Stuart Burns is an ordained minister in the Church of England. He is
currently Head of the School for Ministry in the Leicester Diocese. In
this role he oversees all aspects of training within the Diocese,
working within Adult Discipleship as well as Clergy Ministerial
Development. He holds a PhD in Early Church History, and an MA in
Management Learning and Leadership. His first training was in Primary
Education. He has been involved in Worship Academy from the outset.
RACHEL AND GORDON HICKSON
Rachel has been married to Gordon for 30 years, and they have 2 children, their daughter, Nicola (who is married to Tim and lives in Australia) and their son, David, who is married to Jenny and lives in Peterborough. Rachel, is a daughter of missionaries, and lived in India as a child.
Once married Gordon and Rachel travelled the world, working with Reinhard Bonnke, in Africa and the Far East. They returned to England in 1990 and were the Senior Pastors of a group of 4 churches in the Watford area for 8 years. During this time God began to open doors into Europe and the nations and they travelled with their ministry called ‘HEARTCRY’. Gordon and Rachel have a passion to see cities transformed through the power of prayer and evangelism. One of their projects links churches and prayer ministries across London, which has developed a city strategy called the London Prayernet. Rachel and Gordon now live in Oxford. Rachel has published five books – Supernatural Communication – The privilege of Prayer, Supernatural Breakthrough – the Heartcry for Change, Stepping Stones to Freedom, Eat the Word, Speak the Word and Pathway of Peace.
Rachel nearly died in a road accident at 24 years old but lived and experienced God’s healing power in Zimbabwe. Rachel ministers with a passion for Jesus and a desire to see His purposes fulfilled in our day.
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