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Nicky Gumbel

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"Prayer is about a love relationship with God."


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Nicky Gumbel

Nicky Gumbel is the pioneer of Alpha and Vicar of HTB in London, one of the largest Church of England churches in the UK. He is the author of many books and is married to Pippa.


After attending Hill House and Eton College, he read law at Trinity College, Cambridge, from 1973-1975 (M.A. Cantab) and practised as a barrister from 1977-1983. In 1983, he went to Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, to read theology (M.A. Oxon) and train for ordination in the Church of England. In December 2007, Nicky received an Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to church life from the University of Gloucester.


He has written a number of best selling books including Questions of Life, The Jesus Lifestyle, Searching Issues and A Life Worth Living. He is the author of the free Bible reading app Bible in One Year.


Here the story of how prayer became central to his life as a new Christian in EPISODE 8.

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