Good Questions for.. Simon Warren

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Cycling enthusiast Simon Warren helps lead a church and loves seeing people flourish (and still has time to listen to his daughter’s wedmin..)

 

Where’s home for you?

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Describe (to a 5 year old) what you do during the daytime:

Walk my dog and go out for bike rides. Help lead a church.

Your age?

54.

Married, kids, etc?

Married, 2 daughters aged 25 and 23.

When I grow up I want to be..

Content.

Tell us one thing you’re passionate about.

Building community.

First memory?

The excitement of Christmas.

Favourite kids’ film?

Star Wars.

Who is the best superhero?

Spiderman.

Favourite kids’ book?

Each peach, pear, plum.

When I was little I wanted to be..

A footballer.

What’s one of the most important things about being a ‘good dad’?

Listening.

What does taking responsibility look like for you right now?

Bearing the load so that others don’t have to.

What inspires you to take responsibility?

A desire to serve others and see them flourish.

One thing I want to pass onto others?

Greatness comes through serving.

What advice would I give my younger self?

Make the most of your parents while you can.

Favourite thing to say to your kids?

Don’t get into debt.

Main parenting challenge right now?

Listening to lots of wedmin.

When I became a parent I suddenly realised..

What a good wife I have.

What kind of father do you want to be?

A friend for life.