Bible Reading


Our leadership in CU mission is built on biblical truth, empowered by God’s grace, and compelled by the love of Christ. Therefore, we will get together twice a day for main meetings in the Arena where we will meet with Jesus through God’s Word and by His Spirit.

Hugh Palmer

Hugh has been rector of All Souls Church, Langham Place, since 2005. He became a Christian at Uni when a friend led him to Christ, he then served parishes in Norwich and Sheffield, and his ministry has involved him in many student and parish missions. He currently chairs Word Alive and in 2012 was made a Chaplain to the Queen. Married to Clare, he has three grown up children and four grand-children. Hugh will teach us from Mark each morning. 

Graham Daniels

Graham (known as Danno) has been the General Director of Christians in Sport since 2002. Danno is a Director of Cambridge United Football Club and an Associate Staff member of The Round Church at St Andrew the Great (StAG) Church in Cambridge.

Daniel Bourdanné

Daniel is the General Secretary of IFES. Daniel has served with IFES since 1990, primarily in Francophone Africa, and is now responsible for overseeing IFES ministry worldwide.

John Lennox

John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics (emeritus) at the University of Oxford. He has lectured, debated and written extensively on the interface between science, philosophy and theology. John is married to Sally, they have three grown up children and eight grandchildren

Tim Rudge

Tim has been the Field Director of UCCF since 2006, overseeing UCCF Team Leaders and CU Staff Workers. He had five years’ experience with IFES in Eurasia. He lives in north Birmingham with his wife Lynn and their two children. Tim will speak on the first evening of Forum.

Richard Cunningham

Richard has been the Director of UCCF since 2004. He has led initiatives in confronting secular thought in universities across Britain and Europe. Richard and Ruth are parents of five children and are also grandparents. You’ll see Richard on the Arena platform throughout the week.

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