In this special Jubilee year we are delighted to welcome some inspiring long-term friends to share with us as we celebrate our story as a movement and stir our hearts with faith and vision for what God is doing into the future in the UK and beyond

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Les Isaac

Les Isaac is the founder and CEO of Ascension Trust and pioneer of Street Pastors in the UK in 2003.  Les and his family were a part of the Ichthus movement for many years and we continue to work and pray together, especially for London.

Mark Bonnington

Mark is the senior Minister at King’s Church Durham, an Ichthus Link church.   Mark studied and taught Maths before going back to University to study Theology and writing his PhD on Galatians. Mark was brought up in the New Churches movement and has a long term call to resource its theological life.

Christen Forster

Christen Forster is widely recognised as an original Bible teacher who brings people into a love of and confidence in scripture.  He is the son of Roger and Faith Forster and has been a part of Revive for many years.  We are really happy to have him speak this year and share in a number of seminars.

Henry George

Henry has served in a number of Ichthus roles across 17 years – leading congregations, overseeing worship, heading up live-streaming and church planting in Bangkok. Henry now leads the Ichthus Ministry Team and is passionate about Ichthus Theology and ‘Church on the Streets’.

Debbie Laycock

Debbie helped to plant Ichthus New Life and now leads the Ichthus congregation in Forest Hill. She also serves on the Central Training team. She loves to see people rising up in their calling, discovering their gifts and using them to bear fruit for Jesus and His kingdom! Debbie also serves on the Board of the Evangelical Alliance.

Phil Tate

Phil came to Londonin 2000 and first trained in urban youth work and then worked for XLP before training with Ichthus.  He has led Ichthus Southcroft in Streatham with his wife Hayley since 2007 and later planted Ichthus Hope Church in Mitcham. Phil also heads up Evangelism in Ichthus and is passionate about the Gospel!

Abi Willetts

Abi planted Ichthus New Life in Greenwich and led the congregation for over 18 years. She is now pastoral advisor to the Ichthus London congregations and co-ordinates Ichthus’s Overseas Missions work.  She is passionate about church planting and seeing more of the Holy Spirit’s activity in the church.

Lydia George

Lydia leads Ichthus Belvedere congregation and also serves on the Ichthus Management Team.  She spent 4 years in Thailand, and before that led Ichthus Lee Green congregation with Henry.  Lydia is passionate about evangelism and reaching out to grow the church through new converts.

Joel Todd

Joel has led Ichthus Lee Green congregation with his wife Caz since 2015. They completed RadNet together in 2010. Joel went on to work as a Project Engineer before going into ministry and is part of the Ichthus Management Team.

Joshua Walker

Joshua helped to plant Ichthus Hope Mitcham in 2017, where he still serves, fellowships and worships.  He serves Ichthus centrally in evangelism, training and youth and he is passionate about seeing the church work to fulfil the great commission. He graduated from Leadership Mentoring in 2020.

Steve Smith

Dr Steve Smith hs been part of Ichthus Forest Hill congregation for many years and also teaches on Ichthus’ Leadership Mentoring and RadNet training programmes.  After working as a hospital doctor for several years he studied theology at the London School of Theology.  He is currently Head of Teaching and Learning at St Mellitus College and continues to pursue academic interests in Luke-Acts, the use of the Old Testament in New Testament, and relevance theory in biblical interpretation.