Visiting Lecturers

We are honoured and priviliged to have several eminent and respected lecturers who come regularly to share their knowledge at All Nations.

Emmanuel (and Emily) Anim

Lecturing in African Studies
Emmanuel and Emily take time out from their busy schedule of pastoring and planting churches in Ghana to come and lecture on African Studies and Church Planting. It is a privilege to have such expertise, energy and passion for the gospel each year at All Nations.

Sue Barclay

Lecturing in the Western and Visual Culture module
Sue Barclay worked for over 14 years as an engineer and manager in the telecomms industry, before changing direction and re-training for a different kind of service.

She has first class degrees in Latin & Physics (Keele University) and Biblical & Intercultural Studies (All Nations Christian College), and an MA in Aspects of Biblical Interpretation from the London School of Theology. Sue is an ordained Baptist Minister, and is currently studying for a PhD in Contextual Theology.

Stroma Beattie

Stroma, from Scotland, is a medical doctor who served as a missionary in East Asia with OMF International for more than 20 years - mainly as the International Medical Adviser with responsibility to oversee the medical well-being of OMF’s 1400 missionaries and their 800 children. She has vast experience in the medical member care of missionaries having screened more than 1000 long-term workers and many more short-term colleagues and been involved in their ongoing care.  After initial service in South Korea, where she learned Korean, she moved to Singapore and lived with her husband at the Discipleship Training Centre but travelled widely in the region to fulfil her role. 
Stroma has spoken on a range of missional topics in Asia, Australia, the USA and Europe and has written articles on medical member care including contributions to Worth Keeping (WEA Globalization of Mission Series) and Missions Matrix. Presently, she works part-time as a GP. As well as involvement with her husband’s Tutor Group, she teaches on En Route, Express and the BA programme.

Colin Chapman

Lecturing in Islamic Studies
Colin Chapman has worked for 17 years in three different periods in the Middle East, mostly in Egypt and Lebanon, and in his last job was teaching Islamic Studies at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut, Lebanon. In the UK he has taught at Trinity college, Bristol, and was Principal of Crowther Hall, the former CMS training college in Selly Oak, Birmingham. He is now enjoying semi-retirement in Cambridge, enjoying every opportunity to return to the Middle East for visits. He is married to Anne, who worked in Jordan before they were married, and they have three grown-up children. His books include 'Cross and Crescent: Responding to the Challenges of Islam' (IVP), 'Whose Promised Land?' and 'Whose Holy City? Jerusalem and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict' (Lion), and '"Islamic Terrorism: Is There A Christian Response?' and 'The Bible Through Muslim Eyes, and Christian Response' (Grove).

Carolyn Cole Rodrigues de Souza

Carolyn is a visiting lecturer on the en route programme. She has been involved in mission since 1990, working with street children in Brazil with Latin Link, and was involved in training missionaries with BMS for two and half years. Carolyn has worked with Latin Link and latterly with YWAM on their English and Cultural Orientation programme.

Ian Collinge

Lecturing in World Worship
Ian trains people in cross-cultural and multicultural music at All Nations and in WEC’s Resonance ministry around the world. After some years as a violin teacher and church planter in London, Ian and his family lived for several years in Asia. With a Masters Degree in Ethnomusicology, Ian researched aspects of folk music and produced a set of worship resources for churches across the Himalayas. Since returning to the UK, Ian has coordinated a DVD and storytelling project using multiple indigenous art forms and has been involved in developing multicultural worship music in his home church. He and his wife Helen launched Resonance in 2008. They have three adult children.

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

Lecturing in the MA Theology module, Religion and Society and Western and Visual Culture as well as on the en route programme.
Paul trained missionaries in Argentina with Wilma for almost 10 years and spent 9 years teaching here at All Nations. He is Life-Long Learning Coordinator and Theological Consultant for Latin Link and is on the Board of Reference for Micah Global. He is an expert on the History of Easneye. Paul's doctorate is on the theology of a well-known Latin American theologian from Utrecht University and his MA and DipHE are from All Nations.

Emma Dipper

Lecturing in Theology of Suffering and Persecution
Emma initially studied at All Nations 1997-1999 and returned after serving with her family in Central Asia to gain her MA in 2011. She works with persecuted communities around the world and hopes to bring both experience and theological wrestling to the issues of suffering and persecution. She can not help but use her humour even for the hardest of subjects and believes we all need a robust missiology of suffering in order to be more equipped in serving in such a messy and wonderfully diverse world. She teaches on en route and the BA course.

Martin Goldsmith

After many years lecturing at All Nations Martin has now retired, and spends much of the year globetrotting together with Elizabeth. We always enjoy Martin's unique style of lecturing, and he comes in to teach on en route as well as the longer courses on a variety of topics.

Richard Harvey

Visiting lecturer, Hebrew Bible. Cert. All Nations; BA (Hons), PGCE, Bristol; MA London; PhD, Wales (Lampeter). Richard is a Messianic Jew who teaches the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), Hebrew language and Jewish studies. He has been involved in planting Messianic congregations and evangelism with Jews for Jesus and Church's Ministry among Jewish People. His writings include But I'm Jewish and A Jewish Approach to the Trinity. A revised version of his thesis is published by Paternoster Press/Authentic Media as "Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology: A Constructive Approach"(Carlisle: Paternoster, 2009). Richard is a member of the Lausanne Consultation on Jewish Evangelism; European Board Member, Jews for Jesus; Vice-President, British Messianic Jewish Alliance; Board of Reference, Caspari Centre, Jerusalem; Editorial Board, Mishkan (Academic Journal on Jewish Evangelism and Messianic Judaism) Jerusalem.

Debbie and David Hawker

Dr. Debbie and Dr. David Hawker are clinical psychologists and missionaries. They seek to support missionaries and their families around the world, and have served short-term in about 30 countries. They offer assessments, training, debriefing, consultations, supervision, mentoring, prayer and retreats, as well as writing books and articles. Debbie is on the board of the Global Member Care Network. They have a 3-year-old son, Jamie, who has taught them that they are not experts and theories don’t always work in practice!

Bob Hunt

Bob has spent a lifetime of involvement with the College. He was among the first students at All Nations when it moved from its site in Taplow, Bucks to Easneye in 1964. Then, after service in Congo, he returned to Easneye to join the College staff in 1973. He continued as a Tutor and as a Vice Principal until his retirement in 2006. He was awarded a Doctorate by the Open University for his services to missionary education.

Since retirement he has returned to teach the Mission Strategy module on our MA programme. He’s also been Acting Pastor of Hoddesdon Baptist Church for 2 years and continues to travel to teach in seminaries in India & Ethiopia besides leading tours to Israel.

Roland Lubett

Roland is a visiting lecturer for our Christian community development modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has been working and teaching in poverty and development for almost 40 years; mostly in the Pacific - Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Vanuatu - and in Tanzania, where he worked as a development manager with the Diocese of Ruaha. Roland has also carried out short-term consultancies on socio-economic and community development, for the World Bank, AusAID and other clients. He has a passion for integral mission and holistic work with the poor, for justice, peace and the renewal of creation.

Anne Sloan

Anne has been a missionary with Youth With a Mission since 1991. Together with her family she served for over 5 years on board the hospital ship m/v Anastasis, serving mainly in West Africa. Anne was involved in training and served as the ship’s personnel manager, for 420 crew. Since then she has been based at one of YWAM England’s training campuses in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. She has a role in staff care & development and training in YWAM’s Discipleship Training Schools. With her husband Brian, she continues to be involved in YWAM’s maritime ministries serving on the international eldership and overseeing YWAM England’s sail training vessel – s/y Next Wave.

She is also a visiting tutor for Together In Mission on their ‘Masters in Missional Leadership’ programme. She is a qualified life coach, conflict mediator, licensed Myers Briggs Practitioner and holds a PGCE in Emotional Education. She has 2 grown up sons, one an RE Teacher and the other a full time YWAM missionary.

Ruth Wall

BSc(Hons) and PGCE (Bristol), MA (Warwick), PhD (UCL-Institute of Education)
Ruth if a former All Nations tutor. For more than 20 years she has been involved in designing and delivering adult education programmes. In 2004 she gained a distinction for her Masters in Education Management and in 2014 completed doctoral research in transformative learning. Born in Brazil and growing up in West Africa has shaped her identity and interest in other cultures. Ruth has lived in South Sudan and in Kenya where she coordinated education programmes and had responsibility for the pastoral care and training of missionaries. In South Sudan she co-founded and chaired the Association of Christian Educators and today she chairs the International Mission Training Network (IMTN), a global network of the WEA-Missions Commission.