Clive and his wife Debby, moved to Peacehaven in the summer of 2008 from Warwickshire where he was licensed in the Anglican church. Clive received an M.A. in law from Cambridge University (Downing College) which led to a career in the legal profession for many years. Responding to a call into ministry, he received training at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas where a Master of Divinity degree was awarded in 1996. He has served in a variety of churches in England and the United States
Reference Available E mail: Clive
Willie Dengler has been the Pastor of Mayfair Baptist Church in central Johannesburg, South Africa for almost 4 decades.
Pastor Willie is also the President of World Hope Africa and oversees a prision ministry that is involved in over 200 prisons and is ministering to more than 15,000 prisoners with a discipleship course and bible placement program.
Reference Available E mail : Pastor Dengler
"I have had the privilege of witnessing first hand John Lawson's powerful testimony of a life transformed through Jesus Christ. I was impressed with John's ability to connect with our prisoners and share a hard hitting uncompromising Biblical presentation as to the need for offenders to take personal responsibility in admitting to wrong done to victims and to God and for the subsequent need for confession and to live a daily life of transformation in and through Christ"
Rev. Shawn Verhey
Anglican Co-ordinating Chaplain
HMP YOI Thorn Cross
To whom it may concern
This letter is to endorse the work of John Lawson, and to recommend him as a motivational speaker to young people from all walks of life.
As principal of a large multi-cultural urban state school, I found John’s testimony to be a real inspiration. My staff and 600 students, who were fortunate enough to hear John speak, have told me that they feel the same way.
In the state educational system here in New Zealand, we have to be mindful that not all our community members share a Christian worldview, and this choice is rigorously protected by law. John was able to minister The Word in a non-threating and welcoming way. His words have caused many at this school to examine their beliefs, or encourage and uphold those who are Christians in this secular world.
I have no hesitation in recommending John as a speaker to young people and wish him well in his mission to share The Gospel.
John Lawson’s story is a powerful and authentic one that captivates people of all ages. Young people are particularly drawn to the rawness of a life that was engulfed by violence and darkness, with no hope abounding, that becomes transformed by love and grace.
Hudson Park High School in East London, Eastern Cape province, South Africa, had the privilege of hosting John in a school assembly as well as at a couple of the Student Christian Association Meetings. Many students and teachers were eternally impacted by his story.
I highly recommend John as a speaker and contributor and am certain that he will continue to inspire and impact people of all ages across nations.
Social Worker/Career Guidance Counsellor
Hudson Park High School
I pray that this ministry will only seek to Glorify God through our Lord Jesus Christ and His Holy Spirit.
I pray for boundless opportunities to share the Gospel and to teach the church to do the same.
I pray for wisdom and discernment in all we do, that we may through Him accomplish what He has instructed us to do.
I pray that we seek The Lord Jesus in everything we do.
In the name of Jesus Christ my Lord and Saviour
Can you help me to order enough copies of my book to give away freely to every prison? Email me here for details. Or make a donation into the account set up for books for prisoners.
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