Essential, ICM’s annual theological conference is happening on Monday/Tuesday 12th / 13th June 2017.

Essential is in iEssentialPicts fifth year and this June we will be considering The Mission of God, both in our community and also in our preaching. This year we are delighted to welcome two speakers:

Jonathan Dodson is the Lead Pastor of City Life Church, Austin, Texas, as well as the founder of Gospel Centred Discipleship, Jonathan serves the church with Vision, Theology, and Leadership. He is married to Robie and father to Owen, Ellie, and Rosamund. He is a graduate of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.Div; Th.M) and author of several books including Gospel-Centered Discipleship and The Unbelievable Gospel. Among other things, he enjoys smoking his pipe, chewing on a good piece of theology, and listening to M. Ward.

Dr. Tim Ward is the Professor of Homiletics at Oak Hill Theological College, London. Tim has also authored a book on the doctrine of scripture, “Words of life: Scripture as the Living and Active Word of God“.

The cost breakdown this year is as follows:
Two Days – €40
One Day – €20
Two Days Student – €25
One Day Student – €15

VENUE: St. Catherine’s Church, Thomas Street, Dublin 8. St. Catherine’s is located on the cross-city bus route, it is adequately served by public transport from both the north and the south of the city.

Please register at:

Any questions please email:

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day but delegates will have to bring or buy their own lunch.