• 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 (Tabor College, Adelaide), MA Member Care, (Redcliffe College UK).

    Most of Peggy's nursing career has been as a Child and Family Health Nurse in the community setting. 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 ten 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/Zoom. She aims to visit Nepal annually to meet those she mentors and coordinate Vision trips.

    She enjoys her new Church, gardening, cycling, music, local theatre, and spending time with her adult children, grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

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  • Geoff Hillier

    MA in Applied Theology (Christian Leadership) at Moorlands College in 2012.

    Beginning his career in aviation with 14 years in the Royal Air Force, Geoff was called to MAF in 1996 following a year studying at All Nations. He is now in his 26th year with MAF. He worked as an aircraft engineer in Uganda and then moved to Mongolia to set up the aircraft maintenance base there. He returned to Africa in 2003 where he set up the Quality system in MAF International. He now works in Ashford, Kent, as the Director of Quality, Safety and Security.

    Geoff is married to Karen and they have a daughter and two amazing grandchildren. In what time all of that that leaves, Geoff loves progressive rock music, plays guitar, is a keen motorcyclist, artist and dog walker.

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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 the Middle East after more than twenty years in China where her three children grew up. 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 but she is now having to learn Arabic and adjust to a rather different culture. She is getting used to being in a much more culturally diverse location and being back in a High School classroom teaching English Literature. As one of her hobbies is reading, this is fitting. Her family are scattered across almost all the continents making them global nomads.

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  • Henk-Jan Muusse

    MA in Missiology & International Development (All Nations Christian College)

    After 10 years in the Royal Netherlands Air Force, Henk-Jan joined MAF in 1992 working in the Uganda programme as a pilot. In 1997 he moved to Kenya to fulfil several management roles in MAF's aviation programme.

    In 1999 Henk-Jan was appointed as MAF's International Aviation Director, initially from Nairobi and later on from the Netherlands. In March 2010 Henk-Jan took the role of Regional Director. He is active on the Chair of the Board of MATC, MAF's flight training school in the Netherlands. He has served as a trustee for the International Board of Medair in Switzerland and is currently serving as a Board Director with the Five Talents International and with an INGO named Windle Trust.

    Henk-Jan is married, has three children and four grandchildren and loves outdoor sports.

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  • Christine Paterson

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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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  • 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

    MA in Intercultural Learning and Communication with Distinction (Chester), Dip. in Mission Studies (All Nations), PhD in Molecular Microbiology (Open University), BSc Applied Biology (Hons)

    Andrea, with husband Clive, divides her time between the UK and Nepal. She has been working in Nepal for the International Nepal Fellowship (INF) since 1995. She also 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 was the Expatriate Personnel Administrator for many years and is currently involved in recruitment, training and member care of expatriate staff. 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 and formed a helpful foundation for her Master’s degree in intercultural learning. Andrea develops and facilitates online courses for All Nations. She is passionate about equipping and enabling people for mission – and also enjoys being in God’s creation, especially the mountains, keeping fit and growing fruit and veg.

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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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  • Dr. Wilma Wells Davies

    BA Hons Belfast, MA All Nations, PhD Birmingham University

    Wilma has taught modules in socio-cultural anthropology and religious studies on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She also has many years missionary experience, first serving in Taiwan with OMS, and in Argentina with Latin Link. There she taught in three seminaries training Argentine candidates for the growing missionary movement from Latin America. During her nine years in Argentina Wilma also carried out field research on Pentecostalism, gaining a PhD in 2007.

    Her Phd The Embattled but Empowered Community: Comparing Understandings of Spiritual Power In Argentine Popular and Pentecostal Cosmologies, was published by Brill in 2010.  More recently she has  published “Emic Themes in Argentine Pentecostalism: Perseverance and Power” (forthcoming 2016). She carried out further field research in 2015. 

    Wilma now works for Latin Link with the Incoming Missionaries from Latin America.

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