The team

Jonny Baker : Director of mission education

Jonny Baker

Director of mission education

Jonny is director of mission education at Church Mission Society and the pioneer course leader. He specialises in gospel and culture and applying creativity to worship. He is author of The Pioneer Gift and Pioneering Spirituality, Alternative Worship and Curating Worship and has been networking with mission leaders and catalysing mission training for the last decade. He teaches theological reflection, mission and worship modules.

Cathy Ross :

Cathy Ross

Cathy leads the MA and teaches in the areas of contextual mission and global theology. She is tutor in contextual theology at Ripon College Cuddesdon and tutor in mission at Regent’s Park College. She is currently the general secretary of the International Association for Mission Studies. She is the author of The Pioneer Gift, Pioneering Spirituality, Mission on the Road To Emmaus, Women with a Mission and has taught all over the world.

Sarah Clarke : Pioneer undergraduate programmes coordinator

Sarah Clarke

Pioneer undergraduate programmes coordinator

Colin Smith : Dean of mission education

Colin Smith

Dean of mission education

Colin teaches on the MA in mission and anthropology, and on the diploma on an introduction to the bible. He also oversees the CMS mission partner pathway which overlaps with pioneers each term. He is author of Mind The Gap.

James Butler : Pioneer MA lecturer and assistant coordinator

James Butler

Pioneer MA lecturer and assistant coordinator

Shemil Mathew :

Shemil Mathew