Matthew and Karen Sleeman have five children and live in north London. Matthew is a Keswick Ministries trustee, and is a lecturer and acting vice-principal at Oak Hill Theological College, where he teaches biblical studies and practical Christian living. Karen works as pastoral associate for families at Christ Church Cockfosters, with a special concern for children with additional needs. She is presently working towards a MSc in child and adolescent mental health, and is a biblical counsellor.