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Pastoral Team

Leigh Robinson

Senior Pastor

Leigh has been the Senior Pastor at Rosebank Union Church since September 2004. He is married to Irene and they have three adult children (Jonathan, married to Nicky; Sarah and Julie) and two grandchildren, Jessica and Ethan.

Leigh taught Bible and Practical Theology at Prairie Bible College in Canada for seven years, and has spent the last 38 years in pastoral ministry in South Africa and Canada. Leigh and Irene have a deep love for missionaries and have ministered to missionaries in fourteen countries. Leigh’s passion is to preach and teach the Bible in a clear, practical way and to see the church grow into a healthy, outward-looking community of God’s people.

Dennis Beeselaar

Pastor of Care & Counselling

Dennis is married to Jackie and has two children Annari, who is married to Marc and Gabri who is married to Tracy.

Dennis has spent almost 20 years in pastoral ministry within the local church and approximately 10 years in pastoral care, Christian counselling and counselling training. He served on various committees with the aim to promote Christian counselling and training within the national arena and to develop training material with special reference to group support for those infected with, and affected by, HIV/AIDS. He joined the RUC staff in August 2006. His vision at RUC is to minister for the Lord within the care ministry team and to work with all other existing ministries. The effective caring and equipping of God’s people for service is a priority.

Ndaba Mazabane

Associate Pastor

Ndaba joined the RUC staff in July 2006 as the Pastor of Missions and Outreach. He is married to Maggie and they have two sons and a daughter (Reggie, Kgotso and Tumi).

Ndaba was involved in pastoral ministry in Mmabatho (Swaziland) for eight years and later branched into broadcasting. He served at Focus on the Family for ten years before coming to RUC. He is involved in the Evangelical Alliance Movement both continentally and globally. His desire is to see every member in our church meaningfully connected and serving in accordance to his/her gifting.

Justin Tamlin

Pastor of Worship & Arts

Justin joined our pastoral team in January 2011 as our Pastor of Worship and Arts. Justin is married to Liesl and they have two daughters, Amber and Summer.

Justin began his pastoral ministry in Howick, Kwa-ZuluNatal, where he served as a youth pastor for five years. Prior to joining Rosebank Union, he served for 10 years in pastoral ministry at Honeyridge Baptist Church. Justin's passion and longing is to see people from all walks of life set ablaze in worshipping our great God.

Ryan Wiesner

Pastor of Leadership Development

Ryan joined our pastoral team in January 2014 as our Pastor of Next Generation Ministries. Ryan is married to Kirsten and they have one son Joshua and a daughter Maddison.

Ryan has studied strategic management, marketing, logistics and theology. He also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Education. Prior to joining Rosebank Union he worked at St Stithian’s Boys School where he was the Head of Department (Business Studies) and Boarding House Master.

He has significant ministry experience, having been active in the Campus Outreach movement at The University of Johannesburg, actively involved at the Johannesburg Bible College, a leader at Melville Union Church and active in their Sophiatown Church Plant. He and Kirsten have been members of RUC since 2010. Ryan has played a key role in the leadership of our Young Adults Ministry, leading worship in the evenings and preaching on occasions.