Reinhold Scharnowski, 1952, is married to Regula who is a pastor in the Reformed Church. They have four adult children, 1 grandchild and live in a multi-generation household community.
Reinhold holds a BA and MA in Theology from the Free Evangelical Theological Academy in Basel, Switzerland. He served as a pastor for 21 years, as well as church planter and consultant. Today he works as strategist, coordinator of DAWN European Network and researcher at the FIGS (Church Research Institute Switzerland). He is also a founding member of the German Round Table for Church Planting.