Someone wrote to me: “Please would you tell me more about yourself- where you minister and have ministered. Where you trained, when you were ordained and where, etc. It is difficult to respond to a mailing like this without knowing who wrote it, as you will understand.”

It occurred to me that others may be asking the same question so here is a quick summary of my background:

1962-5  London BD

1965-7   Oak Hill College

1967-70  Curate Christ Church, Newark

1970-5  Curate in charge of St Barnabas, St Mark’s Parish, Cheltenham

1975-99 Rector of Hawkwell, Essex [The work developed national and international aspects. See my book]

1985-99 Member of General Synod [standing for biblical theology and morality]

1999-2006  General Director of the Church’s Ministry among Jewish People, Rector of Christ Church, Jerusalem

2006-9  Rector of the Woottons, Norfolk

2009-14 Permission to Officiate de facto Hon Curate Holy Trinity Marham, Norfolk with hierarchy’s approval

2015-2017  Vicar St Michael, Brough & St Stephen, Stainmore, Cumbria

2018  Minister at St Stephen, Stainmore with Bishop’s approval.

For further information see my websites and


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