Rev Marc Rader
BRS, GradDipArts (History)
Marc is a faculty member at Morling College where he teaches Biblical Studies, Preaching. He’s also the Preaching and Teaching pastor at Gymea Baptist Church in NSW. Originally from Canada, Marc is married to Nicole (an Aussie) and they have three daughters.
BA, BEd, Grad Dip (Counselling), MA (Christian Leadership, 2013)
Haylee is the National Young Adult Consultant for Global Interaction. Together with her team, she focuses on engaging and mobilising young adults in cross-cultural mission among least-reached people groups. Haylee has been a pastor at Reedy Creek Baptist church and a high school teacher. Originally from Queensland, she lives with her husband Gary and their baby in Melbourne.
Rev Dr Michael Frost
MA, BTh, DipTeach, DMin
Michael is the Vice Principal and the Director of the Tinsley Institute, the mission study centre at Morling College. Michael teaches Missiology and Evangelism and has written extensively on a missional paradigm for the church in a post-Christian era. Michael planted a church in Manly, where he continues to be an active member with his wife Carolyn.
Rev Melinda Cousins
MA (Th), B Th (Hons), LLB (Hons)
Melinda is Global Interaction’s State Director in South Australia. For the past ten years she was on the pastoral team at Blackwood Hills Baptist. She is a part-time Biblical Studies lecturer at Tabor College. Melinda loves to see people discover God’s heart for the world revealed through the story of his Word and be inspired to get out and share it, both in their own neighbourhood and to the ends of the earth.
Rev Dr Geoff Cramb
B D (Hons), D Min, Cert IV TAA
Geoff is Global Interaction’s State Director in Queensland and consultant for the Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea. He has served as a local church pastor, cross-cultural worker and denominational leader. Geoff is married to Lyn and they have three adult children. He has equipped pastors and other Christians in healthy strategies for their developing and functioning, personally and in ministry, as well as consulting with local churches and Christian organisations. He enjoys journeying with people as they move forward with Jesus, particularly in cross-cultural work.
Rev Andrew Palmer
B.Min, Adv.Dip.Th., MA
Andrew has recently commenced as Global Interaction’s State Director in NSW/ACT after 20 years in youth ministry, the past ten as the Children's Youth and Young Adults Director in NSW/ACT. He's married to Cath and has three children. He is the co-director of the Plunge Gap Year Discipleship Program where he gets to mess around with the comfortable lifestyle of western Christian young adults...and see them transformed into edgy, committed, followers of Jesus. He's trying to stay true on that journey himself.
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BMin, Dip Ed
Mim has been involved in children’s ministry in Australia for more than 20 years. As a pre-kindy teacher and children’s ministry co-ordinator in East Fremantle, Mim is passionate about sharing the good news with children and partnering with families in raising children who love God, one another and the world. In 1997 Mim went on her first missions trip to Africa and 10 years later joined Global Interaction for three years as a Young Adults Consultant helping others in their journey towards global mission.
Karen Haynes is Global Interaction's Young Adult Consultant in Queensland. She is also a pastor at North-East Baptist Church and previously worked for Queensland Baptists in the Youth Ministry department. Karen has served in a variety of Baptist ministries and groups as she believes that by working together the church can be better equipped to share the good news of Jesus with their communities.
Rev Stacey Aslangul
BTheol, Grad Dip Theol, BA (Hotel Management)
Stacey has a background in hospitality management and pastoral ministry. She loves meeting people, cooking, trying new things and all the adventures she gets up to with her young son. Stacey has been working for Global Interaction for the past four years and is now a pastor at St Kilda Baptist Church.