LEADERSHIP


Staff & Apprentices

Senior Pastor: Dave West 

Pastoral Assistant: Leonard Funachina

Secretary: Jayne Howes

Administrator: Gill Windram

Worship Director: Nicholas Nicolaidis

Hospitality: Gina Manson

Youth Worker: Amilcar Bhiman

The Intern: Peter Thomson

THE COUNCIL

DAVE WEST

Senior Pastor

Dave is married to Liesl, and they have 2 children, Robyn and Jonathan. He was a school teacher at Crossroads School which educates bright children with learning challenges, prior to becoming a pastor. Dave is a family man, a keen golfer and is passionate about wildlife.

Leonard Funachina

Pastoral Assistant

Leonard is married to the lovely Caroline - they have two girls, Blessing & Thando and are expecting their third baby girl. Prior to joining CCB, he worked as a lecturer at Johannesburg Bible College. Leonard is a music fundi and enjoys watching movies.

LINDSEY SHAW

Rector’s Warden

Lindsey is married to Brenda, and they have four sons and five grandchildren. He is CEO of the Constantia Insurance Group, owner and Chairman of the Anslow Management Consultants group of companies, and owns two Pre-Primary Schools (ECDs), one in Johannesburg and one in KZN.

Jacques Pretorius

Peoples’ Warden

Jacques is married to Clare, and they have two sons, Rohan and Jesse. He is an entrepreneur - founder of Radiant Healthcare. He enjoys cycling, gym and adventure motorcycling.

Leon Liebenberg

Treasurer

Leon is married to June, and they have two adult children, Clara and Ben. He is a Senior Investment Professional with Old Mutual. He is a keen golfer and loves travelling.

AMILCAR BHIMAN

Youth Worker

Amilcar is studying part time with the South African Theological Seminary, and is the Youth Worker here at CCB. Prior to this, he worked for a marketing agency. Amilcar is married to the lovely Jeanelle, and in his spare time he enjoys video games, watching Naruto, preaching at the Sunday evening service, and half price sushi on Mondays.

NICHOLAS NICOLAIDIS

Nicholas is married to Angela and they have a son, Luke. Nicholas is a well-renowned freelance musician who sings, teaches and conducts, and is the Worship Director at CCB. He is a foodie who enjoys swimming and watching sport.

STEFAN VON BUDDENBROCK

Stefan has been attending CCB for the last 14 years. He was actively involved in the youth program during high school, and was confirmed at CCB in 2009. After school, he became more involved in the music ministry and in the young adults growth groups, and has had the opportunity to lead bible studies, the music at church, and several evening services. Music is one of his passions, and he has thoroughly enjoyed using it as a tool to allow the church to glorify God through their singing. He is currently a PhD student at Wits, studying particle physics and contributing to some of the work that is done at CERN in Switzerland.

KATHY GREVE

Kathy works at Nedbank delivering Strategic IT transformation programmes. If she’s not organizing teams at work, she's organizing her friends for coffee dates or holidays. She loves her dog and enjoys gardening, entertaining, slack packing, and keeping fit by juggling boot camp, Pilates and running.

NICK CATLING

A butcher by trade, Nick is employed in corporate retail and oversees the production processes for Cavalier Foods. He has three sons and a daughter, and four grandchildren. Nick enjoys reading Popular Mechanics, Time Magazine and Christian literature, he supports Chelsea in the British Premier League & McLaren Mercedes in F1. Some of his other hobbies include squash, DIY building projects and chicken farming.

CONNIE LETEANE

Connie works as a Graphic / Web designer and Developer for a Digital Media Agency. She studied Fine & Applied Arts and is passionate about all things artistic and creative, which led her to running an Art Studio Residency Program with the Pretoria Art Museum. She enjoys spending her Wednesday nights at Bible study and Friday nights with the CCB Youth. When she's not glued to a computer screen, she spends time at the Tennis courts, checking out new releases at the cinema, or catching up with friends over lunch or a game of pool.

TYREL MANSON

Tyrel is married to Gina, and they have two children, Leo & Skye. Tyrel grew up in Settlers, went to Pretoria Boys High, and was introduced to CCB by his friend, Rory Steyn, upon moving to Blairgowrie in 2013. Tyrel owns a ceiling & partitioning company, based in Honeydew. Tyrel is an avid fly-fisherman, and also enjoys long distance swimming, running, reading and having quality outdoor adventures with his family.