Guy Brandon is research director for Jubilee Centre, and holds a degree, MPhil and PhD in Old Testament theology from Cambridge University. His books include Just Sex (IVP) and Votewise (SPCK). As a freelance writer and consultant, Guy has worked with a range of cryptocurrency platforms, communities and businesses, creating articles, white papers and film scripts. Guy is married with two children.
The Jubilee Centre is a social reform think tank based in Cambridge; it explores a biblical perspective in social, economic and political issues, and equips Christians to be salt and light in the public square.
Kate Patterson is a writer and speaker who loves to share God’s intent to bless us. She is on the leadership team of Holy Trinity Richmond and a school chaplain.
Rob Parsons OBE
Rob Parsons OBE is the Chairman and Founder of Care for the Family. He has spoken across the world on family issues and is the author of many books including the Sixty Minute series. He is married to Dianne and they have two children and five grandchildren.
Alain Emerson is Irish National Director of 24-7 Prayer and one of the lead Pastors at Emmanuel Church, a thriving young church in Lurgan, Northern Ireland. Alain has a passion to see God do a ‘new thing’ in Ireland. He is a former Irish league footballer who now enjoys watching sport rather than playing it, especially the mighty Liverpool! He enjoys hanging out with friends, reading and helping his wife run a dental practice.
Emily lives in Edinburgh with her husband and lots of green things. She is gratefully recovering from a long illness.
Andy Flannagan is one of the directors of Christians in Politics and the Director of Christians on the Left. Andy longs to see a just rewiring of the global economic system. He and his wife Jenny moved to a council estate in the centre of London five years ago, and are actively building friendships and community there.
Andy is also a writer and singer-songwriter – his books include God 360 and Distinctive Worship, along with a number of creative and critically acclaimed albums.
Brian is National Director of 24-7 Prayer in Great Britain and has been part of the movement since it began. He is a gifted communicator with a passion for prayer, mission and justice. Together, Brian and his wife Tracy pioneered the remarkable work of 24-7 Prayer in Ibiza, where they lived with their two sons for seven years.
Katharine Hill is UK Director for Care for the Family. She speaks and writes widely on family matters; she blogs regularly for the Huffington Post and is a popular speaker, writer and broadcaster. She has practised as a family lawyer and as a member of the board of the International Commission for Couple and Family Relations, as well as being a member of a government advisory group on family issues. Katharine is married to Richard and they have four grown-up children.
R.T. Kendall was minister of Westminster Chapel in London for 25 years and remains a popular international speaker and writer. He is the author of over fifty bestselling books including The Anointing; The Power of Humility; Ambition, Glory and Giving Your All, but the one that is probably best known is Total Forgiveness. He now lives in Tennessee, but travels extensively, and will be in the UK from February to July 2014.
Karl is the Senior Pastor of Central – a church with a big vision. He is also the founder of Cairn, a movement of mission and discipleship, involved in training and building relationships with churches across the Celtic nations. He is passionate about equipping, encouraging and releasing individuals in leadership.
Simon Ponsonby is an international author, speaker and theologian based at St Aldates, Oxford, UK where he is Pastor of Theology. He has written several books on practical theology and doctrine, including a recent expository commentary on Romans, God is For Us (Monarch, 2013). Simon is married to Tiffany and they have two teenage sons, Joel and Nat.
Mark GreeneMark is the Director of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and speaks, tells stories, and writes widely, mainly on the joys, trials and surprises of living the whole of life as a follower of Jesus in today’s world.
Phil Anderson is a battle-hardened local politician from Thurrock in South Essex, branded by the national media as “Britain’s most Eurosceptic area” and “the country’s capital of misery”, as well as home of “White Van Man”.
Phil has been a Director of the Thames Gateway Development Corporation and the Thurrock Racial Unity Support Taskgroup, a co-director of the National Prayer Breakfast, and a regular media contributor in print, radio, internet, and occasional TV.