Speakers & Musicians


Matt is a worship leader, songwriter and church leader based on the south coast, Matt’s debut single ‘no one higher’ was released in 2023 you can find it wherever you stream your music! After years leading worship in the church Matt is now helping plant a church location solely for youth, young adults and creatives with a heart to put creative arts back at the forefront of church worship.

Matt’s no stranger to the farm as he grew up in Gloucester and regularly came to lead worship at the barn service every summer.  Matt and his team are so excited to be heading back to the farm for Flame this May! 

Alanzo Paul

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta (Canada), Alanzo became a Christian in 2009 after struggling with drug addiction for over ten years. Alanzo worked in the Oil & Gas sector before entering into full-time ministry. He held a corporate position for several years and then embarked upon his first private sector venture as an entrepreneur in the e-commerce world.

Ever since his decision to follow Jesus, Alanzo has been passionate about engaging with student’s questions about God, the Bible, life, and the Church. For over a decade now, he has spoken to crowds of students around the world.

Andrew Wingfield Digby

Andrew is a retired C of E Minister currently helping lead the vibrant church family in Swinbrook. Previously he served in two churches in North London before becoming the founding Director of Christians in Sport (1984 to 2002). During this time, amongst many other things, he served as chaplain at Olympic Games and with the England cricket team. From 2002 to 2016 he was Vicar of St Andrew’s North Oxford. He is married to Sue, a retired Headmistress, and has three children and ten grandchildren. He loves all sports and participates enthusiastically still in field sports, golf and skiing. Cricket, at which he played to Minor County standard, has recently been abandoned following an ankle fusion. He is 73.

Nick Mzezewa

Reverend Nick Mzezewa is presiding bishop of Greater Works Global Church, a global impact vision for Christ, based in South Africa. He holds degrees in Business Agriculture and Farm Management as well as a masters in Theology and biblical hermeneutics. 

He also serves with and aligns his support to various ministries in the UK, by the grace of God and capacitated by the 5 fold ministry. He is an evangelist of the gospel with an apostolic calling as well as a teacher by divine revelation. He is used of God in the ministry of healing and prophecy. He is married to Evangelist Rue and they have 4 wonderful children.

Charlie Styles

Charlie Styles leads OCCA, The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, which provides evangelists-apologists for workplaces, educational contexts, and local churches.  Charlie is married to Sophie, and they have three children.  Charlie is also an ordained Anglican minister, having served parishes in Slough, South Buckinghamshire and most recently as Rector of Lutterworth in Leicestershire. 

Rob Emmerson

Rob is a farmer, married to wife Jane a local vet. They have three boys Joshua 8yrs Isaac 5 yrs and Joseph 1yr, they all live on the farm along with Anthony and Rosie (Grandpa and Grana) and are passionate about using the farm which they see as a blessing from God to further the message of Christ and help build Gods kingdom here on earth, particularly focusing on this part of Gloucestershire where they live.

Ben Thomas

Ben qualified as a Doctor in 2003, working full-time in the hospital setting with the exception of one year where he pursued training in Theology and Apologetics.

Ben has particular interests in the intersection of Christian faith and sexuality, gender, medical ethics and psychology. He has spoken numerous times to young people and adults in churches, conferences and mission events across the UK & in Australia. In his attempts to work out what it looks like to follow Jesus well, he is also a keen runner (Forrest Gump style!), musician and cook and loves spending time with family, friends and God-children.