Lewis Varley


Subjects: Biblical Studies

Lewis worked as a lawyer in London for several years before becoming aware of God’s call to missions.  He served with SIM in Bangladesh from 1999 to 2016 in a variety of areas, including theological education, personnel and leadership.  He and his wife Susie met in Bangladesh, and they have four children. He enjoys cricket and keeping up with world events.

Jim Couch


Subjects: Theology, World Religions

Jim has worked as a secondary school and tertiary teacher in New Zealand, Asia, and the USA. He served with his wife Lois with Interserve in Asia for over 20 years. Over the final ten years of their service in Asia he focused on adult learning with a specific emphasis on the use of storytelling in oral societies. His work has included launching an education project for the blind, serving as a school counsellor, teaching leadership skills to emerging leaders, and as project leader for an adult education project. Jim enjoys swimming, cycling, and hiking as well as reading history books.