Reach Australia Board
Al has been in Christian ministry for 30 years, including setting up congregations in Mt Druitt, the eastern suburbs of Sydney and the Wollongong region. Al was also involved in commencing the City Bible Forum with ECOM in 2001 and was the chairman of the Katoomba Christian Convention from 2005-2014. He also served as a bishop and the director of Evangelism Ministries with the Sydney Diocese of the Anglican Church. He is currently leading the City Bible Forum in Sydney and planting a church in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. He is married to Kathy and they have 4 grown children.
Phil is the Senior Minister at St George North Anglican Church where he has served for 15 years. He’s married to Victoria and has three children. He loves coaching his son’s cricket team, watching sport and preaching the Gospel.
Reach Australia Team
Scott Sanders serves as the Executive Director and is responsible for ensuring Reach Australia’s vision is implemented. During the last 7 years Scott has been involved in leading Australia-wide church planting research, developing Geneva Push’s assessment tools and working alongside church leaders and planting couples to see over 65 churches established. He lives in Sydney, is married to Natalie, has 4 beautiful daughters, and is a member of Vine Church + St Michaels in Sydney.
Derek serves as the General Manager of the church planting arm of Reach Australia (Geneva Push). In 2009 he planted Village Church in Brisbane City. He lives in Brisbane, is married to Jacqueline, and they’ve got three boys who bring them joy and worry in equal measure, and they’re all part of Ithaca Presbyterian Church.