Garnet lives in Berwick, Nova Scotia and has four adult children and 13 grandchildren. Three of his children and 9 grandchildren live in the US.
Garnet operates Wheaton’s, a chain of 6 stores across the Canadian Maritimes, and has a small furniture plant that produces solid wood furniture that is sold in the Wheaton stores.
Garnet has been active in ShareWord Global Canada’s ministry for over 45 years, serving in various leadership roles at the chapter, provincial, and national levels. Garnet is the Board Chair of the new ShareWord Global USA ministry, and has played a lead role in developing ministry work in Nicaragua and Cuba.
Garnet considers it a privilege to serve within ShareWord Global and is committed to seeing the ministry advance its mission of mobilizing believers to see individuals, families, communities, and countries transformed by the power of the gospel.
Tony Merendino studied podiatric medicine at Barry University in Florida and completed a two-year podiatric surgical residence in Michigan. He then returned to Florida to practice Podiatry and train podiatric medical residents at Hollywood Medical Center.
Tony came to know the Lord in 1998 with the help and guidance of his wife Laura. He relocated to Tennessee in 2005 with his wife and four children after many years of a spiritual calling to pick up and move to this new location. After much prayer, he accepted a position as a Professor of Podiatric Medicine in Ontario. In 2011, Tony and John Wesselius started a ministry called “Ask a Christian.” Tony met with a local ShareWord Global member and joined the ministry in 2015. Tony is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Florida.
Troy Carl, President of International Scripture Ministries, Inc. (ISM), has dedicated over 35 years to visionary leadership, technology innovation, and pastoral guidance in the pursuit of the Great Commission. He has been instrumental in developing the world's largest digital Bible platform, which reaches over 600 million users in 240 countries and is available in more than 1,800 languages. Additionally, Troy has created impactful tools for various communities, such as a unique device for the US military that brings solace through Scripture and the number one "Deaf" app on iTunes and Google Play.
With a background that spans both for-profit and non-profit sectors, including executive roles in telecommunications and a publicly traded NASDAQ company, Troy's experience sets him apart from other ministry leaders. His initiatives have gained recognition from major media outlets like FOX News, CNN, CBN, DayStar, and prominent radio networks in the US and abroad. Above all, Troy's passion for the Bible and commitment to fulfilling the Great Commission drive his continued efforts to innovate and expand international ministry opportunities.
Born in Australia, Craig began his professional career as a CPA. In 1999, Craig, together with his wife, Debbie, and four children, moved to Nashville to pursue his calling with The Gideons. Completing various assignments, including a 15-month stint restructuring the ministry’s activities in India, and graduating with an MBA from Lipscomb University in 2008, Craig was appointed International Executive Director of The Gideons International in 2010 and held that position for seven years.
Having travelled to more than 45 countries dealing with business leaders from various and multiple disciplines, Craig brings significant cross-cultural experience as a business and ministry leader. Since 2019, Craig has represented C12 in the Middle Tennessee region fueling his passion for discipling and mentoring business owners and leaders to align and integrate their faith with their business leadership, bringing Christ to the workplace. Craig and Debbie enjoy their country retreat outside Lebanon, TN and adore their two grandchildren.
Now living in Pennsylvania USA with his wife Susan and two children, Mark is originally from Liverpool, England and for most of his career has worked globally in Christian mission and community non-profits in four continents. This includes service with United Bible Societies, Africa Inland Mission, the World Health Organization, and Tearfund UK. He has published on the subject of Christian responses to community health and social challenges and has spoken on these issues at the WHO, the White House, and at a U.S. Congressional Staff Briefing. He was also Adjunct Professor at Cairn University in non-profit effectiveness.
Working internationally as a consultant to Christian missions, Mark seeks to use his training in management and experience to bring the best of organizational effectiveness practices to non-profits and Christian ministry to increase the impact of those on the front line of programs and also fundraising.