Charlie Dawes is passionate about building teams and developing people. For the past 16 years he has devoted his life to building and equipping the local church. He has worked in multiple church contexts ranging from hundreds to thousands as a worship leader, Student Ministries Pastor and Young Adults Pastor. Currently he works at Southeastern University teaching Practical Ministry and as the Dean of Student Learning working with hundreds of emerging leaders.
Every stopping place in Charlie’s journey has provided relationships and experiences that have advanced both the organizations he served and equipped him for his next season of ministry. Along with over a decade and a half of experience he has an earned Doctorate in Spiritual Formation and Leadership, which allows him to identify needs and discover solutions that move the church forward.
Charlie has been married to his high school sweetheart for 12 years and their love has resulted in two children, Caden and Hailey. Charlie loves to attend t-ball games, sing songs with his daughter and still believes the Cubs will win a World Series in his lifetime.