About our writers

Tim Adeney

Author of FamilyGood WorkLove and Wisdom, Organizing Love in Church

Tim is married to Ally and they have four daughters aged between 9 and 16. They live in Sydney’s Inner West and belong to an Anglican Church there. Tim currently works as the founder of Resimap. He has a BA from UNSW and a BTh from Moore College.



Stuart Heath

Author of FamilyGood WorkLove and Wisdom, Leading People to ChristOrganizing Love in Church

Stuart is a husband and father who's taught theology and English to adults. He’s been involved in church-planting in Australia, France, and the UK, working with Anglican, Baptist, and independent evangelical churches. He and his family belong to Marrickville Road Church, in Sydney's Inner West. He has a BA in French from Macquarie University, an MDiv from Sydney Missionary and Bible College, and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Andrew Katay

Author of Leading People to Christ

Andrew serves as Senior Minister of a growing multi-site church in the Inner West of Sydney, as well as CEO of City to City Australia, which is part of Redeemer Presbyterian Church's global church-planting network. He has degrees in Economics, History, Philosophy, and Theology, and is approaching the conclusion of a Doctorate of Ministry, but he's much prouder of his three teenage kids. On his days off, he cycles, reads, and hopes soon to play more golf. He and his veterinarian wife Catriona live in Ashfield with their menagerie of pets.


John McClean

Author of The Real God for the Real World

John McClean teaches theology at Christ College in Sydney, where he is Vice-Principal. He is also convenor of the Gospel, Society and Culture Committee of the Presbyterian Church in NSW. John completed a Science degree before doing a BD at Moore College. He completed a PhD in theology, looking at the thought of the contemporary German theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg. He is married to Elizabeth; they have two teenage children and live in Winmalee in the Lower Blue Mountains. They are part of Winmalee Presbyterian Church. John enjoys running and mountain biking as well as nice food and coffee and reading Australian fiction.

Jonathan Pratt

Author of How to run a Groundwork session

Jonathan is married to Emily and they have three boys. He has a PhD in Management (UTS) and over 10 years' experience in MBA and undergraduate business education. Jonathan also has a BBus (UTS), LLB (UTS), MMgt (MGSM), ITP (Bocconi), GradCertHEd (UTS), and a GradDipDiv (PTC/ACT). Jonathan and his family serve at Beecroft Presbyterian Church.