Crosslands

Created by Acts 29 and Oak Hill College, Crosslands aims to provide excellent in-context theological training and resources for churches and church leaders in the UK, Europe and 10:40 window to:

  • Make and mature disciples of Jesus Christ;
  • Equip Christians and Christian leaders in partnership with local missional churches;
  • Nurture a culture of multiplication and church planting;
  • Invest in the next generation of missionary theologians.

Ultimately, the team at Crosslands are passionate to see the cross of Christ reigning over these lands and our students crossing-lands for the gospel.

We are a new kind of organisation, a Flexicademy™ that offers flexible learning and rigorous training, leaning on the church planting experience of Acts 29 with the theological training expertise of Oak Hill. Find out more about us here.

So, whether you are an aspiring leader wanting to study at seminary-level, an ordinary congregation member looking for foundation-level theology or just a new Christian starting out at entry-level, we want to serve you with gospel training when and where you need it.

Entry Level | Foundation Level | Seminary Level



  • Tim Chester
    Dr. Tim Chester

    Tim Chester is a pastor of Grace Church in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, a faculty member of Crosslands. He is the author of over 30 books and commentaries including You Can Change and A Meal with Jesus, as well as being co-author of Total Church.

  • Steve  Timmis
    Steve Timmis

    Steve Timmis lives in Sheffield, England, where he is a pastor in The Crowded House. He is also the Executive Director of Acts 29. He has co-authored a number of books with Tim Chester, including Total Church,  as well as authoring a couple all on his own – Gospel Centred Leadership and I Wish Jesus Hadn’t Said That!

  • Jonathan K.  Dodson
    Jonathan K. Dodson

    Jonathan Dodson (M.Div, Th.M) is the founding pastor of City Life Church in Austin, TX which he started with his wife, Robie, and a small group of people. They have three children. He is the author The Unbelievable Gospel: Say Something Worth Believing, Raised? Finding Jesus by Doubting the Resurrection, and Gospel-Centered Discipleship. He enjoys listening to M. Ward, watching sci-fi, and going for walks.

  • Jonny Woodrow
    Dr. Jonny Woodrow

    Jonny Woodrow is pastor of The Crowded House in Loughborough and a Crosslands faculty member. He is married with four children and is co-author of Ascension: Humanity in the Presence of God

  • Graham Beynon
    Dr. Graham Beynon

    Graham Beynon is pastor of Grace Church, Cambridge and the Director of Independent Ministry Training at Oak Hill Theological College, London. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including God’s New Community, Planting for the Gospel, and Emotions.