Roland Morriss

Roland did a 3-year BD course at London Bible College and learnt Greek and Hebrew as well as theology. He taught in a Grammar School in Lincolnshire for 20 years, then took early retirement in 1990.

Having seen an advert in a Christian paper for keyboarders, Roland joined MissionAssist. He did keyboarding, receiving hardcopy and then sending the results on cassette tape to Fred Mellings. Then, he and his wife moved to Horsleys Green, the headquarters of Wycliffe Bible Translators, where he did maintenance work and used to join the committee meetings in London. Whilst there he kept up with keyboarding work.

Roland forgets exactly when he first heard about Easy English, or when he started theological checking, but thinks it was Martin Lloyd who recruited him to work as a theological checker. Martin was heading up EasyEnglish at that time. He first met Martin Lloyd when they both taught Physics in Lincolnshire.

In 2009 he and his wife Kathy moved to Lancashire and he is able to continue keyboarding.

In his role as theological checker in EasyEnglish he also corrected some of the language. His theology work was more in the Level B commentaries.

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