Staff & Apprentices

Senior Pastor: Dave West

Assistant Pastor: Simon Banda

Secretary: Jayne Howes

Children’s Ministry: Colin Wade

Bread of Life Homeless Ministry: Gina Manson



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.


Assistant Pastor

Simon is married to Lindiwe. They have a six year old son, Esihle, and are guardians of Nathan (13), and Olwethu (14). Simon headed the Ministry Apprenticeship Training Program for Reach SA, Eastern Cape region.

He also lectured at the Bible Institute of the Eastern Cape, in Port Elizabeth. In his spare time, Simon enjoys running and playing football.


Rector's Warden

Jonathan is an attorney and a partner at Webber Wentzel, and is engaged to be married to Lori in April.

He enjoys reading, watching cricket and sampling Jo’burg’s eateries with his better half.


People's Warden

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 quality outdoor adventures with his family.



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.


Glynnis is married to Craig and they have 3 children; Matthew, Jaydon & Reyhana. Glynnis grew up in Cape Town and moved to Johannesburg in 2016. She worked previously in the Asset Management Industry for over 15 years. She now works part-time at Johannesburg Bible College in Partner Development and a Tutor for the Women Serving Christ Course, and also consults to ASISA as a graduate training programme champion. In her spare time she enjoys running, and encouraging women in the working world.


Stefan has been a member at CCB for the past 16 years, and has recently gotten married to Crystal. He was actively involved in the youth program during high school, and was confirmed at CCB in 2009. 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. Stefan recently finished his PhD at Wits, and is now looking for a new direction in which he can serve the Lord.


Bruce grew up first in LM and then in Johannesburg, where he went to high school and university. He studied law and played a lot of rugby.

He is married to Lesley, and has a son and daughter.

He has recently celebrated his 60th and retired from Barloworld, where he was the group General Counsel. He is a great reader, loves to travel, and enjoys the bush and the coast.


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.


Colin is married to Melissa, and they have two busy boys, Aaron (8), and Nathan (5). Colin & Melissa joined CCB in 2007, and were married there in 2010.

Colin has been involved in the Children’s Ministry since 2008. Colin is an electrical engineer and works for Komatsu Mining Corporation.

Colin enjoys working with his hands and has a never ending list of DIY projects he is trying to finish.