Mark Griffiths is tutor in Missional Research and Practical Theology at St Padarn’s Institute, the training arm of the Church in Wales.  He was New Wine’s Head of Children and Family Ministry for 13 years and then went on to develop “Where Adventure Begins” (also with New Wine), an initiative to help parents communicate faith to their children.  He has worked for several local churches holding positions from children’s pastor and associate pastor to senior minister.  He has written 9 books primarily on family ministry and its links to church growth and has spoken at many of the countries theological colleges.  He has worked with a wide mix of denominations and has spoken at many churches and conferences nationally and internationally.  His PhD is in church growth and child evangelism.