Rod is a country boy at heart having grown up in Wagga Wagga. He moved to Sydney to study in the early 90s and then again to train for ministry. He met his wife Zoe at theological college and they moved together to the UK for 15 years, where he started a church and she started an internet Christian television company. They have three children – Evie, Laurie and Ed, who’ve all discovered waterpolo since coming to Australia.
Rod started serving as interim pastor at PBC in February 2023.