Elders

Allan Hall

I was born and raised in Queensburgh, near Durban, where I continued to live after leaving school and starting my working career in Telkom. Attending a local large-denomination church throughout my childhood years, I knew intellectually of the God of the Bible from a young age but did not have any relational knowledge of my…

Martin Drysdale

By the grace of God, Martin grew up in a Christian home and was converted around the age of 21. In 2002 he set out to grow in his faith by studying at the Bible Institute of South Africa (in Kalk Bay), whereupon he felt the call to ministry. Confirmed in this calling by the…

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Andrew Gersbach

Andrew grew up in Vanderbijlpark where his father served as a minister in the Anglican Church. While running a scripture union camp one-year Andrew heard the gospel being preached and his eyes were opened to the truth and he was saved. He later worked as a teacher at Word of Life Christian School and while…

Matthew Mellors

Matthew is the husband of Shelley and father to Mila and Ariela. Throughout his childhood and into his early 20’s, Matthew professed to be a christian however he was only truly converted at the age of 25. Shortly after conversion, the Lord gave him a deep passion for evangelism and for over a decade, he has led and been involved in various evangelism ministries.…

Winton Gibbs

I was born and raised in a town on the East Rand that owes its existence to the mining industry in which my maternal grandfather was employed, while he was involved in open air preaching and church planting. The godly influences of Christian parents and grandparents, exposed me to the gospel, but bestowed no right…

Wayman Berkatt

Wayman is married to Vincentia and father to Nathaniel and Mikayla. Though taught the Scriptures from infancy; he only bowed the knee to Christ in his mid to late teens. In his late twenties, he (finally) managed to read through the Bible cover to cover and became convinced of the truthfulness of the Doctrines of…

Shane Vidal-Hall

Shane came to know the Lord in his days as a student and was recommended to attend Goodwood Baptist (in 1990) by the leaders of the Student YMCA Christian group who were very actively ministering and evangelizing at the time. He also boarded with a member of the church at the time and leading into…

Buks van Ellewee

I have been born in raised in the beautiful Paarl, later moving closer to Cape Town.  While working for Telkom in 1980 I was eventually transferred to Gauteng where I spent more than 30 years of my life. Through my interest in astronomy and science I was always aware that there is a great and…