The Power of Friendship (Virtual)

New Vine Church 340 Maryland Dr, Maryland, Australia

My dear friend DJ Konz is lead pastor of a vibrant church in Newcastle, Australia, called New Vine Church. I'll be contributing (via video) to their Re:Connect series which runs throughout August and September, sharing Friendship Lab's research into friendships and how to make them flourish.

UCB Academy and Staff Development Day

UCB Broadcast Centre Hanchurch Lane, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

I'll be leading two seminar / workshops to UCB staff and Academy students on Being Heard in a Secular World and The Four Elements of Compelling Storytelling.

Christian Medical Fellowship Media Training Day

Christian Medical Fellowship 6 Marshalsea Road, London, United Kingdom

I'll be leading a day-long training event for public-facing and other staff at Christian Medical Fellowship. Main sessions will include The Four Elements of Compelling Storytelling, and How to Be a Compelling Interview Guest.

Joint Christmas Dinner

King's Centre Osney Mead, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

I will speak at this ticketed, formal dinner hosted annually by PIWC Church Oxford, this year also including Oxford Community Church as their guests. The event will be open to the public and details to come.

Making Friendship Flourish at Hope Conference

Pacific Group of Schools Sydney, AU

After being the 2021 keynote speaker for this wonderful conference for educational leaders, I have the privilege of returning for the 2024 event. Run by The Excellence Centre, with around 400 leaders present, I'll be speaking on How to Make Friendship Flourish at both the main conference and a separate key leaders retreat. Part of […]

Power of Contentment at St Phillips College Staff Development Day

St Phillips Christian College 30 Bridge Street, Waratah, NSW, Australia

I'm looking forward to keynoting this large event of 800 people on what contentment is and how it can be cultivated. From its humble beginnings in 1982, St Philip's Christian College now spans six schools with over 4000 students and hundreds of staff.

Praying Through Infertility Launch at Rhythm of Hope

Worton Hall Worton Farm, Worton Park, Cassington, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

I'll be participating virtually in this unique retreat for couples facing infertility, a must-attend event providing a safe, healing space to explore options and find hope. In addition, we'll be launching Praying Through Infertility into the world!

Power of Friendship at Pioneer Leaders Conference

The Hayes Conference Centre Hayes Ln, Swanwick, Alfreton, United Kingdom

As part of our Power of Friendship festivals tour, Phil Knox and I will be speaking at this large leaders event for the Pioneer network of churches.

Who You Can Become Retreat at Lee Abbey

Lee Abbey Devon Lynton, North Devon, United Kingdom

I can't wait to lead my 5-session Who You Can Become When Life Doesn't Go as Planned retreat at the beautiful Lee Abbey, in Devon. Natural beauty, amazing walks, food, community. It will be fantastic.

Time to Talk Befriending 10th Anniversary

City Coast Centre North Street, Portslade, Brighton, United Kingdom

I have the privilege of giving the keynote address at this 10th Anniversary celebration of the fabulous Time to Talk Befriending charity, in Brighton UK. Guests include local dignitaries, programme participants, befrienders, staff, volunteers and funders - who combine to make this great work happen.

Spring Harvest 2024

Butlins Skegness Ingoldmells, Skegness, United Kingdom

I'll be speaking at, and co-hosting the online stream for, the amazing Spring Harvest event again in 2024 (this year from the Skegness event). Drawing up to 20,000 attendees in person, and 3000 to its livestreams, Spring Harvest is a premier event for the UK. Don't miss my joint seminar with Phil Knox on the […]

CCW Emerging Leaders Programme


I will be contributing to the Centre for Cultural Witness's Emerging Leaders Programme, helping participants learn how to communicate faith in a secular world.