Bios

Tiba Kasambala – Main Session Speaker
Tiba is a Zambian who has been living in South Africa for 10 years. She is married and has two boys. Tiba and her husband run their own leadership and management consultancy. Tiba’s passion is missions and leadership development.

Andrew Fairweather – Olive Tree Church
Andrew has been working in Kids Ministry for 5 years. He has been the Kids Church Pastor of Olive Tree Church for a year and a half, leading 50+ volunteers who make the ministry what it is today. The kids team have been on an amazing journey of making the supernatural, natural to their kids and have seen amazing growth as a result of this.

Cathy Boucher – Westville Baptist Church
Cathy Boucher is married to Jeff and has two very energetic and fun kids Jed and Zoë. She has been at Westville Baptist church for the past 5 years heading up their kids ministry with a real heart to partner and work with parents. She loves seeing kids develop a real and thriving faith in God that goes beyond Sunday.

Clare Serfontein – Soul Action
Clare moved to South Africa, from England, in January 2012 to join Soul Action South Africa as their Children’s and Family Work Co-ordiantor. She brings to this role 20yrs experience working with children and families in a number of different contexts and an MA in Children’s and Youth ministry. A key part of her role with Soul Action is training and mentoring ECD teachers in some of Durban’s underprivileged communities. Clare recently married Charles.

Chantelle Wills – Linc Church

Heidi Wit – Principal of Inkanyezi Crèche and Community Care Centre.
Heidi was born in California, USA and came to South Africa as a young missionary with Youth With A Mission. Alongside being a mother, grandmother and minister’s wife, she is the Principal of the Inkanyezi Crèche & Community Care Centre situated in Jamaica, Chesterville. Inkanyezi was initiated by Westville Presbyterian Church assisting the local community members in providing a loving and secure environment for the young children.

Karen Lombard – Grace Family Church
Karen Lombard is married to Hank and has three beautiful daughters. She has been the Children’s Ministry Director at Grace Family Church for the last 11 years and is passionate about serving children’s workers and setting them up to win. She believes that the church needs to partnerwith families to help children discover who Jesus is and develop a meaningful relationship with
Him.

About admin

Phil Bowyer is one of the founders of Integral Mission and Soul Action South Africa. He creates space for people who are exploring how to respond to various forms of poverty to connect with one another and God's mission. He is the author of several books on Integral Mission, incl. A Different World, Express Community and The Whole Wide World.