Our Leadership & Team
We are a team who are passionate about one main thing, making much of Jesus Christ.
LEAD PASTOR, MESSAGE & MISSION PASTOR
Duane is responsible for the overall vision and direction of the church as it is set out in the gospel of Jesus Christ and is the primary preacher and teacher at North Coast. Other than the Lord Jesus and everything to do with Him, Duane loves his wife, his kids, and playing in the ocean.
ASSOCIATE LEAD PASTOR, MAGNIFICATION & MATURITY PASTOR
Matt is the director of staff and ministries. He assists the Lead Pastor in overseeing coaching, training and discipleship of all ministry staff and the implementation of our vision across all ministries of North Coast Church and Unichurch. He also oversees our Sunday gatherings. He is married to Kinny and they have three children; Kate, Sammy and Lucy.
MINISTRY & CHILDREN’S PASTOR
Brendan is responsible for making sure our church remains focused on mission by training others in evangelism, coordinating our Search Course, and keeping mission at the forefront of what we do. Brendan is married to his lovely wife, Laura, has an awesome son named Ethan, and loves to play golf
Danie van Zijl
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS PASTOR
Danie facilitates all areas of youth ministry at North Coast Church, including our Friday Night Youth Group, Youth Growth Groups and Youth Camps. He loves spending time with his wife, watching footy and gardening.
CREATIVE MEDIA AND DESIGN
Laura works to ensure our church’s message is heard, and uses creative, digital, print and social media to proclaim Jesus at North Coast Church. Laura is married to Brendan, and together they love coffee, date nights, and spending time with their crazy-cute toddler.