Former Free Church Moderator, Rev. Dr John Nicholls, has been recognised by Westminster Theological Seminary (WTS), Philadephia with an honorary Doctor of Divinity.
The award stated that “At recent meetings of our Faculty and Board, we unanimously voted to honour your long and faithful career of honouring God’s Word, Christ’s Gospel, and our Reformed theological heritage”.
John was also asked to deliver the Commencement Address, to some 200 graduates of WTS and their families, who included many students from churches in mainland China.
As well as ministering to Free Church congregations in Ardnamurchan and London, John served for 20 years with the London City Mission, as Director of Training and then as Chief Executive. He has been on the Board of the World Reformed Fellowship since 2006 and was Moderator of the Free Church General Assembly in 2016.
Image: John and Sarah Nicholls