Faculty and Staff

Dr Leonard J Smith, MAICD – CEO/Principal

EdD University of New South Wales

MA (Theol) Sydney College of Divinity

GradDipTheol Melbourne College of Divinity

MEd Wollongong University

BEd University of South Australia

DipTeach Catholic College of Education


Dr Xavier Lakshmanan – Dean of Academics

PhD Charles Sturt University

MTh South Asia Institute of Advanced Christian Studies, Bangalore

BD Immanuel Theological Seminary New Delhi

BTh Grace Bible College, Haryana


Dr Paul Porta – Dean of Studies/Head of Ministry

DMin, Charles Sturt University

MTh, Charles Sturt University

MMin Charles Sturt University


Dr David Smith – International Training Coordinator

DTh, University of Pretoria

MA (Theology), University of Pretoria

BMin, Perth Bible College

BBus, Tasmanian State Institute of Technology


Adrian Martinez – Head of Counselling

PhD in Biblical Counselling


Merilyn Smith -Learning and Teaching Coordinator

Master of Education, University of Wollongong

Graduate Certificate of Arts, Sydney College of Divinity

Bachelor of Education, University of Wollongong

Diploma of Teaching, Goulburn CAE


Dr Byung Kim – Korean Counselling Coordinator

PhD Canada Christian College.

MCounc Charles Sturt University

BChCouns Tabor College


Dr Jason Chungbok Choi – Theology Lecturer

PhD University of Sydney

MTh (Hons) University of Sydney

BTh United Theological College

M.Sc Asian Institute of Technology Bangkok Thailand

DipRegPlan Rehovot Israel

BA Hannam University Taejon Korea


Sessional Lecturers

Dr Michael Leary PhD, MA, BSc (Bible)

Dr Richard Green, DChLead, MA(Theology), BTh, DipBiblicalStudies, GradDipEd, BA (Bible)

Kenn Iskov, MLitt, ThM, MDiv, BTh, Dip Theol DipEE (Ministry / Leadership)

Dr Theron Young PhD, MA (Hebrew and Semitic Studies), MA (Biblical Studies), BA (Bible)

Francis Kim MCouns&Pyschotherapy, GradDipPsych, BA(Psych) (Counselling)

Kay Djoeandy  MCouns, MDiv, GradDipEmotionallyFocusedTheragy, AdDipCounsFamilyTherapy, BSc, 

Dr Young Suk Lee, DSc, MPsyc, MEd, BA(Psyc). (Counselling)

Ji Hong Jeong MTh, BTh, BA (Theology)



Winston Cole – Registrar

Master of ICT Advanced (ICT Strategic Planning) – University of Wollongong

BSc Eng, Computing & ICT – Queen Mary University of London


Eun Soon Park – Administration

Masters of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Social Science, Australian College of Christian Studies

Michelle Liu – Librarian

GradCert, Project Management – Curtin University

GradDip Information Systems – Murdoch University

B App. Science, Information and Library Studies (Hons – 2nd Upper) – Curtin University