Global Tribe Staff
Anthony is the founder of numerous non-profit organizations: Body and Soul Gyms; Zeal - youth and education programs; Fuse - an annual creative arts event; Romania child aid and the Body and Soul national care network. Since founding Global Tribe in 1992, Anthony has pioneered an international movement to fight poverty as well asinnovative community and international organizations, including 3 Global Cafe’s - Cafe Style community centers in New Zealand and the U.S. He has authored a number of books and has been a guest speaker for various organizations throughout New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and the USA. He was also the leader of Future New Zealand, a political party that has gone on to have a significant role within the New Zealand government.
Karl has been involved in financial management for two decades, dating back to his role as drummer and business manager for the pioneering Christian rock band Guardian. Following the band decision to only tour internationally, Karl began The Bennett Company, a business and artist management company serving various artists and ministries. Karl oversees all financial matters, donor accounts, and provides direction on budget matters.
Global Tribe Board Members
Chris is an Australian born singer-songwriter-composer living and working in LA. He is, in his own words “a jack of many trades, master of none” making a living as a songwriter, studio musician, composer, producer, touring artist, published author and teacher. He is father of two and husband of one.
These past few years he has been making a name for himself as a composer, writing songs and music for such TV shows as Star Trek, Without a Trace, Las Vegas, Extra, Men in Trees, Brothers and Sisters, Roswell, One Tree Hill, Jake 2.0 and Queer Eye. Chris is also an inventor and co-founder of IBN Sports (www.ibnsports.com) the fastest growing sports broadcaster on the Internet and the President of Sounds Dangerous, a company specializing in music production for the film and television industries. Strange as it may seem, Chris is also an ordained missionary. As a worship leader/Church planter his own life mission is to share a gospel of grace through music, film, TV and theater to the tribes of people who have yet to find a place in the Church. For more information go to www.chrisfalson.com
Steven J. Jensen
Steven Jensen is a strategic thinker with a broad background in the development of emergency management systems. He has twenty-five years of experience in emergencies and disasters in the United States and New Zealand, as well as work for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Southeast Asia. Research has taken him to El Salvador, Australia, China, and Japan. Steven Jensen’s work is built on a solid foundation, with a Master of Science in Emergency Management, graduate work in theology at Fuller Seminary and he will soon complete a Doctorate in Policy, Planning and Development at the University of Southern California. His current work and research is focused on preparing the next generation to understand and manage disasters. Of particular interest is the escalating vulnerability of people living in slums of the developing world.
Pastor Wayne A. Chaney Jr.
Antioch Church of Long Beach
Pastor Wayne A. Chaney Jr., a native of Los Angeles, California was destined for ministry from birth. Descending from a long lineage of pastors, ministers, and evangelists, he was always under the influence of Godly men and women. In the proximity of completing his education at Morehouse College he was called to the ministry. After his return to Long Beach he worked diligently alongside his mentor and grandfather, the late Joe Chaney Jr. Standing on the legacy laid by his grandfather and reaching for his destiny, pastor Wayne became pastor of Antioch Church of Long Beach, a vibrant, flourishing congregation of believers. The church membership doubled in two short years under his leadership.
Currently, Pastor Wayne is committed to serving as a member of the Executive Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. His commitment and involvement in ministry far extend beyond his local community. Throughout the country, Pastor Wayne has ministered to various congregations, denominations, and organizations and his influence broadens globally as he touches lives in Indonesia, New Zealand, England, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Malaysia, Singapore, and Mexico.