Clinton Stone
ELDER

Clinton is married to Karen and they have three teenage children. Clinton is a Mechanical Engineer by profession and worked in engineering in Pretoria for 14 years before sensing God’s call into full-time pastoral ministry. He and his family moved to London in 2008 where he studied Theology at London Seminary, before returning to South Africa to commence pastoral ministry at the Mooi River Baptist Church in 2011. Clinton started as the Senior Pastor of Honeyridge Baptist Church in January 2019. He enjoys the outdoors and hiking with his family, and the occasional dabbling in programming and electronics to keep his engineering genes alive.

Shayne de Lange
ELDER

Shayne is married to Bronwyn, and they have a daughter named Sophia. Shayne worked as a graphic designer before entering into full time ministry. He is a graduate of the Baptist Theological College and has served in churches in Johannesburg and Centurion. He also currently serves as the Secretary of the Baptist Northern Association. Shayne enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and the Karoo. 

Kyle Tamblyn
ELDER

Kyle is 28 years old and is married to Amy. Kyle grew up in Honeyridge and has served in various ministries, focusing on youth since 2011. Kyle worked as a youth intern while at Bible college and as the Pastoral Assistant from 2020. Kyle was called as the Youth Pastor in 2021. Kyle’s fun-time is spent with Amy and their golden retrievers or on the golf course. 

Bruce Austen
ELDER

Bruce is married to Lynne. He has been a believer for 37 years and was baptised by Harold Peasley at Florida Baptist.  Bruce and Lynne have been attending Honeyridge for 17 years. He has previously served as a deacon, elder and the treasurer. He currently leads the Men Connect Ministry, the Midweek Fellowship Group and he is a Worship Leader and musician in the Music Ministry. 

Clifford Marshall
ELDER

Cliff is married to Bronwyn and they have a son and daughter. Cliff came to Christ at age 5 and rededicated his life to Christ at a Scripture Union camp at age 12. He has been in leadership in the church for many years and currently leads a Small Group, is a Worship Leader and chairs the Worship Committee. His main areas of giftedness are in the areas of teaching and leading.

Gary Tamblyn
ELDER

Gary is married to Sandra and they have two adult sons. Gary has been a Christian for  43 years.  They are both very active in ministries in the church, with Gary serving on the eldership and leading a Small Group at their home.

Dave Watson
ELDER

Dave is married to Rosemary and they have three children and six grandchildren. He accepted the Lord Jesus Christ when he was seven years old. Dave leads the Men Connect Group and has served as an elder since 2011. 

Harold Twine
ELDER

Harold is 73 years of age and accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour when he was 12 years old. He has been married to Daphne for 50 years and they have two married sons. He and Daphne started attending Honeyridge in 1982. In the past Harold has served as a Deacon and an Elder. In 1992 he was appointed Pastor of Administration, Care & Missions until his retirement in 2019, when he stood down from the Eldership. For the past 18 months Harold has served in a part-time capacity in the area of Care and Visitation. 

Kevin de Longchamps
ELDER

Kevin is married to Gwen and they have two grown children, a daughter and a son. Kevin committed his life to Christ at the age of 11 and was baptised as a teenager at the Edenvale Baptist Church. Kevin and his family began attending the Honeyridge Baptist Church in the early 1990’s with he and Gwen becoming members in 1993. Kevin has previously served as a Deacon, an Elder and on several committees. He is currently involved in the sound ministry and various aspects of the men’s ministry. 

Grant Gerrits
ELDER

Grant came to know the Lord as his Saviour when he was 16 years old. He has been married to Cornelia for nearly 8 years and they have two children, Ben (4) and Amy (1). Grant and Cornelia joined Honeyridge in 2009 and are both actively involved in various ministries in the church. Grant has led a weekly home group for the past 8 years. He is a worship team leader and a member of the Worship Committee.