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Real Lives 2017

Real Lives is an opportunity to hear real stories from lives that have been changed by Jesus.

On 10–14 October 2017, Above Bar Church will be transformed into a café-style setting with refreshments and live music. Every evening, we will be interviewing a different guest, followed by a short talk explaining the Christian faith. The programme starts at 7.30pm. 

Real Lives - Roger and Fiona

This year’s guests are...

Slavko Hadzic

Slavko Hadžić

Mafia to Minister

Tuesday 10th October

Slavko is a former mafia member who now leads a church in Sarajevo. He’ll be talking about how his life has led him to rely on God’s faithfulness.

Linvoy Primus

Linvoy Primus

Football and Faith

Wednesday 11th October

Linvoy Primus, ex-Premier League footballer, will be sharing stories of the ups and downs of a life in football and the difference his faith made in that time.

Martha Collison

Martha Collison

Bake-Off and Belief

Thursday 12th October

Great British Bake Off contestant Martha Collison will talk about her experience on the show, and how her faith has shaped how she uses her gifts.

John Bryant

John Bryant

Bioethics and the Bible

Friday 13th October

John Bryant, Professor of Biosciences at Exeter university, will be talking about the impact that God has had in his work in the field of science.

Manoj Raithatha

Manoj Raithatha

Riches to Redemption

Saturday 14th October

An ex-Hindu and property tycoon, Manoj will be talking about great loss, and even greater gain.