"If we can unlock the creativity of our students and give them permission to take holy, God-centered risks we get to share in an adventure beyond our imagination. By co-creating our ministries our limits are pushed and our understanding expanded. It can be an awesome, scary and audacious adventure."
Carl has worked in church-based ministry for almost 18 years. After first connecting with God as a teenager, he tried to navigate church from completely outside church-culture and church language. This has led to a desire is to provide students with the simplest path to connect with God.
He has worked both within the local church and supporting the development of youth ministry in churches across the North-West of England.
One of his main areas of professional development is youth participation, involving students in the decision-making process. This is what co-creating student ministry is all about.
“My mission is to encourage and empower people of all ages to know who they are in God’s kingdom. I just love being part of the process of helping people discover their gifts, and then watching them use those gifts to do something unique and amazing...
Rachel has a degree in Church Music and Youth Ministry from Point Loma Nazarene University, and has been serving children, students, and families for over fifteen years. With a background in creative communication and pastoral care for young ages, Rachel loves to teach the Bible stories in ways that connect with children and students and challenges them to put their faith into action, and to equip leaders to go out and change their world.
If you want to be part of the team, let us know. We are looking for contributors for the Adventure Together!