We moved to Newton Abbot, south Devon, in early August 2010 having been called by SWBA to church plant in the community. We moved from a place called Mersea Island in Essex where Sarah and I both grew up. I had previously worked as an oyster fisherman for my father as well as working part time for my local church as a evangelist. My wife Sarah was expecting our second daughter Lizzie at the time of moving which turned out to be perfect timing in terms of helping us get to know people, taking our minds off the reality of what we are doing, and giving our eldest daughter Grace something really positive to look forward to.
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