10 Questions with Miles Toulmin

Alpha Asia Pacific

Stop striving, He’s in control.

We fire 10 questions at Miles Toulmin, Executive Director of Alpha Asia Pacific, about God, music, food and jokes: 


What is your biggest passion?

My family


What was the last book you read?

‘Overrated’ by Eugene Cho


Who or what inspires you?

People who keep going and never lose their hunger, e.g. Sir Alex Ferguson, Nicky Gumbel etc.


If you could be anyone for the day who would you be and why?

Spiderman, always my favourite superhero!


What has God been teaching you lately? 

Stop striving, He’s in control.


What is currently at the top of your playlist?

Mumford & Sons


Personal highlight of 2014?

Planting a church


Favourite joke? 

What do you get if you cross a joke with a rhetorical question? … 


What biblical character would you compare yourself to or identify with?



Favourite food?

Nasi Lemak


Miles studied at Oxford University and then spent 10 years working for a consumer goods multi-national company. He then returned to Oxford to study theology before being ordained an Anglican minister. He was until recently Associate Vicar at HTB, the London church where Alpha began. He is now the Executive Director of Alpha Asia Pacific and Vicar of HTBB (Holy Trinity Bukit Bintang), an Anglican church in the centre of Kuala Lumpur that is home to the Alpha Asia Pacific Hub. He is married to Sarah and they have three children. 

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