Teaching Team: Bob & Gracie Ekblad and the Tierra Nueva/Tierra Nueva Europe team are joined by a number of UK/Europe based teachers and practitioners to deliver the CTMM. These have included Sara Hyde, Peter Farmer, Laura Bagley and Irwin Buchanen. Gilles Boucomont (Paris) and Lin Button teach and minister with us at the residential (gathering 2). Students from the previous trainings will help us to deliver the 2018 CTMMs, including Marion Carson and Graham Bell.
Bob & Gracie Ekblad are pastors in the Presbyterian Church (US). They have spent more than thirty years reading the Bible with people who consider themselves “damned” - migrant farm workers, inmates in Washington State jails, drug dealers, and gang members in particular. Bob lectures in Biblical Studies and Mission at Westminster Theological Centre and is Associate Professor of Old Testament at The Seattle School. He is author of Reading the Bible with the Damned and A New Christian Manifesto: Pledging Allegiance to the Kingdom of God. Gracie teaches at Tierra Nueva and ministers to people in personal prayer appointments.