Speakers confirmed for the
2020 Retailers & Suppliers Retreat.
Malcolm Duncan – Wed 16 Sept 9.15 am
Malcolm is Lead Pastor at Dundonald Elim Church, Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is the Chair of Elim's Ethics and Public Theology Task Force and Theologian-in-Residence for Spring Harvest and Essential Christian. Malcolm regularly helps the British government and other groups to understand the role of church in society. He is deeply committed to serving the poor and excluded. Malcolm is the author of Good Grief and Niteblessings published by Monarch/Lion Hudson
Debbie Duncan – Wed 16 Sept 9.15 am
Debbie is an advanced nurse practitioner and lecturer in nursing; a church leader and minister's wife. She is married to Malcolm and has a busy life that includes being mum to their four grown up children. Debbie writes on a range of issues that reflect her professional life and personal faith. Her recent books include, Brave: Being brave through the season of our lives and Gifted: Women in Leadership both published by Monarch/Lion Hudson
Cathy Madavan – Tues 15 Sept 1.45 pm
Cathy is a popular speaker and writer who tours the UK speaking with Care for the Family. She is also on the Spring Harvest leadership team and writes for Liberti magazine. Cathy is married to Mark, a church leader, and they are the parents of two teenage girls. Her books include, Digging for Diamonds published by Authentic Media and Irrepressible published by SPCK.
Rachel Jones – Wed 16 Sept 3.20 pm
Rachel is the author of Is This It? and the award-winning Five Things to Pray series, and an editor at The Good Book Company, where she has worked with authors such as Sinclair Ferguson, Rico Tice and Tim Chester, as well as the new Engage NIV Youth Bible (published by Hodder & Stoughton). Having grown up in Lancashire, she now lives in south-west London. She is a member of Chessington Evangelical Church, where she helps to lead a club for kids in the community, and regularly speaks at events around the country.
Richard Littledale – Morning Prayers – Tues 7.30 am & Wed 7.20 am
Richard Littledale is the Minister of Newbury Baptist Church, an innovator, and creative storyteller. He is a regular contributor to Daily Service and Sunday Worship on BBC Radio 4. His latest books are the first two in a children’s series about Albert the mouse and his adventures published by Lion Hudson (released January 2020). He also writes for Authentic Media who published in August 2019 his book Postcards from the Land of Grief which he wrote following the loss of his wife.
Marilyn Baker – Mon 14 Sept 8.00 pm
Marilyn became blind as a child, but soon demonstrated a gift for music, which took her to the Royal College of Music and on into a teaching profession. She had a longing to communicate her faith and began writing anointed songs. Her deep desire to help others discover the love that has so changed her life led her into Christian Ministry through music. During the past 30 years Marilyn has travelled around the world, becoming one of Britain’s most popular and well-loved singer-songwriters.
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