Speakers

The teaching has been so practical and accessible.

Confirmed speakers for 2017 include:

The Right Reverend Dr Robert Innes (The Bishop of Europe)

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Bishop Innes was educated at Cambridge University and is an engineering graduate.

He moved to the Diocese of Gibraltar in Europe to become Senior Chaplain and Chancellor of the Pro-Cathedral of Holy Trinity, Brussels in 2005. He was additionally appointed a Chaplain to Her Majesty the Queen in 2012.

Now the Bishop of Europe, he is based in Brussels and works closely with the Diocesan Office in London.

Reverend Julio Abraham (CEO Derby City Mission)

Julio

Julio came to faith in 1980 in Zimbabwe and in 1985 he felt a strong call to ministry which was followed by Seminary training. Upon graduation he was one of three ministers to a church of over 1500 people in the city of Bulawayo. Julio came to the UK as a missionary, seconded to St Andrews Church in Newham, London. He has worked with London City Mission (LCM) as well as for Scripture Union in Scotland and served at Holy Trinity Brompton as a Pastorate Leader, PCC Member, and Alpha conference speaker for over 10 years.

A strong evangelist and entrepreneur, Julio founded CJ’s Mediaworkz, a youth development outfit in Hackney, London, in 1995 during his time with London City Mission, which reached over 10,000 young people over a 14-year period with a core of 250 young people each month. “I am passionate about the poor, the needy, the impoverished and the weak in our communities and society at large, I am passionate about the young and young adults having trained and helped to empower many around the world.”

Reverend Bob Hurley (Director of Provence Praise)