Rt Revd Dr David Carr is the Founding Pastor of Renewal Christian Centre in Solihull, a church he pioneered over 45 years ago. As a prolific author and international speaker, he is a highly engaging communicator with a passion for people, compassion for the lost and a heart to reach the world with the message of unity and oneness. He was awarded an OBE in 2016 for his services to the community and he serves as honorary Chief Chaplain for University Hospital Birmingham. He is also Vice-Chair of Lode Heath Academy and Patron of the King Solomon Academy, Birmingham.
Archbishop Charles Travis was most notably the Chancellor of Logos Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida. Logos was founded in 1978 as a trans-denominational education ministry of the Logos Global Network. Logos Global Network has founded over 200 colleges and schools of ministry offering individual distance learning programs of study from the associate through doctoral degree levels. In 1982, Logos was authorised by The Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities to grant degrees and continues as a registered degree granting institution with The Florida Commission For Independent Education.
Rev Alan serves as UK Regional Dean (North) for OSL. He is the Senior Leader of the Bay Church – an independent church, not affiliated to any denominations – but recognising the need for real relationships so associated with churches and leaders in the Whitley Bay area and wider.
He is the founder and senior leader of AsOne North East leadership team of AsOne -NorthEast – a relational network that brings together both marketplace and Kingdom leaders to further revival and the Kingdom of God in communities and all areas of influence.
AsOne NorthEast is overseen by eight longstanding leaders from across the region; not an ecumenical movement but a preparation of the regional Church for the revival to come.
Rev Niall served as Principal of the Renewal Bible Training Centre, and is an Elder and Trustee of Renewal Christian Centre and Trustee of OSL.
As Canon Teacher for the Order of St Leonard, he is directly involved in the preparation of training resources to forward the spiritual educational needs of members and their elected representatives. He is the author of many thousands of hours of theological teaching materials, spanning a wide range of subjects.
Rev Niall was ordained by the Elim Pentecostal Church and now holds credentials with the Free Methodist Church.
Rev Phil is responsible for the foundation and canonical principles for the establishment of ministries. He represents the Order of St Leonard with Churches Together in England and attends CTE’s conferences as OSL’s appointed representative.
The Rt Revd Dr Anthony J Carr, BTheol, MRA, DSLitt, Qualified Nurse, DNCert, Queen’s Nurse, FRCN, FCMI,FIHM is Bishop of Wren’s Cathedral and Vice-Chairman of the OSL Board of Companions
He served on the Elim Executive Presbytery for four years as the ECI minister elected representative before the Church became Free Methodist when he received credentials from that denomination. In January 2006 he obtained the degree of Master of Religious Arts and in June 2006 he received the degree of Doctor of Sacred Literature.
The Mellingers serve as regional leaders in the Balkans. They oversee the work of Team Balkans which includes the Light and Life FMC in Bulgaria (Legal Church), The Anagenesis Foundation (NGO) International Fellowship of St John (NGO), and New Start LLC (a company of livelihood groups and micro-enterprise businesses). Team Balkans consists of three additional missionary families and many nationals.
The Team is developing a holistic approach to ministry that includes the spiritual, educational, economic and social programs that work together to serve people. Currently, the work is in Bulgaria and Macedonia.
Rev Dave co-ordinates all activity, outreach and communications and is a member of OSL’s Academia faculty.
After 25 years in the music business, Dave has a passion for reaching people ‘where they are’ and has produced Christian events at high profile secular venues (including the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and the ICC, Birmingham) and, as an invited Christian speaker, addressed an audience of 10,000 members of the Muslim community (and 3 million TV audience) in 2015.
He has produced two worship albums and is a full time Director of Care, working in addictions and mental health.
He holds a BA Hons in English & History, a Masters Degree in Applied Theology, Post-Graduate qualifications in Psychology, Psychotherapy and Leadership and is currently working towards his PhD.
J.John lives in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire in England. He is married to Killy and they have three sons, Michael, Simeon and Benjamin.
J.John is regarded as a creative Christian speaker with an appeal that transcends gender, age, race, culture and occupation. His much-loved art of storytelling helps people to discover spiritual meaning in a way that makes sense of everyday life.
To date, he has completed thousands of speaking engagements at conferences, towns, cities and universities in 69 countries on 6 continents. J.John has also authored several titles.
For further information about J.John visit www.philotrust.com
Bishop Leonard is Bishop of Disciples Fellowship Ministries International (DFMI). He is a graduate of Living Waters Theological College ( Harare Zimbabwe), Logos University (Jacksonville Florida, USA), Aidan University (Jacksonville, Florida ,USA), and he holds a Ph.D in Leadership and Organisational Management as well as a Doctorate Degree in Sacramental Theology. He is the Presiding Bishop for Disciples Fellowship Ministries International, a member of the Council of Bishops in England and also a member of the National Leadership Team ( NLT ) of Fellowship of Churches of Christ (FCC).
Bishop Dr. Isaaka Wekesa Wawire is the Presiding Bishop Word of Faith International and Senior Pastor Mbale Praise Center
He holds a Diploma in Practical Theology, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Practical Theology, Masters Degree in Divinity a Doctor of Philosophy and an Orthopedic Technologist
Bishop Isaaka Wekesa Wawire is the Presiding Bishop of Word of Faith International
He has been ministering the Word of God since 1975 and he preaches at conferences, seminars and various churches. The places he has ministered and preached include USA, Europe, Australia and Africa.
As a founding father of contemporary expression of praise and worship, Chris is a worship leader, songwriter and mentor of others. A classically trained musician, Chris has, for over thirty years pursued with passion the Presence of God.
He has led at all major conferences in the UK, travels extensively throughout the world including China. His passion is for Worship to be truly linked to the Word and Evangelism.
The focus of Chris’s ministry is to lead people into an expressive relationship with and pure devotion to Jesus Christ.
As well as being the founder and leader of Worship Academy International, Chris & his wife Lesley are the Senior Pastors of the growing New Life church in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.
Originally from the Alsace region of France, Rev Canon Raymond Pfister has studied both in Europe and in the United States and holds an MA in Biblical Languages and an MDiv with a concentration in Christian Education.
He received his PhD in Theology for his socio-historical research on the Pentecostal Movement in Alsace. His wide experience across Europe includes the directorship of a Salvation Army centre where he worked among addicts and pastorates in the Pentecostal-Charismatic tradition in France and Germany, as well as teaching at theological schools in Brussels , Hamburg and Birmingham.
He is an ordained presbyter with the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches.