Alister is married to Christine, both joined JBC staff in January 2014 immediately after Alister retired from 31 years of church leadership in the Church of England. During that time they lived and served in 4 different parishes in the UK. Alongside local church ministry Alister and Christine have been involved together in encouraging church leaders and ministry teams in a number of different denominations and secular organisations, to implement relational leadership – an approach based upon The Great Commandment of Jesus. This aspect of their ministry also involved them traveling to be part of a team teaching relational leadership to ministry teams in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
Alister used to play a number of sports and has a passion for his Welsh national rugby team as well as following the progress of his boyhood rugby and soccer teams - Ospreys and Swansea City.