Jake Belder is training for ordained ministry in the Church of England. He is also completing doctoral studies in practical theology at St John's College, Durham University, looking at how churches can help parishioners cultivate a theological vision of work. Previously, he served on the pastoral staff of a church, with particular responsibility for directing their community outreach work. He holds degrees from Redeemer University College in Hamilton, Ontario, and Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. Jake is married to Robin, and they have two sons.