Lizzie Thompson

Lizzie Thomson

Lizzie re-joined the Evangelical Alliance in January 2022 after living in Athens, Greece. There she worked alongside refugees and survivors of exploitation, and she is passionate about enabling women and girls to fully comprehend their inherent value. Lizzie’s love for history and writing saw her study Classics at the University of Exeter. She enjoys city breaks, experimenting with new recipes, and getting stuck into a good book. Lizzie now looks after all things membership and loves getting to know our individual, church and organisation members.

Dating apps: love or loathe them?

14 October 2022The dating landscape has undergone something of a transformation in the last 20 years. With the creation of online dating websites in the early 2000s, the way people date changed forever and, today, meeting somebody on a dating app is the norm, especially if you are a millennial. Research even suggests that the UK will reach a “tipping point” by 2035 with more than 50% of relationships starting online. Love them or loathe them, dating apps are an incredible invention. Not only are they…

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Giving amid the uncertainty caused by COVID-19

16 April 2020Charities are expecting to lose around a third of their income over the next three months, Karl Wilding, chief executive of NCVO, has told MPs. In fact, losses are likely to exceed £1bn across the charity sector as events are cancelled and individual giving drops. As a result, many charities and organisations, including the Evangelical Alliance, have furloughed staff to cope with any dip in income. Yet, furloughing staff is not always an option for many smaller charities. The picture is just as…

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Christmas: A handful of rice

10 December 2018In this incredibly poor Indian state, each family puts aside a handful of rice every time they prepare a meal, which is then gathered together and resold by the church to fund local Christian ministry work. What struck me most is the faithful obedience of the Mizo people, in that, despite living in abject poverty, they give selflessly and creatively to God’s work every day – one handful of rice at a time. At this time of year, we are all inevitably thinking about giving. As we scour the shops…

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A legacy of generosity

20 November 2018As long-standing and committed members of the Evangelical Alliance since 1986, Trevor and Celia generously decided to support the charity through regular donations and a legacy gift. Living in the South West, Trevor and Celia have always felt comforted and reassured knowing that a Christian organisation has such an influential voice in the corridors of power, and so they chose to offer their support. Trevor says, “The Evangelical Alliance speaks in the corridors of power on behalf of all…

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