It is with great sadness that we have heard of the death of the Revd Joel Edwards who for many years gave leadership to the Evangelical Alliance. He was a devoted pastor and friend to many especially in London. I have always had a high regard for his generosity of spirit. Please join me in giving thanks for his life and Christian witness and please pray for his family in their loss. May he rest in peace.

The Bishop of Southwark, the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun