Stuart and Jill Briscoe
Stuart and Jill met each other in the context of youth ministry 60 years ago when he was a Bank Examiner and she was a school teacher. They married and based their life together on the biblical verse, ‘As for me and my household we will serve the Lord.’ (Joshua 24:15.) Individually and together they have written scores of books, pastored a church in the United States for thirty years, founded a media ministry called ‘Telling the Truth’ that broadcasts daily, worldwide and now in their eighties they continue to talk to anyone who will listen! They have three children and thirteen grandchildren.
Stuart Briscoe was born in the north of England in 1930. After leaving school he embarked on a banking career, served in the Royal Marines during the Korean War and at 17 years of age preached his first sermon. Since that time he has ministered on every continent, written more than 40 books, pastored a church for 30 years and founded a media ministry called “Telling the Truth” which now broadcasts daily, worldwide. He has been married to Jill for more than 55 years and they have three children and thirteen grandchildren.
Jill Briscoe was born in Liverpool England in 1935. Educated at Cambridge, she taught school for a number of years before marrying Stuart and raising their three children. In addition to sharing with her husband in ministry with the Torchbearers and in pastoring a church in the United States for thirty years, Jill has written more than forty books, travelled on every continent teaching and encouraging, served on the boards of “Christianity Today” and “World Relief” and now acts as Executive Editor of a magazine for women called “Just Between Us.” Jill can be heard regularly on the worldwide media ministry called “Telling the Truth.” She is proud to be called “Nana” by thirteen grandchildren.