Bernie Gillott serves as the Global Evangelism Coordinator and assists Teen Challenge centers around the world with a variety of outreaches, including crusades, street outreaches, and musical events. He also is actively involved in providing training to staff and volunteers on how to conduct effective community outreaches.
Bernie and Cathy Gillott have served the Teen Challenge ministry in different capacities for over 30 years, directing operations and development, as well as training and traveling with over 100 different Teen Challenge Choirs on five continents, 47 states of the US and coast to coast in Canada. From residential care to outreach, he has served at Teen Challenge Training Center in Rehrersburg, PA, Teen Challenge Farm in London, Ontario, Canada, and an inner city Induction center in Newport News, Virginia.
The Gillotts have logged over 1/2 million miles internationally along with their 4 children, appeared on national television, talk radio in the USA and abroad as well as sharing with hundreds of thousands of young people in high schools and outreach. All 3 of their sons are in full time pastoral ministry with the Assemblies of God and their daughter is in full time ministry in Florida, teaching and ministering in music.
Bernie and Cathy have been serving with Global Teen Challenge since 2001. This partnership puts them at the cutting edge of global ministry with their finger on the pulse of the street. In addition to working globally to establish, encourage, and empower new Teen Challenge centers, they are partnering to release musical outreach teams and choirs around the world.
Thirty-year veterans of the music scene they having recorded and produced over 20 albums and CDs. The desire of their hearts is to see those who where once victims become victorious in their new life in Jesus Christ.