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New Baptist tutor for the north east

Northern Baptist College (NBC), the Northern Baptist Association (NBA) and Cranmer Hall are pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Linda Donaldson as the part time Hub Tutor for Northern Baptist College at Cranmer Hall, Durham

LDpicLinda will be taking over the role of Hub Tutor from the Revd Roy Searle who helped to pioneer the partnership between NBC, the NBA and Cranmer Hall, where there are now five Baptist ministers in training.

Roy is currently in conversation with NBC about a possible continuing role at there alongside his role as one of the Free Church tutors at Cranmer.
Linda is minister of Portrack Baptist Church, Stockton on Tees. She trained at Northern Baptist College from 2011- 2014 where she completed an MA in Contextual Theology.

Her undergraduate study was undertaken as an independent student at Cranmer Hall. It was during Linda’s studies in Durham that she recognised God was calling her to ordained Baptist ministry.
Roy said, 'Linda is an example of a fine Christian missional leader. She possesses a deep love for God and a real desire to see people come to know Christ and grow in their faith and realise the potential he has given for their lives. She is really passionate about developing leaders, shaping present and future generations in serving Christ and his kingdom.

'I believe that she will also, given the opportunity, enrich and contribute much to the life of the colleges, the NBA team, the wider association and Union.'
Linda said, 'I am delighted to be appointed as Baptist Hub Tutor and to have the opportunity to work with both colleges and to be involved in the development and training of future Baptist ministers in the north east of England.'
In her spare time Linda loves walking on the beach with her little dog. And going on holiday!

Baptist Times, 03/10/2017
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