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 Executive Team 

We are pleased to introduce the National Team of Australia Prays.

COMMISSIONER JAMES CONDON
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Chairman of Australia Prays

Commissioner James Condon has been an Officer / Minister of The Salvation Army for more than 52 years. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in three countries: Australia, Papua New Guinea and the United Kingdom.
He has served as an Officer (ordained minister) of The Salvation Army at Corps (local churches) and at the Headquarters of The Salvation Army in various
responsibilities including Public Relations, Fundraising, Administrative and spiritual
leadership.
On 2nd April, 2011, James was appointed Commissioner for the Australia Eastern Territory which covered the States of New South Wales and Queensland as well as the ACT. This involved some 400 centres of The Salvation Army, with 1,000 Officers of The Salvation Army (ministers of religion) and 4,000 employees.
He is an active member of Rotary International, having joined in 1972. He is married to Jan who has shared in these areas of responsibilities as well as having separate appointments. They have two daughters and have four grandchildren. James loves
spending time with his family.
Since retiring on 1st June 2016, James has continued his service to God in a variety of ways including holding the following positions:

- Chairman of the Bible League for Australia & New Zealand,

- Chairman of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting – now Australia Prays,

- President of Caloundra Rotary Club,

- Chairman of Caloundra City Pastor’s network, and - - Pastoral Care Coordinator for the local congregation of The Salvation Army Caloundra. 

KRYSTAL WOODHEAD
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National Coordinator

Krystal has served with Sue Tinworth and team through Partners in Prayer and Evangelism (PIPES) since 2017, and alongside Warwick Marsh in prayer for Australia. Krystal has also been humbled by many opportunities to engage in prayer for our First Nations people on location in Alice Springs, Uluru, Yirrakalla and Haasts Bluff.

During an encounter in Indonesia in 2017 the Lord called Krystal to support Indigenous Australians through prayer and intercession. This was a powerful time where thousands of young people gathered to pray for Revival for their home countries. Krystal was truly marked by this experience and grateful for the sponsorship and support from Warwick and Allison Marsh.

Krystal has a heart for those on the edges and borders of our communities to be saved, restored and recognized as beloved children and has a Certificate in Transformational Ministry at the Margins through The People’s Seminary in Burlington, Washington, USA.

Krystal is a member of Harvest Time Church in Forestville, NSW.

SHIREE LIND
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Executive Team

Shiree leads the Australian House of Prayer for all Nations.  She is passionate about empowering people to draw closer to God by teaching them to walk with Him in every aspect of their life. She has been involved in Youth With A Mission (YWAM), an international movement dedicated to knowing God and making Him known, for over 30 years. She is qualified in leadership development, discipleship, children and youth work, worship and prayer.

Shiree loves the nations and, together with her husband Ray, travels regularly to train and mentor people in various countries. Shiree and Ray have four children and four grandchildren.

WESLEY LEAKE
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Deputy Chairman of Australia Prays

Wesley Leake is the founder of Business Blessings; he is an accountant and business trainer/coach/spiritual leader based in Brisbane, QLD. Wesley’s passion is to see Kingdom businesses raised up, established and supported in Australia and worldwide. He is very conscious that a new day has dawned in terms of God’s people being equipped to serve him in the marketplace. He is married to Pam and they have four children.

MIKE HEY 
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 Executive Team

Mike started on mission in India with Operation Mobilisation in the 1970s and 80’s. He and his wife Ann encountered the power of the gospel among Hindus and Muslims and grew personally working alongside Indian Christian leaders. 

 

For ten years Mike served as the on board Director of the OM ships MV Doulos and later the MV Logos Hope.

 

 Mike was led in 2010 to accept an invitation to take up leadership oversight of OM in 20 East Asia Pacific nations. Then in 2020 began to serve as a mission and leadership mentor with OM to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached.

 

Mike and Ann also serve with a church planting team working in the northern suburbs of Adelaide.

 

They have a passion for a daily fresh work of the Holy Spirit and for faith to be expressed authentically in the realities of living in Australia and in serving leaders in in other parts of the world.

 

Mike and Ann seek to encourage everyday followers of Jesus to rest in him, walking together in prayer , walking to bless Australia and make disciples of all nations.

 

Mike and Ann have three daughters. Two daughters are married and they have six grandchildren.

PASTOR LEN ROSSOW
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Executive Team and Regional Queensland Coordinator

Len and his wife Helen have been involved in active ministry for 33 years. After many years as a Senior Leader, in 2015, Len stepped into a new role of establishing and facilitating a house of prayer for the Gold Coast.

Helen and Len served for some 20 years as the Gold Coast Regional Co-Ordinators for the Australian Prayer Network.

Len is part of the planning team of the Gold Coast Pastors Roundtable, working with the Mayor, towards bringing the church of the city together for city impact. He leads a planning team for the GC Annual Pastors Retreat.

Helen and Len enjoy a close bond with their family and daily marvel at the gift of God’s grace in their 11 grandchildren.

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