theYECuk brings you a day of input and inspiration from key leaders who carry a vision for the UK. With this little lot on the microphone, it is hard to imagine not departing the conference with fire in your belly. 



Miriam Swaffield is the Student Mission Leader for Fusion, a movement that helps local churches reach students and students share Jesus.

She is passionate about evangelism, younger leaders, creative communication and being brave and adventurous with God. 


Simon Guillebaud has lived and worked for most of the last 18 years in Burundi, which is currently the hungriest, poorest and most miserable on the planet.

He’s got amazing stories to share of God at work amongst witchdoctors, Muslims, prostitutes and more. Founder of Great Lakes Outreach, author, evangelist, he’s passionate about authentic radical costly discipleship.


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Beth is a worship leader and songwriter based in Watford. Formerly the Worship Director and Worship Pastor at Soul Survivor, Beth is now a full-time mum to her two young boys, Josiah and Judah. She continues to lead worship at Soul Survivor youth conferences and other events nationally, has featured on several worship albums and in 2014 she released her first solo project, Rule In My Heart.

Beth is passionate about raising up young worship leaders and is married to Andy - the co-pastor of Soul Survivor Watford church, alongside Mike Pilavachi. 

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Jimmy is the National Youth Evangelism Officer for the Church of England, responsible for promoting and resourcing youth evangelism across the country. Jimmy is based in London and is married to Sarah. As well as being passionate about youth ministry and evangelism, he is a keen spurs fan, a running enthusiast, and a passionate advocate of Apple products



Phil has been at Youth for Christ for over a decade and is part of the leadership team.  He lives to see churches reaching young people and equipping and inspiring every Christian young person to share their faith.  A volunteer youth worker at St Boniface Church, Quinton, part time YFCI Director of Western Europe, he has a law degree and recently completed a MA in Mission and Evangelism.  Phil is married to Dani and they have a son called Caleb.  He is an avid runner and footballer, a proud Aston Villa supporter and battles a mild coffee addiction.

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