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Forge Leadership Podcast
27 minutes | Apr 30, 2019
Series 2 Episode 16 with Tiria Barnes
Tiria is the North West Coordinator for Just Love, a charity which inspires Christian students to pursue the biblical call to social justice. While at University in Liverpool, she was involved in setting up a Just Love group, was vice-president for the Christian Union, and graduated with a degree in history in July 2018.
29 minutes | Apr 23, 2019
Series 2 Episode 15 with Ruth Yimika Afolabi
Ruth Yimika Afolabi is the Founder & CEO of a women’s faith and lifestyle platform and community called MAGNIFY which she started almost 10 years ago at age 19. Her passion to empower women was encouraged from a young age and her desire to make an impact in society at large was harnessed when she went on to study Politics at Durham University. Upon graduating she went on to work in marketing and client services for L’Oreal and then Burberry. Over the last few years, Ruth has focused on producing a range of bespoke communication solutions for clients namely in the UK, Nigeria and America and now runs Magnify full-time with a staff team, based out of the Magnify HQ in Shoreditch, London. She has been featured in The Huffington Post, Marie Claire and the Mail On Sunday due to a recognition of her work as an influential young woman redefining faith and feminism for her generation. In partnership with IVP, she and her husband have recently co-authored a book entitled ‘More Direction - Navigating God’s Unique Calling for your Life’. Ruth also currently serves as the youngest ever Board Member of the Evangelical Alliance and has a heart for unity and the millennial generation.
33 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Series 2 Episode 14 with Harry Phinda
Harry has been an advocate for young people in Global advocacy from the age of 15. This started by being selected to be part of the UK delegation to the G8 in Italy in 2009. Since then he has represented Unicef,Plan international and Restless development at the United Nations. In 2014 he Co-founded Youth for Change Global .The success of Youth for Change has spread globally with regional offices in Tanzania, Bangladesh and Ethiopia. Youth for Change has won numerous awards including the prestigious True Honour Award. At grass roots level he coordinated a National schools conference where Youth for Change trained 200 school officials, teachers and police on Female genital mutilation and Early Forced Marriage to make schools a safer place. He has recently been awarded the Queens Young leader award for his services to bettering the lives of young people in the Commonwealth. He recieved this award from Her Majesty the Queen in June 2018. Harry has also worked as a parlimentary researcher and held board positions including 5 years on the board of Unicef UK. He currently works as a policy advisor in the Cabinet Office working on cross government innovation.
30 minutes | Apr 9, 2019
Series 2 Episode 13 with Galia Ben Israel
Galia Ben-Israel is 24 and is an Associate Pastor at KingsGate Community Church, a multisite, intergenerational, multicultural church family where she radically encountered God and became a Christian at the age of 15, having previously been an atheist. Galia studied Theology and Religion at Durham University and now, with the vision of seeing lives transformed by the power of God’s love, her varied role includes communications, storytelling and social media strategy, mentoring a younger leader, freedom ministry, leading the Bible, Doctrine and Theology stream of the KingsGate Internship programme, and Sunday service support at KingsGate’s largest centre in Peterborough. She has recently been involved with raising leaders and teams for the launch of KingsGate’s latest centre in London, and she loves equipping others to grow in their faith and walk in their God-given purposes.
30 minutes | Apr 2, 2019
Series 2 Episode 12 with David Barclay
David takes inspiration from his ancestors, who were bankers, brewers and business owners but also at the same time philanthropists, abolitionist campaigners and people of faith. He has sought to carry on their legacy in a variety of settings and roles - as President of the Oxford University Student Union, Community Organiser on issues of money and debt, Researcher on multiculturalism and Founder of the Buxton Leadership Programme. He has particular interest in the politics of the common good and the possibilities for business to have greater social impact.
30 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
Series 2 Episode 11 with Alex Sheen
Alex is passionate about cultural transformation through the opportunities created by large corporates to shape and influence communities and nations. Working in a variety of roles including finance, strategy and operations analysis, Alex seeks to help organisations make great decisions through data and analysis and see those decisions drive meaningful change to the world. Inspired by mission focused companies, Alex works in the aerospace and defence sector seeking to see the world safer and better connected. Alex loves Old Testament stories of how people such as Nehemiah and Daniel found themselves in positions of great influence and how they used this to restore cities, stand up for truth and transform cultures. Alex lives in Southampton with his wife, two young children.
29 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Series 2 Episode 10 with David Lawrence
David Lawrence is a Christian who works in politics. After three years of working in Parliament for different Labour MPs, he has recently started as Senior Political Adviser at the Trade Justice Movement, a pressure group. While at university, David was a founding member of Just Love, a Christian charity that helps students engage with social justice issues. He lives with his wife Hannah in Bethnal Green, London, where they are active members of St Peter's, their local church.
31 minutes | Mar 12, 2019
Series 2 Episode 9 with Naomi Partridge
Series 2 Episode 9 with Naomi Partridge by Leadership Podcast from Simon Barrington
27 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
Series 2 Episode 8 with Shantelle Johnson
Shantelle works with London City Mission as their Communications Manager, working on all of the Comms activity as well as leading a team of four. She is also involved with the youth and young people ministries nationally with Church of God of Prophecy whilst serving as the worship leader at her local church, Jubilee Wood Green. She has a huge passion for seeing people realise their skills and gifting and supporting them to use them to grow God's Kingdom.
29 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Series 2 Episode 7 with Seb Gray
Life is an adventure, whether you're fighting frozen eyeballs in Canada, getting benighted by 90mph winds on the side of a mountain and loosing your boots or having to drink your own urine due to dried up rivers. But my real adventure is people, leading people and shaping culture to look more like what God says it should look like. That's what's tough, that's what's rewarding!
31 minutes | Feb 19, 2019
Series 2 Episode 6 with Elizabeth Neep
Elizabeth Neep is a Commissioning Editor and Publicist for SPCK and writes commercial fiction in her spare time, currently represented by MMB Creative. She is passionate about making faith accessible to all and breaking down stereotypes surrounding Christianity.
35 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
On the Sofa with Simon Barrington - interview with Lesley Dolphin
In this wide ranging interview with Lesley Dolphin on BBC Radio Suffolk, Simon Barrington talks about life, travels, business and what caused him to found Forge Leadership Consultancy www.forge-leadership.com
28 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Series 2 Episode 5 With Abi Jarvis
Abi Jarvis is the public leadership coordinator at the Evangelical Alliance, seeking to equip Christians with the skills and confidence to be leaders in the places where God has called them. She has a BA in Ancient History, a MSc in Political Communication and is currently studying for a MA in Kingdom Theology at WTC. Abi was formally Public Affairs Executive at International Justice Mission UK. You can find her on twitter: @AZ_Jarvis.
27 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
Series 2 Episode 4 with Tom Christmas
In this episode podcast hosts Jonny Abbott and Simon Barrington speak with Tom Christmas. Tom is the Founder and National Coordinator of Just Love - which is all about raising up a generation of leaders who engage in a lifelong, whole-life pursuit of Jesus and justice. He is passionate about strategic thinking and leadership development. He lives in London where he enjoys following football, listening to Taylor Swift and visiting the restaurant 'Honest Burger'.
29 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
Series 2 Episode 3 with Miriam Swaffield
Series 2 Episode 3 with Miriam Swaffield by Leadership Podcast from Simon Barrington
30 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Series 2 Episode 2 with Rachel Luetchford
In this episode podcast Jonny Abbott interviews Rachel Luetchford and Simon Barrington about their research into millennial leaders. Rachel Luetchford is a millennial and graduated in 2017 with a First class degree in International Development. Before University, she lived in Canada whilst on the Soul Edge leadership course. Rachel has been the key researcher on the Forge Leadership Research report and as part of that has interviewed 50 millennials in leadership. She has been interested in issues of social justice from a young age and is committed to working to provide restorative aftercare for survivors of human trafficking. She is passionate about enabling her generation to make the maximum contribution possible to tackling injustice and transforming society by raising up leaders. Rachel lives with her husband in Suffolk.
32 minutes | Jan 15, 2019
Series 2 Episode 1 with Jonny Abbott
Series 2 Episode 1 with Jonny Abbott by Leadership Podcast from Simon Barrington
30 minutes | Jun 15, 2018
Episode 29 With Simon Barrington
In this final Episode of Series 1 of the Forge Leadership podcast, Peter Wooding turns the tables on Simon Barrington, Founder and Director of Forge Leadership and asks him what the vision is behind Forge, why he is passionate about raising up a generation of leaders of outstanding character and what he's planning for Forge Leadership in the future
29 minutes | Jun 7, 2018
Episode 28 With Mark Thomas
Mark Thomas embodies for me a person who lives out their values in leadership. After 25 years building his business, 8% of his revenues go to supporting charitable work around the world and particularly in India. Mark runs MDNFusion www.mfnfusion.com and is the founder of Child's Trust. Simon Barrington met up with him to find out what makes him tick.
37 minutes | May 31, 2018
Episode 27 With Bonnie Yule-Kuehne
Bonnie Yule-Kuehne is the Global Chief Operating Officer of Alpha (www.alpha.org). Millions of people have tried Alpha, all around the world, and it's been translated into 112 different languages. Alpha has helped many people outside of the church who wanted to explore the Christian faith. Alpha now runs in every part of the global church, including the Catholic Church, the Orthodox Church and all mainline Protestant denominations. Simon Barrington caught up with Bonnie and found out why Alpha has been so successful and how she leads such a diverse team across 5 Continents and balances life and work.
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