Lent Talks 2019

Lent Talks 2019

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Date(s) - 2 Apr 2019
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Shoeburyness & Thorpe Bay Baptist Church


This is Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay Baptist Church’s 2nd year of hosting the Lent Talks and they try to have a diverse group of people and give them a fairly free hand with what they share.

reflections on life, faith, and being a follower of Jesus Lent Tuesdays at 8pm

Tuesday 12 March
By day Richard Shorter is a Baptist minister for a small and fragile church plant in Harold Hill, Havering. By night he is a parenting coach to the UK’s top Sports teams, supporting them as they engage with the parents of the countries future sporting stars.

Tuesday 19 March

Ruth Radley has been a Church Mission Society Partner for 12 years. She spent almost 8 years living in South Sudan before her health deterioration meant she had to return to the UK. She is currently serving as a Chaplain at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Tuesday 26 March

Diane Watts serves as the Development Worker for Together in Sussex, working with the Church Urban Fund to tackle deprivation by working with churches and others as they engage with some of the issues in their community. Diane is a also a Baptist Union of Great Britain Trustee.

Tuesday 2 April

Kang-San Tan is General Director of BMS World Mission and also spokesperson for the World Evangelical Alliance on interfaith issues. His research interests include missional leadership, Asian religions (Islam and Buddhism), and growing missional communities.

Tuesday 9 April

Rachel Wright is a nurse, award-winning blogger, speaker and mum of three boys, one with life-limiting disabilities. Her latest book, Shattered, co-written with her husband, abandons Christian platitudes, exploring faith and God when pain, grief or disappointment make dreams seem out of reach.

Tuesday 16 April

Sanya Strachan works for the Methodist Church. A born and bred Methodist, Sanya has a passion for creative worship and imaging ways of being church. Sanya is an Accredited Local Preacher and Youth Worker within the Southend and Leigh Methodist circuit.