Dr Brendan Roach

President and Founder

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Education & Training, Theological Education

Long Term

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Key Points

  • President and Founder
  • Theological Training Expert

Worker Details

Doctor Brendan Roach is a highly esteemed leader in the realm of Bible College and Ministry Training. As the founder and President of Axx Bible College and former President of Harvest Bible College, he has made a profound impact on theological education, equipping countless individuals for effective ministry and leadership roles.

With a deep-rooted passion for the Word of God and a calling to equip others, Doctor Brendan Roach established Axx Bible College with a vision to provide a holistic and transformative educational experience. Under his leadership, the College has grown into a thriving institution known for its commitment to academic excellence and practical ministry training. Doctor Roach’s visionary approach ensures that students not only develop a strong biblical foundation but also acquire the skills and character necessary for impactful ministry.

Before founding Axx Bible College, Doctor Roach served as the president of Harvest Bible College, where he played a pivotal role in its growth and success. During his tenure, he implemented strategic initiatives to expand the College’s reach and influence. Under his leadership, Harvest Bible College became renowned for its commitment to biblical scholarship, leadership development, and practical ministry training.

Doctor Brendan Roach’s expertise in Bible College and ministry training is widely recognized and sought after. He is a respected authority in the field, regularly invited to speak at conferences, seminars, and leadership summits. His insights, honed through years of experience, empower aspiring ministers and leaders to effectively engage with the challenges of contemporary society while staying rooted in the timeless truths of Scripture.

Beyond his administrative and teaching roles, Doctor Roach is known for his Doctoral heart and commitment to the ongoing training and development of Pastors. He invests in the lives of students, offering guidance, encouragement, and wisdom as they navigate their ministerial journeys. His genuine care for others and his ability to inspire and empower have left an indelible mark on those he has mentored and influenced.

Doctor Brendan Roach’s contributions to theological education and ministry training are immeasurable. His visionary leadership, commitment to excellence, and passion for equipping others have positioned him as a trusted expert in the field. Through Axx Bible College and his previous role at Harvest Bible College, he continues to impact lives, empower leaders, and shape the future of ministry around the world.

Ministry Experience

  • President and Founder of  Melbourne, Australia. (Apr 2018 – Present)
  • President of Harvest Bible College, Melbourne, Australia. (Jan 2011- March 2018)
  • Principal of Harvest Bible College,  Melbourne, Australia. (Jan 2005 – Dec 2010)
  • Academic Dean Harvest Bible College, Melbourne, Australia. (Jan 1999 – Dec 2004)
  • Teaching faculty at various institutions including Harvest Bible College, Southern Cross College, and Tabor College. (Jan 1995 – Dec 1998)
  • Pastor, Hills Christian Life Church in all roles and aspects of the Church, Ferntree Gully, Victoria. (Jan 1990 – Dec 2000)

Professional Memberships and Board Representation

  • Transform 21, Oceania Representative, 2014 – present.
  • Youth Alive Victoria, Board Member, 2014 – 2018.
  • Neuma Church, Board Member, 2014 – 2020.
  • Council of Deans of Theology, Board Member and Secretary, 2008-2018.
  • AOG/ACC in Australia Education Advisory Group, 2008 – 2018.
  • Chair of Teachers Development and Certification Commission, 2007 – 2014.
  • President/Treasurer, Pentecostal Charismatic Bible Colleges of Australia, 2004 – 2010.
  • Credentialed Minister, Assemblies of God in Australia/Australian Christian Churches, 1991 – present. 

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