Public Lectures


William Orange Memorial Lecture


The William Orange Memorial Lecture (WOML) is held each year in Christchurch and at times in other cities in memory of William Orange to encourage Evangelical ministry in the NZ Church. The topics chosen are issues which need to be looked at biblically.


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Why the Reformation still matters

Mark Thompson, Principal of Moore College in Sydney, spoke on ‘Why the Reformation Still matters’ for the 2017 William Orange Memorial Lecture in two locations: Christchurch on the 19 August, and Auckland on the 20 August.


You can read a transcript of his lecture here.


Mark has been Principal of Moore College since May 2013. He has been teaching doctrine there since 1991 and is the head of the Theology, Philosophy and Ethics department. His research interests include the doctrines of Scripture, Christ, and justification by faith, as well as Martin Luther and the reformation. Mark is married to Kathryn and they have four daughters.