Paul and Annette took on the role of Leaders of Lighthouse in 2000.
Paul is the state president for Australian Christian Churches in NSW/ACT and is the national leader for Community Engagement in Australia. Paul has written a book, Thank God It’s Monday, which is about living everyday with purpose.
Paul is also the President of Cedars Christian College – a school of over 900 students.
Paul and Annette are both personal development coaches to leaders and professionals in the broader community specialising in the area of leadership and vision development, team building and organisational change.
They have been married for over 25 years and have three children Jordan, Caleb and Sophie.
Andy & Elyse lead our gatherings and teams across our locations. They have been involved in ministry both together and individually for almost 20 years. They have served on creative teams, boards and led community development work in Cambodia. They love being in the bush or on the beach with their 3 kids; Micaiah, Audrey and Asher. They bring their sense of adventure and love for Jesus to connecting, caring and discipling our church family.
Josh is the General Manager of Lighthouse. He is responsible for overseeing the operational side of Lighthouse as a Community Organisation and church. Josh has a background in PE teaching but transitioned to Lighthouse in 2013. Since then, Josh has been an integral part of the team and has a great passion and drive to see the vision of Paul and Annette outworked in the day to day life of Lighthouse.
Deb's passion for people moves her to see people's lives changed for the better and move forward in God's plan for them. Deb is the State Chaplaincy coordinator for Chaplaincy Australia NSW/ACT. She serves Lighthouse as our Woolshed Venue Manager and Specialised Care Pastor.
Nick is passionate about seeing young people live their best life and creating environments for them to reach their full potential. Nick works to ensure the Lighthouse vision and community are available to everyone through our online presence.
Manager of Lighthouse Youth Initiative (LYI), an accommodation and trauma informed care (TIC) program for young adults at risk of homelessness. Lindy is passionate about creating spaces for individuals who have experienced trauma to feel safe, loved and accepted. Lindy lives with her husband of 17 years - Justin, their two boys and enjoys binge watching T.V. and doing puzzles.
Deb manages the Lighthouse accounts with professionalism and care. Deb has a long history of working with churches and non-for-profits to ensure their books are fair and accurate. She lives in Wollongong with her husband Wayne and loves to spend time with her family.
Carol is a chaplain through Lighthouse at Cedars Christian College. There, she provides pastoral care for the Cedar’s community, particularly the students. Through her chaplaincy she equips and challenges the students ensuring they outwork what they learn practically. On top of this, she also leads and organises Lighthouse Community Kitchen on Thursday evenings which is a pop-up restaurant which is open to the community.
Renee is a highly organised individual and supports Paul and Annette in all that they do; robustly helping them to make tangible the vision they see for Lighthouse and it’s community.