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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.




Nathan Thebridge                          
Board member

Nathan Thebridge grew up in the Southwestern suburbs of Sydney, Australia. He is a pastor, blogger and author. He is passionate about building community and inspiring a generation to look for God’s fingerprints in their everyday, ordinary lives. He and his wife, Norma, live in Sydney, with their two children, Rachael and Aaron, and their dog Oliver.