Rev Dr Carver Anderson
Dr Anderson is a Practical Theologian and Social Scientist. He is a qualified social worker and has a M. Soc. Sc in socio -legal and a PhD in Theology (Towards a practical theology for effective responses to Black Young Men associated with crime for Black Majority Churches) from The University of Birmingham. Dr Anderson is an Executive Director and one of the founders of the Bringing Hope Charity in Birmingham, working to support individuals and families impacted by crime and violence; both perpetrators and victims. He has been active within church life locally, regionally and has occupied the role as National Director of Youth and Christian Education for New Testament Church of God between1997-2003. Dr Anderson has over 38 years experience in the fields of social, community and youth work. He has also been involved in Pastoral support and training at practitioner and senior management levels within statutory, voluntary, faith and community sectors. In His various roles, he has taught, preached and presented at seminars and conferences in Africa, Jamaica, Europe, and USA, also across the UK. Dr Anderson advocates for churches to be active in community life, bring hope support and insights to those represented in Luke 4:18 (the poor, prisoners, blind, oppressed and marginalised people).
Mrs Pauline Anderson
Pauline is presently Director of Shalom Counselling and Training Enterprise in Birmingham and has a background in Adult Education, Community Development and Training. She has held numerous teaching portfolios in counselling, teacher training and more recently Pastoral Care training. Pauline has a passion for individual, couple and family empowerment and is currently the West Midlands and East Anglia Representative for ACC’s Pastoral Care UK. Pauline and her family are members of the ‘Rock’, New Testament Church of God in Birmingham.
Rev Cleveland Bertram
Rev Cleveland has been engaged in Christian Ministry in the New Testament Church of God since 1974. He has undertaken a range of roles including Youth Pastor at the Leeds church, member of the Leadership Team at Mile End, and Tutor for New Testament Studies at Ebenezer Bible Institute (London). Since 2014 Rev Cleveland has been an Associate Pastor at the Leeds Church. He is a lecturer by profession and has been in the education sector since 1986. He has lectured at various colleges of Further and Higher Education. He is currently a Project Officer for Path Yorkshire, delivering training on a range of education and employability initiatives.
Bishop Dr Donald Bolt
Donald Bolt is a graduate of Overstone College and became an Ordained Bishop in 1991. He served for 28 years in the pastoral ministry and has over 40 years of leadership experience in the local, district and national contexts. He served on the National Executive Council for 6 years and as the National Secretary/Treasurer for NTCG England and Wales from 2009-2014. He is the current Administrative Bishop of the New Testament Church of God, England and Wales and was appointed to the position of Superintendent for the Church of God in the UK in 2016. He is a leader of leaders and provides leadership support to many within and beyond the denomination.
Mr Michael Bolt
Michael is a graduate of London School of Theology. He attained a B.A (Hons) in Theology & Worship with an award for the most ‘Innovative and Creative project 2017.’ Michael is a trained vocalist achieving a Grade 8 certificate from Trinity College London. He is an experienced worship leader, soloist and choir director, who currently serves as the Music & Worship coordinator for the NTCG National Conventions. Michael is often invited to deliver training and workshops for worship teams and choirs within various denominations across the UK.
Ms Audrey Browne
Audrey is a graduate of the Erdiston Teacher’s college in Barbados and the University of the West Indies. Her teaching career spans primary, secondary and adult education. She is very involved in the leadership and Bible teaching at her local Church: Northampton NTCG. Since completing the CIMS courses: ‘Understanding Yourself and Others’ and ‘Equipping People for Ministry’, she has developed a growing personal interest in improving her understanding of human behaviour in a religious/spiritual context and have consequently pursued advanced studies in the field. She is currently completing her MSc in Psychology of Religion at Glyndwr University, Wales.
Rev David Edwards
David currently serves with his wife Linda, as a full-time pastor at the New Testament Church of God in Crewe, Cheshire. He also gives pastoral support to both academic staff and students as the Chaplain at Manchester Metropolitan University Cheshire (MMUC). In 2014 David was appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees at United Christian Broadcasters (UCB), an international Christian Broadcasting and media group.He has worked for many years in various management roles within Local Government Department of Children and Families Services and as a Trainer/ NVQ Assessor for Health & Social Care Staff at Levels 2, 3 and 4.
Bishop Hugh Gardner
Hugh is an Ordained Bishop, former pastor of the NTCOG in Rugby and has served in several capacities both locally and nationally within the denomination. Hugh is Deputy Director of student services for Learning support and the senior team leader of the Pastoral team in an inner city Church of England school. He was formerly a school governor and also a member of the chaplaincy team. He has been an affiliate of the Nottingham Local Authority training team, delivering mentor training. He currently works voluntary for the Nottingham Youth offending Team, assisting in training the Referral Order panel members and chairing restorative justice panels.
Rev Paul Gordon
Paul has been a born-again Christian for over 23 years. He has served the church in numerous capacity as a men’s leader, administrator, teacher and Pastor. He and his wife Claudine are members of NTCG-The Rock in Birmingham.Paul’s passion in ministry is evangelism and missions. He has been involved in street ministry, a member of many boards of various charities serving the community including the Millie’s Foundation since its inception 12 years ago. The charity works primarily with children in the Philippines through education, sponsoring students, sponsoring families, providing clothing and foodstuff amongst other activities.Paul has a BA in Politics and is a qualified Social Worker by profession and has worked and volunteered in social care for over 35 years including youth work and residential care. He has been employed as a social worker for 25 years, in the field of fostering for the past 20 years, latterly as a senior manager.
Rev Delroy Henry
Reverend Delroy Henry has been the National Director of Education at the Leadership Training Centre (LTC) for the New Testament Church of God (NTCG) since 2018 . He engages with and leads in strategic conversations concerning the discovery, development, and meaningful involvement of emerging church leaders. Reverend Henry’s leadership and theological education include extensive study and practice in operational and strategic management, curriculum development, teaching, and marketing. His experience spans over 30 years in various teaching and leadership roles within education, which includes positions where he was Tutor-In-Charge at an adult education institute, Deputy Chair of School Governors and Principal of Immanuel Theological College, in partnership with the University of Wales Lampeter. His ministry engagement has also been consistent, including lead positions as Sunday School Superintendent, District and Local Youth Christian Education Director and one of three Assistant Pastors at Lee NTCG. Reverend Henry continues to enhance and develop his knowledge by working within a range of ecumenical settings, in addition to building partnerships with the voluntary, faith, and statutory sectors, where he draws and applies insights. With this variety of involvement, Reverend Henry’s experience supports and assists in taking the Heritage Centre’s agenda forward for the interest of its global impact, success, and sustainability.
Rev Paul Levene
Paul is a former graduate of the Ebenezer Bible Institute and the NTCG Leadership Training Centre Northampton. He holds a teaching qualification in Adult Education and was Principal at a local government funded Supplementary School for 14 years. He is Co-founder of the ‘Men for Tomorrow’ group which is a mentoring and support group for young men. Paul is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience in sales management and training. He currently serves as an associate Minister and member of the Pastoral Ministry Team at the Huddersfield NTCG. Paul’s desire is that each individual realises and achieves their full potential in the body of Christ.
Rev Sandra Litchmore
Sandra Litchmore’s ministry spans over 35 years in the New Testament Church of God – as Sunday school teacher, District Youth & Christian Education Director, Youth Pastor/Director and currently as Church planter and Senior Pastor for NTCG Dayspring. She is a Member of the National Evangelism Board, Regional Evangelism and Missions Director for the South East/West England and National Altar Ministry Co-ordinator. Sandra is a qualified Teacher and has been using her experience/knowledge to assist her in preparing & mentoring individuals undertaking the Apprentice levels 1 to 5 and initial teacher training. She is also a qualified Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO). Sandra is passionate about creating awareness and providing training for Pastors and Ministry leaders to effectively meet the needs of children with additional needs and support their families within their congregations.
Rev Herbie McKenzie
Herbie is the senior Pastor of the Cheetham Hill NTCG. Prior to this appointment he served the Church in a number of offices including Sunday School Teacher, Church and Pastor’s Council member, Secretary and Treasurer and local Pastor for the Ilford NTCG. He has a particular interest in pastoral care and Christian ethics. He is deeply committed to developing Christians to serve, as the Lord calls them, and sees the national education programme as providing an important platform for enabling both men and women to develop the necessary skills for godly service and leadership in the local church, thereby fulfilling their ministry potential to the glory of God.He founded the Immanuel Theological College and served as its Principal from 1998-2008 and was a former lecturer in social policy for 14 years at Birkbeck College, University of London, and Middlesex University.
Mrs June McKenzie
June is a Systemic Family Therapist (Psychotherapist) with over 30 years experience in the field of mental health nursing. She is currently employed as a Systemic Family Therapist (Psychotherapist) in the Child Adolescent Mental Health Team (CAMHS) in Halifax, specialising in Eating Disorders. She draws on these skills to support the ministry of the Cheetham Hill, New Testament Church of God in Manchester where her husband Herbie is the local Pastor. Her expertise and experience in counselling outside and inside the church put her in a good position to assist those with the passion and commitment to raise the standard of their Christian service in pastoral care through engagement with the resources of this course.
Bishop Barrington Mullings
Barrington is a graduate of Bethel Bible College and the Pastor and District Overseer for the Manchester NTCG Church and District. He has over twenty-five years of ministerial and pastoral experience in the Caribbean and the UK. Encouraging and contributing to the development of credible Christian leadership and Pentecostal Scholarship are essential to Barrington’s ministry calling and engagement. He currently serves as a National Examination Board Member and a Member of the National Executive Council. Barrington is a qualified Social Worker with experience in the Care Service within the voluntary and statutory sectors in the positions of Senior Assistant and Deputy Manager.
Bishop Anthony Parry
Tony has served as Senior Pastor of the Bradford New Testament Church from May 2000 to 2013. He was appointed to the District Pastorate for Leeds in 2013. He is a graduate of Overstone Theological College and holds university qualifications in Social Work, Practice Teaching, Business Administration and is a Chartered Manager. He serves as chairman of the Churches Regional Commission an ecumenical body bringing together all the Christian Denominations and their Church Leaders, across the Yorkshire and Humberside area. Tony is also an Ecumenical Canon of Bradford Cathedral.
Bishop Brian Robinson
Brian Robinson is the senior Pastor at Willesden NTCG and District Overseer for five churches. He is a member of the National Executive Council and Coordinator of the Ministerial Internship programme. Brian Robinson studied at Ebenezer Bible Institute and the Church of God Theological Seminary. He has been the pastor of congregations at Hitchin, Southampton, Bristol and Clapton respectively prior to Willesden. He also served the Church as Principal of the Overstone College from 1987-91.
Bishop Wesley Sealy
Wesley Sealy is an Ordained Bishop with a great deal of experience in biblical theology and worship. He served as Pastor (2007-2010) in Barbados and is now Pastor of the New Testament Church of God in Oxford. He holds a grade 6 certificate in Music and was co-ordinator for music at a national level in NTCG, Barbados for several years. In this role, he planned and co-ordinated Music & Worship for National Events and assisted in the training of worship leaders.
Rev Marcel Wella Simpson
Marcel has been facilitating the course ‘Knowing the Holy Spirit’ for the past four years. He is one of the earlier students of the CAMS programme. He is one of the ministers at the Handsworth NTCG where he leads the Y&CE Ministry and is also a member of the Intercessory Team and serves as one of the prayer leaders for their focus groups. Marcel has recently been appointed to the role of National Director of Youth and Discipleship for the NTCG in England and Wales. He also serves on the National Education Board. He is a qualified Secondary School History teacher and taught in Birmingham prior to his National NTCG appointment.
Bishop Winston Taylor
Winston Taylor is an ordained bishop and is currently the senior pastor of the NTCG Family Worship Centre, Walsall and is a member of the National Executive Council. He has served the Church in many capacities including National Youth & Christian Education Board from 1995 to 2004. He has recently been elected to serve on the NTCG National Executive Council. He has been engaged in the Education and Training Programme since 2007 as a course participant, facilitator and co-ordinator of the Calling and Ministry Studies [CAMS] programme.
Rev Virginia Thomas
Virginia is an Associate Minister at Northampton NTCG. She was appointed as a full-time chaplain within a private healthcare charity in 2014.Virginia previously spent 22 years at Nottingham NTCG, where she served as Youth & Christian Education Director and Youth Pastor. Virginia has over 20 years’ background experience in social work, practice learning and staff development and training. With a desire for lifelong learning, Virginia obtained a Certificate in Intercultural Theology in 2003 and completed MA in Pentecostal & Charismatic Studies at the University of Birmingham in 2006. As an Leadership Training Centre Partner(LTCP), Virginia remains committed in supporting the development of the LTC and is the facilitator for “Living the Faith” CIMS course.Virginia is passionate about the empowering and transformational impact of the Word of God upon lives and is actively engaged in the ministry of teaching, prayer and discipleship.
Rev Phyllis Thompson
Phyllis Thompson is an EQUIP certified trainer and has 30 years experience in education including management, leadership and training roles. Teaching and training for effective Christian living and ministry are central to her sense of calling and ministry. She is currently a member of the Leadership team at Northampton NTCG, and the denomination’s Education Director. She is a member of the denomination’s International Division of Education Board and an Executive Council member of the European Pentecostal Theological Association [EPTA].Before taking on the role of Education Director, Phyllis was Associate Pastor at Mile End NTCG with responsibility for the Small Group Ministry.
Bishop Albert Watson
Albert is the District Bishop and senior pastor of the Bilston NTCG. He has over 20 years pastoral experience and a background in Christian Education and ministerial training.Albert has a passion and commitment to Christian education and life- long learning. He co-founded a number of Church based educational projects including, the Horseley Heath Educational Project, Kingshurst Development Trust and the Wellington Road Seniors’ project in collaboration with Further Education Colleges and Local Authority stakeholders, providing intergenerational, intercultural training and education within the community.He is a graduate of the Ebenezer Bible Institute (EBI), Birmingham University and Birmingham Bible Institute, where he gained his Certificate/ Diploma in theology. He lectured at the EBI and taught at the Wolverhampton City College as Social Studies/ Policy lecturerHe has Diploma/ BA (Hons) in Social work from Coventry University, MA Social Policy from the University of Central England and is a PhD (candidate) University of London.Albert worked secularly in the Criminal and Family justice system, as a Probation Officer and a Family Court Advisor within Private and Public law proceedings. He is a qualified Family Mediator/Advocate and is an ‘On call’ health Care Chaplin within Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Dr Garrick Wilson
Dr. Garrick K. Wilson oversees Convergence Science Training at a world leading university. Convergence Science is the merging of medicine, engineering, mathematics, chemistry and physics to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancers. He is the holder of several appointments including an Honorary Research Fellowship in Vascular Biology. He is also a recognized author in the medical and scientific fields with several publications describing human diseases including strategies to manage them. He is the Director of BUiLD; an initiative which promotes the educational, spiritual and entrepreneurial aspirations of young men. He also provides oversight relating to policy, governance and training for several organizations. He is a member of NTCG Chrisma Christian Centre, where he serves on the Leadership Team with a portfolio in Education and Training. In his spare time, he writes on matters of theology and justice with a number of books in the pipeline.
Edris is a member of the Northampton NTCG Church and Pastors Council, she ministers as Worship Team Leader, Events and Programming coordinator & Cell Group coordinator. Prior to her appointment as the Education Administrator at The Leadership Training Centre, Edris has worked for 28 years as a Pensions Management Consultant within the National Health Service and various large organisations including Public Health England, The Civil Service and Universities. During her tenures, she has presented pension workshops face to face and via webinars across the United Kingdom on retirement planning, pension purchases and pension scheme changes to regulations etc . Edris has a strong background in project management and hopes to bring those skills to the fore at the Leadership Training Centre.