Past Contributors & Speakers

James Simister

James currently works for All Saints & St Andrew's Church in Huntington, York, as the Youth & Pioneer Leader. Part of this involves leading 'Presence', which is a brand new online church community on Facebook.

Priscilla Smith

Priscilla has been involved in the Bethel SOZO Inner Healing Ministry for twelve years and now mentors others. She has developed the Big Green Heart ministry, that enables people to release the roots of emotional trauma.

James Bierbrauer

Entrepreneur and Founder of Blueprints Academy, James works as a Calling Facilitator, Prophetic Business Consultant, Kingdom Coach & Cornerman and Breakthrough Accelerator.

Karen Fowler

Karen worships at Holy Trinity, Ripon and is part of the Northern Prophetic School of Supernatural Ministry ( She is also a designer and artist and loves to communicate God's word through prophetic art.

Lisa Dimmitt

Lisa Dimmitt is the founder and director of Essence Ministries which makes the prophetic accessible to every believer. She is also a worship leader and has been involved in ministry and missions for over 27 years.

Kerstin Wandel

Kerstin is a teacher, communicator and author who loves making complicated things simple and accessible. Now Kerstin heads up the training department of Essence Ministries.

Paul Myers

Paul is currently serving on the staff at St Michael le Belfrey as the Parish Evangelist. After a series of broken marriages , a severe addiction and a complete loss of hope and purpose, he then had an undeniable encounter with Jesus Christ.

John Barnett

John Barnett is a Jewish believer in Jesus. He read Theology at Oxford University. For the last 30 years he has taught on how to study the Bible from a Hebrew perspective. He runs Abigail Trust which works to help believers understand how Jesus and His disciples understood the Bible.

Liz Gibson

A member of the Belfrey York for the last fifteen years, Liz has been part of the prayer ministry teams and Belfrey group leader. Nine years ago Liz became involved with Freedom in Christ Ministry and more recently heads up SOZO Ministry at York House of Prayer.

Rev. Andrew Gready

Andrew is the vicar of Clifton Parish in York. He has been involved in church planting, community renewal and in international outreach, and is committed to building community and making Church accessible.

Claire Bower

Claire is a part time primary teacher and has a passion for serving the Lord and for evangelism. She is also the Children’s and Families worker for Clifton Parish Churches.

Tony Bower

Tony is the EO for YoYo Trust (York Schools and Youth Trust). He has considerable experience in working in both primary and secondary schools as a part of his previous work with NISCU (Northern Inter-schools Christian Union). He is also a published author.

Lisa & Phil Crosby

Lisa & Phil are Church Planters, Missionaries, returning to the UK from Myanmar to take up post as Church Leaders of Darlington Vineyard. Lisa's mission is to to LOVE GOD. GET HEALTHY. BE WHOLE and LOVE OTHERS.

Darrell and Anthea Cocup

Darrell and Anthea are UK SOZO Facilitators and trainers, and co-founders of the Sozo for Couples ministry. Darrell is author of “Wonderfully Free” and co-author of “Starting Out”, “Going Deeper” and the Sozo for Couple's manual.

Warren Furman

Warren, better known as Ace from Popular 90s TV game show Gladiators, is now a Gladiator for the Gospel heading up the Christian Ministry Aceactive with his wife. 'ACE' (Active Christian Evangelism) works with local church and schools and loves to bring communities together.

Shaun Sutcliffe

Shaun spent 30 years as a police Detective Inspector and founded the North Yorkshire Police Christian Police association. Since then Shaun requalified as a Sports Massage Therapist and helps others heal and live life free from discomfort and pain.

Alan Brilly

Alan is passionate about discipling others in an authentic way. He is a Christian author and Coordinator for Christian Vision For Men. Now working in Adult social care, Alan use to run homeless charity ROOF, and has been an active member of Street Angels and YWAM.

Jo Parkins

Jo lives in York and has served on numerous prayer and prophecy teams. Jo is a stay at home mum who lives with chronic fatigue. Jo is passionate about using her prophetic gift to speak deep into hearts to bring God’s love to places of pain.

Rev. Becky Allright

Becky is presently working in rural Yorkshire as part of the Parish of Carlton and Drax and the Pioneer Priest/Assistant Curate. With a heart for Special Need Individuals and a passion to see Church more inclusive, Becky is pioneering a retreat program for Summer 2021 on the theme of Rest and Reset.

Kevin Baker

Kevin belongs to York Community Church and has a deep desire to see the church built up through the gift of prophecy. He spent 25 years in the third sector specialising in autism, mental health, challenge behaviour and headed up the substance misuse team in the criminal justice system.

Dr. Caroline Lennox

Caroline has always been hugely interested in the pursuit of health & wholeness, not least in her work as a GP for the past 25 years. She is looking forward to diving deep into what this might mean for us as we lean in on our faith so we can emerge from this year like no other.

Paul MacKenzie

Paul is currently studying theology and scripture. He has a big passion for God's word and understanding how the Kingdom works. He has served on prayer ministry teams and led church services as a facilitator and coordinator at Clifton Parish Church, York.