Joanne Ratsara

Founder/Trustee

Joanne has over 25 years experience in strategic planning, strategic and corporate communications, marketing, public relations, advertising, sales, management and consulting. She began her professional career as an account executive in an advertising agency and has enjoyed opportunities broadcast media, executive corporate management, communications and business consultancy and board memberships. Her focus in recent years has been sharing the Good News of Jesus in many different capacities. Her current projects have enabled Joanne to share her experience in building churches and encouraging authentic and successful evangelism strategies. Joanne has written 4 children’s books and is actively involved in several volunteer organisations.

Read what people have said about Joanne’s presentations here.

Cheryl Krissansen

Office Manager

Cheryl has worked in the administrative area for over 30 years. 15 of those years self employed, 13 years working for a Company and the last 7 years for the Trust which also includes Ministry.
She loves seeing how the power of God can change peoples lives so drastically, so that they can live more enjoyable, abundant lives.
She is married with two children and enjoys reading, hiking, walking and biking

Lelane Fourie

Trustee

Lelane is a gifted web programmer with many years experience both within her own business and large corporations. She has a servants heart and heads up our homeless ministry and is an active leader in our prison and Celebrating Life in Recovery ministries also.

Lelane is married to Shaun and lives in Auckland.

Dion Fourie

Pastor

Dion has spent parts of his life living in three countries and working as tradesman, mechanical engineer, Bible, Maths and Physics teacher, and pastor. He has recently retired after spending almost 5 years with Colleen, his wife of 43 years, as the pastoral couple on beautiful Norfolk Island. This has been the cherry on top of a busy and varied life! He returns to answering Bible questions, a job he relished doing for 5 years previously.

Miguel Bervis

Designer

Miguel Bervis is a communications professional from Venezuela, currently serving in South America as Volunteer Community Manager and Missionary Publicity Director. He is a gifted designer, television producer and photographer and loves serving the Lord. He was asked to join the volunteer team when Joanne Davies was in Brasilia in April 2014. Miguel is available for commercial assignments in print, photography, film and on-line media. Contact us for further information.

Matthew Bloomfield

Bible Worker

Matthew has spent the last 9 years working in a number of Christian ministries as a Bible worker, web designer, IT manager and video producer. Despite spending most of his time behind a computer screen he relishes gardening with his wife Catherine and Daughter Josie in rural New Zealand.