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We love to visit member churches, organisations and communities. It is our privilege to share with the good news stories of what God is doing around the UK, preach on what we feel God is saying to the evangelical church, and offer our perspective on what is happening at this moment culturally and politically. 

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Speakers

Steve Clifford

Steve Clifford

General director

Steve Clifford

General director

Steve has been general director of the Evangelical Alliance since April 2009. He is chair of HOPE Together and has previously been international chair of March for Jesus and chair of the leadership team for Soul Survivor. Steve continues to give advice and support to churches and has worked in a variety of church roles, including many among the Pioneer network of churches. Currently, he is a member of the leadership team at his local church.

Gavin Calver

Gavin Calver

Director of mission

Gavin Calver

Director of mission

Gavin has a burning passion to see the gospel reach every person in the UK. He is the chair of Spring Harvest, was formerly the national director of Youth for Christ, is an ordained evangelist and regular public speaker, and has authored five books. Gavin is married to Anne and they have two children; Amelie and Daniel. He loves new challenges, is a passionate AFC Wimbledon supporter and was part of the team that broke the World Record for the longest five-a-side football match.

Fred Drummond Sept 2017

Fred Drummond

Director of Scotland

Fred Drummond

Director of Scotland

Fred has been an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland for more than 20 years. He has led both traditional and new churches and has a postgraduate degree in missional leadership and diploma in pastoral theology. Fred is passionate about storytelling, the power of prayer, the gospel and unity for extending the kingdom of God. He is an author and writer and has led conferences on new church in various countries. Fred seeks to give focus to the prayer support that is so vital to the work of the Alliance.

Jo Frost

Jo Frost

Director of communications and membership

Jo Frost

Director of communications and membership

Jo joined the Evangelical Alliance in September 2017, having previously worked with a number of Christian charities, including Share Jesus, Release International and Bible Society.

Jo completed her Masters in Public Communications at Westminster before joining an international campaigns consultancy specialising in human rights and environment issues. She then went on to set up her own business as a communications consultant and brand specialist.

Jo teaches and preaches regularly on communications, conflict, whole-life discipleship, mission and leadership.

Yemi Adedeji

Yemi Adedeji

Director, One People Commission

Yemi Adedeji

Director, One People Commission

Yemi Adedeji is part of the One People Commission, a group of key national church leaders across ethnic backgrounds which celebrates diversity while promoting unity. He is associate director for HOPE, a global ambassador for Compassion UK and strategic adviser for many church leaders across UK. Yemi is also closely involved with Jesus House London, a dynamic and entrepreneurial church/social enterprise charity operating locally in north London and part of the worldwide network of Redeemed Christian Church of God.

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Elfed Godding

Director of Wales

Elfed Godding

Director of Wales

Elfed has served as the national director for Evangelical Alliance Wales since 1999. A graduate of Moorlands Christian College and the Nazarene Theological College, Elfed pastored two churches over 18 years in Bournemouth and Oswestry. As part of his current role he leads Alliance coalitions, including Gweini, the Cymru Institute for Contemporary Christianity, and Wales' New Generation Leaders. He is also a vice-president of Tearfund. Elfed has travelled extensively throughout Wales communicating the vision and mission of the Welsh Alliance.

Dave Landrum

Dr David Landrum

Director of advocacy

Dr David Landrum

Director of advocacy

Dr David Landrum has been our director of advocacy since June 2011, when he joined the Evangelical Alliance from his previous role as parliamentary officer for the Bible Society. He has a first-class degree in contemporary politics and urban policy studies and a doctorate in politics and policy process in education. Well-respected in parliament, David's passion is to see Christianity making an impact on society by being at the centre of political, cultural and economic life.

Peter Lynas

Peter Lynas

Director of Northern Ireland

Peter Lynas

Director of Northern Ireland

Peter is passionate about faith in the public square and in the workplace. He leads the team at Evangelical Alliance in Northern Ireland. Peter worked as a barrister in Belfast for five years, before completing his M Div at Regent College in Vancouver where he serves on the Board. He is a regular commentator in the media and has taught at Westminster Theological Centre and Belfast Bible College. He is married to Rose, has two daughters, loves running and hates fish.

Simon Mccrossan

Simon McCrossan

Head of public policy

Simon McCrossan

Head of public policy

Simon is Head of Public Policy for the Evangelical Alliance. Prior to joining the Alliance, he was in full time practice as a barrister with specialisms in personal injury and employment law. Simon holds a specialist LL.M in employment law and is focused upon issues of religious liberty. Before he was called to the Bar, Simon worked as a teacher in secondary education (11-18). Moreover, he is also an experienced law lecturer having tutored both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He enjoys most sports and walking in the country.

Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton

Director of GATHER

Roger Sutton

Director of GATHER

Roger Sutton is GATHER Director for the Alliance, formerly the Senior Pastor of Altrincham Baptist church and chair of the Reaching the Unchurched Network (RUN). Roger also has other roles; serving as an independent executive member for his borough in Trafford, linking the community to the statutory authorities and a wider preaching and writing ministry.

Sue Wilmot

Sue Wilmot

Head of supporter relations

Sue Wilmot

Head of supporter relations

Sue has worked for the Evangelical Alliance since 2013 and manages the giving team. She enjoys getting to know our key supporters, enabling them to experience the joy of giving, directing them to programmes that fit with their own interests. She is a lay minister in the Anglican church, married with three adult sons.

Rich Powney

Richard Powney

Evangelism and theology officer

Richard Powney

Evangelism and theology officer

Rich is married to Kit and they live in south-west London. Currently he works part-time in the Unity for Mission team at the Evangelical Alliance and recently began a PhD in theology at London School of Theology. To relax you’ll often find Rich and Kit enjoying the outdoors – preferably up a mountain!

Phil Knox

Phil Knox

Head of mission to young adults

Phil Knox

Head of mission to young adults

Phil Knox is the head of mission to young adults at the Evangelical Alliance. He lives to see people come to know Jesus and Christians inspired and equipped to share their faith. He has a passion for his generation, the local church, loves learning and has degrees in law and mission and evangelism. Phil is married to Dani and they have a son called Caleb. He is an avid runner and footballer, a proud Aston Villa supporter and battles a mild coffee addiction.

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