Pastor to Seniors
Ian was born in Newcastle, but has lived in Melbourne since 1985. He has a BSc and PhD from Newcastle University and an MA in Church Practice from Tabor Bible College. He retired from Monash University in 2014 after serving 24 years as a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems and Mathematics. He loves teaching the Bible and seeing others come to a deeper understanding of God’s Word. He is married to Chrissy and they have three adult children and one…
Youth & Young Adults Pastor
Paul loves his coffee and sport but most of all, he is passionate about Jesus Christ and seeks to help others to encounter Him by teaching the Bible and sharing his faith. A graduate of Melbourne School of Theology, Paul spent ten years involved in the missional organisation Youth Dimension. Throughout his time at YD, Paul was responsible for teaching the Bible to students and overseeing the ‘Outreach Department’ which sought to share the good news of Jesus in various…
Pastor to Chinese Congregation
Richard was born in China and immigrated to Australia more than 20 years ago. He found faith in his 30s and was called, trained and ordained as a Baptist pastor with an MDiv from University of Divinity (Whitley College). He has more than 10 years of experience in serving on the frontlines of ministry within a complex cross-cultural church context. Before becoming a pastor, he worked in different industries, including information system development, import and distribution business and residential property…
Comm & Media Coordinator
Beau is MBC’s resident film and design enthusiast. Since 2018 he has helped to create MBC’s media and video content, as well as maintain Mitcham’s online web material. Beau is passionate about design and theology, having graduated with a BTh (Bib Stud) & BCA (Film and Television). He is married to Rebecca and lives in Forest Hill.
Holly has been passionate about music and creative expression from a young age. From performing in musicals, to directing school choirs, Holly loves being surrounded by music and is now enjoying sharing that love with her three young daughters. In mid 2018, Holly stepped into the role of Worship Administrator at MBC, working alongside musicians, organising rosters, exploring creative worship and directing the annual MBC community carols event.