Calvin & Carol Conkey
Calvin and Carol Conkey are the Founders and International Coordinators of Create International, a global ministry of Youth With A Mission (YWAM) focused on producing effective media resources for unreached people groups. Since 1978 they have served as full-time missionaries, producing hundreds of audio-visual resources and ministering in over sixty-five nations. Calvin and Carol both hold an MA in Intercultural Communication. They serve on several Global networks including Vision 5:9 as media resource coordinators. Together, they authored “Indigenous Media that Sparks Movements” in the book Fruit to Harvest (2019) and Media that Transforms Nations and soon to be released The Impossible Dream (2020) available on Amazon. Since 2009, Carol and Calvin have lived in Chiang Mai, Thailand, leading the Global Communications and Resource Center. Along with their staff on nine worldwide teams, they continue to produce extensive media resources for unreached people groups, train in cross-cultural communication worldwide, and initiate new tools and technology to distribute the message effectively to all peoples.
Grace is a missionary kid (MK) born and raised in East Asia. She and her husband, Ed, lived in the Middle East for 23 years where they worked in media communications and church planting among Shiite Muslims. She has worked with several global organizations, including the IMB and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, and now serves as a global communications consultant multiplying disciples among Arabic speaking Muslims. Grace and her husband are professional voiceover artists, and they have one son born in the Middle East.