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Kevin DeYoung (MDiv, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary) is Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in North Carolina, Board Chairman at The Gospel Coalition, Assistant Professor of Systematic Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, and a PhD candidate at the University of Leicester. He has authored numerous books, including Just Do Something and most recently The Ten Commandments. Kevin and his wife, Trisha, have eight children.
Yannick was born and bred in London to Nigerian parents and had the joy of growing up in a Christian home. He has always had a desire to teach the Bible but this grew considerably after he went off to Scotland to study Theology at uni. He loved it so much he went to seminary in America straight afterwards. Yannick is passionate about teaching that is Christ-centred, Gospel-centred and Biblically based within his community.
He loves food, sports and anime but most of all he loves people. His favourite person is Kiitan, to whom he is happily married.
Jason is Senior Pastor of The Bridge Battersea. He became a Christian at university when confronted with the evidence for the resurrection and the compelling life of Jesus. He is married to Rachel who is a full time mum to their four children Evie, Esther, Reuben and Grace. Previously, Jason worked as a doctor and then as a medical journalist in London.
Ed is the Director of Faith in Kids. Before that Ed was the Children’s Worker at Dundonald Church. It was at Dundonald Church that he first saw how children could be taught the Bible, gripped by Jesus Christ and changed by the Holy Spirit. He is thankful to God for those same children and their faithful parents who encouraged him to show them Jesus Christ. He’s married to Mary and they have three children. Previously Ed was an Engineer and is still happiest building and fixing things.
Richard Coekin is CEO of Co-Mission and Senior Pastor of Dundonald Church, Raynes Park. A renowned Bible teacher and the author of several books including Gospel DNA and The Reluctant Evangelist. Richard is also leads a parliamentary Bible study. He is married to Sian and they have five children.