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Mr Ian Matthews

Resources Manager

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Mr Ian Matthews

Resources Manager

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Get to know Ian


Ian's background is in Christian publishing having been employed by Zondervan and David C Cook, and having worked with numerous other organisations in a consultative capacity including SPCK, Hodder Faith, Darton, Longman and Todd, and Baker Publishing House. He has commissioned books from a wide range of authors including Pete Greig, Anta Cleverly, Roy Godwin, and Mike Pilavachi, as well as working with organisations such as New Wine England and The Message Trust.

He started his career in journalism and magazine publishing having previously owned a range of publications including Christian Bookseller, a trade magazine for Christian bookshops. He has written as a freelancer for most Christian publications and used to write a regular column on religious and cultural issues in Christianity magazine.

He lives, works, and worships in Shrewsbury along with his wife Chava and two grown-up children and one teenager. When not working he serves on his Church's PCC, and is a passionate cyclist, walker, and photographer, as well as playing a range of folk instruments including the Mandolin and Bodhran.