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Brief Introductions

Simon is lead pastor with his wife at Venture Church, Beaconsfield, and serves as Associate Speaker for OCCA.

50-word Version

Simon is the lead pastor alongside his wife at Venture Church, Beaconsfield, and serves as Associate Speaker for OCCA. He initially worked as a lawyer in Australia, before making the transition to both the UK and Theology. He now speaks regularly across the UK, and abroad, at various conferences, churches, and universities.

100-word Version

Simon is currently the lead pastor with his wife at Venture Church, Beaconsfield, and serves as Associate Speaker for OCCA. He is currently undertaking his DPhil at the University of Oxford, exploring questions of suffering in the medieval writers. Simon previously studied at the OCCA, and before that, received degrees in law and economics, theology, and education.

He is the author of The Sanity of Belief: Why Faith Makes Sense (2021) and speaks widely about the evidence for Christian faith. Simon has spoken in various contexts around the world around the world (i.e., Oxford, Cambridge, Hong Kong, Oslo, and Queensland).  including churches, businesses, government institutions, conferences, and university campuses.

Full Version

Simon Edwards is a speaker and writer at the OCCA The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. His work focusses on addressing the deep questions of our culture and pointing to meaningful answers that found in the Christian faith. Simon originally hails from Australia, where he worked as a lawyer, before moving to the UK to study apologetics at OCCA and Theology at Oxford University.

He is the author of The Sanity of Belief: Why Faith Makes Sense (2021) and speaks widely about the evidence for Christian faith. Simon has spoken in various contexts around the world around the world (i.e., Oxford, Cambridge, Hong Kong, Oslo, and Queensland).  including churches, businesses, government institutions, conferences, and university campuses. In the UK, he has been interviewed for several BBC Radio programs, as well as Christian radio stations and podcasts, including Unbelievable? on Premier Christian Radio and Facing the Canon with J John.

Simon lives in Buckinghamshire, England, with his wife, Natasha, and their three young children.

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