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.
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.
Sean Callaghan has over 25 years experience in International Development. He is an accomplished public speaker, trainer and lecturer. An ordained pastor and church planter. An international strategy consultant and a coach and mentor.
Sean have been engaged in Christian ministry since the mid-1980s and was ordained in South Africa in 1999 where he served as Associate Pastor for 3 years before church planting in 2002 where he served as Senior Pastor until he handed over the church to new leadership in 2007.
Sean holds an MPhil in Applied Theology from the University of Pretoria (South Africa) and has consulted with Tearfund and a number of other Christian development agencies since moving to the UK in 2007. He was National Coordinator of the National Initiative for Reconciliation (a member organisation of the South African Council of Churches) from 1992 to 1994 and was co-founder of Amahoro-Africa, an Integral Mission network based in East and Southern Africa. Sean now lives in Germany with his family.
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).
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 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 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.
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. 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). 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 with Jill Ford, and is also one of the primary facilitators of Arts For A Better Future which is delivered on an annual basis at All Nations.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Assists in lecturing on the World Religions module. He was born in Peru, and at the age of 14 he said “yes!” to God. He saw many Peruvians coming to Christ over the years, but in 2005 he and his family decided to move to England. They now live in a disadvantaged area in a northern city where they show the love of Jesus to the unreached.
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.
Julie has served with SIL International since 1991, and coordinates their ethnoarts and anthropology activities throughout Africa. She has held over 100 workshops and training events in Papua New Guinea, USA and Africa, and contributed to conferences worldwide. Based in Kenya for 19 years, where she also lectured at Daystar University, she now lives in Edinburgh and combines her SIL roles with guest lecturing at the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (Dallas) and All Nations. She holds a PhD in Ethnomusicology (Edinburgh) and an MA in ethnomusicology and cross-cultural studies (Wheaton). Prior to SIL, she was Principal first violin with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Julie has contributed to several publications including The Oxford Handbook of Music and World Christianities (2016), Ethnomusicology Forum 23-1 (2014), and Worship and Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook (2013). Since 2007 she has been the editor of Ethno-info, the SIL Anthropology journal for Africa.
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.
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.