Meet The Leadership Team

Our Pastoral Team


Cliff and Nova lead the pastoral team of Red Point Church. Cliff was called by God into ministry and has been pastoring for over 15 years now. He completed his internationally recognised Bachelor of Theology Degree (B.Th) [SATS] in 2010.  Nova was born in Indonesia and was worship leader at her local church there for a number of years. 
In 2012 Cliff and Nova were called by God to take on the leadership of Red Point Church.
Cliff had previously served on the pastoral teams of Cornerstone church in Johannesburg, South Africa
and Faith City Church, Auckland, New Zealand.
Together they carry a heart to train and equip all believers to realise their full identity and potential in Christ,  to flow in the supernatural and be able to transform the world around them.
They are passionate about the Lord Jesus Christ, they love revival, they embrace the work of the Holy Spirit and their desire is to see the harvest of souls brought into the Kingdom of God.
Outside of New Zealand they have been blessed to have ministered in many parts of Africa, Asia, Middle East and Australia. They have been privileged to see God confirm His Word with signs, wonders and miracles following.
   Their young son is very much a part of their team.

Cliff & Nova are privileged to serve on the
You can read about the churches partnership with the New Covenant Ministries International at
Cliff & Nova Cherry are also part of
You can read all about their association with the Revival Ministries International Ministerial Association at

Lead Pastors

Laurie, born in the Hawkes Bay, and Linda, born in Scotland, have lived in the Hawkes Bay all their married life. They were ordained in November 2015 and carry an incredible gift of hospitality which is a great blessing to the church family and our community. They have raised 2 children and are now enjoying 7 grandchildren. 


Dave and Gill were ordained in July 2011 and have served on the pastoral team of this church since then. Dave also works at the local city council and Gill works in the Church office as the church Administrator and leads in the music ministry of the church.


AJ and Sanel were born in South Africa and immigrated to New Zealand in 2005 with their two daughters. AJ owns a local Hawkes Bay business and Sanel works part time for the District Health Board as a paediatric Occupational Therapist. They have been part of the pastoral team since 2018 and are passionate about teaching God’s Word and seeing believers connected in the life of the Church through the churches various 'Connect Groups'.