Torchbearers News

A word from our new General Director10-Jan-2018

Dear Friends, In 2007, Mark Thomas, then Director of Capernwray Hall in England, asked..

European Directors and Principals Summit14-Jun-2016

This week directors and principals from the different European Torchbearers centres are meeting ..

Opportunities to serve at Capernwray Quebec11-May-2016

From Capernwray Quebec: "We are currently looking for someone to fill our Bookkeep..

Volunteers needed!07-May-2016

Still praying about what you should be doing this summer? Consider volunteering at one of our ce..

Registration now open for 2016 Conference Tour!01-Feb-2016

Torchbearers is on the road again! And you can join in! Registrations for our 2016 Conference ..

New opportunity in India! 01-Dec-2015

Interested in Missions or India, or both? Torchbearers is offering a short-term, missions-based ..

2016 Conference Tour Update07-Oct-2015

Torchbearers International will be running a Conference Tour in 2016 and the dates have been off..

The Mystery Of Godliness: republished on its own 31-Jan-2015

We are happy to announce that the book "The Mystery of Godliness" by Major Ian Thomas has been recen..

Christmas Events Around The World03-Dec-2014

Interested in attending a special Christmas Event at a Torchbearers Centre near you? Severa..

Happy Thanksgiving Canada! 15-Oct-2014

Our centers are celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving all over the world! "Oh give thanks to th..

Celebrating 100 Years14-Sep-2014

September 13th, 2014 would have been Major Ian Thomas' 100th birthday. In celebration of the fou..

Bible School Starting Around the World26-Aug-2014

Bodenseehof, along with various centres around the Torchbearers world will be starting Bible Sch..

Go a Little Further, Mrs. T's New Book is Released! 13-Aug-2014

It's finally here! "Go a Little Further, W. Ian Thomas and the Torchbearers Story" was written b..

New Media Page18-Jul-2014

We've just launched the Torchbearers Media page. Here, you can see videos and listen to audio cr..

Tauernhof Celebrates 50 Years08-Jul-2014

Tauernhof celebrated their 50 year anniversary this June. Congratulations to all the staff, and ..

Summer Camps and Conferences! 21-Jun-2014

Bible School is ending at different times all over the world at many of our centres, making way ..

End of Bible School Year at Capernwray Harbour08-May-2014

As things wrap up with the last day of Bible School at Capernwray Harbour, the community celebra..

New Aussie Roadtrip 30-Apr-2014 ..

New Bible School in Romania! 19-Apr-2014

Are you or someone you know interested in doing cross-cultural ministry? Check out the Bible..

IT/AV/Media Volunteer Needed in New Zealand 15-Apr-2014

Capernwray New Zealand have an opening for a staff volunteer position, in the areas of IT/AV/Med..

Cook needed in Greece07-Apr-2014

SERVE AT SEA -- in the galley of the Encounter! There is an immediate need for a qualified cook ..

35th Anniversary at Capernwray Harbour25-Mar-2014

You're invited to come and celebrate 35 years of God's faithfulness on April 5th! ..

'Friends Day' at Bodenseehof22-Mar-2014

Bodenseehof had a very special "Friend's day" on March 22nd. Heinz Spindler passed the leader..

Centre in Switzerland Finishes First Bible School 19-Mar-2014

The Torchbearers Centre located in Switzerland, Credo, finished it's first Bible school in March..

Sail Away with Chris Thomas this August14-Mar-2014

This is an invitation for YOU to join Chris Thomas for a 10-day "Sail-Away" in Greece..

Spring Break Missions Trips 201414-Mar-2014

Many of our students from different centres are headed around the world on missions trips for sp..

Dozens of youth gather at The Crossing, NZ01-Mar-2014

Students at The Crossing do an annual youth event that brings together 14-18 year olds f..

New Alumni section on the website!23-Jan-2014

Check out the new section of the website dedicated to Alumni! You will be able to get in touch w..

Weekly featured centre on facebook 01-Jan-2014

Make sure you like our facebook page ( as we will be featuring a diffe..

The Saving Life of Christ Audiobook 15-Nov-2013

Now available from the online store. Read by Major Ian Thomas himself, this 12 chapter bo..

Columbia International University Honors Chris Thomas as Alumni of the Year!01-Nov-2013

Columbia International University honored Chris Thomas, Torchbearers General Director, as the Al..

Bible School Begins!28-Oct-2013

Hundreds of young men and women from around the world have started their Bible School programme ..

Three-Week Bible School in Switzerland15-Oct-2013

Credo, the Torchbearers Centre in Wilderswil, Switzerland, is offering a new program this coming..

Hans Peter Royer19-Aug-2013

It's with great sadness that we have to inform you that Hans Peter Royer, director of Tauernhof in A..

Torchbearers International Staff Conference 201301-Jul-2013

Every four years staff from around the world gather at Capernwray Hall for week of teaching, upd..

Opportunities to work in Colorado!01-May-2013

Ravencrest Chalet (, one of the two Torchbearers centres in Colorado,..

Schloss Klaus 50 years in ministry!29-Apr-2013

Schloss Klaus in Austria has just celebrated 50 years of Torchbearers ministry. What a delight t..

NEW Online Store goes live!27-Feb-2013

You can now get a selection of Torchbearers DVDs, MP3 downloads, books and T-Shirts from our bra..

Opportunity in France (Très bien!)27-Feb-2013

The Torchbearers Centre in France, known as ‘Champfleuri’, has an exciting opportuni..

Dare2Share Conference Tour 2013 kicks off in Washington DC29-Jan-2013

Well the first D2S conference this year was in the US capital, Washington DC (well, nearby in Virgin..

Do you want to be a part of something special?28-Dec-2012

Sign up to join us supporting the amazing ministry of Dare2Share on their upcoming conference tour o..

Do you have a heart to serve the Lord in Japan?26-Dec-2012

If you have a passion for Christ and are excited about serving and encouraging His church, consider ..

10 week BML course starts next week!02-Oct-2012

The 10 week Business,Ministry, Leadership course kicks off at Capernwray New Zealand in..

UPDATE: Capernwray Hall's New Conference Hall27-Sep-2012

The 40 year old Conference Hall has now been demolished and work is well underway on the new bui..

Torchbearers Conference Tour: Summer dates & venues confirmed11-May-2012

We have now confirmed the dates and venues for the 4 Summer Torchbearers Conferences for 2012...

It's not too late for Spring Bible School in Japan!11-Apr-2012

It's not too late to join us for Spring Bible School in Japan! Torchbearers Yamanakako is still a..

Torchbearers Conference in Denver!02-Mar-2012

We are really excited about the upcoming Torchbearers Conference in Denver in just 4 weeks time!. ..

'InZane' - Zane Black's new book!06-Feb-2012

Told in his raw, honest, conversational style, 'InZane' captures Zane’s journey from a par..

Torchbearers 2012 Conference Tour13-Jan-2012

Be a part of the upcoming Torchbearers Conference Tour – visiting Denver, Portland and M..

Bible School in Japan!08-Jan-2012

Torchbearers Yamanakako is now accepting applications for their 2012, 8 week English Speaking Sp..

NEW! Capernwray Online 25-Nov-2011

Capernwray New Zealand is pleased (and excited!) to announce the launch of Capernwray Online - t..

Schedule Update -- Over 30's Torchbearers Bible School in Interlaken, Switzerland22-Nov-2011

‘Credo’ - the Torchbearers affiliated centre in Switzerland – has decided to delay..

NEW! Capernwray Harbour Taste and See!19-Nov-2011

Thinking of attending Bible School at Capernwray Harbour? We're offering you the opportunity to expe..

BML - Business Ministry Leadership starts October 11th08-Sep-2011

The 10 week BML programme will run from 11th October to 16th December at the Monavale campus of ..

New Students arrive07-Sep-2011

Many Torchbearer centres welcomed their newest batch of Bible School students this week and other ce..