We’re delighted to have a great team of speakers at Word Alive 2022. 

We’ll be adding further speakers in the coming months as we plan a stimulating and wide-ranging programme of biblically faithful teaching that is relevant to our daily lives.

  • Conrad Mbewe

    Conrad Mbewe

    Conrad Mbewe has pastored Kabwata Baptist Church since 1987. He has a PhD in Missions from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and was the founding Chancellor of the African Christian University in Zambia. He is also an itinerant preacher who has ministered globally and has a passion for writing.

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    Becky Pippert

    Becky Pippert, is an evangelist, author and speaker. She and her husband are founders of Becky Pippert Ministries, a global evangelism ministry. Becky and her husband Dick have ministered extensively on all 6 continents, most recently for 7 years in the U.K. and Europe. Becky, the author of the evangelism classic Out of The Salt Shaker, has written 12 books, including her Evangelism DVD training course, Empowered; her Discipleship curriculum Live/Grow/Know, and numerous Seeker Bible Studies.

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    Bruce Ware

    Bruce was educated at Whitworth College (BA), Western Seminary (MDiv, ThM), the University of Washington (MA), and Fuller Theological Seminary (PhD). He has taught theology in several leading evangelical colleges and seminaries for over 30 years. Since 1998 he has served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky where he is the T. Rupert and Lucille Coleman Professor of Christian Theology, and chairman of the Department of Christian Theology. Among the books he has authored are: God’s Lesser Glory: The Diminished God of Open Theism; God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith; his theology book for children, Big Truths for Young Hearts; and The Man Christ Jesus: Theological Reflections on the Humanity of Christ.

  • Ed Shaw

    Ed Shaw

    Ed Shaw is the pastor of Emmanuel City Centre in Bristol and leads the team behind www.livingout.org´╗┐. He loves his family and friends, church and city, gin and tonic, music and books. He’s the author of The Plausibility Problem and Purposeful Sexuality (both IVP).

Worship leaders

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    Olly Knight

    Olly is married to Kirsty and they have two young children, Caleb and Rose. He leads the worship team at The City Church, Canterbury. He is passionate about Christ-centered worship that’s full of Biblical truth and music that’s creative and stirs the heart. Olly has written songs such as My Treasure and Fountain of Goodness that feature on his album The Stream.