(ELDER & PASTOR)
Tumi Moraba is the Lead Pastor of True North Church. He and his wife Lalie live in Johannesburg with their two young children, Ariella and Asher.
Tumi became a Christian at a young age, and throughout his youth, he was involved in various ministry areas, in a number of churches in the East Rand. He loves God and loves South Africa. As a result, he has a passion for the teaching of the Bible with the aim of building strong, godly communities in South Africa, to the glory of God. He also enjoys travelling, reading history and test driving cars. He has become quite an accomplished brewer of kombucha.
Tumi has a B.A. Honours degree in Theology and Sociology and an M.A. in Historical Theological Studies. His PhD. studies are on hold until he can successfully isolate the sleep gene to install in
Gareth and his wife Colleen have been members of Bryanston Bible Church since 1994. Gareth has been involved in Community Groups, Youth Ministries and Leadership at BBC.
This has included six years on staff as a full-time elder. Prior to his full-time role at BBC, Gareth was a partner in an international management
Gareth is fully committed to the vision and mission of BBC and is excited to be part of a growing and dynamic church. His passion is to see people come into a meanigful relationship with Jesus Christ.
Gareth and Colleen have three children, Ryan (married to Shan), Kirsty (married to Sean) and Stacey. Gareth and Colleen enjoy spending time with their family and friends. Gareth also enjoys reading almost anything that he can lay his hands on, and particularly financial markets.
Tshepi serves as the Ministry Strategist at True North Church. She grew up in the church and gave her life to the Lord when she was 15. She has been involved in various ministries in the church, including being a full-time youth worker for 6 years.
She considers herself a living testimony of the ongoing work of a restorative God and as such has deep compassion and a heart for people to know Him as a Healer, and Redeemer. To this end, she spent many years studying how people think and behave and as such, is a qualified Registered Counsellor. This has allowed her to be a part of some unique work in the NGO sphere working with families of children with life-limiting and life-threatening illnesses.
She’s a home body at heart and enjoys singing, reading, playing with her 6 year old niece and spending quality time with friends, family and herself.