Teaching Staff

Mike ReillyMike Reilly

Qualifications: 22 years Bible Teaching in BMW Training Centres worldwide; Lieutenant, QLD Fire Department; Currently undertaking Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE)

Experience: Mike has served with Teen Missions International for over 20 years and has been the Teen Missions International Australia Coordinator, along with his wife, Rena, for the past 10 years. He has been teaching in BMW Training Centres around the world for over 20 years and has visited over 30 countries on short term missionary service. He has been leading overseas mission teams since 1981 and joined Teen Missions staff in 1986. He is zealous for the Kingdom of God and is a gifted communicator. Mike is actively involved in the local community as Lieutenant in Tewantin with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) and has been a volunteer fire fighter for over 30 years.

Subjects: Work Training Supervisor; Overseas Internship Coordinator; Old Testament Survey II, New Testament Survey II; Missions II


Rena Reilly

Qualifications: Degree in Biblical Studies and Children’s Education – Christ for the Nations Dallas, Texas.

Experience: Rena has been involved with Teen Missions since 1990 and brings years of ministry and life experience to the TMIA Bible College program. She has worked as a Children’s pastor, Christian teacher and also taught disabled children. In 1990 Rena and Mike were married and she became staff at Teen Missions Florida where she was a leader on numerous Teen Missions teams. In 2000 she and Mike moved to Teen Missions Australia with their two children. Rena currently takes care of TMIA finance, literature and the many camps that come through our property. Rena helped develop a syllabus for the Aids Orphans and Street Children program and also leads Adult Work Teams over to Africa every year.

Subjects: Spiritual Life




Kate Carruthers

Qualifications: Bachelor of Education

Experience: Kate has been a physical education teacher for year 3 and 4 for a year and a Year 4 teacher for another year. She has been on several Teen Missions trips as a leader: South Africa Feeding 2005, India 2007, Tonga 2009, India 2010 and Nepal 2011.

Subject: Pedagogy


Marilyn Kingston

Qualifications: Advanced Diploma from Bethel Bible College, Certificate 4 in

frontline Management

Experience: Marilyn has a wealth of knowledge that she brings from her experience as a volunteer and staffer at the Salvation Army and her schooling at Bethel College and Adelaide Bible College Assemblies of God.

Subject: Hermeneutics