Stuart and Michelle served with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in China, Thailand, Canada, the USA, and their native England for 23 years. They are based in West Wales, UK. In 2003, they co-founded Catalyst Ministries. They have three grown-up children and two grand-daughters.
Stuart is a fifth-generation believer and has been teaching the Word of God for over 30 years. Since quitting his career as a corporate administrator with a top 100 UK plc, Stuart has been involved in full-time, cross-cultural ministry in 5 countries and 3 continents.
As well as being an apostolic teacher, he seeks to act as an empowering catalyst to believers and churches for effective Kingdom and world mission engagement. He is the author of several books including Empowered! Discovering Your Place in God’s Story, and Kingdom Mission: A Call to Disciple Nations (co-authored) and was the lead actor in the award-winning docudrama, Breakthrough: The Story of James O. Fraser and the Lisu People.
He is also a trained life coach, a natural ability consultant, and ordained through Church for the Nations, Phoenix. Stuart has a bachelor’s degree in business and a doctorate degree in Christian Ministry, with a specialisation in Cross-cultural and Kingdom Mission.
Michelle was radically saved and delivered from the trauma of a broken home, alcohol, smoking, pornography, and heartbreak in 1987 under the powerful ministry of evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke.
Communicating through writing, art, speaking and song, and as a worshipper & psalmist, she loves to exhort others in faith and in the heart of God. She has a passion for cross-cultural ministry, and to help believers live God’s plan for life and health. Her book series,Take Courage: Finding Courage in God for Life will be available soon.
Michelle is trained in Animal-Assisted Therapy, has a TESOL certification, and is ordained through Church for the Nations, Phoenix. Michelle received her doctorate degree in Christian Ministry, with a specialisation in Cross-cultural Mission and Natural Health & Nutrition, from Phoenix University of Theology.
Stuart & Michelle enjoy hiking, especially with their rough collie dog, Ruby, have begun organic gardening, and love nature, music, travelling, & learning more about healthy living, as well as watching British detective series and spending time with their children and grand-daughters.