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Listen to 2024 Sessions



Speaker: Sam Allberry
13th to 15th January 2025
The Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, Co. Wexford
Welcome to the website of the Irish Preachers Conference. We hold an annual conference to train and encourage preachers in Ireland.

Our fundamental conviction is that when the Bible is taught God’s voice is heard. The main aim of the conference, therefore, is to teach the Bible to teachers in order that they in turn can teach it to others. A further aim is to provide a fellowship of like-minded evangelicals across denominational lines for encouragement in a demanding work.

Our prayer is that through our conferences pastor-teachers in particular will be refreshed spiritually, stimulated theologically and pastorally, and encouraged in the great task of preaching the unsearchable riches of Christ from the living and enduring word of God, the Bible.

What is in the conference?

We offer biblical exposition to feed the mind and fire the heart, preaching workshops to help sharpen ourselves as ‘approved workmen’ of the Word, and addresses on key issues at the cutting edge of ministry. Past expositions from the conference can be found on this website for free download.

Is it for Me?

The Irish Preachers conference is intended for those engaged in Word ministry and living in the Republic of Ireland. It affords an opportunity to be ministered to as well as to work hard together on the task of preaching the Bible.  None of us can ‘go it alone’, and fellowship with others across the denominations who share in the struggles of authentic, biblical ministry can be a vital source of strength and encouragement.  So, if that is you, we welcome you to join us.

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2025 Speaker: Sam Allberry

 Sam Allberry is a pastor, apologist and speaker. He is the author of a number of books, including Is God Anti-Gay?, Why Bother with Church?, 7 Myths about Singleness, and What God Has To Say About Our Bodies.

He has written extensively for numerous organizations, including The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, and Living Out.

Conference Information

Workshops are a central feature of this preaching conference. We work together in small groups on a book or theme with a small number of others under the leadership of an experienced preacher. The goal is to help one another in our handling and communication of the Bible’s message.

Each workshop will meet three times and will involve some preparation before the conference. Details of this will be sent to delegates about a month in advance.


Prices will be available when registration opens in the autumn.

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Location and Dates

The conference is residential and will be held in The Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, Co. Wexford, starting after lunch, from 1:30pm on Monday 8th until after lunch on Wednesday 10th January 2024.

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