The Drysdale Lectures
In 1916 Scottish evangelist, John Douglas Drysdale settled in Birkenhead and gathered around him a following, which soon became Emmanuel Church in Claughton Road. His fervent preaching challenged young people to be trained in reaching out to the needs of people worldwide. Emmanuel Bible College began training missionaries on November 11th 1920 with three students.
An annual lecture in practical and social theology in memory of Revd Dr Sydney Martin
The Revd Dr Sydney Martin, who died at the age of 93 on 2nd August 2004, was one of a generation of evangelical ministers who had a significant influence in the city of Glasgow in the 1950s and 1960s.