These are the teachers from the candidate school …

Dr. Andreas Franz

Evangelism and Cultures

Andreas is married and has three children. He spent several years working abroad in both Europe and Africa and holds a doctorate in theology.

Andreas is managing director of Horizonte Weltweit, academic director of the Theological Missiological Academy (TheMA) and president of the Association of Pentecostal Charismatic Mission Agencies. He is leader of a network of 9 theological training sites in Germany all with a different focus. In addition to that he is Chief Academic Officer of the New Covenant International University in Lake Worth, Florida/USA.

Ulrike Krallmann

Life Coaching, Member Care

Ulrike is married and has two adult children. She is a trained secondary school teacher. Since 1978, she and her husband Günther have served in full-time ministry in different countries around the world. She works closely with Youth with a Mission.

Since 1991, Ulrike and her husband have been Globe missionaries; Ulrike is responsible for member care at Globe Mission. For many years, she has been working in human resources and holds qualifications in personnel development and “SIMA”-based counseling.

Brad and Janet Thurston

Leading with Jesus, Multiplication, Family Life on the Mission Field, Core Values of Globe Mission, Character Training, Vision und Calling

Brad and Janet are the founders of Globe Mission (formerly Globe Europe). They have five adult children and six grandchildren.

Brad and Janet served as missionaries in Germany for more than 30 years, participated in sending out around 200 missionaries and have a heart for world mission. Since 2013 they have been working on developing and expanding the international Globe network.

Andreas and Marion Pestke

Mission strategy, Church Planting Movements, Child Protection, Communicating with Supporters, Fighting Poverty, Security Issues on the Mission Field

Andreas and Marion are former missionaries to Nicaragua and have two young sons. In 2013 they took on the leadership of Globe Mission. Their vision is to see more and more Christians from non-Western countries equipped for world mission.

Eddi Riepl

Character Training, Ministering to Muslims, Culture, Storytelling

Eddi is married and has two adult children. With his family he served as a missionary for several years in Central Asia. His desire is to motivate and mobilize churches for world mission. Together with his wife Angie he supports our missionaries in membercare.

Markus Zaugg

Biblical foundation, theology of suffering

Markus ist the leader of Globe Mission Switzerland.
He is married and father of 3 grown-up children.
Markus is passionate for people and to support them in their personal growth

Hansjoerg Hochuli

Insurances, Taxes and Data Protection

Hansjoerg works since August 2018 as the Head of Administration at Globe Mission.
Together with his wife he served for 3 years in a  country in central Asia. They love to see the unreached people-groups reached.

Steffi Palla


Steffi is married and mother of 2 children

Claudia Vogel

Finances and Accounting for Missionaries

Claudia is married and has four children.