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Josh Erb

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CEO and Director 

Josh is a visionary leader sold out to the Jesus model of raising and equipping Christian world-changers. He Co-founded Soul Edge Ministries when he was only 19 and has now led the Charity with his wife, Kiri for over 16 years. Over the years, he has personally mentored and helped equip hundreds of leaders. 

Josh also serves on staff at Northgate Church, heading up Pastoral care and Connect groups.  Alongside this, he serves as a Volunteer Firefighter with the Cumberland Fire Department. Josh is an avid adventurer and loves spending time in the mountains. He is also a Hiking Guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. 

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Kiri Erb

Director of Teaching and Theology Soul Edge Canada

Kiri has worked alongside Josh to build Soul Edge Canada for well over a decade. With a multidisciplinary approach to teaching and apologetics, she is passionate about the clarity, beauty and relevance of the Gospel message gaining traction in human hearts-not in spite of, but in relation to the lived human experience. Her upcoming novel: Love, War and the Mess In Between carries this same heartbeat, nestled in historical fiction. Kiri is currently completing her MA Systematic and Philosophical Theology at the University of Nottingham, UK. She also holds a BA Politics and International Relations from The University of Nottingham with a year at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.


Kiri is also a speaker for Apologetics Canada, wife to Josh Erb and mom of their three adventurous children. 

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Sebastian Gray

New Zealand Director 


After graduating from Soul Edge in 2010, Seb worked for the Christian outdoors organisation Rock UK. He then came back in 2013, 2014 and 2015 as a Team Leader. After that, Seb was Chief Instructor (Activity Manager) at Rock UK Carroty Wood in Kent. He has also managed to Lead World Challenge Teams on adventures in destinations such as Morocco. He has both his Summer and Winter Mountain Leader qualifications. 


Seb is an absolutely incredible leader, full of passion and a desire to see lives and culture transformed. 


Seb is the New Zealand base director, which launched in 2020. He overseas the New

 Soul Edge Canada Team Leaders


Jael Erb

Assistant Team Leader 

Jael is joining the Soul Edge Canada team this year but has been connected with Soul Edge for many years. Jael went to BSSM in 2016 and, after graduating went on to study Nursing. She is a Registered Nurse and is an all-round incredible leader. Whether it is serving on worship teams or youth teams, Jael always truly lives the Jesus model lifestyle. 

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Sam Norman

Canada Assistant Leader

After Sam's Soul Edge year in 2018, Sam pursued a degree in Theology at Moorlands in the UK. We invited him back  with us to teach in NZ 2020! He goes all in, challenging the students to go to the edge in all those beautiful and amazing Soul Edge ways! Sam is back leading with us in Canada this year. 

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Bekah Norman

Canada Assistant Leader

Bekah is also a graduate of Moorlands Theological College. She is passionate about seeing people live out their full identity. She loves seeing people cultivating a heart of thankfulness and firm trust in the Lord that is counter-cultural in today's Western society. She also longs to see herself and others sold out for Jesus so that he is the absolute centre of every aspect of lives.

Soul Edge PLUS team 

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Seb Mitchell 

Soul Edge PLUS Team Lead

Seb was such an integral part of his SE year and has a natural aptitude for loving people well. It made sense that (despite being busy doing his MA at Cambridge) he would keep investing into our beautiful SE plus community. We are so thankful for his heart and commitment to our beloved members. 

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Lois Render

Soul Edge PLUS Core Team

Lois was part of our flagship Soul Edge Scotland Program. She is such an incredible woman of God and carries so much hope and joy into an otherwise hurting world. She is a fantastic friend to many and literally changes the environment around her. We are so thankful to know Lois and have her invest into the SE PLUS network. She is also very proudly Welsh ("Cymru am byth" "Wales Forever").

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Edward Birchill 

Soul Edge PLUS Core Team

Ed was also part of our Soul Edge Scotland Program. Ed's heart for service is second to none, and will often go above and beyond, without even looking for any recognition. However, we absolutely recognise the incredible ways in which Edward invests in those around him. This makes him a perfect and much valued member of the SE PLUS Network. Thank you for all your hard work, Ed. 

Soul Edge International Support Team

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Joe Dale

Strategic Planning and Digital Support 


Joe did the Soul Edge course in 2020, before staying in Canada to support Soul Edge on digital projects and strategy. Prior to Soul Edge, Joe worked at Google in a digital marketing team, while running his own business on the side. He is passionate about using business for the kingdom and investing in initiatives which transform lives.

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Josh Luetchford

UK SE Admin Team 


Josh is a hugely talented illustrator and minister to all ages. Josh's Soul Edge year was 2016 - an all male course! After loving every minute and showing time and time again what an incredible servant leader he is we invited Josh to came back to serve the team on mission in Pelican Narrows during the 2017 course. Josh completed an Internship at Burlington Baptist Church and wonderfully ministers the goodness of the Gospel to all ages. He also led the 2019 Canada Team. 

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Rachel Luetchford

UK SE Admin Team 


Rachel did the Soul Edge course back in 2014 where she excelled. She then studied at UEA earning a degree in International Development, where she devoted her dissertation to European Law regarding the Modern Day Slave Trade and Human Trafficking. Since graduation she has been involved in research regarding young adults and leadership in the UK Church at the Forge Leadership Consultancy. Rachel also led the 2019 Canada Team. 

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Pille-Riin Kulla

New Zealand Team Leader 


Pille graduated from Soul Edge in 2015 and helped lead the mission phase in Pelican Narrows during the 2016 course. She currently works as a Health Care Assistant and has been training in midwifery. Her dream is to use her health care skills to build relationships with people who don't yet know Jesus, which is why her most recent adventure was to the Philippines to work alongside missionaries there. Pille has a wonderful balance of faith lived out in word and deed. When she is given the chance to take on an adventure she never says no!

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Josh Bush

New Zealand Team Leader 

Josh successfully completed the Soul Edge course in 2014 showing a real aptitude for learning and spiritual growth. Since then, he has ministered in the UK and in New Zealand whilst also completing a Bachelor of Arts in Sport and Social Sciences. He is a wonderful spiritual counsellor and a natural evangelist. After leading the 2019 Canada Team he was a core member of the NZ Soul Edge 2020 Team. He is excited to welcome back students to NZ when the borders open once more. 

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