Rev. Brian Powell
(BA (Hons.), M.Ed., BD (Hons.), Ph.D)
Brian is our Interim Pastor. He has been in Baptist ministry for 38 years. Most of this has been 30 years on the faculty of Morling College, teaching first Theology and then New Testament. Before that Brian served briefly as Pastor of two churches, and since that Brian has been in interim ministries. Before Eastwood, he served as Interim Pastor of Carlingford, Hornsby and Sans Souci Baptist Churches.
Brian trained at Sydney University to be a teacher of English and History, and subsequently taught for nine years in the Sutherland Shire. He then trained for the Baptist ministry at Morling College, and returned there in 1983 as a member of faculty. He was Vice Principal for Academic Administration in his latter years there, before retiring from the College early in 2013.
Brian is married to Julie, who is a Clinical Social Worker working part time as a Counsellor. They have two adult children and four grandchildren. Brian is an active member of the Rotary Club of North Ryde.
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