We are pastoral, administration and technical personnel responsible for all services in Hope Church in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Ipswich as well as Unidus Community Centre.
Wilson LimSenior Pastor
Ps. Wilson is the founding and senior pastor for Hope Church. He was a former research scientist with CSIRO. Ps. Wilson also serves on the Board a community services organization, Australian Care and Trauma Services (ACTS) and previously on an interdenominational Bible college. He is also chairman of Hands of Hope, the community arm of Hope Church. He is recognised for his balanced, in-depth teaching and engaging-style of expository preaching. His passion is teaching, equipping leaders and building the church.
Lai Ling LimAssociate Pastor
Ps. Lai Ling, together with Joy Han provide oversight over a team of volunteers whose passion is to minister to the future generation – the children. She leads, trains and equips members of the church with aspects of pastoral care, prayer, intercession, prophetic and counseling ministries. She also oversees the operations of encouraging church membership.Ps Lai Ling is also a part-time staff with Hope International Ministries. She supports her husband, Dr Wilson Lim in ministering to the HIM family. She is also overseeing the intercession and prophetic ministries in HIM.
Joshua CheeAssistant Pastor
Ps Joshua pastors the Willawong and St Lucia Centres in Brisbane, which are composed of a wide range of demographic groups from Family, Working Professionals, to University and IES Foundations students. He is extensively involved in various pastoral and operational ministries in church, including the Finance Department, Build Unidus fundraising committee, Spiritual Development, etc. He is also overseeing the pioneering work at Ipswich.
Lance WolterAssistant Pastor
May manages the service programs and operations for Willawong service. Her role includes coordination of the weekly running of the Willawong Sunday worship services. She also oversees the missions department and outreach department. May serves in Hope Ministries Australia, assisting Ps Wilson in providing administrative support to his role as Chairman of the Hope Churches in Oceania region. She promotes and develop support for missions for the Hope Oceania churches.
Kittisak Luengingkasut (Torch)Event Director / Ablaze Pastor
Torchie oversees the weekly running of Church Program Division which comprises Worship, Arts & Media Department, Service Program Department and Event Management including HR training, Project planning and Ministry development. He is also the Ablaze Service Pastor.
Education Background: Master of Communication Studies, QUT and Advanced Diploma in Christian Ministries.
Sunita Esther PalaPastoral
Sunita serves as the personal assistant to Ps Wilson. She also provides oversight to the university student ministry at UQ, QUT & Griffith (Uni-Generation) as the Service Coordinator for the St Lucia Afternoon Service. Her role includes coordination of the weekly running of the St Lucia Centre services, particularly the programs, events, worship and service operations. She loves travel, movies, music, good chats with family and friends, and an occasional activity that provides an adrenalin rush!
Education background: Bachelor of Business (Major in Marketing); Masters of Information Technology, UQ
Sandy assists in the daily operation of Hope Church office, and is the point of contact for general enquiries. Her role involves providing administrative support to all services in Hope Church, and is responsible for external and internal communications.
Education Background: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
Chris leads the Service Programs Department which oversees the programming, communications and management aspects of our weekend services. Chris is also involved in various church-wide projects, such as materials development, Unidus fundraising, and Lifetrax.
Education Background: Bachelor of Business (Marketing & E-Business), QUT
Joan FooWorship, Arts & Media
Joan is one of the pastoral staff in Willawong service. She assists the service pastor in Church Health and Church Growth Initiatives. She also provides pastoral care to the working adult ministry in Willawong. Her role also includes overseeing the Service Worship Department. Joan loves cooking/baking, music, good fun time with family and friends, and exploring new things from travel to new skills.
Background Education: Bachelor of Pharmacy, UQ
Jacyline KhorHands of Hope & Events
Jacyline is the Project Coordinator of Hands of Hope, which is the community arm of the church. Her role includes overseeing the different programs, liaising with community groups and managing the volunteers. She also oversees the events department, and is involved in the organising of all church-wide events.
Background Education: Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Master of Social Work, QUT
James LimUnidus Operations Manager
Joy oversees the children’s ministry (Kids for Christ) of Hope Church Brisbane, which includes St Lucia & Willawong Centre. She works closely with the centre coordinators, in training new volunteers, overseeing and planning the curriculum and weekly operations of the children’s ministry. In addition, she also oversees the annual kids’ conference.
Educational Background: Master of Human Services Management, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Peter TruongEvangelist & Hope International Ministries
Peter is an international evangelist, and he ministers around the world in many churches through evangelism trainings and healing meetings. He also works part time for HIM & HMA to produce Advance Newsletters, Eclub Newsletters and Rivers of Hope Newsletters.
Education Background: Bachelor of Medical Imaging