Meet Our Leadership Team

Ralph Estherby

Senior Pastor
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Pastor Ralph Estherby pioneered Breakthrough Church with Pastor Narelle in 1990.

He is committed to seeing Breakthrough  become a Church that impacts individual’s lives and brings about a change in our community.

Ralph is a gifted communicator and a passionate leader who believes that Christ has an answer for every life and that true fulfillment can only be found in Him.

He serves as a Chaplain in the Australian Army, caring for and serving the members of the Australian Defence Force.

He is a senior leader in the Australian Christian Churches (AOG) and is the National Director for Chaplaincy Australia.

Ralph also is the Author of ‘Priceless Pearls’ in our local newspaper The Bush Telegraph.

He is passionate about Missions, gadgets and his family which includes his wife Narelle and their 4 great kids (Jacqui, Jon, Maddy & Caleb)!

Narelle Estherby

Senior Pastor
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Pastor Narelle is a woman with a huge heart for people and a desire to see them reach their potential in God.

She leads Breakthrough Church with passion and expectation, bringing heaps of enthusiasm to our team.

Narelle also oversees our Kid’s and Women’s ministries  and is a gifted communicator.

Narelle and Ralph have been married since 1985 and four children and  when she is not busy doing ministry she runs her own Personal Training Business.

She has been an integral part of the ministry of Breakthrough Church since it began in 1990.

The Eldership

Digby, Ian, Bill & Aaron

The Eldership (Aaron Harvey, Bill Glover & Digby Bentley) work hand in hand with Pastors Ralph and Narelle as they lead Breakthrough into her God given purpose.

They are available for prayer, counsel or just if you need to ask any questions about something relating to Church life.

Be praying for all our leaders as they seek to faithfully serve the Lord!

Digby & Deborah Bentley

Pastoral Care Team
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Digby and Deborah Bentley work alongside our Pastors making sure that the Pastoral needs of our Church are covered.

A great couple with a real heart for people, wanting them to reach their potential in God.

So whether it is a simple prayer, advice or just the knowledge that you are not on your own,  make sure that you make use of all the Pastoral resources which are available to you.

Bill Glover

SMS Prayer Ministry leader and...


Bill is involved in a number of ministries at Breakthrough, he heads up the Mall Outreach, Thursday SMS Prayer Chain and the Breakthrough Bikers!

A man with a huge heart for people and a huge expectation regarding what the Lord is going to do at Breakthrough next!

Maddy Estherby

Youth Leader

Maddy is the Leader for PUMPED Youth! A young woman with a great heart for young people – someone who wants to see them reach their potential and find the truth of Jesus in their lives!

Find out more about what is happening at PUMPED Youth! here