Ian & Celina Martin
Ian Martin was ordained an elder at NC4 in 2021. He is gifted as a teacher, evangelist, and artist. His passion is to make the truth beautifully plain, speaking with a 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 a community and discipling recovering addicts in the ministry of Betel International. After serving as NC4's Macungie Campus Pastor since 2019, Ian was installed as Lead Pastor of NC4 on May 1, 2022.
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 the University of Birmingham.
Ian and Celina have been married since 2009 and settled in the Lehigh Valley in 2019. They previously worked in ministry in the UK, Spain, and the Czech Republic. They have two young daughters, Epifanía and Zoa-Perisa, and a Hungarian Vizsla, Aston. Both creatives, Celina is a dance professional and Ian a hip hop recording artist. Together they geek out on music, books, food and culture.