Karl Martin

Karl Martin is a leader and a visionary, and founder of Arable, a consultancy advising leaders of business, and also leaders of charities and churches. He was Senior Pastor of Central in Edinburgh for fourteen years and founded Cairn, a movement of mission and discipleship across Scotland. Karl is passionate about equipping, encouraging and releasing individuals in leadership. 
   Karl is married to Niki and they have four daughters who have given him a love of rom-coms, dance movies and Downton Abbey. He would be playing cricket, rugby and football for England if it wasn’t for an old knee injury. 

“Karl Martin’s passion for Jesus Christ is infectious. He has built up one of Britain’s most exciting and innovative churches through prayer, vision, determination and a longing for more people to experience the love of God for themselves ”

Nicky Gumbel
Holy Trinity Brompton, Founder of The Alpha Course

Karl’s books

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