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Speakers with New Creation Teaching Ministry

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New Creation teachers, whether those on the Team or those teaching in churches—Pastors, Elders and the like—are glad to proclaim the grace of God and His love. A number of members of the Team and associated pastors and lecturers have been, and are going, into other countries, and their ministries are highly regarded and loved.



Andrew is the Director of Ministry at New Creation. He looks to see God's reviving work through preaching the gospel and teaching, training and mentoring others. He has worked in parish and student ministries.

Martin Bleby Rev. Martin BLEBY
Martin seeks to serve the renewal of the church through helping to raise the levels of teaching and biblical literacy. He has had experience of parish ministry in rural, outback and metropolitan settings. More

Geoffrey Bingham Rev. Geoffrey BINGHAM (AM) MM (1919 - 2009)
Geoffrey Bingham had a ministry throughout six States of Australia and in a number of countries overseas. An Anglican minister trained at Moore Theological College, he had pastored one church before going to Pakistan with his family under the aegis of the Church Missionary Society (CMS). There he was the Founder Principal of the Pakistan Bible Training Institute at Hyderabad Sindh. He saw revival break out along with his ministry and had a wide coverage on the Indian sub-continent and beyond.In 1966 he and the family returned to Australia and in 1967 he began as the Principal of the Adelaide Bible Institute (ABI, now Bible College of South Australia, BCSA) which had expanded quite quickly. He left the college in 1973. Shortly after, New Creation Teaching Ministry was formed. (Publications)

Ian Pennicook Rev. Dr Ian PENNICOOK D.Min. M.A. B.Th. Th.L. Cert 4WPT
lan is an ordained Anglican clergyman who has served in four parishes in NSW. He is the NSW Director of New Creation Teaching Ministry and has a wide teaching ministry in Australia and overseas. He has a passion to see the church of God return to, or be retreshed and renewed in, the gospel of 'Jesus Christ and him crucified'. He has taught in local churches, Bible colleges and pastors' groups across Australia and overseas.
lan has lectured in various theological subjects, Exegesis and New Testament Greek and has written a number of theological books. More

Colin Jones Rev. Colin JONES
Colin Jones has been a local church pastor and New Creation team member. His desire is to see God honoured through His peoples’ enjoyment of the personal and vocational realities that are in Christ. He continues to write up his twenty-four-part integrated teaching series, The Way To Human Freedom. Studies completed so far are available at

Grant Thorpe Rev. Grant THORPE
Grant Thorpe, a pastor in the Coromandel Baptist Church SA, and a Bible teacher with New Creation Teaching Ministry, has also ministered to
university students through their Christian groups on campus. More.

Deane Meatheringham Rev. Deane MEATHERINGHAM
Deane is married to Rosslyn has two daughters and is a grandfather. He was born anew in 1959 and after completing training as a carpenter and joiner, trained for the ministry. He was ordained in 1968 as a minister in the Methodist Church. He has served as a pastor in country and city churches. He served on the New Creation Teaching Ministry team for 13 years where he was an evangelist/teacher and was Executive Director for three years. He was senior Pastor at Coromandel Valley Uniting Church for 11 years, before re-locating to Clare in mid-north South Australia to provide pastoral oversight for country churches in the region. More

Noel Due Rev. Dr Noel DUE
Noel has worked as a pastor and theological college lecturer, both in Australia and the UK. He is now engaged in a more itinerant, cross-denominational preaching and teaching minisry, and longs to see the Word of God flow to the nations, and to support churches in rural Australia. Highland Theological College,

Hank Schoemaker, former pastor of the Evangelical Community of Central Africa and recently retired as assistant pastor of the Aldinga Community Church of Christ SA. Has had a long association with NCTM teaching in their schools and conducting numerous classes.

Rev. Randall LAWTON Rev. Randall LAWTON
Randall is currently the pastor of Aldinga Community Church of Christ and has been in pastoral ministry around Australia for 16 years in various denominations. Previously he worked for 11 years in electro-mechanical technical/engineering for the government in research for Australian Defence and Flinders University. He is married with 5 children.

Robin Mitchell Rev. Robin MITCHELL Bth hon., Dip min
Robin is a Church of Christ pastor. He is a graduate of the Bible College of South Australia, the Queensland Church of Christ theological college, the Melbourne college of Divinity and Flinders University in Adelaide. He has had ministries in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. He currently ministers in Adelaide. He also teaches with New Creation Ministries and has previously been an associate staff worker with the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students. While in country ministry he was an officer with the County Fire Services. He is married to Anne and has a daughter and three sons.


B Arthur Rev. Brian ARTHUR
Brian has ministered in Baptist churches in South Australia and Western Australia for many years. He is currently living in Bridgewater, South Australia and ministering at Bethel Christian Church.


J Krieg James KRIEG
James studied Bachelor of Theology at Luther Seminary and Flinders University (Adelaide, South Australia), and a BA in Professional Writing at the University of South Australia. He has worked in various ministry roles: local church youth pastor, university ministry, Scripture Union primary age staff worker, lecturer at Bible College of South Australia (youth ministry), tutor at Tabor College Adelaide (youth work), regular teaching at New Creation Teaching Ministry schools and term programs, and preaching in various churches around South Australia. Currently the State Youth Coordinator at Scripture Union South Australia, and staff worker for the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students at Flinders University.


w lines Wayne LINES
As an elder and lay preacher with the Coromandel Baptist Church, South Australia, Wayne has had opportunities to preach in many places in country SA and interstate. Wayne is also a lawyer who spent several years in private practice and then 20 years working with the State government. He and his wife Karen have 4 children.


Doug and Mavis Schultz have been involved with New Creation Teaching Ministries for many years. Doug, a carpenter by trade spent many hours working at the New Creation Centre. God has called him to minister to the church at Williamstown Church of Christ in South Australia.


Neil is a retired Surgical Consultant from Flinders Medical Centre and private practice. He has been a Lay Preacher for 40 years in the Methodist and Uniting Churches.

T martin Tony MARTIN

Tony is a secondary school chemistry and biology teacher. He also teaches biblical studies to high school students and preaches in various churches. He is married to Melinda and they have six children.


J Button Rev. Jonathan BUTTON
Jonathan is the Minister of Port Augusta and Quorn Uniting Churches in country South Australia. He has previously ministered in rural and metropolitan churches. He is married to Kathryn with two adult children.


D Schiller Rev. Derek SCHILLER
Derek is the Minister of the Waikerie Uniting Church in rural South Australia. He and his wife Jodie have three daughters.


Ray Bell Ray BELL
Ray is the Pastor at Coromandel Baptist Church, South Australia, and studied at the Bible College of South Australia. Before these roles he was a high school music and Christian Studies teacher for 13 years. Ray enjoys living in the Adelaide Hills with his wife Bron and their two daughters.


Bryce Clark Bryce CLARK
Bryce is Pastor of the Aboriginal Lutheran Fellowship of greater Adelaide in South Australia. He is the Author of various book reviews and study papers about Aboriginal History since colonization in South Australia in 1836. His ministry to the Aboriginal people for over 30 years has taken him to all States of Australia, meeting with many Aboriginal communities and their leaders. A broader experience was gained during his visits to Ethiopia with SIM and Southern Sudan in conjunction with the Presbyterian Church. These trips and other personal experiences have convinced him of the uniqueness of Australia’s Aboriginal History and people. He recently said "how privileged we are whenever we see God’s Spirit move in grace and forgiveness to our nation through the Aboriginal people. He was the Researcher for Max Hart’s book “A Story of Fire: Continued”, available from New Creation's bookstore or online orders. Bryce is married to Judy and has four daughters and 11 grandchildren.


S Dent Rev. Simon DENT
Simon is a minister in the Uniting Church of Australia. Currently he is serving in the Clare Valley, the beautiful wine region north of Adelaide. Simon is married to Carolyn and they have three young girls. Simon loves to walk the hills, take photographs and play volleyball.


S Kammermann Rev. Shane Kammermann
Shane is married to Sarah and they have 3 daughters under 6. He is the Uniting Church Minister at Ingham in Queensland and was ordained in 2006. He has a trade background as a boilermaker/welder and has a B Th degree through Luther Seminary, North Adelaide. Shane is a keen fisherman and hunter, home barista, lover of God and His creation, and has a strong pastoral heart.


J Mitchell Jonathan MITCHELL
Jonathan is a staff worker of Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, at Magill and Mawson Lakes campuses of the University of South Australia.

Rod James Rev. Rod JAMES
Rod James, Uniting Church minister, after many years in parish ministry, has spent recent years travelling to most parts of Australia preaching, teaching and resourcing congregations and leaders. He enjoys opening the word of God to people and helping Christians participate in God’s mission.

John Kammermann Pastor John Kammermann
John has a rich experience in community life, and is married to Kay. He began ministry as a Methodist Home Missionary in 1975 and now spends time in more remote areas sharing the gospel and has a keen interest in people of the land, having been a farmer on South Australias West Coast. He enjoys photography as a hobby and has a heart for community renewal.

Siew Kiong Tham Dr Siew Kiong THAM M.B.,B.S. (Singapore), FRACS, B.D. HONS (London), D. Min. (Fuller).
General surgeon and pastor of the Bethel Christian Church. Straddling two cultures, Siew Kiong has a special interest in the interaction between culture and Christianity.

Rob Linn Rob LINN
Rob Linn taught history at a number of South Australian universities before establishing a private history consulting business. He has written and published numerous books on Australian and corporate history. Church history, particularly in Australia, is a passion and he delights in encouraging others to share this interest. He lives with his wife Jane and children at Cherry Gardens in the Adelaide Hills.

Graham Taylor Pastor Graham TAYLOR
Following a clear calling from God over 10 years ago, Graham has ministered mainly in the area of God’s wonderful fatherhood. This has taken him across Australia and overseas, including Indonesia, India and the former Soviet Union, teaching in pastors’ seminars, Bible schools and churches. Graham is married with three children and seven grandchildren.

Keith Chessell Rev. Keith CHESSELL
Keith, former premiership Sturt footballer, pastor of the Mitcham Baptist Church SA, has had a wide teaching ministry throughout Australia and overseas, in churches of all denominations.

Trevor Faggotter Rev. Trevor FAGGOTTER
Trevor is an ordained Minister of the Word, currently serving in the North Western Community Church in Adelaide. He studied at Parkin-Wesley College in Adelaide, and then served at Mount Barker and Peterborough in South Australia and Ulverstone in Tasmania.

John Calvert John CALVERT MA, DBS
John Calvert is a Baptist preacher and teacher in various denominations in Australia and overseas. He is also the Practical Training Coordinator and tutor, Bible College of SA. He is a graduate of Morling College, Sydney and the University of SA.

John Dunn lived in Sydney and ran a consultancy company specialising in the design of trains and trams. He is the author of several engineering publications as well as numerous biographies, study notes and commentaries on the Scriptures. More

John DUNKLEY John DUNKLEY BTh, Dip.Min. and Dip. Pastoral Studies.
John is an ordained Baptist minister and has pastored a number of Baptist and other churches. He has also ministered at Westcare Baptist Mission—an inner city ministry. Married with four children, he has also served as a Police Chaplain with the SA Police Force.


Rev. Mark CRABB, minister at Daylesford Presbyterian Church in Victoria, is happy to be invited for missions in Victoria, Tasmania and southern New South Wales.


Kym Smith Rev. Kym SMITH
Kym, former telecommunications technician, is minister at the Seacliff Anglican Church SA and a hospital chaplain, loves to see people liberated by the gospel of Jesus Christ and brought to know the Father. An ordained minister, he has experience as a school chaplain, parish priest and hospital chaplain. Married to Elaine, the couple have three adult children.

Lloyd Main Rev. Lloyd MAIN