LECTURERS Lecturers GLYN BARRETT Glyn is the Senior Leader of !Audacious City Church & Director of !Audacious and Youth Alive UK. He is an incredible visionary who loves to connect with people, drink coffee and is enthusiastic about everything in his world including his wife Sophia, kids Georgia and Jaedon and of course Manchester City FC! On the !Audacious Academy Glyn lectures on Church History, Directors Hour and !Audacious Leadership. STUART KEIR Stuart is an Associate Minister at !Audacious City Church, Manchester and a director of !Audacious. Stuart is a clear and strategic thinker with a great passion to see the Church championed in this nation and beyond. He is married to Julie and they have three children, Molly, Grace and Ethan. SOPHIA BARRETT Sophia is the Senior Leader of !Audacious City Church and on the National Youth Alive UK team. Her intimacy with God and biblical insight will enthuse you with passion for knowing more about Jesus. You get to spend time with Sophia as she lectures: How to Read the Bible For All it’s Worth. MARK FOSTER Mark is the Dean of the !Audacious Academy. He is an excellent communicator who pioneered a great youth programme with a vision to see all areas of Manchester’s youth reached with a relevant expression of the gospel. Originally from Stratford Upon Avon, he moved to Sheffield to study where he was involved in Hope City Church and became the youth pastor with his wife Emily before moving to Manchester in 2007. He has an authority and calling to the wider body of the Church.
DEREK SMITH Derek is the Senior Leader of Kings Church, Bolton. Derek is a phenomenal preacher, who tells it like it is and always leaves you with lots to put into practice. He loves a good curry especially after his beloved Bolton FC manage a win. In lecture block 2 of the Academy Derek lectures on Preaching. JASON GOWLAND Jason with his wife Kim are the Senior leaders of Edge Church in Bristol. Previously in Adelaide, Australia with Pastor Danny Gugliemucci, they have massive hearts to see a change in the South West. Jason will be lecturing on Faith Dynamics on the !Audacious Academy. MARK RITCHIE Mark is the Director of the 73rd Trust and a renowned Evangelist known for his humour and passionate preaching. He currently tours the UK full time as he communicates the gospel in new ways, but consistently in a way that grips and inspires you to be all you can. On the Academy Mark lectures on Evangelism. Other Lecturers include: Reggie Dabbs One of the world’s most saught-after youth communicators Neil Smith Vice President of Planetshakers Ministries International John Cameron Senior Leader of the 3000 strong, Arise Church, Weillington, New Zealand Paul Geerling Youth Alive Australia Director, Senior Leader of Metro Church, Brisbane Grayson Jones Senior Leader, International City Church, Donaster, UK Paul Reid Youth Alive UK!