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Philip is the co-director of the Justice Conference, UK. He is also the Theology and Network Engagement Manager (UK) with Tearfund, having previously worked for eight years at the Cambridge-based Christian think tank Jubilee Centre. Philip has a passion for serving as an ecumenical bridge-builder across cultural differences and theological streams. He supports the England football team and the Indian cricket team.

Steve and Bekah Legg live in West Sussex. Together they have raised five girls in what they describe as a glorious, if complicated, blended family. Steve is the founding editor of Sorted Magazine and has spent nearly 35 years travelling the world making people laugh, confounding them with his magic tricks and introducing them to Jesus. Bekah is CEO of Restored, a Christian charity working to equip the church to stand against domestic abuse and support survivors. 

Les Isaac OBE President of the Ascension Trust

Founder of the Ascension Trust “out of his concern to see churches involved in mission relevant to their own context and locality”. Through this Les co-founded the Street Pastors Initiative in 2003 as a response to the growing concern for the problems of loneliness, violence and anti-social behaviour on our high streets. Today there are other initiatives namely School Pastors, Prayer Pastors, College Pastors, Rail Pastors and Response Pastors that operate nationally and internationally and Les was awarded an OBE in 2012 for this ministry through the Ascension Trust.

The Ascension Trust is the umbrella body that set up the well known Street Pastors and School Pastors network across the UK and the world.

Founded by Rev Les Isaac in 1993, AT has been growing a wide variety of Kingdom initiatives to equip the church, to work together in partnership with police, local authorities and other agencies, to reach out into the community and support the needs by caring, listening and helping.

Sam is one of the directors at Open Doors serving Christians following Jesus in the most challenging circumstances.

Andy has been involved in church leadership for over 20 years. He is Head of Church Relations at Open Doors and loves telling inspiring stories of what God is doing around the world through the persecuted church to grow faith and courage.

Emma is part of the churches team at Open Doors and also loves seeing younger audiences connect with the persecuted church. Meeting persecuted Christians first hand has profoundly shaped Emma's faith

Father Daniel is an Open Doors partner from northern Iraq. He remained with his church community when so-called IS invaded and displaced thousands of Christians. Part of his ministry of renewing and rebuilding was trauma care - supported by Spring Harvest back in 2015. Through the experience of the rubble and ruin Daniel has witnessed extraordinary faith in those who remain: "I observe a deepening of faith in the Christians here…" Hear more from Daniel and how the church is putting hope at the centre. 

Sam runs Engage Worship alongside his wife Sara, offering training and resources for creative, world-changing worship. They have written books and resources like Whole Life Worship, Jesus & Emotions and How Would Jesus Lead Worship. They love to mix music, visuals, reflective ideas, fun and the Bible in engaging ways accessible to all kinds of people. They also co-lead a group called Park Church in their home town of Luton. 

Sara runs Engage Worship alongside her husband Sam, offering training and resources for creative, world-changing worship. They have written books and resources like Whole Life Worship, Jesus & Emotions and How Would Jesus Lead Worship. They love to mix music, visuals, reflective ideas, fun and the Bible in engaging ways accessible to all kinds of people. They also co-lead a group called Park Church in their home town of Luton. 

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