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 lead in practical matters such as finance, administration and property.
Mike leads the preaching & pastoral care at SBC. He is married to Nicole and they have 3 sons who keep them busy. Prior to his call to full time ministry, Mike spent a decade in medical research, innovation commercialisation and business. He now uses this experience to help share the gospel with the community, and building up the local and wider church. Mike has a PhD from Cambridge University (UK), MAR from Reformed Theological Seminary (USA) & MBA from Sydney University/UNSW.
As an elder, David shares pastoral care & oversight in the church. He is married to Bridget and they are blessed with 3 teenagers. 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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