Rev Dr Brian Birkett
Brian has extensive experience in ministry, education and global missions (specialising in Asia). With over 16 years pastoral experience, 14 years as a secondary teacher and over 15 years global missions experience, Brian can contribute fabulously to many areas. His most recent appointment was Dean of Faculty with Harvest Bible College where he taught Masters and other Higher Ed, led 56 lecturers and online tutors, oversaw 300 + students and co-ordinated the cutting edge online program.
Brian’s pastoral experience was majorly formed through key leadership in City Life Church, one of Melbourne’s largest churches. He served in leadership there for 23 years, the latter 12 full time. In these roles, Brian led hundreds of leaders, coaching and empowering them tremendously.
Brian began global mission in 2000 with a visit to India. His passion is loving God and loving people through global mission and ministry training, empowerment and strategic coaching, both locally and globally. Brian is currently a Director on 3 global missions Boards covering work in over a dozen Asian nations.
He’s various degrees, diplomas and certificates have all contributed to his formation, equipping him to become a person that is able to superbly equip others. D Min (Fuller), MA (Church Ldrshp – SCD), B Sc (Monash) Dip Th (SCD), Dip Ed (Monash), Cert IV TAE (Unity), Cert IV TAA (Unity).