The National Day of Prayer & Fasting Team meet regularly in teleconferences because they live in 5 different locations throughout Australia and are involved in separate ministries or jobs. All serve as volunteers on the team.
COMMISSIONER JAMES & JAN CONDON
Chairman of the National Day of Prayer and Fasting.
Commissioner James and Jan Condon have been Officers of The Salvation Army for more than 45 years, retiring from active service in 2016. On 2nd April 2011, James was appointed Commissioner and Jan as the Territorial President of Women’s Ministries for the former Australia Eastern Territory which covers the States of New South Wales and Queensland as well as the ACT. James is the Chairman the NDOPF Executive Team. They have two daughters and four grandchildren and love spending time with their family.
WARWICK & ALISON MARSH
Coordinators – National Day of Prayer & Fasting.
Warwick and Alison live in Wollongong, NSW. Their current ministry endeavours are mainly with Dads4Kids, the Australian Christian Values Institute, the National Day of Prayer and Fasting, Christian media & mission initiatives, and the Canberra Declaration. Warwick is the Coordinator for the National Day of Prayer & Fasting. Warwick and Alison’s passion is to love God and their family and to follow the words of St Francis of Assisi who said, “Preach the gospel and, if necessary, use words.” Warwick & Alison have five adult children.
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.
PS PETER WALKER
Peter is from the Bundjalung tribe from the Northern Rivers district of NSW and now resides in Rooty Hill, NSW. Peter is head of the Australian Indigenous Christian Ministries. He and his wife Maria have ministered throughout Australia and around the world. Peter was the President of the Praise Corroboree, a major prayer and reconciliation event that took place in Parliament House and the Canberra surrounds from 1996 to 2001.
Pastor Ada Boland
Ordained with ACC over 30 years ago, Ada’s heart for her people, Nation (and her home State Queensland) guided her through an extensive career in Health, Education, and Community Development. Born in St George, South-West Queensland, the 6th child of the late Lindsay and Betty Boland (nee Hall), Ada’s mother’s clan are the Yuwaaliyaay people (from Dirranbandi into NSW), and her father’s clan are the Bigumbul people (Toobeah, Boggabilla & Toomelah). Ada’s journey in God has taken her to many nations, training and championing local Pastors and Leaders.
In 2015 Indigenous Apostolic Prophetic Voice was birthed after Ada received a vision of Jesus weeping over the map of Australia. In 2021 Pastor Ada was honoured to be invited to represent Indigenous voices on the Australian Prophetic Council and Queensland Prophetic Council.
DR TIM O’NEILL
Dr Tim O’Neill is married to Jane, has three children and four grandchildren. He came to Christ at 16 years of age and felt called to medicine. He was involved with YWAM in 1969 and then did mission work with YWAM several times during the 1980s. Tim played a vital role in the Cooee Call to Prayer marches and the National Prayer Gathering at Parliament House in 1988. He gained his Masters in Psychological medicine in 1997 and established Coolamon Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Fellowship. Dr Tim is on the board of Australian Heart Ministries and is a devoted man of prayer.
ANDREW & JOYCE SCARBOROUGH
Next Gen Ambassador
Andrew has a Master of Theology from Fullers Seminary, USA. The Scarboroughs have ministered with over 300 churches and ministries from almost every major denomination, across over 15 different nations from Europe to Africa, Asia to America. Andrew is married to Joyce and they have two children.
Web & IT Consultant
Kym lives with his wife Nel in Adelaide, South Australia, and fellowship at Field of Dreams church in Maylands. Kym and Nel are active in local, national, and global ministries and have ministered in various nations including Kenya, Uganda, and Israel. Kym is also a Board Member of Rahab Ministries, an outreach to the sex industry. and is passionate about unity and oneness for the Ekklesia (the Church) so that the gospel of the Kingdom can be preached. Kym’s prophetic ministry site is at Ruach haKodesh.
National Events Coordinator
A member of Waverley Baptist Church, Victoria for the past 35 years Rabi is the prayer coordinator, leads the healing ministry, is a Careline, SRI-Christianity in schools, Kids Hope volunteer, leads a weekly adult Bible study and serves as an Elder. Rabi has authored three books on various Christian life topics. Married to Lilani, they have two married daughters also involved in Christian ministry. Rabi qualified as an Engineer and worked in senior management in large multinationals. Rabi now trains and coaches business owners and managers.
Assistant National Events Coordinator
Rodney and Ruth have been married for 41 years; they have four adult children and two granddaughters. Rodney has a passion for prayer, both personal and corporate, which has brought both exhilaration and at times disappointment. Jesus became Lord of his life over four decades ago after an encounter with God the Holy Spirit. Rodney’s desire is to encourage the local churches to cooperate with God, by promoting prayer and unity across the whole body of Christ. He counts this as both an honour and a privilege.
Victorian State Coordinator Assisting the Events Team
Winnie and family migrated from Singapore to Geelong, Victoria in 1993. She was a Registered Nurse before her twin daughters and son were born. Winnie is passionate for prayer and has been so since she became a Christian when she was 14 years old. She has been involved in various Prayer Ministries and was the Prayer Co-Ordinator for her own Baptist church when they were looking for a Pastor. Her dream is that all churches will become “houses of prayer” according to the words of Jesus in Mark 11:17.
Assistant Events Coordinator
Anjali and her husband Steve attend Victory Life Church, Perth WA. Anjali is involved in prayer and evangelism Groups and in-service pastoral care. Anjali worked in the ATO for 20 years and now does casual teaching. A fervent follower of Jesus since the age of 14, Anjali endeavours to serve God passionately in every stage of her journey with Him.