Plenary Speakers

Martyn Layzell

Martyn Layzell is a Curate at Holy Trinity Brompton, an Anglican Church in Central London.[1] He is also a Worship Leader, and has regularly led worship at major Christian events including Soul Survivor and New Wine. He features on several live albums from those events both as a singer and a songwriter. He has produced two studio albums, Lost in Wonder and Turn my Face, the former winning Christian Booksellers Convention Worship Album of the Year 2004.

Martyn grew up in St Andrew’s Chorleywood where Mike Pilavachi was his youth leader. After a psychology degree at Birmingham University, he moved to Soul Survivor Watford, where he latterly worked as Worship Pastor. Martyn and his family moved to St Aldate's Church in Oxford[2] after six years at Soul Survivor, to take up the position of Worship Director. He then did a two year Diploma in Ministry at Wycliffe Hall between 2008 and 2010, and was ordained at HTB in September 2010.


Teaching:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4letYK30wy4


Worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3z95SBM206c&list=PLK3y7oAW8dxXibr8HS8uXOs1wwltFPiib



Christian Alsted

Christian Alsted has been bishop of the Nordic and Baltic countries since the 2009. He is a visionary leader with a strong passion for church development  and starting new churches. He emphasizes a strong Methodist indentity in being a relevant church that engages in reaching unchurched people and making disciples of Jesus Christ.

Through more than 25 years as pastor in the local church, he was involved in starting two new churches and leading churches to grow and to engage in the community through seeker sensitive worship and new innovative ministries.

Christian Alsted holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in leadership and preaching.