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Name: Tuppy Tomkinson

Church: New Life Church Mackay

Family Status: Married for 27 years to the love of my life, Craig. We have 3 adult children and 2 beautiful daughters in law and have a boxer named Panda.

Random Fact: Competed in a camel race and didn’t fall off.

My Hero is: My dad

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): If I could have coffee with anyone it would be with Heidi Baker because she is so radical for Jesus and what she does to rescue children is beyond incredible.

Life Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will direct your paths.

Name: Michelle Roos

Church: Twin Rivers Church

Random Fact: I was a professional florist for 10 years.

My Hero: My Mother

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): I would love to have coffee with Priscilla Shirer and get some preaching tips from her. I love her passionate preaching.

Life scripture: I have many but at the moment it is Eph 3:20
He is able to do exceedingly, abundantly more than we can think or imagine, according to His power at work in us.

Name: Elise Pappas

Church: Calvary Christian Church Sunshine Coast

Family: Wife/Mum

Random Fact: my mother learnt that I was good at running when I entered the cross country in year 4 and won.

Your Hero: My husband

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): My Grandmas, I would have loved to have met them.

Life Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.

Name: Mary Quilty

Family Status: Married to Ps David Quilty. Two Children: Aaron (29) married Renee Blok (2016) who works for ACCI & Emma (18) works in child care & lives at home in Isa.

Random facts: I was born in the Nederland’s, immigrating to Australia when I was 3. I was baptized both in water & in the Holy Spirit whist attending Penrith Christian Fellowship Centre back in the 80’s.

My Hero: My husband, my parents, my sister, my brothers, my parents in law, my children, my pastors, just to name a few. I am so thankful God places us in family.

Life Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.

Name: Michele Hewitt

Church:  Port City Christian Church

Family status: Married, 3 daughters, 2 son-in laws & 1 grandson

Random Fact: I have a Sicilian Ancestry

Your Hero: Aimee Semple McPherson

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): Maria Woolworth-Etter, as she was an amazing woman of God who was unrelenting in her passion to serve God

Life Scripture:  Proverbs 3:5-6

Name: Belinda Waldock

Church: Dalby Christian Family

Family Status: Married with 3 Children

Random Fact: We love to water ski as a family (in the summer months only!!)

Your Hero: Christine Caine

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): Christine Caine – a wonderful role model, just an average Aussie girl who God has used remarkably around the world today. I would love to ask her what has sustained her in her ministry thus far.

Life Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6

Name: Jane Lumley

Church: Fassifern Christian Church

Family Status: Married

Random Fact: I could have died in a fire! But the Lord told me to go a different way.

Your Hero: Kathryn Kuhlman

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): My mother. I don’t think Jesus would drink Coffee.

Life Scripture: Romans 8:28

Name:  Sabina Hart

Church:  The Rock Church

Family Status:  Married. We have 2 sons, 2 daughters in love and 4 dogs and 2 little grand puppies.

Random fact:  I am German – born and bred!  I speak fluent German and moved to Australia to marry my husband in 1992.   I Love my family, love my friends and love to ski in Austria.

You Hero:  Bobbie Houston!

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): Bobbie Houston – I’ll have what she’s having.

She inspires me due to her large impact and fruitful influence on women across the globe. She is a wife, mother, grandmother, Author, Pastor and has established and cofounded multiple ministries. The name of her first book, ‘I’ll have what she’s having’, speaks about her lack of confidence in herself, her identity and her desire to help women overcome! To see what she has overcome and built for the Kingdom makes me strive (in a good way) for more and break through my own limitations!

Scripture: Isaiah 58:11 (AMP)
And the Lord with continually guide you, and satisfy your soul in scorched and dry places, and give strength to your bones, and you will be like a well watered garden, and like a spring of water whose waters do not fail.

Name: Deborah Candler

Church: Glow Church, Gold Coast

Family Status: Married to Philip – 4 married children, 7 grandchildren

Random fact: I came off my bike in July and broke the neck of my femur so had a pin and plate hip surgery (hip hip hoorah!) This totals 13 screws and 2 metal plates in this leg!! Thinking of changing my name to “I lean” !!

My hero: My dad, the late Robert (Bob) Tucker who instilled in us a love for God and a love for the Word. Still miss him.

If you could have coffee with anyone (Alive OR Dead) who would it be and why (Not Jesus): I’d love to have coffee with Father Richard Rohr.

Life scripture: Colossians 1:28-29
Him we preach, warning everyone and teaching everyone in all wisdom that we might present every one perfect in Christ Jesus. To this end I also labor, striving according to his working (energeia: energy & operative power) which works in me mightily.