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Welcome to the New Ground Life & Leadership podcast bringing you inspiring conversation with Christian leaders and thinkers from around the world, designed to help you thrive as a follower of Jesus wherever you are and in whatever you're going through.

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Welcome to the New Ground Life & Leadership podcast bringing you inspiring conversation with Christian leaders and thinkers from around the world, designed to help you thrive as a follower of Jesus wherever you are and in whatever you're going through.

    Abortion - Dr Lizzie Ling

    Abortion - Dr Lizzie Ling

    Season 2 // Episode 19

    In the introduction to today's episode Jez promoted an upcoming conference, information about which is available here: www.deadpreachers.com 

    In the episode Jez speaks to Dr Lizzie Ling about abortion. 

    Dr Ling worked as a medical practitioner for many years and is now Associate Minister of Women at St. Ebbe's church in Oxford. In 2020 as part of the 'Talking Points' series Dr Ling is the author of the book 'Abortion' available here: https://tinyurl.com/y39zfvms

    In our conversation Dr Ling recommends checking out the Life Charity: https://lifecharity.org.uk/ and the advocacy organisation Right to Life: https://righttolife.org.uk/ 

     

    • 56 min
    Leadership, Mission & the Spirit - Peter Anderson

    Leadership, Mission & the Spirit - Peter Anderson

    Season 2 // Episode 18

    In this episode Jez speaks to Peter Anderson, planter and pastor of City on a Hill church in Edinburgh as well as leading the Go Global family of churches. He’s married to Angie, dad to Becky & Michael.

    As part of the introduction to this episode Jez also mentioned the conference The Dead Preacher's Society taking place this July in Eastbourne. More information about the conference can be found here: www.deadpreachers.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Politics & Christianity - Jonathan Le Toq

    Politics & Christianity - Jonathan Le Toq

    Season 2 // Episode 17


    In this episode Jez speaks to Jonathan Le Toq, the former Chief Minister of Guernsey. Jonathan has been been in ministry since 1989 and is currently the External Affairs minister for Guernsey as well as serving our New Ground churches in France. He is married to Judith and  has two adult children.


    In the introduction Jez mentions a conference taking place in July from 5th-6th in Eastbourne, East Sussex. More information about the podcast is available here: www.deadpreachers.com

    • 58 min
    Jesus Saved My Life - Suzie Kennedy

    Jesus Saved My Life - Suzie Kennedy

    Season 2 // Episode 16


    Suzie Kennedy is an English actress and comedian who is best known for her work as a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.


    She has impersonated MM in TV commercials and played her in several films including: Me and Marilyn (the 2009), The Theory of Everything, and Blade Runner 2049. She has also appeared as herself on The Alan Titchmarsh Show, The Weakest Link, come Dine with Me, The Chase and Britain’s Got Talent.


    Podcast: Being Marilyn https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/suzie-kennedy-living-with-marilyn-monroe/id1516288220


    Woman Alive magazine article: https://www.womanalive.co.uk/being-marilyn-monroe-saved-me-during-years-of-abuse/6100.article


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/suziekennedy/?hl=en

    • 54 min
    Russia, Ukraine & Conflict - Meic Pearse

    Russia, Ukraine & Conflict - Meic Pearse

    Season 2 // Episode 15


    For today's podcast Jez spoke to Meic Pearse a church historian originally from Britain who now lives in Croatia and the United States, where he is emeritus professor of history at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. He lectures widely in Britain, the Balkans, Russia and America where he has addressed the US Congressional leadership. Years before he taught at London School of Theology and was academic moderator for a New Frontiers training programme.


    He is the author of several books including: 



    Why the Rest Hates the West: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Why-Rest-Hates-West-Understanding/dp/0830832025/ref=sr_1_4?keywords=why+the+rest+hates+the+west&qid=1647413933&sprefix=why+the+rest%2Caps%2C271&sr=8-4 


    Gods of war: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gods-War-Religion-Primary-Conflict/dp/1844742261/ref=sr_1_1?crid=29Q39H2VU5W0V&keywords=gods+of+war+meic&qid=1647413962&sprefix=gods+of+war+meic%2Caps%2C73&sr=8-1 


    and a section within new book due out in September entitled War, Peace and Violence: 4 christian viewpoints. https://www.amazon.co.uk/War-Peace-Violence-Christian-Multiview/dp/1514002345/ref=sr_1_2?crid=39VYFGEILYFJ1&keywords=war%2C+violence%2C+peace+four&qid=1647413994&sprefix=war+violence+peace+four%2Caps%2C68&sr=8-2

    • 59 min
    The Power of Music - Martin Cooper

    The Power of Music - Martin Cooper

    Season 2 // Episode 14


    This week’s episode features a conversation Jez had with Martin Cooper. Martin is the Principle Lecturer of Songwriting & head of Music Theory at BIMM (the British & Irish Modern Music Institute).


    He’s also an elder at Kings Church Eastbourne and has over 20yrs experience in Christian music and worship leading.

    • 54 min

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