Meet the Tutors

order generic Lyrica online KST is privileged to have a high quality team of Tutors making up the Faculty, in addition to the Staff team. They bring high quality theological education as well as extensive church and ministry experience.

Barnabas Aspray

safe website to buy accutane Barney is a Junior Research Fellow at Oxford University, investigating how theology can guide responses to refugees and immigration. He holds a PhD in Theology from the University of Cambridge. He grew up in the Salt & Light church in Basingstoke, and later helped plant Community Church Harlesden in London where he continues to preach every few months. He lives in Oxford with his wife, Silvianne, and daughter, Estelle, who loves being thrown in the air. At KST he is a member of the Theology and Biblical Studies Track team and teaches on hermeneutics, the doctrine of God, Proverbs and Romans. He blogs at Everyday Theology.

Alastair Barnett

inaccessibly Alastair is part of the Theology and Biblical Studies Track team and teaches on a variety of topics including Wisdom Literature, Romans and church history. He holds a first class Honours degree in Modern History from the University of Oxford and attended the first ever year of KBC when it was in Vancouver. Alastair has been Head of History at d’Overboeck’s school in Oxfordshire for over 30 years and is now its Deputy Principal.

Dr Peter den Haan

Peter is a member of the Theology and Biblical Studies Track team. He teaches on various subjects including Romans and Wisdom Literature. Peter is associate pastor at Rugby Baptist Church, where he lives with his wife and son. In a previous life he worked variously as a web architect and developer, Church of England minister, and theoretical physicist. He has a BA in Theology from Oxford and a PhD in physics from Radboud University in the Netherlands.

Simon and Gaynor Shaw

Simon and Gaynor are the Track leaders for Theology and Christian Spirituality. From backgrounds in Training and Development and Urban Planning, Gaynor and Simon Shaw attended King’s Bible College and Training Centre in Oxford in 2001. They invested 10 years in the college, taking over the Leadership from 2005-2011, after which they relocated to Derby with their three daughters to co-lead Community Church Derby.

They bring a broad repertoire of creative, pastoral and ecclesiological theology and practice to the track at KST and have a special interest in re-introducing historical prayer and worship traditions (the Christian Calendar, monastic traditions, etc.) into modern day rhythms of Christian spirituality in the church, home and community. They have a passion for helping people to develop their learning using the written word, images and symbols and seek to equip those around them with evaluative and reflective learning tools.

Rev Mike Beaumont

Mike has over 40 years’ experience in pastoral ministry and is now helping to establish and mentor younger leaders through the School of Applied Theology in the North East of England. He graduated from Durham University before entering the teaching progression and later gaining a first class Honours degree in Theology from LST. Mike is the author or co-author of 15 reference books which have been translated into 25 languages. These include the One-Stop Bible Guide and New Lion Bible Encyclopedia (Lion Publishing), The NIV Thematic Study Bible and The NIV Bible Handbook (Hodder & Stoughton), Collins Bible Companion (Collins), The Illustrated Bible (Dorling Kindersley) and most recently Christian Basics Bible (Tyndale House) – the first Bible edition written for people who have come to faith from a background of little or no faith, for which Mike wrote all the notes.

Alice Codner

Alice Codner teaches on biblical studies, prophetic life and various of the Theology and Christian Spirituality modules. She holds a BA in Theology from Oxford University and is a primary school teacher at a state, multi-faith school in Wembley. Alice has a special interest in outdoor learning for children. She is a keen musician, spoken-word artist, blog-writer and outdoor swimmer.

Dr Cherryl Hunt

Cherryl holds PhDs in Biological Sciences and Theology, both from the University of Exeter. Her key interests include Paul, the use of the Bible in ethical reflection (especially bioethical topics) and how the people of God can be encouraged to engage more deeply with the Bible. Currently Cherryl is Academic Registrar and tutor for South West Ministry Training Course (SWMTC). She occasionally teaches elsewhere, such as KST and Christians in Science.
Cherryl’s publications include Greening Paul: Reading the Apostle in an Age of Ecological Crisis (Waco, TX: Baylor, 2010), co-authored with David G. Horrell and Christopher Southgate. A series of four papers in The Expository Times are drawn from her PhD thesis, and examine ways of promoting deeper biblical engagement and understanding among ordinary Christians.

Mark Mumford

Mark Mumford has been based in the city of Derby, UK for over 30 years, leading an area church called East Midlands Christian Fellowships. The church has developed and grown over those years, from small beginnings to a church that is based in several locations around the East Midlands, including 3 cities. The main hub church is in Derby, which has become a multi-cultural church, working with many different types of people, including refugees and asylum seekers from the Middle East. Mark also leads a team that oversees a number of other churches around the UK, as part of the wider family of Salt and Light Ministries.

His leadership and pastoral experience has extended over 4 decades. He has a passion for the church to become more influential and for it to demonstrate good news and hope to a divided and troubled world. He has 3 grown-up children, all of whom are married, and currently 10 grandchildren (mostly grandsons!).

Phil Norris

Phil is a long-standing member of the KST Executive Team. He is Team Leader of Basingstoke Community Churches and leads the Forge group of Churches. Phil holds a Masters in Biblical Studies from Regent College, Vancouver. He is passionate about ‘the Big Story’ and narrative approach to scripture. His specialisms include John’s Gospel, the Holy Spirit, life of Jesus and exegesis. Currently writing a devotional on the Big Story for use in churches, Phil’s has also published on the topic of Relational Community, drawing on the relational nature of God and how it impacts our identity, shared life and mission. He is also a keen marathon runner. He claims it helps him fight the years and keep the youngsters at bay!

Jen Smith

Jen is a former Academic Manager at KST.  Jen is a qualified teacher whose career started teaching modern languages in secondary schools. She has a Master’s degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and is currently a post-graduate researcher at the Queen’s Theological foundation where she is researching the work of John Hull. In her spare time, she likes to enjoy time with friends; the Saturday Times Crossword; watching Liverpool; baking cakes and taking photos.

Ruth Norris

Ruth Norris is currently completing a PhD in Biblical Studies at the University of Cambridge and teaches on the KST Biblical Studies track. She holds a Master’s degree from Regent College Vancouver. Prior to this she was a secondary school music teacher, and schools outreach leader, evangelism trainer and ministry team worker for Basingstoke Community Churches. Ruth served as part of the Salt & Light national evangelism council and worked evangelistically both locally and in Sweden.

Dr Andrew Perriman

Andrew has a first degree in English Literature from Oxford and postgraduate degrees in Biblical Studies from the London School of Theology, of which he is an Associate Research Fellow. He currently tutors and marks for LST’s distance learning MA in Aspects of Biblical Interpretation. He is the author of several books including Speaking of Women: Interpreting Paul, The Coming of the Son of Man: New Testament Eschatology for an Emerging Church, and The Future of the People of God: Reading Romans Before and After Western Christendom. He blogs indefatigably at www.postost.net. Alongside his teaching and writing he works with Communitas International, an organisation whose mission is “to establish churches who follow Jesus in transforming their world”. He is married to Belinda, and they are part of Westbourne Grove Church in London.

David Robotham

Now retired, David was a head teacher for twenty-five years in both the state and independent sector including an international school in South Africa. He was also Principal Adviser in Hampshire County Council for four years and a School Inspector for three. David graduated from the University of Wales in Biblical Theology and History in 1971. He holds a research Master’s degree on demography in the 16th & 17th centuries and a PGCE, both from Exeter University. He is visiting lecturer at Bulmershe College (now part of Reading University), Exeter University and North-West University (South Africa).

Gill Sakakini

Gill is an artist and teacher who holds an MA in Christianity and the Arts from King’s College, London. She studied at Regent College, Vancouver, Canada and has taught summer schools at the Grünewald Guild in Washington State, USA, and at Carey Theological College, Vancouver. She is now training to be a priest in the Church of England at St. Mellitus College, London. Gill is the co-author of Imaging the Story, has contributed to The Creative Church Handbook (2015), and her paintings have been exhibited at Southall Minster and Alençon in France.

Rev Steve Thomas

Steve Thomas read Classics at Wadham College, followed by Theology at Regent’s Park College, both at the University of Oxford. Having planted several churches around the city of Oxford, Steve now travels widely with his wife Lorraine, training, teaching and coaching leadership teams in the UK and abroad, and supporting national apostolic teams throughout the world. Steve leads the Salt & Light International Team, gathering leaders from each of the families of churches and apostolic spheres in the Salt & Light international family. Steve teaches on Eschatology and Romans at KST. He has written short books on fatherhood, leadership and generous living.

Greg Whittick

A former IT consultant, Greg completed a post-graduate Diploma in Christian Studies at Regent College, Vancouver in 2009 and returned to become Pastor of Community Church Tadley in 2010. Since then he has also completed a post-graduate Diploma in Applied Theology (Christian Leadership track) from Moorlands College. Greg is also a trained Civil and Commercial Mediator. His interests include Biblical Theology, Apologetics, Biblical languages, and the interface of theology and culture. An ‘all-rounder’ within the team, he lectures on the Bible, Reformation and post-Reformation history, and the Theology and Christian Spirituality Track.

Michael Wadsworth

Michael has an MA in Theology and works for the Methodist Church helping promote and support the development of Biblical Literacy. He is part of KST’s Theology and Biblical Studies team and has taught on a variety of modules – including Genesis, Revelation, Romans, Wisdom Literature, and The Work of Jesus. He is passionate about enabling people read the Bible with greater confidence and expectancy and has a particular soft spot for Paul who he thinks sometimes gets an unfairly bad rap. Based in Derby, he worships as part of The Source with Simon and Gaynor Shaw. In his spare time he enjoys good food, good drink and good board games with friends, supports LFC and blogs at www.theologicallychallenged.co.uk 

ASSOCIATE TUTORS

Roy McCloughry

Roy was Director of Kingdom Trust between 1984-2016, Chair of Lion Publishing 2011-2016 and lecturer in Ethics and Social Theology at St John’s College Nottingham between 1984-2015. He is currently National Disability Adviser for the Church of England and Vice-President of Livability.
He has authored over a dozen publications, including The Enabled Life: Christian Reflections on Disability (SPCK: 2013). His role with Third Way Magazine has seen him conduct over forty interviews with politicians and other opinion formers. Roy holds a BSc and MSc in Economics from Queen Mary’s, University of London. He is leader of the 9OC service at St Nics, Nottingham, is married to Helen and has three ‘grown up’ daughters.

Dr Anderson Moyo

Anderson Moyo is the Senior Leader of Sheffield Community Church, a growing multi-ethnic church which he and his wife planted over a decade ago. Anderson also oversees Faith Ministries UK and is a Faith Advisor in Sheffield Hallam University. He holds postgraduate degrees in Leadership and Management, and Organisational Change and Consultancy from his native Zimbabwe, and a Doctor of Ministry (Diasporic Missiology) from Asbury Theological Seminary (Kentucky, USA).