Bill Forgeard

Bill Forgeard

Senior Pastor / Elder

Bill is married to Kathy, and they have four daughters. Bill grew up in country NSW, and after graduating from the University of Queensland in 2000 with a BA (History), he worked in university mission with Student Life at UQ for 8 years. Bill came to Lakeshore as our first Ministry Training Apprentice in 2008 before becoming Associate Pastor in 2009. He graduated with an MDiv from Brisbane School of Theology in 2015. In 2016 Bill took on the role of Senior Pastor. His interests include enjoying the Sunshine Coast outdoors with his family, playing basketball, occasional history lecturing and plenty of reading.

Joel Allen

Joel Allen

Associate Pastor (Youth, Music & Mobilising)

Joel grew up on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. He worked in I.T. and business administration for several years before commencing a ministry training apprenticeship at Lakeshore and studies at Queensland Theological College in 2013. Joel started working full-time as the Associate Pastor at Lakeshore in 2017. He loves to talk with people about Jesus and think about the difference that the gospel makes in real life. Joel enjoys playing basketball (and most other sports), going to the beach, reading a good book, and (not) playing the banjo.


Paul Bradshaw

Paul Bradshaw

Elder

Paul came to faith in Christ as a young adult. He is married to Jenny and they have two adult children. Paul has a passion for encouraging younger Christians in their faith and has an interest in reading, particularly old Christian books.

Scott Langton

Scott Langton

Elder

Scott and his wife Janet moved from their Tasmanian farm to the Sunshine Coast in the last few years.  They have two daughters, one son and one daughter in-law. Scott grew up in a Christian family and came to know Jesus as his saviour in his late teens. Any chance he gets, he likes to go water skiing.


David Moore

David Moore

Elder

Dave moved to the Sunshine Coast with his wife Alison in 2005 and works in environmental management.  They have 4 children and enjoy the Sunshine Coast lifestyle, spending plenty of time at the beach. Dave loves sharing the Good News of Jesus with the kids at Lakeshore.