August 18, 2015

Meet the Team

Team Member

Philip Adams (B Ed) – Treasurer

Philip holds B Ed from the University of Technology, Sydney. He is the General Manager of Stewards Foundation of Christian Brethren, an organization that acts like a bank to our Christian Community Churches. He is a director of Emmaus Bible College in NSW. He is an Elder at Allawah Community Church and serves on several CCCAust committees. He is married to Marilyn and they have two adult daughters and two grandsons.

Team Member

Ross Bunyon AM (B Comm) – Chairman

Ross Bunyon, AM has extensive business and Board experience gained across a variety of senior executive and board positions. Ross was previously Chairman of RailCorp NSW, Eraring Energy, Pacific Western, Turner & Townsend Pty Ltd, and ICSGlobal and Green’s Foods. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of Pacific Power and a senior executive at Smorgon Steel responsible for the successful disposal of a large number of non-core assets. Ross continues to be a Non-executive Director of several private companies. Ross attends Allawah Community Church and is Chairman of Stewards Foundation and CCM. He is committed to seeing a strong and vibrant network of churches across Australia and being more effective in ministry. Ross has a heart for helping people in need and has recently visited a number of countries helping mission organisations streamline their ministry allowing them to provide a sustainable model in a culturally relevant way within their communities. He is married with 3 Children and 8 grandchildren.

Team Member

David Smith (B Bus, B Min, MA (Th), DTh (Cand))

David, currently the Principal of Perth Bible College, has a background in a variety of business, pastoral and teaching roles. He is involved in leadership, training, preaching and overseas mission, having a heart for people to be gripped by God’s grace and equipped for a life of passionate service. In his capacity as Principal, David lectures in the fields of Pastoral Ministry, Leadership, Preaching, Theology and Hermeneutics. Cross culturally, he has been involved in leading short term mission teams and in leading Pastor’s Conferences in Cambodia since 2008. Nationally, he serves on the board of Emmaus Bible College and Chairs the Board of the Christian Community Churches of Australia. David together his wife Judy and their 3 children attend Duncraig Christian Fellowship, Perth, Western Australia, where David has a teaching role and also serves as an elder.

Team Member

Dr Len Smith (EdD, MEd, MA, GradDipTheol, BEd, DipTeach AERA, MAICD)

Len is Principal of Emmaus Bible College. He has qualifications in Engineering, Teaching and Theology. He is a Board Member of The Australian College of Christian Studies, Lutanda Children’s Services and The Sydney College of Divinity. Len has travelled extensively assessing and helping mission groups in countries around the world develop sustainable mission goals. He has taken groups of students to these mission opportunities and helped them learn and understand what mission is and what is and isn’t helpful when working across cultures. Len and his wife Merilyn are members of Botany Bay Community Church.

Team Member

Brad Scott (BE(Hons)) – Secretary

Brad is the Secretary of NSW Co-Ordinating Conference and Secretary of the Christian Community Churches in NSW. He is passionate about the local church and its role in our communities. Brad and his wife Annette attend Kings Park Community Church. Brad has in the past run his own engineering consultancy, Scott Tech Consulting, offering structural and civil engineering solutions to the public. Brad now splits his time between administering CCCAust(NSW) duties 3 days a week and administering Hands and Feet Inc 2 days a week.

Team Member

Jotame Brown

Joe is the heart behind the Sydney project and has a heart for people in need. Joe started the ministry of Hands and Feet Australia that has now become Hands and Feet Inc. Joe works full time for Hands and Feet as a volunteer and provides food for the homeless in Sydney, rallying volunteers around him to complete the task at hand. Joe has a heart as big as anyone we know and will literately give you the shirt of his back if you need it. Joe has a desire to see the local church reflect the love of Jesus by helping those around them with an open hand. Joe is married to Titilia and they have 4 children.

Team Member

Gordon Cowell – Vice Chairman