Born and brought up in Birmingham, John Stevens was converted as a law student. He had a career teaching law before becoming a church planter and pastor. He was co-pastor of City Church Birmingham for 11 years and was appointed National Director of FIEC (Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches) in 2010. He is passionate about supporting biblically-faithful local churches and is on the Council of the Evangelical Alliance and a trustee of UCCF: The Christian Unions and Affinity. He is married with four children aged 15 to 20.
Ruth Naomi Floyd has been at the forefront of creating vocal jazz settings that express theology and justice for over 25 years. A lecturer on the intersection of beauty, theology, justice, culture and the Arts, she is devoted and active in providing compassionate care and spiritual support to people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS in Philadelphia and Africa.
Mark Greene, ex-adman (and still prepared to admit it) and ex-Bible College vice-Principal, has been a pioneer and champion for everyday mission and ministry for all God’s people, including the workplace, for over thirty years. His writing includes Thank God it’s Monday, Transforming Work, and Fruitfulness on the Frontline. He is now the Mission Champion for the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity (LICC) working with individuals, church leaders and theological educators to make whole-life discipleship central in church culture.
I’m married to Sarah and we have three rapidly-growing kids. We love Keswick and have been serving at the Convention for around 20 years. I’m currently Lead Pastor at Grace Community Church, Bedford.
Before leading Keswick Ministries, James was involved in the training of church leaders for nearly 20 years, helping with their formation and teaching them the Old Testament. He taught for 10 years at Oak Hill College, and then for seven years at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University, where he was Senior Tutor and part of the Senior Management Team.
Tim Chester is a faculty member of Crosslands Training, a former Trustee of Keswick Ministries, and an author.
Ellidh grew up in Cumbria and then studied Theology at St Andrews and Durham, with a particular focus on Old Testament texts and their portrayals of violence against women. She has been involved in student ministry for 15 years and now lives in London where she is part of the ministry team at All Souls Langham Place. Ellidh also oversees the 19-24s programme at Keswick.
Alasdair is Vicar of St Andrew the Great – serving the same parish where he first heard the good news explained, as a student. He was previously in ministry in Bournemouth and Exeter. He’s married to Rachel and they have three grown-up children. He is involved in the leadership of the Keswick Convention and is author of The First Chapters of Everything, a book introducing Genesis 1-4. In his spare time he heads for the mountains.
Jonty is the Pastor of the Globe Church in Central London, married to Linda and father of three boys. He studied chemistry but really loves the arts and is a half-hearted supporter of Southampton football club.
Dr Kandiah is a social entrepreneur with a vision to help solve some of society’s seemingly intractable problems through building partnerships across civil society, faith communities, government and philanthropy. Krish is the founding director of the Sanctuary Foundation that has helped mobilise thousands of individuals, churches and businesses to support refugees. He is the chair of the Adoption and Special Guardianship Leadership Board where he brings strategic leadership to the finding of permanent loving families for children in care.
Karen oversees Women’s Ministry at Trinity Church, Lancaster. She is the chair of the Northern Women’s Convention and Women’s Ministry Director for Anglican Mission in England. She has been teaching the bible for over thirty years in a variety of settings. Her passion is to get people reading the bible and spends as much time as possible doing just that. She especially rejoices in opening up the glories of the Old Testament and helping people discover its riches.
J.John (Revd Canon) has been an evangelist for four decades. He has spoken in towns, cities and universities in 69 countries. This has included 36 series of just10, re-examining the Ten Commandments, where the combined attendance exceeded one million people. In 2017 he launched JustOne at the Arsenal Emirates Stadium in London, and JustOne events are being conducted throughout the UK. Evangelist, minister, speaker, broadcaster and writer, J.John communicates the Christian faith in a practical way. He has his own weekly TV programme, which is broadcast globally, and a number of podcasts. He has written several books across a range of subjects including the ‘Theology for Little People’ series to help children understand biblical truth. J.John lives in Chorleywood in England. He is married to Killy and is a father and grandfather.
Ed Drew is the founder and Ministry Director of Faith in Kids, which exists to see confident parents and thriving churches raising children together to trust Christ eternally (www.faithinkids.org). He is the author of Meals with Jesus, the Wonder of Easter and The Adventure of Christmas. He is the presenter of the Faith in Kids podcast. He’s married to Mary and they have three children.
Dr Amy Orr-Ewing is an international author, speaker and theologian who addresses the deep questions of our day with meaningful answers found in the Christian Faith. She is the author of multiple books including Where is God in All the Suffering? and bestselling, Why Trust the Bible? Over the course of her career, Amy has given talks and answered questions on university campuses around the world. She has also addressed Parliamentarians in the Speaker’s Rooms and Chapel at the UK Parliament and staffers on Capitol Hill, and at the West Wing of The White House. She regularly responds to invitations to speak in banks, businesses, and consultancy firms as well as churches and conferences. Amy served as the President of OCCA The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics until 2021 and has taught Christian theology and given public lectures for over 20 years. Amy is interested in the intersection of questions of meaning and faith with the marketplace, education and policymaking. She holds a doctorate in Theology from the University of Oxford. Amy lives near Oxford with her husband ‘Frog’ and their three boys.
Rosalee is a Brazilian theologian from São Paulo. She served as the New Testament editor of the Latin American Bible Commentary (Langham International project) and is the former Principal of Redcliffe College. She currently works as Director of Church Relations for the United Bible Societies. Rosalee lives in Birmingham, UK with her family.
Richard Coekin is Senior Pastor of Dundonald Church, Raynes Park, London and Director of Co-Mission, a church planting movement in London. He is the author of several books including The Reluctant Evangelist and Faith for Life. He is married to Sian and they have five children.
Paul is married to Edrie and they have four children and eight grandchildren. He has served as a pastor for forty years in three different churches. He has also been involved in a variety of schemes training people for Christian ministry and has written several books.
Matt loves helping people delve deeper into the riches of God’s word, and particularly loves Biblical Theology, seeing God’s one glorious plan of salvation through the scriptures. Having served in local church ministry for a number of years, he now works for Crosslands Seminary, equipping others to teach God’s word. He is married to Toni, has a daughter Annie, and describes himself as a tea-drinker and countryside lover.
Joseph is CEO of International Mission to Jewish People. Joseph grew up in a Jewish family in Richmond, Virginia, and came to faith in 1979. After graduating from Moody Bible Institute, Joseph arrived in the UK as a missionary and over 30 years has served as a priest in the Anglican Church, as UK Director of Jews for Jesus, and at Church Mission Society. Joseph travels internationally encouraging Christians to support Jewish mission and share the gospel with Jewish people. He lives in Oxfordshire with his wife and dogs.
Jeremy McQuoid is the current chair of the board of trustees at Keswick Ministries. He is Teaching Pastor at Deeside Christian Fellowship, in Aberdeen, and married to Elizabeth, the commissioning editor at Keswick. He trains men and women for Gospel ministry, and has written several books including ‘the Amazing Cross’ (IVP), and devotional guides to Mark and Hebrews (10 of those). Jeremy loves English cricket, Irish rugby and Chelsea FC, but don’t hold that against hi
Rev Dr Girma Bishaw is the director of Gratitude Initiative, a Charity that exists to promote the sharing of gratitude to change the social imagination that leads to relational transformation, a fulfilled self, a sense of belonging, and a harmonious and just society in Britain. He also serves as city Catalyst for the London Project, with a particular focus on serving diaspora church leaders to be more effective in mission. Before founding Gratitude Initiative, Rev Girma served as a pastor at ECFCUK (the Ethiopian Christian Fellowship Church (UK)).
Niv is a Curate at Highfield Church in Southampton; he’s married to Lucy and they have two children. He loves evangelistic speaking, thinking through hard questions with those who are looking into Jesus, studying theology and seeing God change lives through His Word.
Glynn is an Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry and a retired Consultant Psychiatrist. He is interested in issues at the interface of Bible, culture and mental health, and especially contemporary challenges around identity and self-worth. He loves to contribute to the formation and growth of the next generation of Christian leaders, as well having an interest in the health and well-being of those already in leadership. He is married to Louise and is a member of All Souls, Langham Place in London.
David Gibson is the Minister of Trinity Church, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Born in Tennessee, David grew up in Tanzania, East Africa, and then also in Belfast, N. Ireland. He is married to Angela, with four children (Archie, Ella, Sam, Lily) and they have failed to train Nala the cocker spaniel. Day to day life involves an open home, being a taxi driver to each child, and weekly exposition of the Bible in Trinity’s Sunday worship.
Alistair Begg has been in pastoral ministry since 1975. He graduated from the London School of Theology and subsequently served in Scotland at Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh and Hamilton Baptist Church. In 1983, he became the senior pastor at Parkside Church near Cleveland, Ohio, where he continues to lead the congregation and teach God’s Word Sunday by Sunday. Alistair Begg is also the Bible teacher on the daily and weekend program Truth For Life. Truth For Life is distributed through 1,900 radio networks across the United States and can also be heard online at truthforlife.org, through YouTube, via podcast, and by way of numerous other listening platforms. Alistair is the author of several books. He and his wife Susan were married in 1975 and have three grown children and eight grandchildren.
Clare is married to David, the minister of St Lawrence Church in Morden, South London, where she is involved in women’s and children’s ministry. As a former history teacher Clare loves researching the lives of Christians from the past, and seeing how God has used even the most unlikely people to grow his kingdom.