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.

  • Tim Ward
    Revd. Dr. Tim Ward

    Tim Ward teaches at Oak Hill Theological College and is a Crosslands faculty member, having previously taught at the Proclamation Trust Cornhill Training Course. Before that he was the pastor of a church in Leicestershire. He has written a book on the doctrine of Scripture.

  • Ted Turnau
    Ted Turnau

    Ted teaches cultural and religious studies at the Anglo-American University and cultural studies at the Center for Media Studies at Charles University in Prague. Ted's married to Carolyn, and they have three children, three cats and one rabbit. Ted writes and speaks about faith and culture, and in 2012 published his first book, Popologetics: Popular Culture in Christian Perspective. He's currently working on two other books: one on engaging popular culture with kids, and one on engaging post-Christian culture creatively. Ted enjoys jazz, blues and roots music, good film and television, American football, Japanese samurai and kaiju movies, and anime.