Ian & Celina Martin
Ian Martin was ordained an elder in 2021. He is gifted as a teacher, evangelist and artist. His passion is to make the truth beautifully plain, speaking with prophetic edge to call the church to its mission and the world to its Redeemer. Born in Bethlehem, PA, Ian grew up as a missionary kid in Spain and the UK, living in community and discipling recovering addicts in the ministry of Betel International. As an Associate Pastor, he leads the NC4 Macungie Campus and serves in the teaching, worship and creative ministries of the church.
Educated in the UK, Ian holds a BA in Hispanic Studies from University College London, a Certificate in Theological and Pastoral Studies from the University of Oxford, a Diploma in Audio Engineering from SAE Institute, London and an MA in History of Christianity from University of Birmingham.
Ian and Celina have been married since 2009 and settled in the Lehigh Valley in 2019. They previously worked in missions in the UK, Spain, and most recently in the Czech Republic, where they raised their affectionate Hungarian Vizsla, Aston, and birthed their beautiful daughter Epifanía. Both creatives, Celina is a dance professional and Ian a hip hop recording artist. Together they geek out on music, books, food and culture.