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Teaching staff from around the world delivering cutting-edge mission training

Many of our staff have ongoing mission commitments, helping them to remain up to date with current issues and stay in touch with what mission is about and how to reach people in their contemporary environments.

BA (Hons) and PhD in Biblical Studies, University of Sheffield; PGCE, University of Oxford.

David joined the staff at All Nations in September 2016. He previously taught Biblical Studies in Indonesia for over twenty years, with a special interest in the Old Testament. During that time, he was also involved in theological publishing, Bible translation, and church ministry. More recently he has been deputy warden at Tyndale House, Cambridge, and taught Old Testament at Trinity Theological College in Perth, Australia.

He has written four books in English: Two Testaments, One Bible: The Theological Relationship Between the Old and New Testaments (IVP, 3rd edition 2010), Tight Fists or Open Hands? Wealth and Poverty in Old Testament Law (Eerdmans, 2009), The Decalogue: Living as the People of God (IVP, 2017), and Getting to Grips with Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Textbook (Langham, rev. edition 2022). David has also published articles in a variety of academic journals as well as several books and booklets in Indonesian.

BA (Hons) Latin & Physics, Keele University; BA (Hons) Biblical & Intercultural Studies, All Nations Christian College; MA in Aspects of Biblical Interpretation, London School of Theology; PhD in Contextual Theology, Luther King House, Manchester.

Sue 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 been a visiting lecturer at All Nations since 2005, teaching a range of subjects including Gender Studies, Contemporary Western Culture and Film. She is an ordained Baptist Minister, having served as Transitional Minister at Theydon Bois Baptist Church between 2009 and 2013, and worked with other churches during times of leadership transition, supporting them in the development of their vision for the future. She has also served on the World Mission task group of the Eastern Baptist Association, and the Ministry group of the Yorkshire Baptist Association. Her PhD thesis, based partly on field research in Uganda, is entitled: 'Power, Community and Justice: A Critical Analysis of the Lived Theologies of Gender in Integral Mission'.

BA in Theology and Religious Studies, Cambridge University (MA Cantab); Post Graduate Certificate in Education (Religious Education); MA in Aspects of Christian Missiology, All Nations Christian College; PGDip Information and Library Studies, Aberystwyth University

Rosie felt called into mission as a teenager, and in 1992 went for two years as a short termer with AEF to teach RE and English at a school in Zambia. She returned to England to do an MA in Aspects of Christian Missiology at All Nations Christian College, where she met her husband, Dan. In 1997 she joined Crosslinks, and went to Harare, Zimbabwe, where she taught OT and Greek at the Anglican Theological College, and was also the college librarian. Their two children were born in Harare. Leaving Zimbabwe at very short notice in 2002 they were visiting scholars at Redcliffe College for one year, and then went to teach at Uganda Christian University. There Rosie taught NT Greek, Old Testament and New Testament, ran a women students’ fellowship and was co-ordinator of a children’s library.

Returning to England in 2011, Rosie worked as a librarian and tutorial assistant for Westminster Theological Centre (WTC) and also for a school, before rejoining Redcliffe in 2014. There she taught Old Testament, Living and Working Across Cultures, and Greek, and then became the Course Facilitator and lecturer on the Member Care MA; she was also the college librarian for four years.

As well as her interests in mission and Africa, Rosie loves reading, art, nature and walking in the countryside with her black fluffy dog Frodo.

BSc(Hons) Managerial and Administrative Studies, Aston University; Diploma in Theology, internal, London School of Theology; CELTA, University of Westminster, MA and PhD in Biblical Studies, University of Gloucestershire

Tim joined the All Nations team in 2020, having served for over ten years on the faculty of Redcliffe College as a Lecturer in Biblical Studies and Mission and, latterly, as Vice Principal.

He has two main areas of research: the missional interpretation of Scripture (especially the Old Testament), and vulnerable children in the Bible and the contemporary world. His PhD thesis on a missional reading of the book of Job has just been published by Wipf & Stock, and he has contributed chapters to two forthcoming books on missio Dei in a digital age and theological responses to the exploitation of children.

Tim was involved in helping to shape Forge Leadership’s research into Millennials and Leadership, and has also run a funded research project entitled, 'Meeting the Needs of Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) in Gloucestershire: Enhancing the Response of the Local Church', which included establishing an educational mentoring scheme for young people. He has also worked with Ridley College in Melbourne as an online tutor and educational designer.

Tim has a background in student ministry, both in the UK and in Russia, and has also worked in marketing. He has been a member of Home for Good’s Council of Reference, and is Chair of Global Connections' Mission Educators Forum.

MTh in Contextual Theology with Distinction, BSc (Econ) Accounting and Finance, CELTA, University of Cambridge.

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.

BSc (Econs), London School of Economics; MA (Leadership in Mission) with Distinction, Open University, CELTA, University of Cambridge.

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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BA Hons Music/Related Arts West Sussex Institute of HE, PGCE Music/Drama (Sussex University), Diploma All Nations, MA Education (University of London), Doctorate in Worship Studies (Robert Webber Institute of Worship Studies USA).

Jill started teaching at All Nations in 2002 and has a background in music, theatre and performing arts. Jill has experience in teaching, performing, conducting, directing and orchestral playing. Jill has been responsible for designing and delivering the creative arts modules in the All Nations curriculum at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She has introduced a variety of creative projects and initiatives into the life of the college such as: Art Exhibitions, Multicultural Events, Carols at Easneye, Mosaic CD and Artist in Residence opportunities. Alongside her teaching Jill supervises and trains the Hearts for Mission Team who go into local churches to further encourage and mobilize the churches to engage creatively with mission and multicultural worship. Jill has short term mission experience in Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania. She has also worked in International Student Ministry and Refugee /Asylum Seeker charity work. Jill has a strategic global arts networking role with Arts Plus, supporting arts focused initiatives across Europe and beyond. Jill has a Doctorate in Worship Studies with the Robert Webber Institute in Jacksonville, Florida. The title of her Doctoral Thesis was: Worship Across the Cultures; Training For Liturgical Diversity: Implementing A Course For Students At All Nations Christian College UK.

Other roles include:

  • Strategic Global Arts Networker for Arts Plus and The WEA

  • Creative Synergist for the WEA Arts in Mission Commission Team

  • Executive Board Member Arts Plus Europe Network


  • Doctoral Thesis: Worship Across The Cultures; Training For Liturgical Diversity: Implementing A Course For Students At All Nations Christian College UK (2020)

  • Chapter on Creative Workshops in Arts Across Cultures: Reimagining the Christian Faith in Asia (2022)

  • Chapter in Worship and Mission for the Global Church – An Ethnodoxology Handbook by James R Krabill. (2014)

  • Worship Leader Magazine Volume 29 Number 4: Worship As Counter Cultural (2020)

BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, MSc (Tropical Agricultural Development), PhD (Agricultural Development).

Mark has been involved in cross-cultural mission and community development for the last 30 years. He lived and worked in East Africa (1991 - 94), where he grew up. In the year 2000, Mark completed his PhD in Agricultural Development at the University of Reading. He and his family served in Nepal, initially with the International Nepal Fellowship (INF) in a number of different programme focused roles and then in senior management. In 2007-8 Mark briefly taught Development Studies at All Nations as a missionary in residence before returning to Nepal to serve as Executive Director of the United Mission to Nepal (UMN) from 2009 to 2016. In September 2016 Mark returned to All Nations as a lecturer and tutor, heading up two of the major streams of the college; Poverty & Justice studies and Leadership. In March 2018 Mark became the All Nations Postgraduate Programme Leader.

Mark is the chair of the Global Connections Integral Mission Forum and a board member of charity 28 Too Many. He recently co-edited a book titled 'Undivided Witness' and has a keen interest in linking theology and community development and seeing the local church act as an agent of change in society.

"Mark is a great teacher and tutor, caring passionately about his students but also the wider world, and enthusing others about sustainable development in different contexts and using creative methods. He has a wealth of experience in this area and is able to talk from a grass roots level making his teaching relevant, encouraging and interesting". -Ruth Radley, Mission Partner in Children's Ministry at Church Mission Society, South Sudan.

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BA (Hons) Human Geography (University of Wales, Aberystwyth), MA International Social Development and PhD International Development (University of East Anglia)

Hannah joined All Nations in 2018 following 5 years of working in the charity sector. In her previous role at the Young Foundation, Hannah was championing anthropological research as a way to better understand people and communities in order to engage effectively and find appropriate, new ways of tackling major social challenges.

Hannah’s background is in human geography and international development. Hannah has spent time as an assistant tutor at UEA on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social anthropology, gender, and anthropological research methods. Her PhD thesis used anthropological methods and theories to consider aspirations in rural Uganda and the ways that these are negotiated within a family and the wider community.

Hannah is a founding trustee of a small development charity, 'a little bit of HOPE' and has spent a year living in the Butaleja District of Uganda.

BA, University of Toronto. PhD, University of London.

Dr Mak’s research and publications relate to Western interaction with the Muslim world and was previously a Research Fellow at the University of London. He has also been a consultant and adviser to European and East Asian organisations and professionals serving cross-culturally in many different countries. He is quadra-continental and multi-lingual, having spent significant years in East Asia, North America, North Africa and Europe. He enjoys teaching from God’s Word and encouraging Christians to grow in their love and understanding of their Muslim neighbours.

Practical Ministry Tutor (Missionary in Residence)

BSc – Physics, Bishop Moore College, Kerala. BD – Union Biblical Seminary, Pune. MTh – New Testament, United Theological College, Bangalore. PCHE – The University of Sheffield. PhD – New Testament, The University of Sheffield.

Sam joined the staff team in 2003 and currently serves as the Vice-Principal (Academic) of All Nations. He is the Programme Leader of the Undergraduate Programmes and teaches New Testament Studies and Greek. He is the author of The Samaritan Mission in Acts (Library of New Testament Studies no. 328, London: T&T Clark, 2006). Sam was born in Kerala, South India and is a third generation Pentecostal Christian. After graduating in Physics he pursued biblical studies and taught at various bible colleges and seminaries in India. He has extensive pastoral ministry experience in India and Britain. He is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God in Great Britain. Sam is passionate about preaching the gospel alongside his college teaching, and has a PhD from the University of Sheffield on the Samaritan mission in Acts 8.

‘Teaching Methods of Jesus’, in George T. Kurian and Mark A. Lamport (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Christian Education (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), 1254-56. ‘The Meaning of the Sermon on the Mount’, in George T. Kurian and Mark A. Lamport (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Christian Education (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015), 1138. Book Review of Performance in Preaching: Bringing the Sermons to Life, Jana Childers and Clayton J. Schmit (eds), Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008, in Evangelical Quarterly 82.4 (2010), pp.372-374. ‘Samaritan Mission’, in John Corrie (ed.), Dictionary of Mission Theology (Leicester: IVP, 2007), pp.357-59. ‘Cross’, in John Corrie (ed.), Dictionary of Mission Theology (Leicester: IVP, 2007), pp.78-82. The Samaritan Mission in Acts (Library of New Testament Studies 328; London: T&T Clark, 2006). ‘Soteriology’, in T.P. Varghese (ed.), Systematic Theology (Tiruvalla: Readers, 1999).

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BA Hons., Classics (Dunelm), M.Lib (Wales), MCLIP (Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals), PhD (Loughborough University)

Kate has over 20 years experience as a professional librarian, originally in Hertfordshire public libraries. She was All Nations' Librarian from 2003 until 2015 and is now the Information and Learning Services Manager with oversight of our library, ICT, learning support and e-learning services. In December 2015 she completed her PhD on the use e-learning to deliver effective mission training. She is married to John, and both of them share a love for Serbia where they have been involved in short-term mission work for over 15 years. She enjoys being part of her church fellowship where she is a home group leader, member of the church worship group and missions co-ordinator.

BA (Film & Television Production), Australia; MA (Christian Formation & Discipleship), University of the Nations, Switzerland.

Lynn originally hails from Singapore, and has worked with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) since 1999, being involved in discipleship training and leading short-term mission teams throughout Southeast Asia. Since 2009, she has been based in Scotland and England as an intercessory missionary, partnering with various prayer and worship ministries and working on various prayer projects around Europe. She has extensive experience in prayer and worship ministries, ranging from prophetic intercession for nations and strategic onsite prayer assignments, to training missionaries, leading worship and running contemplative prayer retreats.

Lynn walks closely with global prayer movements, such as Watchmen for the Nations, and continues to be part of various YWAM global networks, including the YWAM Refugee Circle Convenors and the YWAM Spiritual Direction Circle. She also trained as a spiritual director with SPIDIR in south London, and is a practising director with the Diocese of St Albans.

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