As many will know I have over the years spoken and also written articles warning of the deficiencies and dangers enshrined in The ALPHA Course. These resources can be viewed on (Part one) (Part two)

(Basically the text for the talk that can be seen on the first two links)

(Scroll through to final article)

(Scroll through to the article ‘Responding to Criticism’)

(Scroll through to the article ‘Rome formally endorses The Alpha Course)

Yesterday I was alerted to details of the most recent Alpha Leadership Conference and in response I placed a post on my Facebook site. As yet I have not had time to listen to any of the contributions but I think you will see from what I wrote in my post that the true cause of Christ would not have been genuinely helped.

This was my Facebook post

If anyone doubts the spiritually pernicious nature of THE ALPHA COURSE and those associated with it (like NICKY GUMBEL) then simply go to the link I will give and see who some of the guest speakers/contributors were at the recent ALPHA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE held in London.

Amongst those contributing were –

‘FATHER’ Raniero Cantalmessaa (THE Papal Preacher)

‘CARDINAL’ Vincent Nicholls (Head of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales)


Other names are also mentioned and no doubt they may well have contributed to this diabolical misrepresentation of The Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Church He is building.

The link is (Cecil, 17/5/23 – link no longer available – see alternatives below)

Cecil Andrews – ‘Take Heed’ Ministries – 23rd June 2015