MISSIONARIES

These are some of the missionaries that our church supports.

Nathan and Pip Wheeley

Gentle Hands - Philippines

The vision of Gentle Hands is to be a center for rescue and healing of children in crisis. Their mission is to provide family-style care and hope for children who have experienced trauma. Nathan and Pip serve as International Ambassadors and Fundraising Coordinators based in Brisbane. 

Lyndal Brunner

Life Impact Foundation - Thailand

LifThailand is involved in education and community based programs, with a focus on the sustainable care of orphans in community. Their mission is to see orphaned and disadvantaged children be able to stay in their local communities with extended family, through the aide of income generation projects and community support.

Beatrix Watofa

Pioneers - South East Asia

Pioneers believes that good news is not just something to be spoken but is often best communicated by actions.  Through their projects they show Jesus’ love as they care for people’s needs. Beatrix works with people of the majority religion in South East Asia, and works with dubbing Christian resources into local languages.

Jean-Claude and Joyce Manirakiza Global InterAction (GIA) - Malawi

Jean-Claude and Joyce, along with their children, live and serve among the Yawo of Malawi, arriving in late 2018. They are building relationships with their Yawo neighbours and investing in culture and language lessons so they can effectively communicate. 

Adam and Hester Pike Wycliffe - Vanuatu

Wycliffe Australia exists to see disciples of Jesus growing through the Scriptures available in the language that speaks to their hearts. Adam and Hester have been living in rural Vanuatu, working alongside the Merei speaking people to translate the scriptures since 2004, they are currently based in Brisbane on remote assignment.

Ben and Helen Starr

MAF - Arnhem Land

Mission Aviation Fellowship is a Christian organisation that provides aviation services for people living in remote areas around the world, serving isolated people by using aircraft to bring in the essentials of life as well as medical care, emergency food, and Christian hope. Ben has gained his pilot’s licence and the family recently moved to Arnhem Land, serving isolated communities.

Heather Decorso

Scripture Union - Victoria Point SHS

SU QLD chaplains are trusted, trained individuals who work in schools to provide social, emotional, and spiritual support to students, parents/carers and staff. They contribute to the overall welbeing strategies and goals of the school by running programs, activities, and events to foster inclusivity and a positive culture in school communities.

Jasmine Briggs

Scripture Union - Victoria Point SS

SU QLD chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support to school communities. They are in the prevention and support business: helping students find a better way to deal with issues. They provide a listening ear and a caring presence for children and young people in crisis, They also provide support for staff and parents in school communities.

Chris and Amy Luthy Pioneers - South East Asia

Both Chris and Amy disciple and mentor Bible college students.  Chris lectures in the local language and he also preaches in churches, they are involved in a small church plant locally. Chris often visits very remote communities of Christians (in difficult to reach places geographically) to both teach and preach, leaving Amy to look after their young children. 

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