Gerald is Kenyan and Louise is from Northern Ireland. Both are passionate about young people knowing Jesus and living lives committed to him.
Gerald has had several years of experience in ministering to young people in Kenya, most recently working voluntarily for iServe Africa, a Christian apprenticeship programme for young graduates. From 2010 to 2014 Gerald studied at Belfast Bible College, followed by completing a Master’s at Union Theological College, Belfast.
Louise is an experienced teacher with a Master’s degree in Education. As well as having taught for six years in Tunbridge Wells, Louise spent a year in Nairobi, training teachers and supporting them in the classroom.
Gerald and Louise began their first term with Crosslinks in January 2016. Gerald is working with iServe Africa; leading a discipleship programme for high school leavers before many begin college or university. This is designed to deepen their knowledge of the bible and provides opportunities for practical Christian service and mentorship. Louise was engaged in studying Swahili in 2016 and began her new role at Turning Point teaching creative arts to primary school students and hopes to be involved in training teachers in 2017. Turning Point work with local churches to share the gospel through their school targeted at kids from difficult backgrounds.