James Muir

James Muir

1991 & 1992

Served at FBC from 1993 to 2005. Asian outreach NZ: 1999 to 2019. Te Kohinga Reconciliation since 1995. Tauranga Moana Marriages since 2010. 1993 -2008 with Prison Fellowship Bay of Plenty. 3 Married Daughters & 4 Grand Children.

Read more here

CONGRATULATIONS

TO:

James Muir

our newly appointed

Alumni President 

 

OUR ALUMNI

THIS WEEK FEATURING

Cobb, Andrea

Cobb, Andrea

1995

In 2003 my husband & I moved to Odisha India & formed an NGO called The Life foundation. TLF is geared towards serving the poor & disadvantaged of society. We run a campus project to care for at-risk babies, children & women, many hundreds have been through our care. Husband- Jason Cobb. Daughter- Christleigh Cobb & Jessie Cobb + 34 Adopted Children @ 2019.  For more info visit: www.thelifefoundationindia.org 

Cobb, Jason

Cobb, Jason

1996 & 1997

In 1995 I met Andrea Taylor while she was at FBC. I joined FBC from 1996-1997, we married in NZ, 7 years later. In 2003 following a call of God we moved to Jeypore, Odisha India. In 2005 we established The Life Foundation. We run a home where hundreds of at-risk babies, children & women have been cared for. Supportive activities including a nursery school, vocational trainings, communications English & ministry trainings are being conducted. Wife:- Andrea Cobb & two daughters Christleigh Cobb & Jessie Cobb + 34 Children whom we have raised & call us mum & dad @ 2019.  For more info visit: www.thelifefoundationindia.org

Chak, James

Chak, James

1985

General Director of Asian Outreach Hong Kong. Leading a team of +30 people reaching the elderlies, Indonesian Domestic Helpers and Japanese living in Hong Kong through social services; actively promoting missions using the Kairos Course.

Johnson, Bryan

Johnson, Bryan

1974

Small Business Consultant, Overseer of Ministry amongst seeking Muslims across NZ & Australia, based out of Auckland Baptist Tabernacle and working with the Asia Pacific Disipleship Trust & People International Trust. Director of International Justice Advocates “defending defenceless” asylum seekers.

Bagrie, Ron & Jeanette

1969 - 1st intake

Started a Christian School in Drury and a Church community. Worked in Solomons to start 16 schools. Teaching Bible in Germany several months each year. We are still working in it all by God’s grace.

Cooper, Rima

2001 - 2002

Wife and I are the music directors and part of the senior leadership team for Christian Family Centre, Pukekohe

Clulee, Evan

1998 & 1999

Elevate Christian Disability Trust (2000-2010) various positions in Disability Sector Missions & Development, involvement with Philippines Christian Fellowship for Disabled (Bulacan).

Davison, Graham

Davison, Graham

1977

Pastor and Missionary for 40+ years. Commencing internship in Kaitaia, Huntly, then pioneer church Waiheke Island 1983, then pioneer Ministry Training Centre in Solomon Islands 1991-1994. Itinerant ministry – Missions Mobilisation branch churches and our HIM Network in 7 countries and Missions partnerships in 20 countries. Served on National Executives of the Assemblies of God in Solomon Islands and in New Zealand.

Dickey Hugh

Dickey Hugh

1973 - TERM 1

Been working for Children’s Bible Ministries in Auckland since graduation. Formerly in all areas of the work, but in more recent years mainly in international training and Curriculum writing and Publishing.  For more info visit: www.cbm.org.nz

Married, 2 Children, 3 Grandchildren

Dol, Stephen & Maryann

1984 - 1985

Missionaries 2 years work with I.C.P.E, Construction Business, trained as I.S. Systems Engineer and later began I.S. Project Management 20 years. Currently starting Agriculture Technology startup. Church life ministry at home group.

Fickling, John

1975

A engineer trained as an engineering cadet at a large Hastings Food factory. …………………………………………

Hilton, Janene Forlong

1985

Pastors at Matamata A.O.G for 6 years. Worship & Arts Director Hamilton Central Baptist 16 years. Presenter/Producer TV Central Waikato/B.O.P. Producer – The Peoples Church online www.thepeopleschurch.org.nz  New Ministry 2018 Ecclesia – Worship/speaker/training for supporting small to medium size churches.

Kelly, Julie

1994 & 1996

Retail – 21 years.                          Pre-School – 2018 – present

Husband Ian on Staff from      1996 -2007

Kim, Dean & Lillian

2007

Lillian and I have been serving in Japan from 2009 September as missionaries of W.Z.C. Now we are serving at two Churches, Kaori and Morryama Church in Otsu, Shigaken.

Matenga, Jay

1987-1988

Leader of Missions Interlink (NZ)

The national association of mission organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Associate Director of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, with special responsibility for publications, mission mobilisation and fundraising/communications. Recently completed a Doctorate of Intercultural Studies, “Mutuality of Belonging”. 

Married to Pauline Wood (we met at Faith – same intake)

Matenga Jay

1987-88

Leader of Missions Interlink (NZ), the national association of mission organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand, also an Associate Director of the World Evangelical Alliance Mission Commission, with speci9al reponsibility for publications, mission mobilisation and fundraising/communications. Recently completed a Doctorate of Intercultural Studies, “Mutuality of Belonging”. Married to Pauline Wood (we met at Faith – same intake)

nee Ashton, Dawn Louis

1986

18 years  in Christian Organization – Open Home Foundation Fostering Children

Probst, John & Nancy

1984-85

Multiple ministries at local church, leaders of Catholic Charimatic Prayer Group, Bible Studies, mental health counselor (Nancy), developer of farmworker housing (John). Son Nathan, his wife Amanda, and sons Noah, Asher and Micah.

Sangster, Tony

1978

Pastors of local Church for 7 years, treasurer at Baptist Tab Church. Active Church involvement; cell group leadership Financial Counsellor at several companies.

Van Lune, Hans & Nicola

2012 & 2013

Marketplace Ministry – dreaming of a centre for young mums.

Wood Pauline

1987 - 1988

Administrator for Missions Interlink (NZ), the national association of mission organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand. Also serving in various capacities in our local church (prayer, missions and library).

Married to Jay Matenga (we met at Faith – same intake)

Pat & Karen Buckley

Pat & Karen Buckley

Founder & Managing Director, Amped4Life

Amped4Life is a non-profit organisation that was formed to help bring insight and understanding to teenagers about the dangers of substance abuse and the importance of making good choices.

For more information visit : https://amped4life.net.nz/

Bonny Andrews

Bonny Andrews

Founder and Chief Dreamer of LiveJam

Bonny Andrews is the Founder and Chief Dreamer of LiveJam, a youth movement working among urban youth in India and globally through music and media. Andrews travels extensively across India and abroad, speaking at high schools, youth conferences and touring with his band. His passion is to see urban youth transformed through music, media and arts.

Bonny Andrews is also the front man of ‘Bonny Andrews and The LiveJam Band’. Andrews and the band are passionate about seeing lives changed for the better through the creative potential of music and media.