“I am very excited to announce that Peter Lynas, Evangelical Alliance UK Director, will be the speaker at this year’s diocesan Bible Week,” says Bishop David.

“Peter is an able Bible teacher and scholar who studied theology at Regent College Vancouver. As we emerge as a diocese from lockdown into the challenges and opportunities ahead, I can think of no one better equipped to help us think biblically about the future.”

Bible Week will take place in St Anne’s Cathedral on the original dates of Tuesday 1 – Friday 4 September and will be live-streamed.

The diocese will observe the guidelines around gathering indoors for worship, so please keep an eye on our website and social media channels for further details.

Peter Lynas

Peter Lynas became UK Director in December 2019 following eight years as NI Director.

Originally trained as a lawyer, Peter worked as a barrister in Belfast for five years, before studying theology at Regent College in Vancouver where he remains a board member. He has previously worked for the Relationships Foundation pursuing a biblically inspired vision for a better society and taught on faith at work and ethics at Belfast Bible College. Peter has also worked as executive pastor for his church, Causeway Coast Vineyard, and with the Lynas Foodservice business.

During his time as NI director Peter has become a significant media commentator in Northern Ireland, bringing insight on legal, cultural and political issues. Peter was a leading commentator throughout the Ashers bakery court case, and he is a familiar figure at the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

In his current role, Peter continues to speak on behalf of the Evangelical Alliance and passionately advocate for the place and value of faith in public life.

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