Tutor in Pastoral Supervision

Email: j.kendall@spurgeons.ac.uk

Jeannie was born and raised in Cornwall, coming to London to train as a secondary school teacher, teaching R.E in two schools, including as head of department. She then went to work for Streatham Baptist church in various roles, including setting up and running a high street coffee shop and then training for counselling and becoming the founder director of Manna Counselling Service, which won a Whitbread Award in 1998.

Jeannie subsequently trained for ministry at Spurgeon’s College, serving as an associate pastor at Streatham Baptist Church before becoming co-minster at Carshalton Beeches Baptist Church in 2011. She has previously taught Pastoral Care and Counselling at Spurgeons and was College President from 2017-2018. Her first book Finding Our Voice was published in 2019, her second Held In Your Bottle in 2021 and her third Heroes or Villains will be in July 2023. She is currently working on a fourth, a devotional book, and writes in other forums such as Godspacelight.