One Thing In Common – Faith in the firing line

Matt Maer commanded a Battalion in Iraq in 2004. At the time, his unit was the most attacked in the British Army since the Korean War. He rose to the rank of Brigadier and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for his leadership, and he features in the Richard Holmes book ‘Dusty Warriors’. Matt has seen ve tours in Northern Ireland, two in Bosnia
and one in Kosovo, and was made an MBE for running operations for the British sector in Bosnia. He is now Director of Security at Canary Wharf.

Colonel Lewis raided a mortar factory in Belfast, helped re-build a Balkan country torn by sectarian violence and ethnic cleansing and commanded units in Iraq during its first free elections. During this event Col Lewis will be interviewed about his experiences and his faith and then give a short talk on the central claims of Christianity.