Martin Deacon, International Director
Martin is the International Director of Turn the Tide. Martin Deacon currently also serves Call2All to direct global mobilization.
Martin is the Executive Director of Turn the Tide, a ministry related to Walk Thru the Bible Southern Africa, he helped establish in 1990 in South Africa. As CEO of the Walk Thru the Bible team, a committed group of 16 staff members that serves thousands of pastors and teachers in their network in 15 Southern African countries, this ministry is the vehicle that WorldTeach, Purpose Driven, Equip and SilverRingThing partners with to accomplish their mission goals in Southern Africa. From the end of 2005 to 2008 Martin served as Senior Vice President of Walk Thru the Bible’s Global Church Ministries and was then seconded to become the Vice President of Mobilization for Call2All. Call2All is born out of the Global Pastors Network founded by Bill Bright and is a part of the group Table 71 – a network of organisational leaders committed to collaborate to fulfill the Great Commission. Whilst in Africa Martin will continue be part of a global team that is mobilizing 100,000 leaders globally in 40 congresses around the world to commit to Great Commission outcomes in the next 3 to 10 years. Martin will be the coordinator for Call2All’s involvement with Global Day of Prayer’s 2010 in Cape Town event as well as a Call2All congress in Johannesburg in 2011. As a Call2All leader Martin will be mobilising the church in Southern Africa to reach out beyond its walls to reach the least, the last and the lost. Martin is also assists in facilitating the Clothing4Children project.
By supporting Martin you are serving all the partnerships mentioned in Southern Africa as well as the global mission and vision of Call2All.
www.call2all.org – Call2All
www.turnthetide.org – Turn the Tide
www.bible.org.za – Walk Thru the Bible Southern Africa
www.ttt4c.org – turn the tide 4 children
www.soccer4children.org – soccer4children
www.clothing4children.org – clothing4children
www.pdmsa.org – Purpose Driven Ministries Southern Africa
www.equipsa.org – Equip Southern Africa
Martin and Anneli have been married for 21 years. They have a daughter, Linne, (13) and a son, Martin, (10).
Martin graduated from the University of Johannesburg and Dallas Theological Seminary. Martin is an international faculty member of the Haggai Institute and lectured at the University of Johannesburg and Baptist Theological College in Johannesburg.