Author & Composer
b 1949. Bristol Univ (BSc 1971), followed by maths teaching. In 1979 he left his school job to work full-time in a SE London church. After 11 years he then moved to Bracknell, Berks, returned to teaching maths at Brackendale Sch (1990–97) and became actively committed to the Bracknell Family Ch. 1998 saw a further short-distance move, when he became Pastor and then Senior Elder at Ascot Baptist Ch, leading the congregation through a period of considerable change. A keyboard-player and writer of words and music, his work became known through MP in the 1980s; his 3 books include Learning to worship. He has worked for some years with the Music in Worship Foundation and edited its magazine Baseline. His current priorities include helping younger church leaders to develop their gifts, and he has ‘a particular interest in making complex theological truths accessible to ordinary believers’. No.805.