Staff

Rev. Brian Powell

Interim Pastor

(BA (Hons.), M.Ed., BD (Hons.), Ph.D)

Rev. Brian Powell

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.

Contact Details
M: 0425 240 440| E: brianpowell345@gmail.com

Enoch Nagabyrava

Associate Pastor
Enoch & Joanna Nagabyrava

Enoch & Joanna Nagabyrava

Enoch became a follower of Christ as a six year old and grew in the Lord through the influence of his godly parents, local church and university student ministry (IFES). He has been involved in youth ministry since his teens particularly among students in campuses. He has been worshiping at EBC since 2005 and is now serving as our Associate Pastor. He pastors the 11 AM Worship Service and leads the youth ministry. He is passionate about seeing people (especially, young people) finding their purpose in life by knowing and living for Jesus. He is also excited about helping to create a community of sincere love and solid fun.

He is married to the lovely Joanna and they have a beautiful baby daughter Zoe. They enjoy cooking, hosting, reading and watching detective serials.

Contact Details
M: 0416 634 906| E: enochmn@gmail.com