As a ministry, we’ve been blessed with a large range of talented, dedicated people who have ‘kept the show on the road’, so to speak, for more than 40 years. We’ve listed some of the main people who are currently involved in the ministry whether in helping produce, distribute or publicize the studies. Our thanks go out to them all, and to so many of you, who have spread the word amongst friends, family and church members.
As members of The Chichester Christian Fellowship (now The King’s Gate Church) they have been associated with the Tape Ministry from its inception in 1972, when the copiers were simply a batch of ordinary cassette recorders connected together – engineered by Ralph and operated by Maggie, among others.
Keith Cline and Ralph between them recorded all of Roger Prices Bible studies given at CCF meetings & conferences together with those of the other Elders & Ministers of CCF.
Ralph, an electronics design engineer with the BBC and Marconi, took over from Keith as Ministry Manager in December 1991. Maggie, a Midwife and Special Care Baby Nurse, had been one of the team of part time “high speed copyists” for some time before. (The “high speed” refers to the machines used rather than their physical movement!)
As well as being a contributor to the catalogue of studies (having recorded 2 talks at conference workshops) Ros is a very effective member of our team as one who constantly beseeches God that the material be made known to as many people as possible. The number of times that she has prayed for a large order that has obviously been sent before she prayed is a wonderful testimony to her heart for the ministry, or rather, the effectiveness of prayer.
From being an ardent customer, Ed has become one of our most valued co-workers. Ed has spend a vast amount of time over the recent years transfering many of the talks from Tape to CD and MP3. He has probably become more familiar than anyone else with the contents of our studies!
As editor of the BBS Books ‘Salvation’ & ‘Grace and Judgement’ he has provided both invaluable reference guides for our most popular tapes as well as the encouragement and friendship that often keep us going!
As well as actually recording some of our talks on chronology, Martin also heads up Bible Voice Broadcasting which uses talks by Roger Price & Peter Michell on short wave radio over India.
Our Auditor, Peter spent 10 years as the director of the International Christian Commerce as well as producing a number of booklets and tapes on various aspects of Christian Life. Amongst the subjects Peter has covered are Chronology and Money, with many in conjunction with Martin Thompson.
Malcolm has always had the tapes ministry at the heart of his Christian interests and has been a faithful and effective prayer warrier for the ministry.