudes for Today has been widely acclaimed.
1997 Revd Andrew Anderson
2 Timothy 2 v 19 God Knows
Andrew Anderson has been Pastor of a Baptist Church in Bristol for many years and has also had an itinerant ministry that took him around the world.
  1996 Dr Gareth Crossley The Impact of the grace of God Gareth Crossley was Pastor of West Park Church, Wolverhampton, and is now Pastor of Grace Church, Belper in Derbyshire.
  1995 Revd David Jackman What blessing do we really

David Jackman is the Director of the Cornhill Training Course in London, a one-year course training preachers under the auspices of Proclamation Trust. He read English at Downing College, Cambridge, and Theology at Trinity College, Bristol. He is a member of the Evangelical Alliance Council, Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship Trust and Research Council.
He worked with UCCF as Universities Secretary for six years. He was then appointed to the staff of Above Bar Church, Southampton, where he was Senior Minister for 11 years until 1991 when he moved to be Director of Cornhill.
  1994 Revd Philip Hacking John 17 The Lordís Prayer
- the Upper Room Version
Revd Philip Hacking is the Vicar of Christ Church, Fulwood, Sheffield. He was born in Blackburn, Lancashire and found Christ through the witness of the local Parish Council, The Church of the Saviour. He read History at Oxford and went to Oak Hill Theological College, North London.
For three years he was Curate of St Helenís Parish Church in Lancashire and then in 1959 he went to be Rector of St Thomasí, Edinburgh for a period of almost ten years. Since 1968 he has been Vicar of Christ Church Fulwood.
He has been involved in many different aspects of Christian work including being the Chairman of the Council of the Keswick Convention from 1984-1993 and is still a council member. He is also Chairman of Reform, an Evangelical group within the Church of England.
1993 Revd Iain Murray The Uniqueness of Christ

Ministers' Meeting
Iain Murray is best known as the founder of the Banner of Truth publication house reprinting Reformed and Puritan authors - his ministry at churches in Oxford, London and Sydney, and his biographical and historical writing. He is passionate to use history to recover commitment to the great doctrines of scripture, particularly the doctrine of grace.
1992 Professor Don Carson 1 Corinthians The Gospel at the
end of the 20th Century
Professor Carson is a Research Professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield , Illionois. He earned his PhD from Cambridge University.He has held a pastorate in Canada and has preached widely in this country and has lectured at several Universities in the UK. Amongst numerous books, including a major commentary on Johnís Gospel, he is presently involved in the preparation of a commentary on the Epistles of John.
1991 Revd Andrew Davies Godís loving discipline Andrew Davies is now retired having been President of London Theological Seminary. Prior to this he was ministering in New Zealand for a while and prior to that he was minister in a Baptist Church near Swansea and lecturer on Church History on the Bryntirion Course (the 4 year correspondence course).
1990 Revd Michael Wilcock The Churchís warfare and

Michael Wilcock was formerly director of pastoral studies at Trinity College, Bristol. He has also had many years of pastoring churches in the United Kingdom, most recently St Nicholasí Church, Durham . He is author of 6 volumes in the IVP The Bible Speaks Today series: Chronicles, Judges, Luke, Psalms (2 vols) and Revelation.
1989 Revd Dr Roy Clements The Centrality of the Cross
Roy Clements was pastor of Eden Baptist Church in Cambridge. He has authored a number of books published by Kingsway and IVP. He was actively involved with UCCF for many years, and in a multi-racial congregation in Kenya.
1988 Prebendary Dick Lucas
The Word at Work Dick Lucas was ordained in 1951 to a curacy in Sevenoaks then moving to work with Ordination Candidates for the Church Pastoral Aid Society becoming its Assistant Secretary. He began his long and very influential ministry at St Helenís, Bishopsgate in 1961 - which included the foundation of Proclamation Trust to encourage and equip ministers in Biblical preaching and teaching.
The Annual North Staffs Bible Event
Keswick in the Potteries