Colin Mitchell is chairman and leader of a local area network of the Evangelical Alliance in East Dorset, England. He teaches theology part-time at Moorlands College where he earned his bachelor's degree in applied theology. Formerly a manager in the health service, for 20 years he served on the leadership team of a church plant that flourished in Bournemouth. His responsibilities included ministries to the poor, directing a language school, mission to an unreached people group, and directing a Newfrontiers training base for leaders. He is married to Chrissy and has three grown sons and one granddaughter.