Revd. Dr. Paul Blackham was born into an evangelical Christian home in Lancashire in the North of England. He studied theology at Kings College London and while finishing his PhD also lectured in Greek and Hebrew. In 1995, Paul trained to be a Church of England minister at Oak Hill theological college, North London before joining All Souls Church, Langham Place, London as Associate Minister (Theology). He shared ministry with Richard Bewes, Rector, until his retirement. In early 2008, Paul and his family moved to Lancashire, where he leads an exciting new church plant based around a farm shop. Paul is married to Liz. They have two sons, Jonathan and Paul and a daughter, Anna.