Cert IV TAE, DipEd, DipTh, BSc, MA (Church Ldrshp), DMin
Brian loves study. Yet, even more, he loves teaching and guiding students. With experience as a Dean of Faculty and Students, with hundreds of students, he has had many opportunities to teach and guide students.
As a pastor for over 30 years, 20 of those involved with Global mission especially in Asia, Brian understands cross-cultural challenges with study as well as pastoral training. He has lectured and tutored students for over 10 years and is currently on Faculty at Stirling College along with tutoring and lecturing at other Colleges locally and internationally. Brian sees it a privilege to guide students into their future study pathways and would be glad to assist you.
You can see more about Brian on the Stirling College website, Staff section where he is approved as a lecturer in Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies as part of University of Divinity and by going to www.springboardconsulting.com.au where Brian leads a small Christian mentoring, training, coaching and counselling ministry business. He has been in pastoral ministry in very large and medium-sized churches.
Brian has completed a thesis at Fuller Theological Seminary on Developing Emotionally Healthy Disciples at CityLife Church which has been listed at over a dozen US libraries. Two formative Professors he studied under are Dr Dallas Willard, where he developed an understanding of Spirituality and Ministry, and Dr Archibald Hart, former head of North American Christian Counselling Association.
His passion is to see pastors and churches strengthened locally and globally. To accomplish this goal he works with Christian leaders from about a dozen denominations each year usually travelling internationally for up to 12 weeks a year. Brian has been interviewed on Vision Radio nationally speaking to thousands of listeners on the topic of “the challenge of Pastor’s emotional health”. He has also live interviewed key political leaders whilst serving as political and media liaison for a very large church in Melbourne.
Brian has been a member of Crossway Baptist Church for many years where he is supported as a Mission worker. He has also preached at Crossway and trained all Crossway Staff.
Accredited teaching disciplines
- Action Love Australia (Board Member)
- Asian Outreach Australia (Board Member)
- Australian Christian Mentoring Network (National Committee Member)
- Anglican Training Institute, Sabahan Dioscese, Malaysia (Lecturer)
- Australian College of Ministries (Lecturer)