Contributors

Jared Smith was born in Wimbledon, London and became a Christian when he was eight years old. He has been the pastor of Bethesda Baptist Church, Kensington Place, since 1999. The church was established in 1866 by baptized believers who subscribed to Restricted Communion and Particular Redemption. These founding doctrines remain core values of the church, as does the Authorised Version and pastoral oversight. Jared seeks to promote these values among churches today.

Kevin Price was born in England and brought to faith in Christ at the age of 16. Although he pastored a Pentecostal church in the 1970’s and 80’s, the Lord led him to a ‘theological turn-around’ which caused him to embrace the values of the Strict and Particular Baptists. He became the pastor of a church in Kendal for 21 years and has now taken the oversight of a Strict Baptist congregation in Bradford, West Yorkshire. In addition to a number of other important engagements, Kevin manages a busy schedule as a itinerate preacher that takes him to various parts of the UK and abroad.

Adam Nixon, born in Lincolnshire, England, received a strictly non-religious upbringing, but was later saved at All Souls Anglican Church, London. He served as Associate Pastor of Bethesda Baptist Church between 1984 and 1991, then pastored Harvest Baptist Church, Lincolnshire, for six years. He and his wife moved to Rome, Italy in 1997, where he continues an itinerate ministry. In the 21st Century, observing the new worldwide power seized and consolidated by atheistic culture through the Internet, Adam was awakened to a new urgency to proclaim the gospel fundamentals.

Alan O’Reilly was born in Sydney, Australia and is a Chemical Engineer by training. Through the witness of The Navigators, he became a Christian while a student at the University of New South Wales in 1967. For the last 25 years, he has extensively investigated the text of the Authorised Version of the Bible. Covenant Publishers have made much of this research available in a 352-page book entitled “O Biblios”. Alan is a contender for the faith, believing that “all Scripture is given by inspiration of God,” which has been preserved in the Authorized Version of the Holy Bible.

Bob Wring was born in Paducah, Kentucky and became a Christian when he was ten years old.  After serving in the U.S. Navy, he was called into the ministry in 1975.  He has been pastor of the Mountain Highway Baptist Church in Spanaway, Washington since 2005.  He graduated in 2002 with a Ph.D in Practical Theology at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee. His doctoral dissertation was entitled: An Examination of The Practice of Elder Rule in Selected Southern Baptist Churches in the Light of New Testament Teaching. Dr. Wring seeks to promote and preserve the historic biblical teaching of congregational church polity with the biblical leadership of a pastor and deacons.

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