Finalist Christian New Media Awards 2014 - Innovative Use of New Media In Outreach

Spokespeople: Family

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Mrs Kirsty Wilson

I started off my dream career in primary teaching, however realised that it wasn’t for me, I started seeing social workers coming in and out of classes working with children whose parents were drug addicts.  I started my degree ag....

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Mrs Wendy Holmes

Divorcee with three adult sons and 8 grandchildren.  Inspired at 18yrs of age  by Gladys Aylwood, solo missionary to China.  Wasn't til the age of 45 that I had the opportunity to follow the dream of helping underprivileged....

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Mr Danny Wilson

After a childhood of feeling angry and rejected, Danny Wilson, 44, turned to drugs and alcohol. He was brought up in Hexham, Northumberland in a Catholic family with his parents and older half-brother. At the age of 16, he left school after b....

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Miss Abigail Somoye

I am a first year student of Law in the University of Sheffield. I have a degree in Religious studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. I happened to be the Editor in Chief of a Christian Magazine (Informat Magazine) back in school in Nig....

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Mr Dave Cates

Dave Cates – Founder and MD of Redemption Media Ltd.   Dave is one of those people who was born a technology entrepreneur. He spent his childhood building Lego Technik in record time, taking apart and constructing all....

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Mrs Helen Moyes

I have lived in Sheffield since being a baby and although I love travelling, haven’t found a good enough reason to move away. I was about to leave to go to college, but I got married and studied at the then Sheffield Poly, training....

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Mrs Jenny Whittaker

Born and bred in Sheffield but now living in Dronfield  I have over 25 years  of experience of working  in church, school  and community settings with children, young people and their families. I am a member of St Andrews ....

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Mrs Ann Bancroft

My name is Ann Bancroft (64). I was born in Sheffield and have lived here all my life. I've been married to Jim for forty five years, have three grown up children and four grandchildren. My relationship with God began in 1967 (a long time....

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Mr Jon Cooper

Jon Cooper is a husband, father-of-three and primary school teacher living in north-west Sheffield. Born in Chesterfield, Jon studied biology at Hull University before relocating to Sheffield where he met his wife-to-be. After working in buil....

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Dr Mary Wren

Mary is a Sheffield GP who first came to the city as a student in 1982. She grew up in Withernsea on the East coast and went to a comprehensive school where she was the first girl to do medicine! After 20 years of inner city practice she now ....

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Mrs Jane Fardon

Jane Fardon (45) moved nine times before settling in Broomhill, Sheffield with hospital consultant husband Nick and their three children. She launched her own image consultancy on her move to Sheffield with partner Jane Chapman in 2006 and in....

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Rev Jonathan Haigh

Born in Mexborough, South Yorkshire. Diagnosed with Leukaemia at age of 5. Declared cured at age of 19 - Thanks to Sheffield Children's hospial. Been a Christian since the age of 11. Trained as a Chef before going to Bible College and eve....

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Mr Nick Waterfield

I am married to Angela and I am a Dad and a Grandad, we are also a foster family with Action for Children. I live and work in Parson Cross, North Sheffield for PXI-Parson Cross Initiative (which is funded by the Methodist Church in Shef....

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Mr David Harris

David Harris worked in various aspects of Social Services Management & Training, including as Head of Children's Services in County Durham. Since leaving local government in 2000, David has worked for a national homeless charity; been....

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Mr Ant Clifford

Ant Clifford is director of a leading Sheffield online digital agency Creative Stream . Ant is a designer with a background in fine art, which fostered the inspiring creativity his clients love. On leaving University, Ant brought together hi....

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Pastor Denise Turner

My Name is Denise Turner, I am 52yrs old Born in Sheffield. I have been married to Raymond for 32yrs. We have two grown up girls and are soon to become Grandparents. I became a Born Again Christian in 1985 during a Billy Graham Crusade ....

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Mr Graham Sandersfield

Graham left his position as Head of Operations of a children's activity provider in 2011 after 16 years service to really focus on developing sports programmes that truly transform the lives of young people around the world.  He visi....

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Miss Fiona Walton

Fiona Walton (54) is a teacher with over 30 years experience (mostly teaching boys) and a part-time adviser with the well established (1984) interdenominational charity, Christians and Sheffield Schools. CaSS connects, encourages and resource....

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Mrs Faye Smith

Faye Smith has over twenty years experience of sales and marketing – from managing leading retail brands like Debenhams and Principles, to managing Europe’s first retail academy at Meadowhall. Along the way she’s gained vita....

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Mr Andrew Mills

Andrew is born and bred in Sheffield. He has 18 years in the electrical industry and an HNC in electrical and electronic engineering. He left school to join a Youth Training Scheme at an electronics control company, then moved into an instrum....

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Miss Tina Hodges

"Helping People Not To Settle For Less Than They Are Worth" What is possible when our greatest challenges and heartaches no longer define us but become part of our hero's journey? Tina is an inspiring and transformational ....

Dr

Dr Jacqueline Lynch

Dr. Jacqueline Lynch is a consultant Clinical Psychologist, international speaker and director of Chrysalis Associates, the independent therapy, training and consultation service for children who are looked after or adopted. Jacqueline specia....