Our Team

Josh Tan | Pastor

Josh is married to Angela, and has lived in Brisbane’s Southside for more than 25 years. Before entering pastoral ministry, Josh graduated from the University of Queensland and worked in architecture. After graduating from Queensland Theological College with a Masters in Divinity, Josh was called to pastor at Hertford Street Baptist Church in 2017.

Josh also serves on the Malyon Theological College Council and on the Ignite Training Conference Board. In his free time, Josh enjoys music, sport, fishing and food. Josh is passionate about proclaiming Christ and making disciples, and enjoys seeing people grow in their knowledge and love for Jesus.

Tim Sparks | Student Minister

Tim is a member of Hertford Street Baptist Church who has graduated from the University of Queensland as an engineer. He has recently completed 2 years of Ministry Training Scheme with the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students at UQ and is studying at Queensland Theological College.

Tim has a passion for cross-cultural ministry and seeing people come to Jesus and grow in Him. As a Student Minister, Tim will be trained and equipped in a wide range of pastoral skills as he is exposed to church ministry.

Leadership Team

The Leadership Team at Hertford Street Baptist Church includes the pastors and deacons. The deacons currently serving are Spencer Felix (Treasurer),  Jeffrey Mak and Kenneth Mihill (Secretary).