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24 May 2010

Press release

Biblefresh launches across Scotland

Biblefresh launches across Scotland

Biblefresh is an initiative aiming to get Christians more engaged with the Bible.
Biblefresh will take place throughout 2011 to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.

Biblefresh is backed by 100 Christian organisations including the Baptist Union, Wycliffe Bible Translators, Scottish Bible Society, Scripture Union, and Evangelical Alliance seeking to encourage and inspire churches across the UK to a greater confidence and appetite for the Word of God www.biblefresh.com/partners

Speakers: Krish Kandiah& Elaine Storkey
Before his appointment as Executive Director: Churches in Mission for the UK Evangelical Alliance, Dr Krish Kandiah was the Director of the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics and also Tutor in Mission and Evangelism at Wycliffe Hall. He was also a member of the Oxford University Theology faculty.
Krish has worked with students in the UK with Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship, and in Albania with the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students, before becoming pastor of a multi-cultural church in Harrow. He is still a regular speaker at university missions, and has wide experience in evangelism and cross cultural mission. He is a regular speaker at Spring Harvest and is in demand as a speaker and lecturer. Krish has published several books including, 'Fresh', 'Twenty Four' and 'Destiny'. http://krishk.wordpress.com/bio/

Dr Elaine Storkey is a well-known Christian academic & broadcaster often heard at conferences & national radio, relating a Christian perspective to 21st Century living. She is Vice President of the University of Gloucestershire; was Executive Director of the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity & is President of Tearfund.

Biblefresh launch in Dundee http://tiny.cc/cky0w
Biblefresh launch in Glasgow http://tinyurl.com/32pxkbj
Biblefresh launch in Edinburgh http://tinyurl.com/32xrz2s

Biblefresh Introduction Video http://vimeo.com/9812561
Biblefresh website http://www.biblefresh.com

Media Enquiries

Danny Webster
Tel: 07766 444 650
Email: d.webster@eauk.org

Notes to Editors

The Evangelical Alliance
We are the largest and oldest body representing the UK’s two million evangelical Christians. For more than 165 years, we have been bringing Christians together and helping them listen to, and be heard by, the government, media and society. We’re here to connect people for a shared mission, whether it’s celebrating the Bible, making a difference in our communities or lobbying the government for a better society. From Skye to Southampton, from Coleraine to Cardiff, we work across 79 denominations, 3,500 churches, 750 organisations and thousands of individual members. And we're not just uniting Christians within the UK – we are a founding member of the World Evangelical Alliance, a global network of more than 600 million evangelical Christians. For more information, go to www.eauk.org.