Peter Horrobin

Founder & International Director of Ellel Ministries

Career

Born: November 1943, Bolton, Lancashire
Education:
1948-53 Four Lane Ends Primary School, Blackburn, Lancs
1953-55 St Dunstan’s Primary School, Jubilee Road, Cheam, Surrey
1955-62 King’s College School, Wimbledon.
1962-66 Christ Church, Oxford studying Chemistry and doing research in Microbiology
Career:
In Education
1966-68 Lecturer in Building (Science and Maths), Oxford Polytechnic
1968-71 Lecturer in Building Science, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
In Business (Publishing and Bookselling)
1969 One of three founding Directors of the Medical and Technical Publishing Company Ltd (MTP) in Lancaster, England.
1971 Resigned lectureship at Manchester University to become a full-time Director of MTP alongside his brother David , who continued as Professor of Medicine in Nairobi University, Kenya and David Bloomer, the Managing Director of the Company
1971-74 Director of MTP
1973- Founder and Managing Director of Lancaster Editorials Ltd
1974-82 Founder and Managing Director of The Construction Press Ltd
1975-99 Founder and Managing Director of Lunesdale Publishing Group Ltd
1975-89 Founder and Managing Director of Carnforth Bookshop Ltd which eventually became well-known nationally as the largest second-hand bookshop in the region. It also had a philatelic department.
2006- Chairman of Sovereign World Ltd
In Ministry
1969-70 First envisioned to believe that God wanted to use him in the restoration of broken lives.
1970-80 Progressively envisioned to pray for the establishment of a ministry in evangelism and healing in the North West of England
1977 Established The Christian Trust in faith, as a registered charity to be the vehicle for a subsequent ministry of healing and evangelism
1982-84 Local Area Chairman of Mission England. Originator of the hymn and song book for the Billy Graham campaign, first known as Mission England Praise and then simply Mission Praise.
1986 Founder of the healing and training ministry at Ellel Grange, subsequently to become known as Ellel Ministries and later, as it developed and grew, as Ellel Ministries International.
1986-date Director of the work of Ellel Ministries International and Chairman of the 11-strong Executive Leadership of the international ministry, now with operating centres in twenty different countries, and with students who have trained with the ministry working in well over forty different countries.