Scripture outlines two church officers to lead the New Testament church. Elders are to lead through teaching and pastoral care of the church, whilst Deacons serve in practical matters such as finance, administration and property.
Mike focuses his time on preaching, pastoral care, and building up of the church. He is married to Nicole and they have 3 active sons who keep them busy. Prior to entering full time ministry in 2010, he spent a decade in academia and the commercial world translating medical discoveries from the lab to clinical practice. Mike has theological, business and scientific degrees from the University of Cambridge, Reformed Theological Seminary, the University of Sydney and UNSW.
As an elder, David shares pastoral care & oversight in the church. He is married to Bridget and they are blessed with 3 children. David’s connection with SBC started with his great grandfather who helped plant the church in 1901 as a founding member. David has spent most of his working life in the building industry & is now a full time consultant with his own business.
Stephen serves as an elder, is married to Karen & they have 4 young children. Stephen loves theology, his family & Liverpool FC. Prior to training in gospel ministry, Stephen had his own construction business. He is currently completing post graduate studies in church history & leads SBC youth ministry.
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