Prior to joining Cliff College, Gareth spent 10 years as a youth, children & families minister, most recently in an Anglican church in Cheshire and before that in an Independent Baptist Church in North London. He trained at Oak Hill College in London, gaining a BA in Youth and Children’s Ministry.
He started his PhD in Family Ministry and Intergenerational Church at Cliff College in 2014 and began adjunct lecturing on the BAMM course in 2016. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for the Study of Youth Ministry.
His research interests are in family ministry and intergenerational church and he has published in both areas at an academic and popular level. He co-presents the monthly podcast Together with God – a series of conversations on faith, family and today’s Church. He also has an interest in youth apologetics, training and lecturing on the subject around the country as well as being co-producer of Out of the Question, a series of apologetics animations for young people.
He lives in Buxton with his wife and three sons.
Courses taught by Gareth Crispin
About This Course A brand-new Cliff College Online course led by John Hawksworth, YFC Local Ministries Senior Manager together with colleagues from our partners Youth for Christ. The aim of the course is to reflect on this important ministry during . . .
About This Course The aim of the course is to reflect on this important ministry during the changed circumstances that we find ourselves in around the world due to COVID-19. Whether you have been involved in children’s ministry for many . . .
About This Course Introduction to Christian Holiness is a four-session course taught by Rev Paul Smith that explores the theme of holiness, beginning with the Old Testament and the character of God, and the incarnation of Jesus in the New . . .
About This Course Creative Bible Reading, led by Rev Dr Mike Parsons, is a six session online course designed to help students examine different ways of reading and engaging with the Bible, and explore how the Bible fits into their . . .
About This Course The Women in the Bible course is one of a series of events being sponsored by The Bible, Gender and Church Research Centre, (www. cliffcollege.ac.uk/gender-centre) based at Cliff College. The course will be delivered by Dr Kirsi . . .
About This Course Our Cliff College Certificate in Parenting for Faith short course is designed to stretch, inform and inspire as those questions are explored. It is designed for those working in a professional or voluntary capacity with children, young . . .
About This Course Our Parenting for Faith course is a self-paced short course designed to stretch, inform and inspire as those questions are explored. It is designed for those working in a professional or voluntary capacity with children, young people, . . .