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Our Leadership Team

There is active accountability within our leadership team – our pastor is accountable to the Deacons and Elders, and they in turn are accountable to the Pastor and the congregation. If you have any worries, concerns, ideas, or requests – please feel free to approach any member of the leadership Team.

The leadership team meet once a month to discuss the Church ministries, new ventures and anything else that the congregation might raise. This meeting is called the "oversight meeting".

Pastor

Del Bearfoot

Having been a cabaret performer working in variety along side many famous people, Del became a Christian in 1987. Del's wife Carol (a professional pianist and singer) came to the faith at the same time. The Lord saved Del from a background in the occult and spiritualism, and healed and restored their broken marriage. In 1999 Del became the Pastor at Wellspring Pentecostal Church, Welling, where he served for nine years and saw the Church flourish and grow. Del became the Pastor at Bexley Christian Life Centre in August 2011, where again he has seen much growth. Additionally Del is the Police Chaplain for Bexley Borough and also works as a presenter on Revelation TV.


Elders

Bola Ojo

Bola OJO LLB (Hons) LLM, MSc has served as an elder at BCLC for many years and ministers regularly in the worship team and in the preaching of the Word. She previously held the position of Head of Lifelong Learning and Youth with a London Borough. During her tenure there, she also held the positions of Adult ad Community Learning manager and Community Education Officer. Bola is currently a project management consultant and serves in several capacities. She is a trustee of Christian Resources in Bexley Schools (CRIBS) and a governor at a local primary school. As Executive Secretary of the African Heart Network, she supports the prevention and reduction of cardiovascular disease in Africa. She is passionate about engaging local communities in both education and health towards positive change.


Allan Nicholls MBE

Allan has been a member of BCLC since 1956! Previous to retirement, he had a career as a Senior Officer in HM Customs & Excise. He recevied an MBE for his work in the civil service and in the community. As well as being a capable and trusted elder, he serves in the community. He is a Trustee and the Company Secretary for CRIBS and works with the local Gideons. Allan and his wife Margaret have travelled extensively at home and abroad and has also developed many links and contacts with missions in Eastern Europe, South America, Africa and Asia.


Deacons 

Cathy Walford

Cathy currently coordinates Street Pastors across Bexley Borough as well as working within a Bexley school herself

Matthew McCann

Matt helps with many ministries in the Church, and also brings teaching on Sundays.

Paul Davis 

Paul leads the Sunday School ministry (for 2-10s), co-leads Lightzone (term-time, weekly children's club for 5-11s), leads the UNITED men's ministry group, can often be found operating the laptop to provide the song words during worship at Sunday morning services, and currently works for CRIBS (a Christian charity in Bexley Borough, teaching Christianity RE lessons in schools).  He is married to Fiona, who leads the worship team, and they have three children to keep them busy!

Christine Erswell

Christine heads up the WOW group and co-leads the Joshua life group alongside her husband, Keith.

Kunle Onagoruwa

Kunle leads the stewarding ministry


 

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