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Phil Pringle

Pastor Phil Pringle

Phil Pringle, together with his wife Chris, is the founder and Senior Pastor of C3 Church Sydney, Australia. He is also the founder and President of C3 Global – a church planting movement of over 300 churches worldwide – and the visionary behind C3’s Presence Conference, held in Sydney every April.

Phil’s great love is the local church. He believes the church functioning in the power of the Holy Spirit and feeding on the Word of God will thrive – in turn impacting the world around her with hope.

To this end, he is motivated to reach the lost and make disciples. His passion is to equip and empower people through teaching biblical truths and encouraging them to live their best life through Jesus Christ.

Phil’s preaching has made him a sought after speaker in both Christian and secular contexts, particularly in the areas of faith, leadership, ministry of the Holy Spirit, church building and kingdom principles of finance and giving.

His communication style, coupled with relevant application of the Word and the anointing of the Holy Spirit has inspired audiences right around the globe, from Seoul to Amsterdam and beyond.  He has been a keynote speaker at events including the CHC Asia Conference (2010), AOG Unstoppable Conference (UK, 2013) and the Church Growth International (CGI) Prayer Summit (annually).

“Dr Phil Pringle is an honoured member of The Board of Directors for ‘Church Growth International’, and I have had the pleasure of knowing his great faith and trust in the Lord as he and his lovely wife are moving onward and upward with The Lord Jesus Christ” Dr Yonggi Cho, Chairman ‘Church Growth International’

Along with being an accomplished and respected preacher, teacher and minister Phil Pringle is also the author of 14 books, a television host and a successful artist.

He has been married to Chris for over 40 years and they have three children: Rebekah, Daniel and Joseph. They have 2 grandsons, a granddaughter due this year, and a friendly West Highland Terrier named Piper.

After more than four decades in ministry, Phil will be the first to tell you: “We’re only just getting started”.

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Chris Pringle

Vibrant, colourful, inspiring, powerful, liberating, hilarious! Chris Pringle is both a speaker and minister in high demand accross the globe. With her husband, Dr. Phil Pringle she is Senior Pastor of the C3 Church Oxford Falls, Silverwater and CIty Campuses and Co-founder of the C3 global movement - a movement that encompasses more than 70,000 people, attending more than 300 churches, in many countries throughout the world. 

Growing up in masterton New Zealand, during the 1960's Chris studied to be a kindergarden teacher. However her boyfriend, now husband Phil studied Fine arts. Through a series of bizarre events the two avid hippies found themselves, in their search for truth, giving thier lives to Christ, in a small Pentecostal church in Christchurch New Zealand. Their lives were change and they have never looked back since. 

Chris, a great leader and communicator, is also a mother, grandmother, wife, minister and author. She and her husband have been active in leadership for over thirty years. 

Her bestselling book 'Jesse Found in Heaven' is currently in its second print and has brought healing and release to countless women who have experienced the loss of a child or children. Mothers and fathers alike have written to testify to the freedom they have found in reading about Chris' personal and intimate journey of discovery. 

Described as both enriching and challenging Chris's more recent release is a powerful DVD set titles 'O Sacred Kiss O Sacred Call.' Speaking openly on marriage, families and friendships, Chris depicts the presence of God, living holy lives surrenduring to the Sacred Call. 

Chris is a regular speaker at her home church in Oxford Falls Australia and major leadership confrences within the C3 Global movement (and Beyond!). Her cheeky demeanour, wealth of experience, and flair for style makes her a revoloutionary speaker to men and women of all ages. Wherever she goes, Chris brings life, revelation, healing and joy. Everyone who experiences her ministry will find themselves inspired, encouraged and changed. 

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