Movers and shakers
Richard Tiplady will become the new principal of Glasgow’s InternationalChristian College (ICC) in August, following the retirement of Tony Sargent last year. Mr Tiplady is currently British director of European Christian Mission. Prior to this, he worked as a consultant for several Christian organisations, including Tearfund, and taught theology at Samuel Bill Theological College in Nigeria.
Mission agency Latin Link has appointed Andrew Johnson as the new team leader for Britain and Ireland. Andrew comes from a background in student ministry and has worked for Latin Link internationally. He replaces Alan Tower, who moves on to take up the role of International Team Leader with Latin Link. Andrew, 43, is married to Becky. They have two children and live in Oxford. The family attends Headington Baptist Church.
Meanwhile, Dr Jason Maston heads to Dingwall to join the staff at HighlandTheological College UHI. Dr Maston will teach New Testament; his research interests include the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish wisdom literature and Paul’s theology. Before coming to Dingwall, he was student worker at Hebron Evangelical Church in Aberdeen. Dr Maston is married to Erin and they have two young children.
Bishop Ken Clarke, Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Argagh, is the new chaplain to the Mothers’ Union. He grew up in Holywood, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, and together with his wife, Helen, has four daughters and four grandchildren. He has preached in different parts of the world and led missions in many places.
Beverley Theodore-Meads has been stationed as Railway Mission chaplain to staff working at London Euston Station and for London Midland, London Overground and Virgin Trains. A barrister by trade, Beverley has worked in prison and youth ministry.
Brian Leathers has been appointed as team rector designate to Mayfield etc. in Lichfield, as reported in the Church Society magazine.