Dr Rajan Thiagarajah
Dr Rajan Thiagarajah is the founder and Senior Pastor of Good Success Church. He is married to Pastor Ruby Thiagarajah.
A convert to Christianity whilst studying in England, Dr Rajan devoted his life to Jesus Christ more than 30 years ago. He exemplifies the role of a servant leader, and has a passion to share the Gospel wherever he goes. He is a great teacher of the Word of God and is committed to helping and mentoring people to apply this in practical everyday living as well as develop spiritual insights about the Kingdom of God and it’s King.
The power and the gifts of the Holy Spirit are evident in his ministry, which is demonstrated in an apostolic calling and strong expository teaching, of the Word of God. He is an anointed servant of the Lord, having fully submitted himself to the Holy Spirit’s leading, and passionately preaches and teaches the Word of God, which has the power to convict, heal, deliver and bring people to repentance, and embrace a new way of living in Jesus Christ.
Dr Rajan is a dynamic and well researched speaker and author, who travels widely, ministering at many conferences and churches throughout the world. His radio program and ‘Life in the Spirit’ television program is heard and seen by millions around the world.
Pastor Ruby Thiagarajah
A co-founder of the church, Pastor Ruby has been an unwavering and dedicated support to the ministry serving alongside her husband, Dr Rajan, since its inception. Her single-minded commitment to the ministry has been instrumental to its growth and establishment.
Pastor Ruby is passionate about the gospel, its relevancy and application to Christian living. In addition to preaching the Word she has devoted her service to the music ministry, children’s church, women’s ministry and many other areas that make church happen! With a deep love for God and willing heart she is always ready to put her hands to the plough. She is exemplary of a faithful servant and inspires others to serve God fervently.
Pastor Ruby is a strong advocate for women to participate in church activities and encourages them to raise families devoted to God. She inspires women to take active roles in the Church, to assist in establishing and sharing the gospel in their areas of influence whether at home or in the workplace.
Pastor Ala Altraide
Pastor Ala is the Associate Pastor and also serves as a Church Elder together with his wife, Dorah. An Oil & Gas Engineer by profession, he worked in various parts of the world including Europe and India. This exposure to diverse cultures, led to him to developing a strong desire to share the gospel, and see its influence positively impact and change lives.
After spending some time working in academia at a local university in Perth, he responded to the call of God in his life and undertook a teaching degree to both teach and mentor youths and young Christians in the educational system. Pastor Ala teaches Physics and Maths at High School level.
He is a dedicated, loyal and passionate servant of the Lord. He has been a mainstay in this ministry and is always willing to assist in whatever capacity whenever needed. He embodies a lifestyle, committed to others growing in Christ and finding their identities in serving and worshiping God.
In addition to preaching the Word, Pastor Ala is responsible for the Home Altar Connect Groups and Prayer Ministry. He has a love for gospel music and is involved in the Music Ministry and also teaches at the Children’s Church together with his wife.
Pastor Marlon Fernando
Pastor Marlon is a finance professional who has dedicated his life to serving God. An inspiring and enthusiastic preacher of the Word of God, he shares the gospel with spiritual insight, humour, and with great encouragement. He is a role model who typifies a dedicated and loyal servant attitude. Although currently based in the Kimberly with his wife, Bimali, and son, he continues to serve as a pastor at Good Success Church visiting periodically to share and teach the Word of God.
Pastors Marc and Cynthia Murphy
Pastor Cynthia originally comes from a farming community in western Oklahoma, USA. She moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to attend Oral Roberts University and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education where she also studied Missions and Church Ministry. After teaching primary school for twelve years at Victory Christian School, Pastor Cynthia became the Single Women’s Pastor at Victory Church, Tulsa.
Pastor Marc was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. After a successful career in international shipping, he said yes to the call of God on his life and began serving and working in his local church where he completed his Bible School training. He was also ordained by Pastor Sharon Daugherty in Victory Church, Tulsa, Oklahoma USA.
For the past five years, Pastors Marc and Cynthia have served the body of Christ in Ireland, as Missionary Pastors in All Nations Church, Dublin. They also travelled and did missions work in Albania, Romania, and USA through their own personal ministry.
They’ve recently moved to Perth to work on pastoral staff at Good Success Church with Pastors Rajan and Ruby. Their passion is to reach people for Christ and equip and train believers to fulfil their calling and destiny in Him!