Recent & Future Speaking Engagements
I have been a guest on BBC Radio 2,BBC Radio 4 Daily Service, BBC Radio Leicester, Share Radio, Premier Radio and UCB. I have also led seminars for the Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC), Hope Counselling and others. I have also had invitations to lead retreats for organisations such as The Retreat Association, The Association for Promoting Retreats, Penhurst Retreat Centre, Lee Abbey, Scargill House, Worth Abbey, Exeter Cathedral, Abbey House and Chester Retreat Centre. I have also spoken at New Wine and HTB Focus weeks. I am the co-founder of the National Mindfulness Day for Christians. I am available to lecture, lead seminars, and retreats as well as for radio or other interviews and can be contacted via this website.
A spiritual reflection on BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service,Friday 7th September 2018.
29th October to 2nd November 2018
Lee Abbey – Mindfulness of God and Our Relationships
A spiritual reflection on BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service, January 2nd 2019.
18th to 20th January 2019
Pregnancy Centres Network Conference leading 3 seminars on Christian mindfulness, focusing on self-care and compassion fatigue
2nd February 2019
East Midlands Christian Mindfulness Day 9.15 am to 4.30 pm The King’s Centre, Wigston
9th February 2019
Speaking on mindfulness at the Oxford Pastorate conference on Flourishing.
23rd March 2019
National Mindfulness Day for Christians in Scotland, Central Hall Edinburgh
Spring Harvest Minehead Week 2, 13th-18th April, What is Mindfulness? What is mindfulness of God? Mindfulness & the embodied gospel. Mindfulness and stress.
Monday 29th April to Friday 3rd May 2019 Scargill House
The Free Running Mind – growing into our mindful identity in Christ
Spiritual Reflection BBC Radio 4 Daily Service Friday June 21st 2019.
28th to 30th June 2019 Worth Abbey
Mindfulness of God in the Monastic Tradition
New Wine Summer Festival Week 1 27 July to 2 August, mindfulness seminars.
30th August to 1st September 2019 Worth Abbey
Watchfulness in the Gospels – St Mark
Royal Foundation of St Katharine Mindfulness of God & Our Transformation Quiet Day Saturday 14 September
Regional Christian Mindfulness Day London Saturday 23rd November 2019 at Stanmore Baptist church 8:30 to 4
9th to 11th March 2020 North West Baptist Association Conference speaker
1st to 3rd May 2020 Worth Abbey Family Mindfulness Retreat at the Open Cloister
8th to 10th June 2020 leading a retreat for Methodist ministers
26th -28th June 2020 Worth Abbey Mindfulness of God in the Monastic Tradition
4th -6th September 2020 Worth Abbey Watchfulness in the Gospels
My Previous Engagements
Sunday 3rd May Guest on Share Radio’s Faith & Finance Show with Marc Shoffman and Rita Lobo, talking about mental health and religion, you can listen again via this link, https://audioboom.com/boos/3145444-faith-and-finance-with-marc-shoffman-marcshoffman-and-rita-lobo-somelikeitrita
Annual Open Meeting for Sevenoaks Christian Counselling Service Wednesday 13th May 2015 at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Kippington Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 2LL 7.30 pm for refreshments and fund-raising cake stall, 8.00 pm start:
Retreat on ‘Mindfulness of God and Personal Transformation’ at Penhurst Retreat Centre 12/14 June 2015:
Training stream on mindfulness from a Christian perspective at London School of Theology Summer School 14-17 July,
HTB Focus week at Camber Sands, 2 seminars, Introducing Mindfulness for Christians Wednesday 29th July, & Practising Mindfulness for Christians Thursday 30 July –
New Wine Week 2: 2nd to 8th August 2015 two seminars: Monday 3rd August ‘Mindful Relationships’ & Thursday 6th August ‘Mindful Parenting’.
Talking Keep Sunday Special on Share Radio Questions of Faith with Rita Lobo and Marc Shoffman Sunday sept 6 2015:
Retreat for members of the Association for Promoting Retreats, ‘time for mindfulness.’
At Old Alresford Place, near Winchester on 29-31 October 2015.
30th January a training day for Hope Counselling at Gold Hill Baptist Church
13th February Mindfulness morning St Mary’s Harefield from 10 a.m., see
Worth Abbey 29 April to 1 May 2016 on Watchfulness:
Interviewed on Premier Radio’s Inspirational Breakfast Show Wednesday 18th May, about my new book Putting On the Wakeful One, a short clip here:
interviewed on UCB radio 2/6/16 on Paul Hammond’s show about mindful church cafe!
Chester Cathedral, The Question of Mindfulness for Christian Spiritual Tradition 17th September 2016
Penhurst Retreat Centre, Mindful relationships, parenting/Godparenting 23-25 September 2016
Training conference for Global Connections 14-15 September 2016
17-19 October 2016
The Mindful Retreat Abbey House Glastonbury.
Sunday October 23d Share Radio Questions of Faith
14-18 November 2016
THE MINDFUL CHRISTIAN
26 November 2016
Wellspring Therapy & Training.
One Day Workshop
25th December 2016 Christmas Day
Questions of Faith Christmas Day reflection
25 March 2017
Tabor Retreat Centre
One Day Retreat Day Mindfulness and our Relationships
Guest on BBC Radio Leicester’s Heart of the Matter show with Mike Allbut, Sunday 2nd April 2017 from 2 hours 5 minutes:
Guest Speaker at Oxford Inter-Collegiate Christian union Stress Free Banquet Friday 2nd June 2017
23 September 2017
Mindfulness of God and Personal Transformation 10 am to 4 pm at Foxhill Chester Diocese Retreat House
20-22 October 2017
Penhurst Retreat Centre: The Mindful Christian – How To Live Life in All It’s Fullness
7-9 November 2017
Abbey House, Glastonbury: Mindfulness and our relationships
27 November to 1 December 2017
Scargill House: Mindfulness and our relationships
1st March to 3rd March 2018
Foxhill Retreat House, Chester – Mindfulness of God and our Relationships
27th April to 29th April 2018
Worth Abbey – Mindfulness of God and the Monastic Tradition
12th May 2018 and 19th May 2018
National Mindfulness Day for Christians
10th June 2018 6.30 p.m. speaking at Holy Ground at Exeter Cathedral
18th to 21st June 2018
Retreat Association Conference, mindfulness seminars
Sounding the Silence
Exploring depths in stillness and speech
The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Leading a stream at New Wine Week One 28 July to 3 August 2018 including a seminar on mindfulness and resilience (available online)