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After being dependent on heroin for fifteen years and spending a number of terms in prison, Barry Woodward had a religious experience, which resulted in his life being totally transformed. This led to him becoming a national public speaker and the author of 'Once an Addict.' Barry is a contemporary communicator, who is humourous, passionate and inspirational. Barry is an associate evangelist with J.John.
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  • Matt SummerfieldBarry Woodward is a unique communicator with an incredible blend of humour, inspiration and challenge. He’s a master storyteller who can’t fail to touch the heart, mind and soul of people - whether of faith or not. He went down a storm at our church and I would recommend him to you. 

    Matt Summerfield
    Urban Saints, Luton

  • Ian WatsonAs the Assistant National Leader of the AoG, I am delighted to endorse his ministry as an evangelist and the work of Proclaim Trust, and I gladly commend him to you.

    Rev. Ian Watson
    AoG National Leadership Team,  Mattersey 

  • Richard CookeAs the senior leader of the local church Barry calls home, I’m constantly moved and inspired by his genuine love for others, as he tirelessly communicates God’s story through his own stories. Passion, enthusiasm and ‘cheeky chappy’ are a few words that describe this gifted man, whom I wholeheartedly endorse.

    Richard Cooke
    Bridge Church, Bolton

  • Rev. David ShearmanBarry is an outstanding example of God's grace and transforming power. His ministry connects with people through story telling, passion and a clear presentation of the Christian message.

    Rev. David Shearman
    Cathcon Trust, Nottingham

  • Rev. Anthony DelaneyDuring my time as a plain clothes Police Officer in Manchester I saw how drugs destroy so many lives. Barry's story of how he was arrested by God serves as a great encouragement that nobody is beyond His reach. If you are not moved by this story, check yourself for a pulse!

    Rev. Anthony Delaney
    Ivy Church, Manchester

  • Canon J.JohnRarely have I seen such a profound impact of the proclamation of the gospel as when Barry spoke at a major CVM event. From prisons to major conferences, Barry is a unique, creative and powerful speaker and his books have impacted thousands. I highly commend him and his ministry to you.

    Rev. Carl Beech
    Message Trust, Manchester

  • Canon J.JohnMy friend Barry Woodward is one of the UK's most effective communicators of the Good News of Jesus Christ today. His own personal story of transformation gives authenticity to his passionate speaking.

    Canon J.John
    Philo Trust, Chorleywood

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