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Ministry Roadmaps: a new podcast from Cliff College

Ministry Roadmaps is a new podcast from Cliff College, featuring interviews with former students engaged in different ministries. We'll talk with them about how they got to where they are and what advice they would give to others exploring ministry.

Podcasts are released on Friday and are available on all podcast platforms. You will also be able to listen on this page via YouTube.

Your podcast guests

Episode 1: Barry Woodward

Barry Woodward is a public speaker, the Author of Once an Addict and the CEO of Proclaim Trust. He studied at Cliff from 1997-1999 and gained a Diploma in Biblical Studies and Evangelistic Ministry.

Episode 2: Alice Young

Alice is originally from London and studied at Cliff College from 2019-2022 on the BA Mission and Ministry programme. She was Student President for 2020-2022. Since graduating, Alice has lived in Manchester and worked for a Resource church running the Youth and Student Work and New Wine Discipleship Year programme.

Episode 3: Craig Price

Craig is a business analyst for a bank, a musical director for a number of community theatre groups in the North West and North Wales and a lay person in the Methodist church. He is involved in a number of leadership roles, including being a Methodist Local Preacher, a circuit treasurer and a member of the Methodist Church's Faith and Order Committee. He completed a MA Mission (Biblical Theology and Mission) at Cliff between 2020 and 2022.

Episode 4: Sue Peat

Sue is a Methodist Deacon, currently serving in the Gloucestershire circuit. She was a student at Cliff from 1993-1995 and worked at Cliff as an Evangelist from 1999-2009. She works as a Retail Chaplain in Gloucester city centre and will be working as part of the University chaplaincy team later this year.

Episode 5: Darren Middleton

Darren was brought up in Barnsley and worked as a professional dancer in the West End as well as film and television before studying at Cliff from 2005-2007. He then candidated for Methodist ministry and was stationed in Wales for a number of years, during which time he completed an MA in Theology. In 2013 he joined the Royal Army Chaplains Department and was deployed to Sierra Leone in 2015, serving as part of the military response to the ebola crisis. He re-entered circuit ministry in 2019 and is involved in pioneering a NPNP project called REV7, a community hair salon in Plymouth.

Episode 6: The Trek Special

This episode features interviews with Paul, Ralph and Ben, who all participated in the Cliff College Trek 2024, as well as some reflections from Ash and Ali on the Ministry Roadmaps series as a whole.