Brian has farmed locally on his family farm for the last 45 years and at present he has a herd of Belted Galloways from which he retails their meat. He also works part time at auction rooms in Penkridge and Wolverhampton where he does some auctioneering. He joined Rising Brook in 1981 and has served as a Deacon and Elder. In 1996 his marriage ended and following this difficult time has run our Divorce Recovery Workshop and Restored Lives courses for people going through divorce and serious relationship breakdowns. His heart is to see people come to faith and he loves being involved with the Alpha courses we run, encouraging new people to grow in their faith and discover more of God’s love and purpose for their lives. He has three daughters and two grand children. He plays cricket for a local village team, watches cricket at Derby and is a Stafford Rangers football supporter. In September 2016 he was appointed Minister for the Church Centre congregation where he looks after a congregational team that oversee the running of the service.