Rev Simon Gillham
Simon is a graduate of the College who served with CMS as Acting Principal of Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (NETS) before his appointment to Moore.
Prior to that he served in the Diocese of Newcastle and then planted Maitland Evangelical Church. He brings to the faculty experience in pastoral ministry, church planting and theological education in a cross-cultural context. Simon is currently working on a PhD on theological education and has been involved in a number of consultations in Angola, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Kenya. He is passionate about cross cultural gospel ministry; including international mission work, ministries among Australian Aborigines, reaching people from ethnic minorities in Australia, ministries in remote and rural areas of Australia and ministries for working class men. He is married to Margie and they have two children at university, Maddie and Noah (pictured).
Simon has written various journal and magazine articles relating to Christian mission and Theological Education with a particular focus on Africa and Namibia.
‘Gender Equality and the Use of Scripture’, to be published as a chapter within Living with Dignity, by SUN Press, 2014.
‘Combatting Misogyny and Gender Based Violence through the Bible’s teaching on Gender Complementarity’, in Men in the Pulpit, Women in the Pew’, SUN Press, 2012.
‘Towards an African Model of Theological Education’, in Mission Namibia – Challenges and Opportunities for the Church in the 21st Century, BoD, 2012.