Simon Vibert

Simon Vibert

In September 2017 the Rev Dr Simon Vibert became Senior Pastor of Christ Church, Virginia Water, in England’s county of Surrey. Until then, he had been Vice Principal of Wycliffe Hall Theological College in Oxford, where he was Director of the School of Preaching. Following a short career in Banking, Simon was ordained for Christian ministry in 1989, before serving at churches in Carlisle, Buxton and Wimbledon.

He has an MTh in New Testament (Glasgow University), a DMin in Applied Theology and a PGDipLATHE in Higher Education – from the University of Oxford.

He is valued worldwide as a convention preacher and a trainer of others; not least through the international ‘Langham Partnership,’ associated with the late John Stott. In his books, he is an author on such diverse subjects as Marriage, John’s Gospel and Stress. He is active in long-distance cycling, tennis and piano. He is married to Caroline. They have three children and one grandchild.

Latest Sermon by Simon Vibert

Discipleship – from two blind men

keywords: Blindness, Discipleship, Seeing, Following, Service


Here, Simon Vibert guides us through three chapters of Mark’s Gospel that deal with what it means to follow Christ – and shows us how two separate incidents involving the healing of a blind man act as ‘bookends’ in helping men and woman themselves to ‘see’ clearly what discipleship means.
All 4 Sermons by Simon Vibert

Discipleship – from two blind men

keywords: Blindness, Discipleship, Seeing, Following, Service

God is able

keywords: Foreknow, Predestine, Christ-likeness, Justify, Glorify

A reason for living - and dying

keywords: Ambition, Life, Death, Purpose, World-View

Wisdom to live by

keywords: Proverbs, Wisdom, Foolishness, Wicked, Righteousness, Work

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