The CCN Story
The Christian Creative Network UK launched in May 2017 and was founded by Josie Gamble, a creative entrepreneur and business owner, who wanted to create a way to support and equip Christian creatives. The aim is to champion creativity in the church through networking like-minded Christian creatives. 4 years later in 2021 the Christian Creative Directory launched which simply connects Christian creatives with those who need their services.
Josie Gamble is a creative entrepreneur, business owner and founder of a national creative network and directory.
Josie has a First Class Honours degree in Industrial Product Design, lectured for seven years at the University of Wolverhampton in Product and Interior design and has run her own creative business since 2006.
She founded Christian Creative Network, in 2017, a national network made up of local branches which champion creativity in the church through connecting like-minded creatives.
She then went on to launch Christian Creative Directory, April 2021, which simply connects Christian creatives with those who need their services.
Josie has also been involved in church leadership since 1998 when, after Bible college, she relocated from Bath to be part of a pioneering new church congregation in Wolverhampton. She has led various teams and ministries over the past 20 years but is most passionate about championing creativity in the body of Christ.
Josie is married to Ben who has a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art and a Masters in Printmaking. He has taught extensively within the arts in further education including being part of the senior leadership team at a specialist arts college.
Ben and Josie have three beautiful daughters and together they are passionate about being a part of the change of the creative culture in the church.