Lara Buchanan

Lara Buchanan holds degrees in History, English Literature, and a PGCE in Secondary Education from the University of Cape Town. She also has a Certificate in Apologetics through OCCA The Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, and Theology from Oxford University. Previously, Lara worked for several years as an English and History secondary school teacher, before going on to run the internship and theological training program for St Aldates Church, Oxford.

Lara has a specific interest in studying the impact of Jesus’ life and for the individual and for community. Lara has spoken in various academic and corporate settings in Africa, Europe, Asia, in North America and across the UK. Her hope is to develop meaningful connections with people from other cultures and different faiths and worldviews and to explore the deep questions of life together in the context of friendship.


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