Chair, Director and co-founder. As an Accredited Christian Minister with the Assemblies of God, Phil has over 20 years experience working with local churches and has been networking Christian organisations for over 14 years. Phil holds a Bachelors of Theology (Hons), Bachelors of Art in Product Design (Hons), and is a qualified Christian youth worker with a Diploma in Theology and Youth Ministry. Prior to moving to South Africa Phil worked for Tearfund, one of the UK’s largest evangelical relief and development agencies, where he was a key member of their Innovation Team and before that co-ordinated Tearfund’s work with youth and youth leaders throughout the UK and Ireland.
Phil and Rachel Bowyer are the directors and co-founders of Soul Action South Africa, they live in Ballito (KZN) with their fourteen year old son Zac. Together they have authored several books on poverty, development and integral mission, including Express Community for churches and schools, A Different World for youth leaders and The Whole Wide World for families with children aged 4 – 11 years.