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Andrew Beddoe

Andrew is married to Emma and they have three children. Together Andrew and Emma have sought to share Jesus with blue collar people through dog training clubs in both Wollongong and Sydney. For the last 7 years Andrew has worked hard as a pastor amongst blue collar people at St Barnabas Fairfield with Bossley Park Anglican Church. He has also been developing and delivering theological and ministry training in the Vocational and Education Training Sector with MTS resulting in the establishment of the Vocational Bible College.

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Bruce Bennett

Bruce has spent all but four years of his life in country Australia, in either farming or ministry. He is also a qualified carpenter. After leaving farming Bruce and his young family moved to Sydney to study at Moore College. After college the Bennetts spent nine years ministering in the Armidale diocese. In 2005 he took up the position of senior minister at Orange Evangelical Church where he still leads the team. Bruce and Robyn have four adult children and five grandchildren. 

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Pete Ritchie

Pete is married to Melinda and they have two awesome kids, Steph & Wes. After serving in the Royal Australian Navy as a Mine Warfare Sailor, Pete did MTS before studying at SMBC. For the last ten years, Pete and his family have been in Albury working with FOCUS Military Ministry. This ministry is all about sharing the gospel with soldiers, sailors & airmen / women who are in training to become vehicle mechanics, fitters, carpenters and medics.