Ordained in 1990, Simon founded the 6:19 Trust in 2009, seeking to encourage and equip followers of Jesus to become more effective in telling the story of their faith and the difference that it has made to their lives. He publishes a resource called Turn the Page which uses sixty-second stories to encourage those who think there ‘must be more to life than this’. The stories are broadcast on UCB Radio and via the Turn the Page app. Simon is also Pastor of Bolney Village Chapel in West Sussex.
Rev. Joe Boot is an apologist, educator, author, Senior Pastor of Westminster Chapel in Toronto and founder of the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity. Originally from England, he served as an associate pastor with Christ Church in Fulham. He also served with Ravi Zacharias for seven years as an apologist in the UK and Canada, working for five years as Canadian Director of RZIM. Joe Boot has spoken in 25 countries at numerous universities, seminaries, churches, colleges and conferences.
Christine Caine is a lover of Jesus, activist, author and international speaker. She and her husband, Nick, founded the global anti-human trafficking organisation, The A21 Campaign. They also founded Propel Women, an organization designed to activate women to fulfil their God-given passion, purpose, and potential. Christine is also the author of several books.
Jodie believes in living life generously, making a difference in communities and inspiring others to do the same. Jodie is the co-founder and director of Beyond Ourselves, which partners with local churches in Zambia to build and develop self-sustaining community schools. These schools provide education, nutrition and basic medical care to 900 vulnerable and orphaned children. With a passion to share the message of Christ’s love and with inspiring stories of God at work powerfully, Jodie loves to speak at events throughout the UK.
Rev. Andy Economides OSL is the founding director of Soteria Trust and led J.John to Christ during their student days in London. Andy speaks in churches, for organisations and at men’s breakfasts, training days, guest services, outreach specials, Alpha launches, dinner meetings, men’s curry nights, church weekends away and leaders’ training seminars.
Alison is an inspiring speaker, itinerant evangelist and is passionate about equipping the Church for mission. As a very gifted communicator she regularly speaks in churches, conferences and evangelistic events in the UK and has travelled extensively overseas bringing people to Christ. She has successfully set up various ministries in the UK and overseas: Breakthrough School of Ministry, RSVP Chaplaincy ministering to women in the sex industry and a network for evangelists.
Having spent 30 years in itinerant evangelism, Mark has plenty of speaking experience from many different events, large or small, both evangelistic and non-evangelistic. He is best known for his humorous approach to unpacking the message, making him very accessible to those outside the Church. He loves equipping Christians to share their faith effectively and helping churches be more effective in their outreach. Mark is an ordained minister and the National Evangelist for Elim Pentecostal churches.
Carrie has a passion to see people come to know the abounding unconditional love of God. She speaks throughout the US and around the globe addressing topics that burn in the human heart and mind, such as: how do we know God exists, who was Jesus really, finding purpose and peace in life, where is God when life hurts, the reliability of the Bible, and finding joy in the everyday. Carrie also teaches workshops on equipping Christians to share the amazing news of Jesus Christ in their everyday lives.
Formerly a BBC radio and TV presenter, Adrian Holloway started working life as a football reporter with The Times newspaper. His best-selling book The Shock of Your Life has been translated into many languages. The sequel, Aftershock, tackles the most common objections to Christianity in the form of a novel. He now trains churches in apologetics and serves many denominations through an evangelistic equipping and reaping ministry. Recently he has seen some remarkable physical healings.
Julia Immonen comes from the world of media and sport and has spent the last decade campaigning to end modern slavery and human trafficking. She now works for Justice and Care amongst the world’s thinkers and leaders in the field, after a 12-year career at Sky Sports News. Julia founded Sport for Freedom, a charity born out of her record-breaking achievement of rowing 3000 miles unaided across the Atlantic Ocean.
Voted 12th out of Zest magazine’s Top 20 Most Inspirational Women in Sport, Julia has also won the Special Inspiration Award at the Inspiration Awards for Women.
Paul is an international speaker and best-selling author. His motivational style sees him speaking on subjects around leadership, dealing with change and communicating with impact. He is also a performance and life coach with a leading Premiership football team. His aim is to bring his Christian values and insights to the market place in a relevant and engaging way. Paul is perhaps best known for his book SUMO – Shut Up, Move On.
Keith 'Mitch' Mitchell
Mitch is a Christian communicator and co-founder of Crown Jesus Ministries, reaching tens of thousands across Ireland each year. Having served four years as a lifeguard and over sixteen as a firefighter, Mitch stepped into full-time ministry to focus his efforts on serving the vision of Crown Jesus Ministries. Passionate about evangelism in Ireland he is a popular speaker where his energy, wit and passion allow him to communicate in a relevant way to today’s society.
Author, international speaker and founder of By His Wounds Inc., a ministry committed to restoring the healing gifts of Jesus Christ. Nigel was a drill instructor in the Royal Marine Commandos and a large part of Nigel’s ministry is the Welcome Home Initiative, reaching out to war veterans who may be suffering from varying degrees of post-traumatic stress or moral injury. Nigel has written several books. The latest, After the Trauma, the Battle Begins, deals with post-trauma healing.
James is a noisy young man with a penchant for bright socks and pocket handkerchiefs. He is passionate about seeing people reach their potential and especially likes to challenge men to be real. He is the CEO of 4MUK, a movement and community which stands up for justice, combining physical and spiritual challenge to inspire and transform men’s hearts. James is also a founder of The Me & My Dad Series – designed to support, encourage and inspire fathers.
Refreshing, humorous, passionate, relevant, creative and dynamic, Mark is a talented communicator of the gospel, mixing effortlessly funny storytelling with a passion that has impacted thousands in a powerful way. In 2012 Mark completed a 70-day mission walking 700 miles in the shape of the cross over Britain. Along the route he spoke at over 30 venues and reached over 9,000 people with the message of the cross.
Derek is a British Anglican minister based in Sydney, Australia and the USA. He is Director of Beyond The Blue, a ministry helping equip the local church to ‘build a bridge of trust that can bear the weight of truth’ (his favourite phrase). He consults churches and groups to develop an evangelism strategy using the tools of The Alpha Marriage and Parenting Courses, the just10 sermon series and evangelism training workshops.
Tim Saiet is a creative communicator who connects the powerful messages of Jesus through illustrative illusions and exciting visual effects. He is a former Royal Marine Commando and has worked in the Arctic Circle and taught in many ski schools around the world. Also a former professional magician and life coach, he has equipped and trained many people in the church and corporate market to apply the truths and message of the Christian faith to their lives. He is the current Vicar at St Johns Church, Hildenborough.
Julie trained as a professional ballet dancer but had her career cut short after a back fracture, leading to a serious, incurable neurological illness called Dystonia. In 1989 Julie received a remarkable healing from this illness. The subsequent years have been spent speaking about God’s healing and love through many life difficulties. She has been an international speaker and evangelist for nearly 30 years with a particular calling to the healing ministry.
Matt balances his time between being the President of Urban Saints and the Senior Pastor of Zeo Church. Life is never dull! He is the founder of the lifelive123.org – a new movement of people committed to intentional, accountable disciple-making relationships. Matt is passionate about releasing potential in people and organisations, with a particular bias towards seeing children and young people live God’s great adventure for their lives and has been involved in youthwork for over 25 years.
Since meeting Jesus aged 14, Ian has been passionate about others discovering the life, freedom and hope that Jesus brings, whether young, old or in between! Ian worked with Youth for Christ, Oasis Trust and local churches as a leader and evangelist. Qualified as a dentist, he has served overseas using his dental and evangelical gifts to serve local communities and the Church. Married to Andie, together they founded the NGO Bridge2Aid when they were living in Tanzania.
Barry is from Manchester. For 15 years he was totally dependent on drugs, he was a drug dealer and he’s also spent a number of terms in prison. He is now a contemporary travelling evangelist who uses vivid storytelling and humour to communicate the message of Christianity. He is the founder of Proclaim Trust and is the author of Once an Addict.