Tutors

Stephen Matthew

Stephen Matthew

Principal and Course Director

Stephen Matthew is a gifted Bible teacher, author and committed church-builder with well over 30 years of experience in Christian ministry. The communication of truth with clarity is his passion, which is reflected in his practical, insightful and equipping teaching style.

Stephen served as Senior Associate Pastor of LIFE Church UK in Bradford, for many years, which remains his home, but today he spends most of his time as a speaker and hands-on strategist.

He was the Founding Principal of LIFE Church College, where he is still teaching regularly, as well as being a guest lecturer at a number of Bible Colleges in Europe.

Stephen delivers the core curriculum supported by appropriately skilled pastors and leaders from the region hosting the BCA in each academic year.

Guest Ministries

Experienced guest ministries contribute to the Building Church Dynamics course in each academic year.

Confirmed guests for 2016/17 include:

Paul Scanlon

Paul Scanlon

Stuart Bell

Stuart Bell

Anthony Delaney

Anthony Delaney

David Belfield

David Belfield

Paul Benger

Paul Benger

Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens

Mike McMahon

Mike McMahon

  • Paul Scanlon
  • Stuart Bell
  • Anthony Delaney
  • David Belfield
  • Paul Benger
  • Mark Stevens
  • Mike McMahon
  • Paul Scanlon

    Paul Scanlon

    Paul has been investing in people for over 30 years as a gifted church builder, communicator and personal growth expert. He is passionate about communication, leadership and growing people, and is in demand all over the world for his practical ‘wisdom for life’ approach.

  • Stuart Bell

    Stuart Bell

    Stuart is the senior leader of Alive Church Lincoln, a growing multi site church with several locations. He is actively involved in a number of national leadership forums and leader of Ground Level, a network of 90 churches and was the founder of the popular ONE Event.

  • Anthony Delaney

    Anthony Delaney

    Anthony is a former policeman and practical theologian, who now serves as Senior Leader of Ivy Church Manchester and leads New Thing Europe, a church planting network. He is also a director of Westminster Theological Centre, an author and popular conference speaker.

  • David Belfield

    David Belfield

    David is the Senior Leader of Today’s Community Church, Wigan, where he has served for over 25 years as a passionate advocate for whole life discipleship. His church building efforts have created a destination for the town of Wigan from which the whole region now benefits.

  • Paul Benger

    Paul Benger

    Paul is Lead Pastor of Christian Life Church, which has locations in Chesterfield, Derby and Sheffield. He also serves on the executive team of the Ground Level Network of Churches and leads the newly formed strategy team. Paul is a widely respected strategist and church builder.

  • Mark Stevens

    Mark Stevens

    Mark brings his 20 years of experience as a Worship Pastor, Worship Leader, Songwriter and Communicator to the church building process, enriching its devotional heart. He currently serves a growing network of churches and ministries, passionately encouraging them to live God’s way and extend His Kingdom.

  • Mike McMahon

    Mike McMahon

    Mike has over 25 years of experience as a leader, pioneer, evangelist and church planter. He currently serves as Lead Pastor of Oasis Warrington, a church he pioneered in 2009. Mike is a gifted communicator, encourager and experienced business coach, with a passion to unlock the gold in every life.

  • Paul Scanlon
  • Stuart Bell
  • Anthony Delaney
  • David Belfield
  • Paul Benger
  • Mark Stevens
  • Mike McMahon