Keswick in Buckie

Follower of Jesus. Husband, father, pastor, preacher, writer, advocate. Seeking to connect faith to life in every sphere. Lead Dundonald Elim Church. Chair Elim's Ethics and Public Theology Task Force. Theologian-in-Residence for Spring Harvest and Essential Christian. Advise various charities, churches and statutory agenciesMalcolm is husband to Debbie, who is a senior lecturer in Nursing at Queens University, Belfast and a published author herself. Together they have four adult children - Matthew, Benjamin, Anna and Riodhna. Debbie and Malcolm have ministered together in many places over their lives but have currently found home in Northern Ireland where Malcolm is the Lead Pastor at Dundonald Elim. They feel privileged to say that they have children that have been to university in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales! They currently have two beautiful golden retriever pups called Woody and Buzz



Rev Alan McKnight, Pastor, 

Harper Church, Glasgow
As a teenager the Lord saved me by His grace, through the influence of the woman who is now my wife and the encouragement of a man from Papua New Guinea who was visiting Glasgow in 1988 for the World Baptist Youth Conference.
Following a career in local government management which I enjoyed greatly, I became pastor of Plains Evangelical Church, Airdrie, where I served for 12 years. For the past six years it has been my privilege to serve as Lead Pastor at Harper Church in Glasgow. During that time the church has become increasingly multi-national. I also serve as Chairman of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches in the UK.
My wife Pamela and I have three children and three grandchildren.


Rev Derek Burnside

Bible School Principal
Derek has been Principal since autumn 2017. He is married to Penny. He enjoys cycling, squash, swimming and table-tennis, and supports Manchester City.
Derek has guest-lectured at Capernwray and other Torchbearers schools since 2001. He has previously been an RE teacher, a
UCCF Staff Worker, and was for 22 years on the staff / leadership team of Belmont Chapel Exeter.