Phil is a co-founder of the Inspire Movement. He has a background in theological education and training for church leadership, having served on the faculties of Westminster College (Oxford), Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (Chicago, USA), and Cliff College (Derbyshire). He remains a Senior Research Fellow at Nazarene Theological College (Didsbury, Manchester) and is currently Professor of Evangelism Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, KY, USA). His teaching, research and writing interests are in the areas of discipleship, evangelism and mission; and is a specialist in Wesleyan spirituality and the early Methodist movement.
Richard Saunders Hindley
Trustee, Chair of Steering Group
Richard currently works for Age UK, a charitable organization that aims to improve later life. Previously, he has woked for 12 years in the NHS and led non-profit charitable organizations for over 10 years. Richard now live Barnsley, South Yorkshire, where he is in church leadership as part of Emmanuel Methodist Church. He is also a lay Local Preacher, and studying for a PhD in Wesley and New Testament studies.
Samantha is co-founder of the Inspire Movement. She serves as the Administrator of the Inspire Movement, working from her desks in the UK and USA, and sometimes coffee shops in between! She is usually the first point of contact for people connecting with Inspire, and helps to coordinate and resource the various Teams and Missioners across the Movement.
Safeguarding, Lead Missioner for Inspire4kids
Tabitha currently works at All Saints Church in Chester, as their children and families worker. Working along side other children’s workers in Chester, our heart is to spread the love of God and make young disciples across the whole of Chester. Having completed a BA in Theology at Chester university, she is now producing material for All Saints children’s work and for Inspire for Kids, moving away from colouring sheets and basic story telling to ‘inspired’ discipleship!
Ben graduated in Theology at Cambridge University in 2005 before qualifying in Law in 2008 and now working full-time as a practicing Barrister. He is part of the leadership team in his local church in Derbyshire where he is pioneering missional community within a Café Church setting. Together with his wife and young family, Ben also has a real heart for Brazil established over 15 years of visits there.