Craig Gooden has served as the Director of PEACE since being asked to fulfill this role in 2017. He also serves as a Bible Worker in the North England Conference of SDA
He gave his life to Jesus at the age of 20 and has a great love for his Redeemer. Since then he has been involved in different departments within the church such as AYS, Sabbath School teacher, Religious Liberties, Personal Ministries and Eldership.
During his years of growth he gained a passion for Evangelism. In 2007 he went to participate in an Evangelistic training course in the USA from which he graduated. Shortly after returning he continued to give Bible studies, training, presenting and preaching to the point where he said he wants to work for God full - time.
Craig has had the great opportunity to be invited internationally to present the Gospel in the context of the Three Angels' Message. He also enjoys fellowship, reading, traveling and spending time with his wife Farida and their son Izraël.
PEACE Administrative Tutor
André Crawford is the Administrative Tutor for PEACE, he was called to serve in 2019.
He has given his life for the sharing of the Gospel and the building up of God's kingdom. He has a passion for teaching and sharing The Truth of the Bible with the world. He enjoys engaging, empowering and equipping people to love the Bible.
With everything God has blessed him with, it is his desire is to be an instrument in Gods hands to prepare his family and other people for the imminent return of Christ.
André brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to PEACE as he previously was trained in a school of evangelism, has a BA in Music, and qualifications in Health, Mentorship, Teaching and has served the church in several departments. We look forward to how the academic, administrative and tutoring elements of his position help to provide an excellent atmosphere of growth for the students of 2019 and onwards.
PEACE Outreach Co-ordinator
Sam Walters is the Outreach Coordinator for PEACE, he was called to serve in 2019.
Sam is friendly, sociable and loves the Lord. He is an ordinary individual who is thankful for what God has done for him and is thankful for the opportunity to serve in this capacity. He recognises the positive and intentional impact that other individuals, who had no personal obligation to him, have had on his life and sees himself as indebted to make a positive impact on others for the glory of God. Being very active in his local church and the wider sphere of the NEC, Sam has a passion to see the Gospel spread to the world.
A particular bible passage that Sam continues to be thankful for is written in Lamentations 3:21-26.
Sam is a young professional who has a Masters in Pharmacy. He has always wanted to give his time to serve The Lord and over the years has volunteered to support the church in various departments and has reached out to different cultures through evangelistic endeavours. He has a great wealth of experience working in professional environments in and outside of the church. We look forward to the coordination of the Outreach activities, teaching and support that will be provided for the students.
The instructors at PEACE are always those of the highest standard and ability. We aim to have those teaching who are not only well versed in their field of study but also those who have personally and practically proven and experienced what they teach.
Our guest instructors in the past have included Pastor Stephen Bohr, Pastor Ian Sweeney, Pastor Don Mackintosh, Sharon Platt McDonald, Jeffrey Rosario, Kevin Sears, Emmanuel Baek, Eugene Prewitt, Pastor Mike Simpson, Pastor Alan Hush, and many more.
The exact names of the teachers may change from year to year based on their availability but the standard is always high.