Andre is married to Lizanne and they have three children and a pet dachshund called Splash. He completed a B.Th. (Hons) at George Whitefield College and a M.Th. at Stellenbosch University. He enjoys reading, MTBing and scuba diving (in warm water!). It is his conviction that God speaks to us today through what was written in the Bible. Andre views the Bible as inspired, true, authoritative and extremely relevant.
Luan is married to Joni and has just completed this B.Th. at George Whitefield College. He enjoys running, spending time with family, and loves playing music. Luan is passionate about teaching God’s Word and being with God’s people, and looks after the Young Adults at Christ Church Tygerberg.
Willem is married to Rina since 1995. Mia Renee arrived to change the hierarchy of our family and Timmy and Riwil, their pets, now see themselves as dogs and no longer "the children". Willem graduated from George Whitfield College in 2005 with a B.Th. He has done extensive reading on Counselling and Psychology and believes that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is what will bring about real change in people’s lives. His counselling is from a Biblical perspective.
Before becoming a full-time children's worker, Melissa studied at UCT (BA Social Science), was involved in tertiary campus ministry and au paired in the USA. She began working at St. James Church in Kenilworth in 2002 in an administration capacity before moving into full time children's ministry. The bible clearly teaches that all people including children need a Saviour. This fact as well as her love for children continues to motivate her to do her part in ensuring God's word is taught to children in a creative & effective way. Melissa is an ardent Proteas fan and in her spare time she enjoys drinking good coffee with friends as well as watching action-packed police procedural dramas.
Annette grew up on a small dorpie, Riebeek-West and qualified as a Foundation phase teacher. After a few years of teaching she became our fulltime church administrator. She loves children and enjoys walks on the beach. Her desire is for people of all nations to get the opportunity to know their Creator as Lord and Saviour. She considers it an honour that God uses his children to fulfil His mission on earth.
Quentin and Anneldi have been married for 23 years and have three children, two young adults Amy (20) and Lara (17) and a 14yr old son, James. They have both been involved in full time ministry for the last 24 years. For 7 of those years they served in cross cultural ministry which included living and working in Tete, Northern Mozambique. After Quentin graduated from George Whitefield College in 2002, they have spent the last 15 years involved in youth and young adults ministry in Paarl. They are very excited to start a new chapter in their lives, heading up the new church plant in Parow.
Nicolene grew up in Cape Town and has just completed her B.Th. at the Bible Institute of South Africa. She loves art, music and going on adventures and is passionate about seeing God change the hearts of young people so that they grow in love for him and in desire to know him and make him known. It is her prayer that God will use her for this very purpose while she serves as the Children's Worker and Youth Apprentice at Christ Church Tygerberg this year.