Founding Trainer

Paul GibbsArlington, Texas

Licensed to Teach: EvangelismDiscipleship | Study | The Shapes Test

Geographic Area: Global

Paul is the Founding Director of the Masterclass Suite. He is a gifted speaker, teacher, and author who spends much of his time producing resources to train and mentor Christian leaders. He is an award-winning author and his books are a great way to gain insight into the thinking, practices, and principles of leadership. He also travels throughout the world, speaking and teaching. Paul is the Founding Global Director and vision carrier of the Pais Movement, a missionary organization working on 6 continents.

Originally from Manchester, England, Paul and his wife Lynn have two grown sons Joel and Levi. The couple now resides in Arlington, Texas.

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Licensed Trainers

Ian GreenEngland

Licensed to Teach: Discipleship

Geographic Area: Global

Ian Green is a reknown author, speaker and coach. He has been involved in ministry for over 40 years. Born in Wales, he now lives in England with his wife and 2 children. Ian travels intercontinentally spreading a message of global transformation. Ian after reading the Talmidim said: ’This is the best material I have read in a generation on Discipleship.’  For more information about Ian Green visit

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Carl WalkerUSA

Licensed to Teach: Discipleship | Study

Geographic Area: USA

Carl is the founder of En Gedi Retreat. His wife Audrey and three children live in the mountains of Colorado. Carl has particular passion for healthy leaders and speaks frequently with pastors and missionaries from around the world concerning healthy rhythms and boundaries. He has a passion for organic fellowship and intentional discipleship.   For more information about Carl Walker visit or

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Pete BakerEngland

Licensed to Teach: Discipleship | Study | Schools

Geographic Area: UK & Europe

Pete is a recognized leader in the United Kingdom. He is married to Bryony and they have two daughters, Isabella and Jasmine. Pete & Bryony are part of the senior leadership at Life Church Lancashire and Pete is one of the founders of Burnley High School, a Christian Ethos free school of which he is now a governor. Pete is the National Director and vision carrier for the Pais Movement missionary organization in Great Britain.

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Jan ThomsenGermany

Licensed to Teach: Discipleship

Geographic Area: Germany & Europe

Jan Thomsen, along with his wife Verena, is the National Director for Pais Germany. They have both been serving in a Global missionary capacity since 2008/2009. They lived in Texas, USA for two years and were part of a Global Resource Team impacting 6 continents. During that time they received specialized training in mission, discipleship, and study. Jan has a huge passion for Germany. He believes that God’s Kingdom will increase and that His presence will be even more tangible in the future.

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Patrick KlieverAustralia

Licensed to Teach: Discipleship | Study

Geographic Area: Oceania

Patrick Kliever, along with his wife Sara, is the National Director for Pais Oceania. Pat joined Pais in 2010, where he first served Pais USA in Colorado. Through his experience and training with Pais he has seen the deep impact that Pais has around the World. Originally from Germany, he and Sara moved over to Australia to embrace the mission of Pais for Australia and New Zealand. His heart is for Australians and New Zealanders to join the Movement of disciple-making.

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Joshua PorterBrazil

Licensed to Teach: Study

Geographic Area: South America & French-speaking nations

Joshua Porter is the Training Director for Pais Brazil. He joined Pais in 2017 and served as team leader in Natal, Brazil from 2018 to 2019. Today he is responsible for training and equipping Pais apprentices in Brazil. The son of Northern Irish missionaries, Josh grew up in France and speaks English, French and Portuguese.

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Melissa NevesBrazil

Licensed to Teach: Study

Geographic Area: South America

Melissa Neves is the Communications Director for Pais Brazil. Born in São Paulo, Brazil, she joined the Pais Movement in England in 2015. She has a great passion for Brazil and, in 2017, she pioneered Pais in São Paulo. Since then, she has been working hard for the advancing of the Kingdom through the empowerment of young people in her nation. Melissa speaks Portuguese and English.

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Samuel AmasahGhana

Licensed to Teach: Study

Geographic Area: West Africa

Samuel Amasah, born in Ghana, Africa, is the Regional Director for Pais West Africa. Samuel began his ministry work in 2010, and later joined Pais in 2013. He served in Pais Ghana for 2 years, then moved to Kenya in 2015, where he served for another year before pioneering two Pais teams in Nigeria. After 3 years of pioneering Pais in Nigeria, he was reassigned to his current position of Regional Director for West Africa, residing in Ghana now. Samuel speaks fluent English as well as 2 African languages, Twi and Ga.

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Daniel NajombongNigeria

Licensed to Teach: Study

Geographic Area: West Africa

Daniel Najombong is married to Fortunate and they are both from Nigeria. Daniel started out as a youth leader in Living Faith Church and Key Leader Royal Family of Christ Global Ministries, he joined Pais in 2016 and has attended several quality trainings in Accra Ghana having used the same to impact thousands of Christians in Nigeria. This has led to many people being equipped to advance the kingdom of God using the Distinctive Concepts and templates that Pais provides. His vision is to continue interacting with people who have a heart for God in Africa and Nigeria through trainings, conferences and workshops. He is currently leading Pais Movement in Nigeria together with a team of young and passionate youth leaders. He also travels all around the country making missionaries and is excited to be doing this. Formally educated as Computer Scientist, Daniel now enjoys teaching, writing and adventures.

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