All Nations tutors are supported by a number of associate and visiting lecturers who come in to assist with their specialisms. We are honoured and privileged to have several eminent and respected lecturers who come regularly to share their knowledge at All Nations.

  • Dr Emmanuel (and Emily) Anim

    Lecturing on African Studies in the BA programmes

    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.

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  • Wendy Atkins

    Lecturing on the Arts and Trauma Healing course

    Wendy Atkins has ministered in central Africa with Africa Inland Mission for almost 30 years. Witnessing untold trauma among the region’s displaced peoples, Wendy began coordinating trauma healing workshops to aid in their recovery.

    Wendy’s extensive experience led Dr. Robin Harris to request that she work with Dr. Harriet Hill of the American Bible Society’s Trauma Healing Institute to develop and teach the initial Arts and Trauma Healing course offered by GIAL’s Center for Excellence in World Arts (CEWA) in 2014.

    Wendy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Houghton College, a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies from Columbia International University, and certification as an Arts Training Specialist from the International Council of Ethnodoxologists. She completed her MA in World Arts at CEWA in 2017 and now serves as the school’s Arts and Trauma Healing Liaison, teaching undergraduate courses, and assisting with the graduate program. She is a Master Facilitator in the Classic Trauma Healing program.

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  • Dr Stroma Beattie

    Lecturing on mental health and spiritual deliverance in the En Route, Express and BA programmes

    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.

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  • Dr Rev. Dr Warren Beattie

    Lecturing on contextual theology in the Masters programme

    BD (Hons), MSc (Non-Western Christianity) and a PhD (University of Edinburgh).

    Warren (an ordained Church of Scotland minister) and his wife Stroma have spent over 20 years living in Asia and working in South Korea and Singapore. Warren has a special concern for theology of mission, contextualization and mission in Asian settings. Warren was a former All Nations tutor during 2012 - 2018 and taught on missional and theological themes as they relate to different contexts in the BA and MA programmes . Warren is also passionate about the role of Arts in the church and mission - and was director of an instrumental and vocal ensemble at his church in Singapore and All Nations.

    Warren has been a contributor to several publications on mission including Global Mission: Case Studies and Reflections (2010); Asia in Christian History – a CSCA Workshop (2010); One World or Many (2003) and The Impact of Globalization (2003). Recently, as Director for Mission Research with OMF International he has been editor of the journal the Mission Round Table (10 editions) and of the electronic digest Research Matters (7 editions) and continues to be interested in promoting research and writing about missional themes.

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  • Dave Bookless

    Lecturing on creation care and theology in the En Route and BA programmes

    Dave has worked with A Rocha since 1997, first as an International Trustee, then from 2001 with A Rocha UK as co-founder, National Director, and then Director for Theology, Churches & Sustainable Communities. 

    He joined the A Rocha International team in September 2011. His role as Director of Theology includes providing advice and resources for ARI’s Trustees, Team and national A Rocha organizations, and coordinating liaison with international theological and mission networks and organizations. 

    Dave’s passion is communicating biblical teaching to today’s cultures, and he has spoken in many countries to conferences, colleges and churches. He has contributed to many books and has authored two: Planetwise – Dare to Care for God’s World (IVP, 2008) and God Doesn’t do Waste (IVP, 2010), selected by Third Way magazine as one of its books of the year for 2010.

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  • Carolyn Cole Rodrigues de Souza

    Lecturing in 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.

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  • Ian Collinge

    Lecturing on world worship in the BA and MA programmes

    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.

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  • Tom Ferguson

    Lecturing on short course, Arts For a Better Future

    Tom Ferguson has served as an Ethno-Arts and Orality Trainer-Coach (with a faith based NGO) since 1994. He and his wife Tina have worked in Africa and Asia, equipping local believers and expatriate workers in the use of creative arts and oral communication strategies. Tom is certified by the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE) as an Arts Training Specialist and is a charter member of ICE.

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  • Jill Garrett

    Lecturing on Leadership in the MA Programme

    Jill Garrett is Executive Director of Tentpeg Consulting; she is regarded as an authority on leadership development, team effectiveness, engagement, governance and the effective use of individual and organisational strengths. Jill’s work with leaders and senior teams has significantly helped to bring clarity of direction, renewed engagement and improved business results. Her passion is to improve organisational performance by enabling leaders to build cultures, strategies and processes which enable each person to be and do their best at work so as to benefit those the organisation exists to serve.

    Jill has been in senior leadership roles for over thirty years, Previously Jill has been European Managing Director of the Gallup Organisation, Senior Account Manager, Customer Services Director, Director of Leadership Development, a Secondary School Head teacher. She has designed a number of recruitment and strengths based talent development tools. The Inspirational Leadership Tool, developed in partnership with the Government’s Innovation Group has been widely used to help Leaders to optimise and apply their innate leadership strengths. She has worked globally to help organisations to raise engagement and productivity.

    Jill works closely with senior leaders across sectors with culture change, executive development and efficiency agendas and coaches CEO’s, Strategic Directors and their teams.

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  • Dr Chris Gassler

    Lecturing on short course, Arts For a Better Future

    Dr Chris Gassler is an Arts Specialist who has been serving with Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) International since 2013. His present assignment is in Cameroon, Africa where he works with several language projects in championing local arts as a means of scripture engagement. Chris became the Ethnoarts Coordinator for SIL Africa in October 2018.

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  • Martin Goldsmith

    Lecturing in the En Route programme

    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.

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  • Dr Robin Harris

    Primary Facilitator of Arts For A Better Future

    Robin has M.A.s in Intercultural Studies and Ethnomusicology and a Ph.D. in Music/Ethnomusicology. She served for decades in cross-cultural contexts, including 10 years in Russia, and now speaks at colleges and conferences about topics such as ethnodoxology and ethnomusicology.

    Robin currently serves as Director of GIAL’s Center for Excellence in World Arts and is President of the International Council of Ethnodoxologists (ICE).  Robin sits on the WEA Mission Commission- Arts in Mission Task Force.

    Her publications include co-editing 'Worship and Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook' (William Carey Library, 2013) and 'Life and Death in Siberia\; The Olonkho Epic in Changing Times (forthcoming with University of Illinois Press).

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  • Dr Richard Harvey

    Lecturing on Judaism and the Hebrew Bible on the BA programme

    Cert. All Nations; BA (Hons), PGCE, Bristol; MA London; PhD, Wales (Lampeter).

    Dr Richard Harvey is a Messianic Jew who teaches the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), Hebrew language and Jewish studies. Richard has been involved in planting Messianic congregations and evangelism with Jews for Jesus and Church's Ministry among Jewish People.

    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.

    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).

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  • Dr Sheryl Haw

    Lecturing on Integral Mission and Development in the BA programmes

    Sheryl is the International Director of Micah Global. She has over 20 years working experience in aid and development around the world and combines this with a passion for integral mission. Having grown up in Zimbabwe, lived in various continents and worked in many countries, it seems appropriate that Sheryl feels comfortable to refer to “All Nations” as home!

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  • Dr Debbie and Dr David Hawker

    Lecturing on psychology and member care in the BA programmes

    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 son, Jamie, who has taught them that they are not experts and theories don’t always work in practice!

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  • Dr 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 and continues to travel to teach in seminaries in India & Ethiopia besides leading tours to Israel.

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  • Mary Beth Saurman

    Lecturing on the Arts and Trauma Healing course

    Mary Beth Saurman has a BS in Music Therapy and an MA in Intercultural Studies/Ethnomusicology.  Mary is a PhD Candidate at University of Bern, Switzerland with a focus of ethnomusicology and arts combined in multilingual education.

    Mary Beth has 13 years experience working as a Creative Arts Therapist and Music Therapist in clinical settings, including: mental health care, geriatric care, and special needs.  Her training and expertise focus on Music Therapy and Dance/Movement Therapy and has worked in the other areas of Creative Arts as therapy.

    Mary Beth has worked with SIL International for the last 22 years as an advocate for the music and arts of ethnic minority groups. 

    In Thailand, she works as an Ethnomusicologist for Mahidol University in Bangkok.  Mary Beth also teaches at Payap University in Chiang Mai, training nationals from Asia and Eurasia as catalysts for the creation of culturally relevant arts. She works in the areas of using Arts in Trauma Healing, Community Development, Scripture Engagement, Sustainability, Literacy, Multilingual Education, Media, Bible Storying, and more.

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  • Anne Sloan

    Lecturing on Personal and Spiritual Formation in the En Route and BA programmes

    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.

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  • Dr Carol Walker

    Lecturing on the Old Testament and Islam in the BA and MA programmes

    B.ed (Hons. Cantabury), MA Biblical Interpretation (London School of Theology), PhD Comparative Theology (Middlesex University).

    Carol is a former All Nations student, and became a full time All Nations tutor between 2013-2016. She served with Interserve for 21 years, first in Pakistan and then the Middle East, and later was on the management team of CMS. She speaks Urdu and Arabic. For her PhD Carol did a comparative study of 'semitic rhetoric' in the reading of both the Bible (Old and New Testament) and the Qur'an. She is now is a visiting lecturer and teaches on the postgraduate programme.

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  • Dr Ruth Wall

    En Route Programme Designer

    BSc(Hons) and PGCE (Bristol), MA (Warwick), PhD (UCL-Institute of Education).

    Ruth is a former All Nations tutor and En Route programme designer. 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.

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