Our contributors for the two days are:
Christine and Craig Westhoff - Craig and Christine serve on the 24/7 Communities Team for the U.S. and Christine serves on the Global Team, together serving the churches around the world. Christine’s passion is building and maturing the prophetic call for the Body of Christ. Craig’s passion is to see the Body of Christ set free to seek and save the lost and bring them home to family. They have founded Akouo Missions, which works to serve and equip the underground Church in the Middle East.
Roger and Maggie Ellis- Roger is leader of the 24-7 Boiler Room Network. He carries a wealth of wisdom, experience and gifting. Roger has an uncanny knack of mentoring and raising up young leaders. He pioneered Fusion Student Ministry as well as Revelation Church in Chichester where the 24-7 prayer movement was birthed. Maggie is a highly qualified consultant who offers executive coaching, leadership development and team building in the corporate and voluntary sectors. She is also the Founder and Director of Life Centre a charity providing specialised support for male and female survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Pete Portal- Pete is originally from London but has lived in Cape Town since 2009. He left a promising career in children's television to move to Manenberg, one of South Africa's most notorious communities. Pete holds Masters degrees in Theology (Edinburgh) and Theology, Politics and Faith-based Organisations (King's College London). He and his wife Sarah serve on the Core Leadership Team of Tree of Life, a church community in Manenberg that runs ministries for the vulnerable and marginalised. In his spare time Pete enjoys carpentry and plays football for FC Manenberg. ‘No Neutral Ground’ is his first book. treeoflife.org.za
Andrea Wigglesworth- Andrea is called to "heal the broken heart and set the captives free" and for over 25 years she has been training up an army of Christian counsellors in Scotland, Ireland, Asia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Africa. In recent years she has planted 10 Christian Counselling/Wellness Centres and encouraged many churches to embrace Emotional and Spiritual Health. She travels internationally and brings encouragement and inspiration to many churches. She is married to Peter and has two sons and 3 grandchildren.
David Legge- David lives in Portadown, with his wife, Barbara and their two teenage children, Lydia and Noah; they fellowship at Emmanuel Church, Lurgan. David served as an Assistant Pastor at Portadown Baptist Church before becoming Pastor of the Iron Hall Evangelical Church in Belfast, from 1999-2008. For the past 11 years David has been involved in an itinerant Bible teaching ministry as well as being involved in healing and deliverance ministry. In 2014 he started Portadown House of Prayer (PHOP) which he helps lead. His teaching is available at preachtheword.comand also broadcasts on UCB UK and UCB Ireland. His recent book is entitled, “Breaking Through Barriers to Blessing: How to Overcome Sins, Wounds and Demons”.
Philip Emerson- Philip is the founder and one of the lead pastors of Emmanuel church. He is married to Lorraine and has five children plus nine grandchildren. He loves cycling, Jesus, (of course) anything that has an engine and the mountains. He is a passionate father in the house of the Lord and this season of his life is devoted to raising up sons and daughters, releasing them into their full potential in God. His story is a story of hope out of crisis and devastation, a story of rebuilding and repairing, of leaning into God when tough times hit.
Alain Emerson- Alain is husband to Rachel and Dad to Annie, Erin and Finn. Living and loving in Lurgan. Have the privilege to lead in emmanuel church and 24-7prayer Ireland. Excited about seeing a ‘new thing’ happening in the nation of Ireland in these days. Other things I am passionate about are reading, hanging out with friends, most sports and the mighty Liverpool!