Andrew and Kim have been in full-time ministry in diverse roles including as a youth pastor, rural school chaplain, Bible college principal, and in state-wide leadership roles, but his primary passion has always been found in building the potential of a local Kingdom Community to know Christ and make Him known through faith, hope and love. He loves the Bible and is committed to relevant and applicable teaching and preaching of the good news of Jesus and the potential of Jesus’ people to shine light and love in a hurting world. He is committed to supporting people as they live for Christ in real, practical, loving ways in diverse contexts including at work, in a cafe or pub, through local sport, at a school, in the family, through friendship, community engagement and many other forums.
Andrew was born in Melbourne and earned a Bachelor of Arts (Victoria University), a Bachelor of Ministries (Melbourne School of Theology – Australian College of Theology), a Master of Ministry (Charles Sturt University – St Marks National Theological Centre), and a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary CA. He loves coaching and mentoring people as well as offering professional supervision. He is active in local sporting clubs, and is the co-author of Kingdom Communities: Shining the light of Christ through faith, hope and love.
Andrew and his wife Kim who is an accredited practicing Dietitian and owner of What’s Your Gut Feeling? have been in ministry since their mid-twenties. They have two teenagers and are passionate about Jesus, community and seeing each person fully become who God has created them to be.