• James Chinnery

    MBA in International Management from University of London, BSc in Industrial Design from Brunel University, Diploma in Biblical and Cross Cultural Studies from All Nations.

    James is a former student of All Nations and comes from the UK, but after marrying an Austrian and living in Nepal since 2000, his family [now including four children] are thoroughly international. He currently works for the United Mission to Nepal helping to develop the leaders and managers who are working in a cross-cultural setting, as well as giving training to other organisations as well. Previously he has managed and led various projects within the International Nepal Fellowship.

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  • Sandra Chinnery

    Diploma in General Nursing, Diploma in Biblical and Cross Cultural Studies from All Nations.

    Sandra, from Austria, is a former student of All Nations, married to James from the UK but living in Nepal since 2000. Sandra and James have four children between 18 and 8, truly Third Culture Kids. Sandra has been helping with medical camps in remote areas of Nepal for many years until recently, is involved in the local church and has been supporting expatriate workers as member carer for many years.

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  • Louisa Evans

    MTh in Contextual Theology with Distinction, BSc (Econ) Accounting and Finance. Currently a Short Course tutor and Postgraduate lecturer at All Nations.

    Before joining the staff team in 2013 Louisa worked for 7 years as the Elder/Administrator at City Temple International, a cross-cultural church in central London. Louisa also worked in Malaysia with International Students from over 30 countries during her role as a College Students’ Pastor with Full Gospel Tabernacle. She has also pastored a church plant with internationals, and was involved in migrant workers ministry.

    MTh Thesis on “An Evaluation of the Theology of Hwa Yung as a Basis to Equip the Malaysian church for the Transformation of Society.”

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  • Richard Evans

    BSc (Econs), London School of Economics; MA (Leadership in Mission) with Distinction, Open University. Currently a Tutor, en route Programme Leader at All Nations.

    Richard joined the staff team in 2013, and enjoys inspiring and educating en route students for mission. His previous experience in mission involves: Administrator/Elder of City Temple International Church (URC) in Central London (7 Years); Pastor/Mission Liaison Worker/Bible School Teacher/Church Planter/Migrant Worker Ministry Developer with Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, Malaysia (8 Years); Short-term mission involvement in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nigeria.

    MA Thesis Title: “The Church in Nepalgunj, Nepal: A Journey from ‘Three-Self’ to ‘No Self’ to ‘New Self’? A Case Study.”

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  • Mary Fairfield

    BA (Hons) Law and English PGCE Diploma Biblical Studies (Durham). Founder of Education India. Education India team member. Associate Partner of Church Mission Society.

    Mary has taught Religious Education in UK secondary schools for much of her working life when not being a full-time mother.  Mary became the Founder of Education India, a charity that preaches the gospel and trains teachers in Christian schools throughout India. She spent five years at Hebron School in India and from there went on to Bethlehem Bible College in West Bank, Palestine.  She has mentored trainee teachers in the UK and abroad for many years. Mary is now officially retired, but still enjoys being an All Nations online tutor, and a hands-on team member of Education India.  With her husband, she attends Chichester Baptist Church.  Together, they enjoy helping look after grandchildren and living in the UK after so many years abroad.

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  • Peggy Franks

    Registered Nurse, Midwife, Christian Mission Coach USA. Postgraduate Certificate in Intercultural Studies from Tabor College, Adelaide.

    Most of Peggy’s nursing career has been in the community setting as a Child and Family Health Nurse. At an early age she knew she would serve in missions, however, it wasn't until later in life when the call resurfaced and she went to live and serve in Nepal. She remained in Nepal for 10 years, serving as a Nursing Advisor for the International Nepal Fellowship (INF), working in TB, Leprosy and Ear Camps in remote areas.

    After leaving Nepal Peggy trained as a Christian Mission Coach and now coaches/mentors missionaries by Skype. She visits Nepal once or twice a year to meet those she mentors and also co-ordinates Vision trips there. 

    Peggy is currently studying for an MA in Member Care through Redcliffe College. She enjoys gardening, cycling, music, local theatre, church and spending time with her adult children, grandchildren and two great grand-daughters.

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  • Andrea Klopper

    B.A. Hons. Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary History) at University of Cape Town; M.Sc.Education at Surrey University; TEFL Diploma, Dip.HE in Biblical and Cross-cultural Studies.

    Andrea was born and grew up in South Africa and never expected to end up in Asia where she now lives with her husband and 3 children. She has had a couple of stints teaching and doing further studies in the UK, including at All Nations where she was in the first Dip.HE cohort. Her heart lies with the Chinese and she continues to study Mandarin though now starting on some Korean for fun! She has helped new workers with language and culture acquisition. Cycling around in her city and exploring the fast-disappearing historical parts are also what she enjoys as well as opportunities to make local friends.

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  • Chris Perkins

    Cert Ed ( London) Diploma Ed ( Birmingham) MA (OU).

    Christine's UK home is Derby but she has been in Africa for most of her adult life. 3 years as a VSO in Nigeria, gave her a taste of life in Africa – and she knew she'd be back! But it took longer than expected … A few years teaching then working as a UCCF staff worker before studying at ANCC for a year. In 1985 she went to Khartoum in N Sudan working in Education and became Head of the Primary section of an International School and took a lot of responsibility in the recruitment and care of young teachers working in the school. At the same time she worked with the wife of a pastor from the Nuba Mountains to establish a sewing training programme and a small sewing business. With peace coming to South Sudan, she relocated to Nairobi in Kenya and travelled extensively in South Sudan supporting Education Programmes. Most recently she is combining various education projects with working as the East Africa Area Leader for Pioneers International (formally Action Partners).

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  • Mary Salter

    BA (Hons) Leeds, PGCE London, Cambridge Diploma in Religious Studies.

    After university Mary spent 2 years teaching English on VSO in Ghana which she says were the happiest years of her life so far! Then followed 3 years as a staff worker in London with UCCF and 2 years as an All Nations student before Africa called her back and she spent 11 years teaching English and Christian Religious Knowledge in Nigeria. On her return to UK Mary joined the staff of All Nations as a tutor, teaching a range of subjects, as well as being Admissions tutor for 3 years. In 2003 Mary moved into further education and taught ESOL at Hertford Regional College. She has recently left the college, but keeps busy as church warden and Reader (lay minister) at Christ Church Ware. She enjoys fell walking, gardening, travel, going to concerts and eating out.

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  • Alastair Seaman

    BSc hons (1st) Edinburgh Uni (Agriculture and Forestry), MSc Oxford Uni (Forestry), Diploma in Dev Management from OU.

    Alastair is International Director of the International Nepal Fellowship: a family of organisations that focuses on empowering Nepal’s poorest people and communities through health and development. He has had a lifelong interest in issues of poverty, environment and development and is particularly interested in the contribution of Christian faith and perspectives to these issues.  He has lived in the UK, Africa and Asia and worked in forestry, community development and education in both the business and charitable sectors. In his spare time he enjoys bikes, hills, cutting firewood and any other excuse to be outside.

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  • Jane E. Senior

    B.A. (Hons) Politics and Modern History (Manchester), P.G.C.E. (London), Dip.Th. (Open Theological College), M.Th. Radical Free Church Movements candidate (Spurgeons).

    Jane was a former Missionary in Residence at All Nations during 2014-2016. Before this Jane had spent more than 30 years with OMF International, working in Korea, Mongolia, and Malaysia. Jane’s ministries in Korea included evangelistic Bible studies, discipleship and work among pastor’s wives. She has worked in theological colleges in each of the above Asian countries, teaching English, church history and Bible. Her passion is for discipleship and teaching church history.

    Her M.Th. dissertation is on Anabaptist women’s use of Scripture.

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  • Kate Shrestha

    B. Nursing, Grad. dip. Midwifery, M Div (Sydney Missionary and Bible College, Sydney)

    Kate is Australian and has been working in Nepal since 2011 in partnership with CMS Australia. Kate worked initially in INF and in the last couple of years supported her husband Bijaya and been involved in bible teaching, mentoring and discipleship. Kate loves seeing people live out their faith in Jesus in every aspect of their lives, be this in their work as health or development professionals, in their families or in their community.
    Kate and Bijaya love spending time with their extended family in both Nepal and Australia. They love holidays by the beach and in the mountains and love eating dhal bhat (traditional Nepali food), spaghetti and BBQ. At home they speak Nepali and English and are enjoying a life time of learning that being in a cross cultural marriage necessitates.  

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  • Dr. Andrea Thomas

    E-learning Course Developer/Designer at All Nations.

    BSc Applied Biology (Hons), Dip. in Mission Studies (All Nations), PhD (Molecular Microbiology - OU). Currently studying for a Master’s degree in Intercultural learning and communication.

    Andrea, with husband Clive, divides her time between the UK and Nepal. Alongside her work with INF, she develops and facilitates online courses at All Nations. Andrea has been working in Nepal with INF since 1995. She worked as a consultant for the Leprosy Mission hospital in Kathmandu then developed and ran the on-field intercultural training programme for new members of INF. She has also had the role of Expatriate Personnel Administrator. Andrea first came to All Nations as a student in 1995 and later returned for a year where she took a diploma in mission studies - her dissertation was on methods for cross-cultural learning.

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  • Clive Thomas

    HTEC (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), PGDip (Computing and Digital Electronics). E-learning Technical Advisor/Developer at All Nations.

    Clive has been working in Nepal with INF since 1995 and is a board member of INF Worldwide. His responsibilities as IT Advisor include training and mentoring Nepali nationals as well as setting up systems that work in difficult and remote settings. During the 12-year Maoist conflict he was a member of INF's in-country Security Resource Team and a British Embassy Warden. He first came to All Nations as a student in 1995, returned later as IT Manager for a year and is now the E-learning Technical Advisor/Course Designer. Drawing on his practical mission experience, he enjoys teaching on various college courses, tutoring online and contributing to the ongoing development of online material. Clive divides his time each year between Nepal and the UK, plays with solar ovens and runs a non-profit organisation providing IT support for mission organisations and overseas workers. He enjoys photography, mountains and bread-making.

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