Andrew Fellows has been the Director of Christian Heritage since 2016. Prior to this he was Chairman of L’Abri International, a community dedicated to demonstrating the truth of the Christian faith through hospitality and intellectual engagement. Andrew has a special interest in encouraging Christians towards a robust life of the mind, and regularly speaks on culture, apologetics and theology. Andrew is married to Helen, and they have four children.
Joshua joined Christian Heritage in 2017, after living in China and the Philippines. As a researcher with Christian Heritage, he coordinates the Christ and the University Project, which seeks to explore how the Christian faith addresses the history, life and future of the University. He also has the privilege of overseeing the Round Church Guides’ Team. Originally from beautiful, hilly Dorset, together with his family he is still getting used to living in flat Cambridgeshire.
Jack serves as a researcher with Christian Heritage, currently coordinating the Plausibility Project. This examines what plausibility is, and how different structures of thought make certain beliefs both plausible and implausible. He also oversees the Round Church Scriptorium, which serves as Christian Heritage’s writing room. He is originally from Hampshire but most recently lived in St. Louis, MO, where he completed his Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Covenant Theological Seminary.
Alice is one of our historians-in-residence, currently researching the history of the Reformation in Cambridge, with the aim of re-launching our Reformation walk in July 2019. She has recently completed a doctorate on ‘Cathedrals and the Church of England, c.1660-1714’, looking at how cathedrals (as institutions) appeared in debates about English Protestant identity in the late seventeenth century. She is originally from Normandy, France, is married to Rob, and loves languages, art, travelling and food(!).
Stuart came to Cambridge as an engineering undergraduate at Queens’ College, and later obtained an MSc in Construction Management at Reading University. Working as a Civil Engineer, he lived for 15 years in Pakistan and travelled widely in the Middle East. Now retired from regular work, he enjoys singing in local and church choirs, and, along with his wife Sue, is regularly involved with helping local refugees. They have 10 grandchildren and live in a 300 year-old house. He loves local history and volunteering as a guide.
Ian studied at Monkton Combe School, Somerset, before reading History (Jesus College, Cambridge) and African Studies (Edinburgh). He has had a varied career as a teacher, postman and L’Abri worker and has been involved with Christian Heritage since 2002. He is the author of The Cambridge Story exhibition shown at the Round Church and, alongside volunteering as a guide, is involved with the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Chaplaincy. Ian loves to read and is greatly interested in constructive populist politics.
Having achieved a degree in biology and a PhD in agriculture, Dave joined the Ministry of Agriculture in Cambridge in 1980, becoming agricultural advisor to Cambridge University Farm in 1984. Currently he is technical director of a large agricultural advisory firm. His interest in history includes visiting many historical sites across Europe and beyond and researching a wide range of historical literature. In 2018 he became a Round Church guide with a passion to share with visitors his extensive knowledge of Cambridge.
Rob is the Chaplain and Director of Studies in Theology at Christ’s College, Cambridge, and a specialist in early medieval history. From 2018-19, he worked for Christian Heritage on the history of the Round Church and now enjoys continuing to volunteer as a guide. He’s originally from Surrey, coaches rowing and is married to Alice.
Martin grew up and went to school in Cambridge. He trained at Westminster College Oxford and for 26 years pursued a career as a teacher and headteacher. After several years with IFES, he worked 16 years for Christian Heritage in leadership and administration. Now retired, he loves volunteering as a guide, visiting galleries and life-drawing. He is an actively involved elder in a local church. He finds life full and rich especially when travelling with his wife Mary and spending time with family.
Jon retired from a career in agribusiness in 2015, giving him more time to invest in some of his passions. A lifelong interest in history drew him to become a guide in 2016. He also volunteers as a guide in the beautiful gardens of Anglesey Abbey, where his love of nature finds expression. A committed Christian, Jon is on the eldership of a local church. Chairmanship of his village Parish Council, work with a homeless charity, the odd round of golf, and six grandchildren all help to create a very full and fulfilled life.