Nick is currently Diocese Children's Ministry Adviser and DBS Manager for the Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham, where he works with church leadership structures and children's leaders in training, consultation and delivery of quality children's ministry. Before this he was a teacher, schools worker, training officer, and Cathedral Education Officer. He is passionate about seeing children, young people and families grow in the church, the place of boys in faith communities, and making school visits to churches much more fun! He serves on national bodies including the C of E General Synod, is trustee of a number of charities, and has written many resources and songs for children's and schools work. He has led all-age worship, is part of the event leadership team, and has taken seminars at Spring Harvest for many years. Nick regularly speaks and delivers training at conferences around the country and in Ireland, inspects Church Schools, and sits as a magistrate in Nottinghamshire. Most importantly Nick is married to Clare (a primary school head-teacher) and they have two grown-up sons. He has books published by CPAS, Kevin Mayhew, Scripture Union, Grove and SPCK.