The Team

The New Ground Academy features many great speakers, mainly from the New Ground and Newfrontiers family of churches. The main leaders who oversee the teaching, coaching and life of the Academy are:

Phil Moore (Academy Principal)

Phil leads Everyday Church, a multivenue church with congregations across London, UK, and an online congregation further afield. He is also the author of the best-selling Christian book Gagging Jesus and the Straight to the Heart series of devotional commentaries. He oversees the direction, culture and curriculum of the Academy.


Andrew Wilson (Academy Director)

Andrew is teaching pastor at King’s Church London, UK, and a leading theologian within the UK church. He is the author of Incomparable, GodStories, If God, Then What? and The Life You Never Expected. He is particularly responsible for the quality of the teaching in the Academy.


James & Hannah Silley (Academy Tutors)

James leads New Community Church in South East London, UK. Hannah is a significant leader within the church. Together, they are responsible for the quality of the group discussions and interactive learning in the Academy, as well as for the satellite training bases.


Steve and Caz Alliston (Academy Coaches)


Nicky Yeo (Academy Administrator)

Nicky is part of the staff team at Everyday Church, London, UK. She assists Phil in his leadership of the Academy.