WHO IS AVAILABLE TO SPEAK?

Please email wes at w.illingsworth@st-helens.org.uk to book a speaker or for other options

Thursday 26 March

Lunchtime

Carl Porter:

1. Facing up to our biggest risk. How do you know you’re insured? (John 3:16)

2. Testimony talk or interview (weaving in verses from John to present the gospel).

3. What is the greatest news you have ever received? Acts 10:34-43

 

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

Evening 

Carl Porter:

1. Facing up to our biggest risk. How do you know you’re insured? (John 3:16)

2. Testimony talk or interview (weaving in verses from John to present the gospel).

3. What is the greatest news you have ever received? Acts 10:34-43

Friday 27 March

Before work

 

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Lunchtime

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Simon Pilcher:

1."Is belief in Jesus delusional?"

2. "Who and what rules over you? A Christian perspective".

3. "Hasn't science disproved Christianity?"

Aneirin Glyn:

1.The good life.

2.Isn’t Christianity just a crutch for the weak?.

3.Anything.

Monday 30 March

Lunchtime

 

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Simon Pilcher:

1."Is belief in Jesus delusional?"

2. "Who and what rules over you? A Christian perspective".

3. "Hasn't science disproved Christianity?"

Aneirin Glyn:

1.The good life.

2.Isn’t Christianity just a crutch for the weak?.

3.Anything.

Evening

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

 

Tuesday 31 March

Lunchtime

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

 

Evening

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

Wednesday 1 April

Before work

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Lunchtime

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

Carl Porter:

1. Facing up to our biggest risk. How do you know you’re insured? (John 3:16)

2. Testimony talk or interview (weaving in verses from John to present the gospel).

3. What is the greatest news you have ever received? Acts 10:34-43

Le Fras Strydom: 

1.Why bother with the Bible?

2.The connection we all need

Evening

Richard Borgonon:

Confessions of an insurance salesman

Aneirin Glyn:

1.The good life.

2.Isn’t Christianity just a crutch for the weak?.

3.Anything.

Carl Porter:

1. Facing up to our biggest risk. How do you know you’re insured? (John 3:16)

2. Testimony talk or interview (weaving in verses from John to present the gospel).

3. What is the greatest news you have ever received? Acts 10:34-43

William Taylor:

1.What Christians believe.

2.Triple AAA investment.

3.Resurrection.

4.Anything.

Thursday 2 April

Lunchtime

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

Phil Martin:

Surely we just cannot know who is right about God?

Richard Borgonon:

Confessions of an insurance salesman

Evening 

Henry Eatock-Taylor:

1. Know the truth - John 1:18.

2. When the wine runs out - John 2:1-11

3. Just a matter of taste - John 14:6

Carl Porter:

1. Facing up to our biggest risk. How do you know you’re insured? (John 3:16)

2. Testimony talk or interview (weaving in verses from John to present the gospel).

3. What is the greatest news you have ever received? Acts 10:34-43

Le Fras Strydom: 

1.Why bother with the Bible?

2.The connection we all need

Friday 3 April

Before work

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Monday 6 April

Lunchtime

Simon Congdon:

1. Jesus: a lawyer looks at the evidence

2. the uniqueness of Jesus

3. Why bother with Jesus?

Simon Pilcher:

1."Is belief in Jesus delusional?"

2. "Who and what rules over you? A Christian perspective".

3. "Hasn't science disproved Christianity?"

Evening

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Ziggy Rogoff:

1.Easter or Passover?

2 Israel and Palestine: can there ever be peace in the Middle East?

3. Can Jesus be the missing piece?’

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Tuesday 7 April

Before work

Wes Illingsworth:

1.The Bible in a nutshell.

2. How Jesus answers the biggest problems we face. (Matt 11.28-30)

3. Why Jesus’ claims are reasonable and relevant (John 20.26-31).

4. Anything.

Evening

Jeremy Anderson

Anything

 

Ziggy Rogoff:

 

1.Easter or Passover?

2 Israel and Palestine: can there ever be peace in the Middle East?

3. Can Jesus be the missing piece?

 

Wednesday 8 April

Before work

Richard Borgonon:

Confessions of an insurance salesman

Lunchtime

Jeremy Marshall:

1.How can a loving God allow suffering?

2.Hope in the face of death.

3.What is success?

Ziggy Rogoff:

1.Easter or Passover?

2 Israel and Palestine: can there ever be peace in the Middle East?

3. Can Jesus be the missing piece?’

Le Fras Strydom: 

1.Why bother with the Bible?

2.The connection we all need

William Taylor:

1.What Christians believe.

2.Triple AAA investment.

3.Resurrection.

4.Anything.

 

Evening 

Jeremy Anderson

Anything

Simon Congdon:

1. Jesus: a lawyer looks at the evidence

2. the uniqueness of Jesus

3. Why bother with Jesus?

Thursday 9 April

Lunchtime

Simon Congdon:

1. Jesus: a lawyer looks at the evidence

2. the uniqueness of Jesus

3. Why bother with Jesus?

Simon Pilcher:

1."Is belief in Jesus delusional?"

2. "Who and what rules over you? A Christian perspective".

3. "Hasn't science disproved Christianity?"

Evening 

Le Fras Strydom: 

1.Why bother with the Bible?

2.The connection we all need

 

Speakers

Jeremy Anderson has worked for 35 years in financial services. Until December 2017 he was chairman of KPMG’s global financial services practice.  Jeremy is now a non-executive director at UBS and Prudential and trustee of the Productivity Leadership Group.. He has been involved at St Helens' for 30 years. 

Richard Borgonon has been in the Lloyd’s market since 1974. He has held senior positions within the industry both in London and internationally, including board memberships at Carvill and Aon and chairman of  Agnew Higgins Pickering. He is currently chairman of Capsicum Re Bermuda. Richard travels extensively as both a speaker and broadcaster. 

 

Simon Congdon was a partner in a City law firm for 25 years, which included a five year stint in Hong Kong.  Simon regularly speaks at and leads Christianity Explored at St Helen’s. 

Richard Dryer worked for 15 years as a portfolio manager. He started on the graduate scheme at Schroders in 1997 and left finance in 2012, having become head of global credit at Aberdeen Asset management. Richard is now an ordained minister in the Church of England and working in Paddington.

Henry Eatock-Taylor has been on the team at St Helens for the last 15 years leading the Mandarin-speaking ministry. Especially useful if you are inviting people who grew up outside the UK.

Wes Illingsworth: City team leader, St Helen’s

Jeremy Marshall was CEO of C. Hoare & Co until he had to step down in 2016 due to incurable cancer, since which he has been through chemotherapy treatment. He speaks regularly at evangelistic  events and has just written “Beyond the Big C”.

Phil Martin is curate at St Botolph’s-without-Aldersgate and helps to run the Aldersgate Talks and Moorgate Talks. Married to Anna, three young boys, loves to wrestle them.

Carl Porter is married to Sarah, has two daughters, has worked in insurance in the City  since 2003 and has been a follower of Jesus since 2014. Carl currently works part time for RKH Specialty Limited as a client money manager.


Simon Pilcher is an investment manager, married for 30 years with five children. He runs the investment management division of Universities Superannuation Scheme, which provides pensions for 440,000 people and is the largest pension fund in the UK.

 

Ziggy Rogoff: Jewish believer in Jesus, PhD in mathematics, worked at Deutsche and Glencore, now works full time with Jews for Jesus.  

 

Le Fras Strydom worked as a product manager in the City for 15 years. He now directs The Word One to One - a charity devoted to connecting people to God and each other by promoting the message of the Bible.

William Taylor: Rector, St Helen’s. 

John Wood worked in business in Hong Kong and Taiwan with Jardine Matheson Group and now helps lead the Mandarin Congregation at St Helen's. He would be delighted to give talks in either English or Mandarin.

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