Meet Our Teachers

We have teachers from all over the world and some of the best from Denmark on our staff.

Guest Teachers

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Peter Prothero

Peter Prothero is an internationally renowned Bible teacher who is particularly passionate about building a strong, local church that can be a resource for other churches around the world, as well as for training and equipping young leaders. Peter Prothero is married to Jacqueline and they have 6 children together.

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Chuck & Taryn Freeland

Chuck and Taryn are senior fellows at catalyst vineyard church in Aberdeen, as well as regional Vineyard leaders in Scotland. The church has seen significant growth in recent years and now operates in seven different locations in the north-east of Scotland. They are passionate about the church, equipping and developing leaders, as well as serving the poor. They have three wonderful children and mostly stay away from things related to sports.

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Charlotte Rørth

Charlotte Rørth, journalist, author of "I Met Jesus", "We met Jesus" and "God, you are right here", Gyldendal. Lecturer. Host, DRK, P1, Radio4. NORDJYSKE Media 2003-2020, before then Center for Management, Jyllands-Posten, Børsens Nyhedsmagasin et al. http://www.charlotteroerth.dk/

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Lovsangleder in ! Audacious Church, Manchester UK.

Matt Hill

Matt Hill is the eulogy leader in ! Audacious Church in Manchester UK. Where he is under the leadership of The Reverend Glyn and Sophia Barrett, Matt has been a key member of the church team since the church was planted in 2007. He is an acclaimed songwriter and musician, Matt has played guitar in recent years along with well-known artists like Noel Robinson and Phillippa Hanna, all the while gaining a reputation as one of England's best in worship recording and mixing engineers, right now he mixes FOH for former Delirious? Front figure Martin Smith. Matt has had the great privilege of being studio techniques and co-producing Martin's live record 'Love Song For A City' (recorded in travel around the world), as well as several live eulogy albums from Worship Central, Bright City, Soul Survivor and Kathryn Scott to name someone. Matt is married to Elena, they are together in Manchester with their two children Judah and Coco.

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Reverend Doctor

Lavanya Dua

Dr Lavanya Dua graduated from St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School in London in 1983. She has been a GP for over 20 years including management roles. She is presently involved in pastoral care in a community setting, and has given seminars, run community workshops and taught at conferences in many areas of mental health combining science, psychology and spirituality. Over the past three decades as a medical doctor and wellness coach, she has helped thousands of people find emotional and physical healing, as well as freedom from fear, anxiety, depression and negative mindsets.

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Prophet and teacher

Janet Brann-Hollis

Janet has great love for the local church. She serves God both in South Africa and in many other countries, and she teaches and trains in the prophetic. Janet is known for her precise prophetic words and helped restore prophetic service in South Africa. She can be seen on GOD TV, TBN, SABV TV and has participated in many radio programs. Janet's married to Bill.

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Pastor of Emmanuel Church

Andries Van Heerden

Andries Van Heerden and his wife, Christiane, are senior pastors at Emmanuel Church in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo, South Africa. He has a recognized prophetic service both in South Africa and in other countries. He is an accomplished communicator with great understanding of people, the local church and has prophetic influence. Andries is part of South Africa's prophetic 'Round Table', which publishes the book, 'God Said', every year.

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Senior Pastor at Equippers Central

Patrick Sparrow

Patrick Sparrow is a senior pastor at Equippers Central Coast, USA. He has worked in planting and managing churches for about 20 years. In addition to this, he gives prophetic advice to other churches and influential organizations. Patrick is married to Terri Sparrow, and together they have three adult children. Patrick Sparrow is passionate about encouraging and strengthening local churches through a prophetic and apostolic service.

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Anne-Cathrine Riebnitzsky

An award-winning and best-selling Danish author of both fiction and nonfiction. Riebnitzsky has a background as a language officer specializing in Russian, leading her to work at the Danish Embassy in Moscow before being deployed to Afghanistan in 2007, first as a soldier and then as an adviser to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Women's War, her first nonfiction book published in 2010, is about her work with Afghan women fighting oppression, domestic violence and the Taliban. Two years later, she made her debut as a novelist with the award-winning Stolen Road. Riebnitzsky has since published three other novels, including her international breakthrough, the autobiographical Damn Brood, which has been translated into French, Icelandic, Greek, Norwegian and Swedish, for which she was awarded the Golden Laurel.

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Thomas Hansen

Thomas, together with his wife Katherine, serves as a senior pastor at Hillsong Church Denmark, a vibrant, growing church in the heart of Copenhagen and with locations in Malmö, Sweden and Aarhus. Thomas is a gifted speaker and preacher of the word and a leader of leaders, and he is committed to seeing people find Jesus and empower people to reach their potential and bring the message of Jesus Christ to their world.

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Executive Producer at House of Music

Andrew Mathew

Executive Producer & Marketing Director at Musik Hus (Aalborg), CEO & Creative Director at By Matthew, Creative Consultant at Gate to Natur, and forms regional European producer at Global leadership Network.

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Jakob Viftrup

Married to Jeanett and father of four. For daily senior priest in Copenhagen Free Church which houses 3 locations - Frederiksberg, Lyngby and Valby. Head of the service team in the Apostolic Network.

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Svend Løbner Madsen

Svend Løbner is a journalist with a special interest in human rights and the meeting between cultures and religions. He was originally educated in ecumenical theology and worked for many years as a free church pastor before graduating in Analytical Journalism at the University of Southern Denmark and the Danish School of Media and Journalism. This mix became several years of lectures and courses in communication for more than two thousand priests, parishioners and church officials. For the past eight years, Svend has worked as a freelance journalist for aid organizations working across ethnic, religious and other boundaries. Before the Corona pandemic, he regularly travelled on reportage trips to Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Somaliland and Israel/Palestine, among others. Svend has a dozen books on his conscience in, among other things, communication, cultural and religious meetings. He has written Christ in world religions and is a co-author of Multicultural Roots. In his spare time, he runs The Netavisen Coexistence.

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Leaders of Creative teams in Hillsong

Silas and Arja Rosenskjold

Arja and Silas have been leaders of Creative teams in Hillsong for many years. They helped build the Creative team from scratch when Hillsong Malmö started, and today they are in charge of the creative team at Hillsong Aarhus. Arja is a worship leader and Silas is MD, they have many years of experience training others in this collaboration, for which they both have a great passion. They love to talk about Creative teams and music, and watch people step into things far bigger than what they even thought was possible.

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Allan Hayyer

Allan Høyer (55) is a journalist and a radiohost at DR P4 Midt & Vest, Holstebro. He was educated as a journalist in 1990 from the Danish School of Journalism and most of his reporting years have been spent in DR doing radio and television. For twenty years he has been a ordained minister in Apostolic Church (now ACTS) - pastoring a church in Lemvig and later co-pastoring Open Church in Herning. In Åbenkirke he built up a worship team together with leaders like Esben Dulwich (ACTS Academy) and Christina Christensen (Open Church, Copenhagen) - and when the time was ready for Esben to take over the ministry, Allan became a pastor for media and communications in the church. His no 1 aim in life is to communicate his faith in Jesus in a relevant and contemporary way. Allan is married to Hanne and they have three grown up kids: Therese, Peter and Christian.

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Julie Lindell

Julie Lindell is a Danish pop/gospel singer with great national as well as international experience and is described by many Danish singers as one of Denmark's most technically skilled singers. She has become particularly popular for her participation on the tour "Anne, Sanne and Lis" in 2019 and has also been a regular choral and lead singer for Anne Linnet since 2013, when she as a soloist has sung Sanne Solomonsen's solos. Julie is also internationally recognized as a voice coach in complete vocal technique and as a singing coach for many of the greatest Danish artists and in TV talent shows such as X-Factor DK, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, Eurovision Song Contest, Go' Morgen Danmark. In Denmark, Julie has sung with/for: Anne, Sanne and Lis, Burhan G, Rasmus Seebach, L.O.C., Søs Fenger, Marie Carmen Koppel, Dancer With Boys, Alberte Winding, Etta Cameron, Savage Rose, Lilian Boutté, James Sampson, Bobo Moreno, Monique, Karen, Sash!, S.O.A.P., Blue Eyes, Creamy, Linda Andrews, Benjamin Koppel, Clemens, Anne Gadegård, Ivan Pedersen, Alex, Kuku Agami, DQ, Thomas Thordarson, Niels H.P., Christina Undhjem, Daniel, Hella Joof, Martin Brygmann, Peter Frödin, Lotte Andersen &the Antonelli Orchestra and many more... She has also collaborated with international artists such as Andraé Crouch (9* US Grammy winner), Kim Burrell, Kurt Carr, Lamar Campell, Tony Momrelle (Incognito), Will Young, Cliff Richard, Rick Astley, Jamie Jones (All-4-One), Rachel McFarlane, Priscilla Jones.

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Songwriter, writer and eulogy priest in Silkeborg Oasis Church

Arvid Asmussen

Arvid Asmussen is a songwriter, writer and eulogy priest in Silkeborg Oasis Church. Arvid is married to Elise and together they have 3 children.

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Creative Producer - Technical/Production Responsible

Rishiban Rudratheesan

Rishiban is from Herning and is a daily Creative Producer in Open Church Herning. He has over 13 years of experience in production in the form of sound, light, media, livestream and coordination of events, for both large and small events as well as free church events. In addition, he is currently CEO/Creative Director of LiveSolution, which both sells and rents equipment for events, as well as trains and holds courses for primarily free church technicians. His many years of experience in the professional industry have made him super passionate about lifting the level, for the way the free churches communicate their message.

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Daily Teachers

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Director

Lars Bo Olesen

Lars is senior pastor of Open Church Herning and since August 2020 also Acts Academy . Lars is an inspirational communicator and a skilled visionary leader. He served for a number of years as chairman of frikirkenet, and played a crucial role in the creation of "Heavenly Days on the Heath" in Herning in 2019. In this connection, he was also the initiator of "The Heavenly Show" at Jyske Bank Boxen. He sees both the big and small lines, but likes the big brushstrokes and the freedom to think new and pioneer.

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Deputy Principal &Manager

Ingrid Frederiksen

Ingrid is responsible for the day-to-day running and finances of the school and is a deputy to the director. Her main subject is Leadership. Ingrid has a Cand. Merc. in management and  is a pastor in Kirkeibyen, Kolding. She previously worked as a development officer in Zambia and was an administrative manager for the Kaniki Bible College in the same place.

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Teacher

Heidi Ravn

Heidi is from Denmark and trained as a coach. She is responsible for mentoring, people tools and service internships.  In addition, she teaches various topics about the Holy Ghost. Heidi has been affiliated with the school for over 10 years. She is responsible for large parts of the pastoral area of Kirkeibyen.

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Teacher

Mike Wilson

Mike is from New Zealand and teaches primarily Theology, Bible and Leadership. He is responsible for 'Imprinted' Leadership & Innovation. Mike comes from a teaching position at Equippers College and planted several church congregations. In Kolding, he leads Kirkeibyen's team on international services.

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Samuel Christiansen

Samuel is from Denmark and is an educated teacher. He is a praise and worship leader at the Acts Academy and in Kirkeibyen. Samuel is responsible for 'The Imprint' Creative Lab. He also runs the network 'One Heart', which brings together worship leaders from all over the country. He previously attended Bible school and spent a year in North Carolina at the "Morning Star School & Ministries."

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Teacher

Kate Favre

Kate's from Switzerland. She came to the school 5 years ago, and is today responsible for 'Imprint' Communication &Storytelling. In addition, she teaches leadership and other topics around personal faith. She is an accomplished and sought-after communicator. Besides, Kate reads theology.

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