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Justine Simms

Justine has worked within the church since 1989, gaining rich experience in many areas of ministry.  She has a wealth of understanding which comes from her involvement in the local church, Full Gospel Australia and the wider church, internationally. She is a visionary and ministers in a fresh anointing, bringing a deep sense of God’s presence, healing and revelation.

Justine has a special interest in bringing transformation to communities, organisations and individuals in the church and in the marketplace. She loves to build Kingdom culture, strengthen leaders and empower people to be more than they think they can be. She is a skilled communicator and has travelled widely with her work.

Justine brings expertise in organisational leadership and is an experienced C-Suite officer, General Manager, Consultant and Director, having worked with organisations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.  Justine works with strategic planning, governance, organisational and leadership development. She holds positions on boards and committees in varying fields.

Justine is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds an Executive Master of Business Administration in Complex Program Leadership, a Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership, a Bachelor of Nursing and a Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership.

Jim Athos                            
Board member

Jim is the senior pastor of Hope Alive, a growing, vibrant church in Sydney. Jim brings a wealth of experience, both in ministry and business. He owns a building company and is married to Georgette. They have two lovely children. Jim is specially interested in mission and pastoral care.



Colin Grigg                          Board member

Colin has been serving the Lord since October, 1975 after getting saved in the Salvation Army in Sydney and serving later in a Pentecostal church. He attended Bible College, gaining a Diploma of Ministry in 1979, and shared the Gospel in many areas including, outreaches, Street Evangelism, Lecturing in Bible Colleges, Pastors Intensives, Overseas Mission trips, Pastoring  and Church-plantings.

Since 2002 Colin and Deb have pastored New Hope Church in Swansea, NSW, and continuing their evangelistic ministry style. Colin served on the Board of Directors in the Foursquare Church over three terms before joining Full Gospel Australia in 2018 .

In 2011, Colin commenced ministering on Newcastle’s RhemaFm with a weekly radio programme, currently in it’s tenth year. In 2016 Colin ran for local government in Lake Macquarie, NSW. His success as a Councillor has opened many opportunities for politicians to hear the Gospel of Christ.