Events with Chad van Dixhoorn in 2018

We have a special international guest, Chad van Dixhoorn, joining us for three Christ College events. Chad is the leading expert on the Westminster Assembly. We look forward to hearing his insights about an important group of people in the history of Christianity. See below for more details. For any questions, please contact us on (02) 9744 1977 or at admin@christcollege.edu.au

Intensive Week Classes

The Westminster Assembly And Its Documents: 1643-1649, And Into The Future

Learn about the council of individuals whose work set about reform in the Churches of England and Scotland, leaving an indelible mark on global Protestantism. With international guest Chad van Dixhoorn, the leading authority on the Westminster Assembly.

To enrol, whether for audit or credit towards an ACT course, visit our enrolment page.

Audit Cost: $440
Course Credit Cost: The cost to count this towards an ACT course depends on the level at which you are currently studying. For more information, contact our Academic Registrar at registrar@christcollege.edu.au

Monday 13 – Friday 17 August

Eliza Ferrie Public Lecture

In Christ Alone: Luther At The Dawn of the Reformation

Martin Luther posted his scandalous list of ninety-five theses in Wittenberg in 1517. But what happened to Luther in the year after the drama began? We will follow Luther as he goes on the run from church officials, examining the key events, texts and lessons we need to learn from his life. With international guest, Chad van Dixhoorn.

We will also be livestreaming this event! Visit this page on the Wednesday for the hyperlink.



Cost: FREE

Wednesday 15 August, 7:30pm-9:30pm

To register for the Eliza Ferrie Lecture, including those wishing to Livestream, fill in the form below:

Registration for this event is now closed.

Day Conference

The Westminster Assembly And Ministry Today: Classic Wisdom For the Contemporary Church

“God’s Ambassadors”, “God’s Shepherds” and “God’s Physicians”. How do these categories help pastoral leaders serve their flock? A training day for ministers, elders, and other pastoral leaders. With international guest Chad van Dixhoorn.

Cost: $55 (individuals)
Group Booking Cost: $40 (each, for three or more attendees)

Saturday 18 August, 8:30am-3:30pm


8:30am registration and coffee

9:00-10:30am SESSION 1

  • Welcome/ song/ prayer
  • Interview with Chad van Dixhoorn
  • Talk:God’s Ambassadors
  • Q&A

10:30-11:00 am Morning Tea

11:00-12:30pm SESSION 2

  • Song
  • Book review
  • Talk:God’s Shepherds
  • Q&A

12:30-1:30pm LUNCH

1:30-3:15pm SESSION 3

  • Song
  • Talk:God’s Physicians
  • Q&A
  • Small group reflection
  • Prayer and song

To register for the Day Conference, fill in the form below:

Registration for this event is now closed.

International Guest Lecturer & Speaker

Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chad is the newly-appointed Professor of Church History and Director of the Craig Center for the Study of the Westminster Standards at Westminster Theological Seminary. He was formerly the Chancellor’s Professor of Historical Theology and Associate Professor of Church History, Reformed Theological Seminary. Click here to view Chad’s profile on Westminster Theological Seminary’s website.

Where is Christ College?

1 Clarence St Burwood NSW

Parking and transport: Limited 2 hour ticketed parking is available in the surrounding streets. Free unlimited parking can be found a few blocks from the college. Please do not park at 3 Clarence Street or Burwood RSL Club as Club parking is for Club patrons only. Burwood Train Station is about a 7 minute walk from the college.