Faculty and Staff

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

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 (cand.) Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

GradDipCom, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

MA(BiblCouns),The Master’s University

MDiv,The Master’s University


DipChurchMin, Columbia Bible College

Dr Byung Kim – Korean Counselling Coordinator

PhD, Canada Christian College

MCounc, Charles Sturt University

BChCouns, Tabor College

Merilyn Smith – Learning and teaching Coordinator

MEd, University of Wollongong

GradCertArts, Sydney College of Divinity

BEd, University of Wollongong

DipTeach, Goulburn CAE


Sessional Lecturers

Kerrie Merchant MCouns, BCouns

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

Dr 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)

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

Winston Cole – Registrar / Dean of Students

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

BSc Eng, Computing & ICT Queen Mary University of London


Barry Brown – IT Coordinator

Eun Soon Park – Administration

Master of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Social Science, Australian College of Christian Studies