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Academic Staff

Dr Andre van Oudtshoorn

Principal, Academic Dean & Lecturer

BA, BD, Dip Th, DTh

Previously Andre has served as a Church pastor and as a TV director. Originally from South Africa, he has lectured in many lands and seeks to place Christ as the central focus in all he teaches and lives.

Dr Anton Beukes

Dean of Studies

Cert IV TAA, BA (Theology), BD, GradDip Tertiary Ed, DD

Anton grew up on the mission field and has served in mobilizing the local church for missions (in South Africa, Canada and the USA), theological training and equipping (Australia) and with mission organizations (South Africa, Canada and Greece). Anton is the Dean of Studies and Missions Lecturer at PBC and has a passion to see the local church being mobilized for missions, local and international.

Rev Dr David Shaw

Lecturer

BSc, GradDipEd, MDiv, DTh

David spent eight years in Korea completing an MDiv and pastoring several churches. David recently completed his PhD in the New Testament at the University of Exeter in the UK. He is married to Becky and they have three young children.

Stephen Poisat

Dean of Counselling, Flexible Learning Co-ordinator & Lecturer

TAE Cert IV, DipMin, AdvDip (Coun & Family Therapy), BMin (Pastoral), GradDip (Coun & Psychotherpay), MTh

Steve began his work-life as a youth pastor in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, serving on staff in multiple roles for ten years before moving to Perth in 2003 to be involved with church planting initiatives. Steve is an ordained minister with Church of the Nations and leads the team at Redeemer Gospel Community in Perth. Steve is a clinical counsellor (CCAA), lectures in practical theology and counselling at Perth Bible College, the Australian Institute of Family Counselling and Stirling Theological College. Steve is married to Michele (1996) and is a father of two young adult men.

Mrs Hanlie van Rooyen

Compliance, Lecturer

TAE Cert IV, BA, GradDipEd (Secondary), MTh

Apart from 25+ years of experience in church youth work, Hanlie has been a secondary school teacher for 9 years, teaching Christian Studies and Mathematics.

Mr Nicholas van Oudtshoorn

System Administrator/Lecturer

BCM (Hons), MDiv

Nick has a background in systems administration. As well as serving us in the IT sphere he is also pastoring a church. Nick works for us part time to ensure all that our IT services are functioning and improving.

David Smith

Sessional Lecturer

BBus, BMin, MA(Th), DTh

David has experience in business and has worked as a Church Pastor in the area of teaching and leadership training before coming to PBC. David comes to PBC from Tasmania with his wife and three children. David is passionate about strengthening the church and training leaders in developing countries.

Dr David G. Michie

Sessional Lecturer

BA, BSW, MA, DTh

David is the director of Journeylines Counselling & Training Services and has over 20 years of counselling experience. He has been a lecturer for PBC for many years and has a desire for people to know, explore and live the realness of Jesus in all of life.

Support Staff

Mrs Kari Minetto

College Administrator

BSc (Hons) Bus Admin

Kari grew up in Norway, and moved to Australia in 2003. She is married to Marcel and they have 3 boys. Kari oversees the office.

Mrs Tia Burton

Dean of Students

TAE Cert IV, DipMin & BMin (Missions)

Tia graduated from PBC in 2018 and is currently undertaking her Masters in Theology. She enjoys journeying with others, thinking deeply about God and developing practical ministry in creative ways. Tia also shares the joy of raising her son with her husband Chris.

Mrs Judy Smith

Librarian

Judy is a gifted musician, the wife of David and the mother of Daniel, Aidan and Kaila. Judy, who previously worked for Australia Post, is a passionate book lover and now works as the College Librarian.

Debbie Allbury

Receptionist

Dip BusAdm

Debbie emigrated to Australia from Zimbabwe with her husband Peter and two little boys in May 1992. Debbies first job in Australia was as a Sales consultant with a print company. She has subsequently worked in a variety of positions, from marketing to administration to running a training department for a large non-profit organisation to Manager of a market research company.

Mrs Sarah Park

Office Assistant

BA (Bus)

Sarah, originally from South Korea, studied business before coming to Perth with her husband Samuel and their two children. Sarah is part of the JDM mission organisation which reaches out to university students. Sarah works in the office at the College part-time.