Hello, my name is Philip Tory, and I live in Gloucester
about a mile from the city centre. In response to someone asking me
about my background, here's a brief outline. But I hate laying out
my credentials and don't want this to appear boastful.
- I became a Christian in the
- I started my preacher training as a
C. of E. 'Lay Reader' in the early 90s.
- I and my wife were baptized at
Cirencester Baptist Church in the mid-90s.
- I have been a Lay Preacher
around Gloucestershire ever since - mainly in Baptist Churches,
plus some free evangelical
churches, Anglican, Methodist, congregational and others.
Explaining things so that people can understand.
- My wife and I are now members of
Stonehouse Baptist Church in Gloucestershire.
- I am on the
West of England Baptist Association (WEBA) list of Lay
- I was on the Prayer
Ministry Team for a few years at the
Harnhill Centre for Christian Healing, up to about
- I was Local Area
Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) for three years,
- I have been on evangelistic missions with
Through Faith Missions (TFM) (TFM) almost every year since 2005,
including two short
missions to the Maasai, out in the bush in Kenya. I also went on
a short mission to the Ukraine in 2000.
- Many years ago, I studied
Physics, Electronics and Control Engineering at university
level, and I have diplomas in Marketing and Management.
- I have been an electronics
engineer. I was in Sales for 20 years or more, explaining things
so that people can understand; and then a
Software Product and QA manager for 3 years.
- Since 2000, I have run a
business as a Technical Author, writing
technical manuals for
companies - explaining things so that people can understand. I
also run Technical Writing Courses across the UK/Europe.
Well, that's enough about me. I wonder what your
If you'd like to explore possibilities for evangelism, why not
get in touch and see what might work