60-Second Interview     

1 Who inspired you most to go into the church?

My parents (my dad is a vicar).

2 What is your favourite book of the Old Testament?

Genesis – so many epic stories.


3 What is your favourite book of the New Testament?

The Gospel of Matthew.

4 What is the best advice you’ve even been given?

Take a year off after school (and university!).

5 What is the best advice you’ve given?

Discover www.homeexchange.com.

6 Who is your favourite saint?

St Francis of Assisi.

7 What is your favourite hymn?

'O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness'.

8 What is your favourite carol?

'See, amid the winter’s snow'.

9 What is your favourite service in the Christian calendar?

The Good Friday Liturgy.


10 If you could have met Jesus, what would you have said to him?

Let’s eat!


11 What is your favourite book?

The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver.


12 What is your favourite film?

Schindler’s List.

13 What is your favourite piece of music?

Dream of Gerontius – Elgar, Matthew Passion – Bach, Resurrection Symphony - Mahler.

14 What do you like to do in your spare time?

Play cricket and watch cricket (or any other sport!).

15 What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?

I’ve only had two jobs and they’ve both been brilliant.

16 What do you believe is the Church’s main challenge for the next 5 years?

To create vibrant church communities that people of all ages want to be a part of.

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