Meet the Team
Stephen Gladwell: Norwich
Stephen was born and raised in Suffolk and left for University at Oxford Brookes to study Physiotherapy. He was introduced to Jesus by a guy at uni who was in the same halls and on the same course. It was in Oxford where he committed to live for Jesus.
After uni Stephen returned to Suffolk, but then crossed the border and moved to Norfolk to be with his High School sweetheart. Chrissy and Stephen have been married for 6 years, and now have a very young daughter. Stephen works at the local NHS Trust and has recently changed to part time so he can be with his daughter for a bit of Daddy Daycare! Outside of family time he enjoys walking & cycling, real ale, bushcraft, sitting around a fire, films and to play pretty much any sport.
"When I left for uni, I felt I was in control, my life was rosy, and I had my whole life ahead of me. I was a fairly popular guy, didn't have many enemies, and generally got on with most people. I wasn't until I saw the person of Jesus Christ, that I began to see how broken I was. Jesus is the most powerful, courageous, and dangerously-loving man ever; He teaches us how to be men in a world/culture that constantly tells us otherwise. What better role model is there... even Alan Partridge would have to concede? I have been helping organise the mens ministry at my local church for the past 6 years. This role as area coordinator for Norwich is both daunting and exciting - I'm looking forward to see what God has in store for the Men of Norwich, Norfolk and beyond."