Speakers

Mike Pilavachi

Mike started Soul Survivor and its associated church, Soul Survivor Watford over 20 years ago and remains Director and Senior Pastor. He’s hugely passionate about all of God’s people living in the power of the Holy Spirit and recently wrote ‘Everyday Supernatural’ with Andy. Mike loves travelling, growing grape vines, cooking huge BBQs for his friends and telling truly terrible jokes.

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Ali Martin

Ali has been around Soul Survivor forever and is part of the Leadership Team at Soul Survivor and our associated church Soul Survivor Watford. She’s the author of the books ‘Loud & Clear’ and ‘Heart to Heart’ and is passionate about raising up people who will communicate God’s word in engaging and relevant ways. Ali is married to Joel and mum to Will and Esther.

Andy Croft

Andy leads Soul Survivor and our associated church Soul Survivor Watford alongside Mike. He has a theology degree from Cambridge and recently co-authored ‘Everyday Supernatural’ with Mike. Andy is married to Beth and dad to Josiah and Judah.


We’ve got some great speakers coming to teach in our main meetings and workshops and we’ll be adding more names in the coming months. Many of the people we’ve invited are those Mike and the team have journeyed with over a number of years and have taught us so much about stepping out in the power of the Holy Spirit. They are people who are living naturally supernatural lives and seeing God do amazing things. They are also gifted and inspiring communicators with a passion to equip others and we can’t wait for you to hear from them.


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TIM ROSS

Tim is the senior pastor of the multi-ethnic, multi-generational Embassy City Church in Irving, Texas. He is married to Juliette, dad to Nathan and Noah, and is one of the best communicators and Bible teachers we know.

Simon Holley

Simon leads the eldership team at King's Arms Church, Bedford where getting out on to the streets to see the kingdom of God break out has become a core value of the church. Simon is the author of ‘Sustainable Power’ and travels regularly to input into churches across the UK and beyond. Simon is married to Caroline and they have a lot of fun raising three lively children!

Mark Marx

Mark is the founding leader of Healing on the Streets which was first launched out of Causeway Coast Vineyard, Coleraine in 2005. It’s a gentle, non-confrontational way of connecting with people on the streets of our cities and introducing them to Jesus.


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MINU CHOWDHURY-WESTLAKE

Having worked in the media and entertainment industry, Minu spent time with Youth With A Mission and Ichthus church planting. Over the last 18 years, her focus has been on social justice, working with both national and international charities as director of marketing and communications. Minu now works as a crisis intervention consultant while juggling home-schooling lovely daughter Ellie. Minu helped launch Soul Action with her husband David 12 years ago.

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DAVID WESTLAKE

David is the CEO of International Justice Mission UK having previously been the International Director of Tearfund for many years. He is also the co-founder and chair of the Cinnamon Network which aims to make it as easy as possible for local churches to help those most at need in their communities. David is studying for a doctorate in Theology and Missiology, is married to Minu and is dad/taxi service to Ellie.

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BRUCE COLLINS

Bruce was born in South Africa, and trained as a Chemical Engineer before being ordained and serving as the Team Rector of the Roxeth Team Ministry in Harrow for almost 15 years. He has been part of the New Wine Leadership team for many years and is now based in South Wales where he is part of the New Wine Cymru team. Bruce is the author of ‘Prophesy! A Practical Guide to Developing Your Prophetic Gift’ and is the same Bruce who encouraged Mike to step out in the prophetic (if you’ve heard Mike’s ‘Dancing Queen’ story!)


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WAYNE DRAIN

Wayne comes from Russellville, Arkansas, USA, where he has been the Senior Pastor of Fellowship of Christians since its founding. He is a singer and songwriter and also recently co-authored ‘He Still Speaks’, a book that looks at the role of the prophetic in today’s church.

 
 

More announcements soon.


Worship

Tom Smith

Tom heads up all things worship at Soul Survivor and Soul Survivor Watford having previously been part of the team at Holy Trinity Brompton and Worship Central. He released his first EP ‘Sound of Heaven’ in 2015 and has written a number of well-known worship songs including ‘Take my heart’ and ‘Dynamite’. Tom is married to Susi, is a Spurs fan and loves salted caramel ice cream.

Beth Croft

Beth has been part of the Soul Survivor worship team for many years leading and heading up teams at both our conferences and our church. She is married to Andy and mum to Josiah and Judah. Beth loves a good DIY project and winning bids on eBay, plus she’s the proud owner of a Maths degree.

 

More announcements soon.