Our Team

FullSizeRender 2Cindy Powell is the President and Executive Director of The Arising Global, which includes serving as the Site Director for Upstairs Arts, and as Editor for Voices of Justice Magazine.  In addition to leading prayer ministries and prayer teams, both locally and globally for over 20 years, Cindy spent over 15 years in leadership roles with several large nonprofits. Much of her life and gifting is about words and—whether writing them, speaking them, or praying them—she always desires that her words bring a greater revelation of Jesus.  You can learn more by visiting her personal site at  cindypowell.org

Aeron headshot bAeron Brown is the Creative Director for The Arising Global and the Resident Artist at Upstairs Arts. Aeron is an artist and musician, who was born and raised in Southern California, where he still resides. At the passing of his father at a young age, Aeron submersed himself in his father’s sketches, lyrics and creativity. Aeron wanted to connect with his father in the ways he knew how, through art and music. Aeron employs mixed media, acrylics, collages, canvas, wood, and one-of-a-kind collaged vintage collections of newspapers from the 1920’s-1960’s, scraps of book pages, book covers, sheet music, poetry, handmade custom frames, and canvases and other medium to express his unique form of art. To see more of Aeron’s art, visit his website at aeronbrown.com

Dave RDave Robson serves as the Board Secretary for The Arising Global and provides Pastoral oversight.  Raised on a farm in Billings, MO, Dave received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Indiana University and a Master of  Divinity from The International School of Theology. After serving as the Founder and Lead Pastor of Highland Hills Church for sixteen years, Dave is currently a professional certified coach. He provides executive, leadership, and individual coaching through LifeSource Coaches, a joint venture with his wife Sue. To learn more, visit: LifeSource Coaches.

Abby Grissom is the Board Treasurer with invaluable gifts in the areas of organization, administration, and event planning—picture and bio coming soon!

Sue RSue Robson rounds out our board with significant experience and expertise in the area of wholeness and healing. Sue believes wholeness and healing comes in the context of relationship…not isolation. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling from Southern Arkansas University and is also a Professional Certified Coach and Master Splankna Practioner. Sue believes that when we surrender our lives, hearts, and our souls to Jesus as our LifeSource, He begins to gently, but powerfully transform us from the inside out into someone we could never become on our own. To learn more, visit: LifeSource Coaches.