Philip heads up Emu's ministry of song writing and training. He was Music Minister at St Ebbe's Oxford for 15 years, and loves helping musicians grow in their gifts to serve their church—teaching the Bible and practical skills at conferences and seminars around the world. He is the author of Then Sings My Soul, a book about Biblical music ministry for every Christian. He also writes songs, and is perhaps best known for the music for Consider Christ. Philip studied music at Sydney University, theology at Moore Theological College, Sydney, has a Masters degree from Oxford University and soon to complete a PhD in the biblical theology of worship. Email Philip | Partner with Philip
Alanna Glover // Creative Director
Alanna has been a part of the Emu family for many years, most notably as a singer on many of our albums. Previously a church music director and member of the band Garage Hymnal, she lives in Sydney where she splits her time between working for Emu and being a mum. She has a Bachelor of Theology from Sydney Missionary Bible College and a Music Degree from Sydney University and is currently studying for a Masters in Theology. Alanna developed our Word In Song online course as well as being a songwriter, song leader, graphic designer and trainer. Email Alanna | Partner with Alanna blankbla
Liv Chapman // Ministry Team (Australia)
Liv hails from Sydney and has spent six years living and working with Emu in Oxford, UK before returning to Australia. As a singer, songwriter, and staff member of Emu, Liv spends most of her time working on albums, creating content and resources for our training events, and supporting our partners. She studied English and Ancient History at Sydney University and has a Diploma in Biblical Theology from Moore College.
Emilia joined the Emu Team in 2020 after graduating from King's College London where she studied music. She has been involved with Emu's ministry since 2019 as a cellist on our album recordings. Emilia has been working on resources for melody instrumentalists and assisting with research for Emu's training conferences and materials. She is keen to help church musicians to engage in what the Bible says about music ministry, as well as song-leading and song-writing. She is currently studying for an online Diploma in Biblical Theology at Moore Theological College. Email Emilia | Partner with Emilia
Judith Hickel //Ministry Team Leader (Germany)
Judith, an Australian musician living in Germany, began working with Emu in 2013 on projects to produce German resources. She now heads up a song translation team, mentors German songwriters and writes herself. Judith has begun facilitating Word In Song conferences in German-speaking-Europe and the German translation of Word In Song Online. She is supported by the Church Missionary Society of Australia. Email Judith
Eddy has been part of the Emu family since the launch and start of TWIST in 2003. Eddy administers a number of our conferences in Australia. She brings to Emu an eye for strategic growth in training musicians in their ministry settings. Eddy is also a part-time chaplain at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Sydney. Email Eddy
Mike Begbie //Conference Host (Australia)
Mike has been part of the Emu team for a number of years as a songwriter and vocalist on some of our albums. You'll find Mike at the front of our Sydney and other Word In Song Conferences. He currently works as the Senior Minister at Hornsby Heights Anglican.
Lynn Ngui // Administrator
Elisabeth Epps // Administrator
Board Of Directors
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