Linda has a passion for God, a love for people and an all-consuming desire to gather, empower and release people into their true destiny. Whenever Linda speaks, she seeks to bring hope into peoples lives through the practical application of God’s word, and a true prophetic voice.
Her recent book ‘Perfectly imperfect’ addresses the issue of personal identity and provides clear, Biblical guidance to those willing to move on with God.
Linda is married to Derek, and together they have pastored churches for over 30 years. They are both involved in the teaching ministry at their home church 'Rise', in Guiseley, near Leeds. They have 2 married children and 6 grandchildren.
Derek has taught the Bible, to all age groups, for more than 30 years, bringing the Word to life in an engaging, challenging but encouraging way. He delights in revealing fresh insights into well-known Scripture texts, applying them to life in today’s world.
As a Pastor and business leader, Derek has gained deep insights into what really matters to people in their every-day lives and brings hope and courage to everyone seeking to develop their relationship with Jesus. His deepest passion is to see believers receiving more of the Holy Spirit into their lives, enabling them to reveal Jesus to those around them.
Derek’s ministry will stir up the spiritual gifts within you, and move you into a new season of adventure with Jesus.