Joel Goldberg is the leader of the Netivah Centre (Hebrew for pathway – Isaiah 43:16) in Netanya, Israel. He grew up in a Messianic-Jewish family in Israel. Already as a teenager he had it on his heart to help develop youth work on a national level in his country. After his training as a graphic arts designer and several years of professional work in this field, he completed his theological training in youth work in the USA in 2005. Today he works full-time for Netivah ministry.