Eddie Lyle is President of Open Doors UK and Ireland. Born in Glenavy, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. Eddie spent 19 years with Youth for Christ, where he set up the Operation Gideon discipleship programme and then served as YFC’s first director in Scotland. As President of Open Doors, Eddie is a respected Bible Teacher and passionate advocate for the persecuted church. His vision is to see every church in the UK on its knees in prayer and on its feet in action in support of its persecuted family. He is married to Christine and they have a son, Adam.
Les and Vicki Wheeldon began ministry in January 1979. They served first for 8 years in a pioneer situation in French-speaking Cameroon in West Africa. Since then they have pastored several churches in the UK and have for some years now travelled in many countries, including Cameroon, Russia, Singapore and the Canadian Arctic, preaching and teaching the Word of God. Les has written several books including commentaries and two daily devotionals. Les and Vicki currently live in Epsom, near London, U.K.
Dave lives in Wirral with his wife and two daughters. He serves as one of the elders at Longcroft Church and also works full-time as a Learning & Development practitioner in Liverpool.