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Rev Dr Fergus MacDonald

Fergus is the former General Secretary of United Bible Societies. He is currently working part-time as International Director, Center for Scripture Engagement, at Taylor University, Indiana, USA.

Dave Maclure

Dave Maclure was raised on the mission field. After a degree at York University, where he was the Christian Union's International Secretary, Dave took a Masters in Conflict, Governance and Development, remaining in York as an international student worker based at St Michael le Belfrey church.

Karl Martin

A senior leader of Central in Edinburgh, Karl is married to Niki with four teenage daughters. He enjoys Arsenal, period dramas and red wine.

Caroline Mason

Caroline is freelance writer and editor and member of the Association of Christian Writers, She is cautiously trying to grow vegetables and lusts after an allotment.

Jude Mason

Jude is a writer and radio producer who lives in Nashville, Tennessee with her musician husband and three children.

Daniel McGinnis

Daniel loves the book of Acts, and has a passion for seeing today's Church inspired by the earliest Church. He also enjoys teaching theology, and particularly New Testament studies.

Katharine McPhail

Katharine spent some years teaching modern languages before having two children, Harry and Helena. She felt called by God to pursue theological study and both she and her husband, Stuart, felt called to minister as a team in the local church. They are presently at Hill Cliffe Baptist Church in Cheshire, where Stuart is the pastor.

Mark Meynil

Mark is a pastor, teacher and writer with a passion to bridge Sunday to Monday in the global Church.

Rev Prof Walter Moberley

Walter is married to Jenny and is the chauffeuring, football-supporting and DVD-watching father of John-Paul and Rachel.

Steve Motyer

Steve works at London School of Theology (formerly London Bible College), where he leads the Theology and Counselling degree programmes and teaches New Testament and Hermeneutics.

Rev Philip Mounstephen

Philip leads CMS – Church Mission Society – which raises people up for mission in over 40 countries world-wide, including the UK. He works in Oxford, UK, has lived in Paris and supports Newcastle United.

Chris Neal

Chris ‘retired’ in October 2012, but since then has been developing a mission consultancy role, particularly around the release of creative and innovative thinking and the encouragement of the entrepreneur for the creation of spiritual, social and economic capital. This will, hopefully, allow Christian communities to speak prophetically and live out the promise of God’s renewal of creation and so work toward the transformation of individuals, communities and the wider society. He is married with three children, and in his spare time enjoys walking, theatre and music.

Emmanuel Oladipo

Former SU International Secretary, Emmanuel is now retired and lives in Leicester with his wife, Ruth, with whom he has 4 grown-up sons.  He is currently Africa Co-ordinator of John Stott’s Langham Preaching.

John Olley

John Olley is a Research Associate at Vose Seminary, Perth, Australia, with an interest in Old Testament narrative and its relevance today. He enjoys a great family life and a local church active in mission in the community.

Amy Orr-Ewing

Amy is a speaker, author, broadcaster, mother and wife. She is an apologist with a passion for communicating the good news of Jesus to people all over the world.

Liz Pacey

Liz is a Reader in the Church of England and freelance writer and speaker. She is currently setting up her own small business, Knitspiration, bringing knitting and spirituality together.

Claire Page

Claire works as part of the Communications Team at Open Doors, whose mission is to serve persecuted Church and around the world. She and her family live in Oxfordshire.

Hugh Palmer

Hugh became a Christian when he was a law student. He is married to Clare and has three grown-up children. He has been a local church minister for 30 years and supports Brighton and Hove Albion FC!

Robert Parkinson

Robert is minister of Didsbury Baptist Church, Manchester and an associate tutor for Northern Baptist College. He is a keen student of the Bible with special interest in the Old Testament.

Ian Paul

Rev Dr Ian Paul is a theologian, writer and speaker. He is Associate Minister at St Nic's, Nottingham, Honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham and a leading blogger at www.psephizo.com.

Gillian Peall

Gillian is busy in retirement. She has two grown grandsons, a great granddaughter, and a wide range of interests.

Rev Howard Peskett

Howard retired to Penzance in 2006 with his wife Roz, after doing discipleship and ministry training for 20 years in Singapore and 15 years at Trinity College, Bristol.

Katrina Pike

Katrina lives in Brighton where she can often be found riding her bicycle, taking photos, writing and performing poetry or enjoying good food with friends. She loves to worship God in varied and creative ways.

Belinda Pollard

Belinda Pollard is a novelist, book editor, blogger and speaker with a theology degree from Moore College, Sydney. She lives in Brisbane, Australia and moonlights as Chief Ball Thrower for an enthusiastic red dog.

Jennie Pollock

Jennie is a freelance writer and editor, who is grateful that she gets to write, edit and live in central London. She is part of a great community of believers at ChristChurch London and acts as their part-time time Director of Communications.

Dr Roger Pooley

Roger teaches English at Keele University and is a Lay Reader in rural Benefice in Staffordshire (UK).

Rev Ray Porter

Ray is a retired member of OMF International, currently living in St Neots with his wife Janice. He's Chair of the Board of Global Connections and a part time lecturer at Oak Hill College.

Rev John Proctor

John Proctor serves as General Secretary of the United Reformed Church. Before this, he taught New Testament at Westminster College, Cambridge. John is married to Elaine, with an adult daughter and son.