Our speakers for 2019 will be leading us through studies

on the work of the holy spirit in our lives

David Jackman

David is a well known speaker at the Keswick Convention and we are delighted to welcome him back to Sidmouth.

After six years working among students with the UCCF, David became minister of Above Bar Church, Southampton, where he served for 15 years. In 1991, he moved to London to become the founder-director of the Cornhill Training Course, a ministry within the Proclamation Trust, fulfilling his passion to train and encourage Bible preachers. He served as President of the Trust from 2004 and now in retirement continues to be involved in conferences, preaching workshops and producing distance-learning material for preachers.

David has written several books, including commentaries and ‘The Spirit of Truth; Unlocking the Bible’s Teaching on the Holy Spirit’, from which he will be basing his teaching sessions for us.

David is married to Heather and they have two adult children and four grandchildren.

MONDAY evening at 7.45pm David will give an introductory talk ‘The Promised Holy Spirit’.
He will also speak at 10.45am on:
TUESDAY ‘The Spirit who gives life’ WEDNESDAY ‘The Spirit who empowers believers’ and THURSDAY ‘The Spirit who energises the church’.


James Grier


James is the Youth Church Advisor for the Diocese of Exeter and leads Unlimited Church, a multi-generational church which exists to reach young people with little or no experience of church or faith. He is also chair of South West Youth Ministries and Chaplain to St Mellitus College South West. He is a lively and vibrant speaker and a regular presence at Soul Survivor festivals.

He spoke at Keswick in Devon 2018, when his passion for reaching out to young people was obvious.

He is married to Liz , who will share one session with him and who leads Unlimited Church with James. She has just had her first book published, ‘Beginning Unlimited’, which is her diary of starting Unlimited Church and its first 10 years. She is also a harpist who teaches and plays at weddings. They have two sons, Josh and Toby, who are 16 and 14 years old.”


James will speak at 7.45pm on
TUESDAY ‘The Spirit of Adoption’  WEDNESDAY ‘The Spirit of Christ’ and THURSDAY ‘The Spirit of Mission’.


For what’s happening on Friday – details will appear on the Seminars and Friday Night Special pages as soon as information is available.


Each main teaching session and seminar will be recorded by Ground Vision a not-for-profit company created and run by Christians. CDs or MP3s will be available for sale. To request recordings of 2018 sessions, please contact Ground Vision direct by phone 01392 203511 or via their web site www.groundvision.org