The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E12: Ruth O’Reilly-Smith – Choose, this day


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Ruth O’reilly. Ruth is the radio host for United Christian Broadcasters ‘This is my story’ programme. She grew up in South Africa but has lived in Malaysia, Dubai and the UK. She has done a variety of different jobs in her time, but most of them to do with hosting radio programmes.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E11: Richard Borgonon – In Union with Christ


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Richard Borgonon. Richard was formerly on the board of the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF) which runs Christian Unions in UK universities. He is Chairman of a charity financially supporting Bible based front line Christian ministries around the world and today he runs his own broking and consulting company.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E10: Rev Dr Jon Mackenzie – The Power of Prayer


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev Dr Jon Mackenzie. Jon grew up in Essex and on leaving school undertook 13 trips from aged 18-21 to Serbia/Bosnia not long after the 1992-95 war, taking humanitarian aid to refugees. Since that time he has been an RAF Regiment Reservist, a one-on-one carer for a boy with Autism for 4 years, a youth leader, a student at the Highland Theological College from where he obtained a first class BA Hon degree and now the Pastor of Forres Baptist Church in Scotland.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E09: Pete Gilbert – Yielded to God’s Way


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Pete Gilbert. Pete has fulfilled a variety of roles around evangelism, planting churches, mentoring, church leadership and discipleship.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E08: Patrick Regan OBE- People of Hope


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Patrick Regan OBE. Patrick is CEO and co-founder of Kintsugi Hope, which came about following a series of personal trials and ill-health. Prior to that, Patrick led an urban youth work charity called XLP, which he founded in 1996. He has received the Mayor of London Peace Award and was also awarded an OBE from Her Majesty the Queen for services to young people.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E07: John Yianni – From Robber to redeemed


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with John Yianni. John has been charged with 6 counts of armed robbery, and was sentenced to jail by the Old Bailey, before a miraculous transformation in prison brought John to faith.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E06: Jeremy Marshall – Cancer, Courage and Communicating the Bible


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Jeremy Marshall. Jeremy was given 18 months to live 6 years ago and even lost the sight in both eyes for a short while. Jeremy has written 2 books about how the Word of God has helped him in these tough times, which has led him to share his faith with large groups of people.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E05: James Davies – With us in the mundane


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with James Davies. One of 6 brothers, James grew up and was educated in South Wales. He invests much of his time in youth and a Christian summer camp, with his wife.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E04: Helen Hender – Greenhouse growth for Jesus


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Helen Hender. A former cruise dancer Helen had a drastic career change and dedicated her life to helping others. From drug rehabilitation, to youth and community work at Connexions Advice Service, Helen is now a lecturer at Moorlands College.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E03: Dave Jackman – The Bible in the driving Seat


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Dave Jackman, a former president of ‘ The Proclamation Trust’, Director of ‘the Cornhill Training Course’ and minister at ‘Above Bar Church’ in Southampton, to discuss the importance of Christianity and the Bible in today’s culture.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E02: Dave Brennan – At all Cost


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Dave Brennan, Founder of the Brephos ministry. It was on a trip to Africa in his twenties that his eyes were opened, through his now wife, to appreciate in a whole new way the real beauty and wonder of the yet unborn child in a mother’s womb.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S08 E01: Andrew Blackler – Putting on the Christian jersey


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Andrew Blackler. A keen sportsman, Andrew had to rethink his career after a severe injury meant he could no longer continue nursing. He is now extremely active in his local church and for many years has discipled young people to grow in faith and become followers of Jesus.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E012: Bishop Michael J Nazir-Ali – No other way


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Bishop Michael J Nazir-Ali. Bishop Michael grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and has both a Christian and Muslim family background. After university in Karachi where he studied economic, Islamic history and sociology he studied both in Cambridge and Oxford, before being ordained as an Anglican Priest in 1976.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E011: James Hutchings – It’s not your choice


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with James Hutchings. James has worked in banking. He also has a keen interest in politics and once put himself forward to be an MP in a London constituency.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E010: Robin Oake – Studland Bay to Scotland Yard


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Robin Oake. Robin spent a career in the police and served in London, Manchester Police, Northern IrelandMiami, the Isle of Man and was also on the Directing Staff of the International Police College in Bramshill.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E09: Charles Ekong –  But God…


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Charles Ekong. In 2018, Charles started a Christian blog, walked away from his career as he believed God was asking him to do, and in faith he did. This led to the most amazing year in 2020!

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E08: Rev. Stephen Walker – Soldier for Christ


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev. Stephen Walker. Having studied theology at Durham University, Stephen spent 10 years serving as an Army Chaplain. He now leads a thriving congregation in Tewkesbury.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E07: Rev. Jonathan Woodhouse – Christ-ian not Good-ian


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev. Jonathan Woodhouse. A British Baptist Minister and retired senior British Army officer, Jonathan was Chaplain General and head of the Royal Army Chaplain’s Department from 2011 to 2014.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E06: David Coffey – Make Jesus Your Mentor


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with David Coffey. After being ordained as a Baptist  Minister in 1967, he pastored three local congregations over a period of 21 years. David talks of his lessons in leadership that he’s learnt from holding this key position.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E05: Lucy Hendry – In God’s Courts


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Lucy Hendry, an experienced barrister specialising in children’s law. Lucy discusses the compassion and patience she has for children and parents. She recalls how God has given her the energy to keep going, to establish a rapport and trust.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E04: Rev. Sam Gordon – From Hurting to Helping


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev. Sam Gordon to discuss his international Bible teaching ministry and his best-selling book, It’s Hurting Lord. Sam talks of his only son Timothy, who was tragically killed before he even had the chance to turn 15. He’s been a pastoran on-air Bible teacher and an executive director of a ministry whose special focus is sharing Jesus with Jewish people. 

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E03: Lyndon and Celia Bowring – Trafficking, Porn and Christianity


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Lyndon and Celia Bowring to discuss how CARE has been declaring Christian truth and Christ’s compassion in society. Also, unique Christian insight into the policies and laws that affect all our lives. 

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E02: Andrea Williams – The Beauty of His Presence


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Andrea Williams, Chief Executive of Christian Concern and also operating director of Christian Legal Centre. Andrea is a criminal and family barrister, but also a keen ambassador for raising our children in the faith. Hear her full story only on the Bible and Me podcast 

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S07 E01: Rev. Alex Pease – The idolatry of self-reliance


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev. Alex Pease. A former lawyer, Alex has over 36 years of experience, but this did not come without its trials and God given transformations in his life. Hear his full story only on the Bible and Me podcast 

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E012: Dave Fawsett- Excused from the Table


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Dave Fawsett, a Royal Military policeman for 24 years. Leaving the army wasn’t the end of Dave’s journeys in life, but in fact the beginning of God’s working on his heart to achieve so much more!

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E011: Siby Moleakunnel – Reaching the Muslim world


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Siby Moleakunnel. Growing up in Keralla, in Southern India to Christian parents, Siby had a goal of reaching the least reached place of the Gospel and one of the most dangerous places to live in the world, Kashmir.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E010: Ian Gray – Outside of Comfort


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Ian Gray. From his time at Scripture Union to working for major brands, Gillette and OKI, Ian felt God calling him to something new, teaching him to step out in faith from his comfort zone into a whole new endeavour.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E09: Nick Crawley – That Is Where The Power Is


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Nick Crawley of ‘The Filling Station’ as he discusses how he came to faith, moved to Zimbabwe, setup a Church in Sheffield and still encountered tough times. Nick also talks about how God reconstructed him and the ministry and opened up opportunities for Him to serve with the filling station.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E08: Richard Sandy – A God that Guides


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Richard Sandy. Serving in the British Army for many years and a very keen sportsman, from a military family he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1965. Similarly, Richard had a full career serving in many parts of the world, including Northern Ireland and the Middle East. However, he also has been very involved with the many Christian organisations including being the Chair of the Bible Society from 2007-2011.

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‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E07: Campbell Green – A House off of ‘Murder Mile’


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Campbell Green. On 15 March 1971, aged 18, Campbell realised he needed to make a decision. This was the start. After growing up in Belfast during the IRA conflict Campbell studied hard to become a biomedical scientist and even became head of his profession at Antrim Area Hospital. Campbell has been an AIDS awareness lecturer, and a university lecturer in his chosen field. Campbell also understands the importance of Precept in reading God’s Word.

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E06: Rob Parsons – A Fence around Families


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rob Parsons. After giving his life to Christ in a muddy field at  camp aged 12, Rob went from being 34th in his class of 34 to being awarded an OBE by the Queen in 2012. Hear the journey of Rob’s heart for helping relationships with the CFTF, an organisation which he and his wife built.

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E05: David Bennett – A Cliff, a Card and a Conversion


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with David Bennett. From a Gay Rights activist to a Man on Fire for God, David talks on his battle not only throughout life, but his passion for reaching out to those with Homosexual tendencies. This ultimately led him to write his Book (A War of Loves).

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E04: Mike Robins – Stay Where you Are 


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Mike Robins. Brought up without Faith, the now Senior Partnership Manager with “Compassion” is helping to save over 158,000 children through the Ministry. Listen to his story, only on the Bible and Me Podcast.

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E03: Rev Michael Healy – A Lamb with New life


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rev Michael Healy. Brought up with a Catholic father and an Anglican Mother on a Farm, Michael went on to pastor of a church in Horham in Suffolk for 8 years. Then called to Glasgow and Findlay Memorial church Michael looked to combat an issue as the national church had gone from 1.3 m members In 2011 to 350,000.

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E02: Brian Rebettes – The Ugly Duckling


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Brian Rebettes. A leading entrepreneur with a company in 5 continents and 260 employees. From being in an asylum in his teens, Brian now sponsors  over 500 children in India and 50 orphans and widows. Listen to how God turned his life around in the latest episode of the ‘Bible and Me’ Podcast. Available on Apple Podcasts, Blubrry and Stitcher. Listen now!

‘The Bible and Me’ Podcast S06 E01: Andy Hawthorne – Full of faith and expectancy


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Andy Hawthorne, founder of the Message Trust, a Christian mission organisation based in Manchester, working for over 25 years particularly with young people. From a rebellious teenager Andy found a great revival in his faith from his brother’s testimony.

From one man to 130 staff and hubs over the UK, in 7 key areas of deprivation, Andy speaks on his work with the Message Trust. Discussing the steps on how the organisation achieves what they do Andy discusses how they study the Word every day.  They have a message academy. They are working through Luke and James whilst similarly encouraging everyone to have a Bible reading plan. Listen now!

‘The Bible and Me’ S05 E12: Andrea Wigglesworth – There Under God 


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Andrea Wigglesworth a therapist and counsellor at Vital Connexions. Andrea talks of some incredible moments of prophecy and witnessing through her job.

‘The Bible and Me’ S05 E11: Dr Garth Gilmour – Not Once But Daily


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Dr Garth Gilmour of CMJ Israel, about keeping the gospel simple and seeking the joy of the Lord through the basics and Biblical Archaeology.

‘The Bible and Me’ S05 E10: Scott Cunningham- The Weight of Worship


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Scott Cunningham, worship leader and director of the School of worship in Costa Mesa to discuss the importance of worship.

‘The Bible and Me’ S05 E09: Rachel Hickson- Broken Bones Healed


In this episode of ‘The Bible and Me’ podcast, Nigel Watts sits down with Rachel Hickson Author and Heartcry Ambassador. Rachel discusses the incredible testimonies of healing in Africa and her excitement for evangelism in the UK.