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.

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James Muir

our newly appointed

Alumni President 





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.

Chak, James

Chak, James


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.

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.

Davison, Graham

Davison, Graham


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.

Johnson, Bryan

Johnson, Bryan


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.

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).

Cooper, Rima

2001 - 2002

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

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.

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


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

Hilton, Janene Forlong


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


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


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)

nee Ashton, Dawn Louis


18 years  in Christian Organization – Open Home Foundation Fostering Children

Sangster, Tony


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)