Dr Don Hardgrave
Dr Don Hardgrave spent four years school teaching in both primary and high schools prior to ministry. He trained in Melbourne & Brisbane, has participated in the planting and ‘re-potting’ of many churches from 1972. He obtained his MA in 1982, Doctor of Biblical Studies in 1989 and added a Grad Dip in Christian Ministry and Theology in 2015.
He has exercised pastoral ministry alongside other responsibilities, especially camp ministry, to high schoolers and young adults. Helping youth find a meaning & purpose for their lives is a special passion. He served in the Wesleyan Methodist Church as National Supt. for 3 years and Queensland Supt. for 8 years. A great lover of history he has done special research on John Wesley's small group meetings & their place in strengthening & consolidating a spiritual awakening.
Don is the author of a number of books, including serving as editor of a songbook in today’s English. He lectured in Switzerland and in the USA during his long service leave in 1995-6, & more recently home in Qld. He is currently providing training in Brisbane & regional centres for the Baptists, Wesleyans & the Salvation Army, as well as speaking for CMI.