Renata (MA ICS/TEFL, MA ITE) has lived more than half of her life away from her home country of New Zealand. She studied at Columbia International University, Columbia, South Carolina, USA as well as Columbia’s European Campus in Korntal, Germany. Three years in Yokkaichi, Japan as an English teacher and working at Bodenseehof in Germany as well as at the Academy for World Mission (Korntal) well prepared her for her start at Cornerstone in 2014. Relaxing for Renata often involves walking or patchwork.