Salt Leadership

Dan Godden

Lead Pastor & Mission

Dan is married to Renae and has 3 young daughters. After being convicted of the great need for more Bible-based churches in Australia, Dan and his family moved to Wollongong to start Salt Church in 2012. He loves a good movie, a good guitar solo and a good coffee.

Geoff Ackman


Geoff is passionate about seeing people love God and getting to know him better. After graduating Moore Theological College in 2014, Jeff and his wife Fiona moved to Wollongong with their 2 kids. He loves getting outdoors and boxing stuff.

Andy Hobbs


Andy is excited by seeing people who don’t know Jesus come to Salt and helping them connect in. He loves listening to and playing music, watching movies and taking his kids to the park. Andy and his wife Keris have 2 crazy boys (with a 3rd on the way).

Tim Canosa


Tim grew up in Wollongong and now lives here with his wife Alita and 3 kids. Tim is passionate about a lot of things – but mostly European Football and helping people glorify Jesus more.

Royce Kearnan

Ministry Apprentice

Royce has lived in Wollongong for a couple of years and he fits right in. Currently doing a ministry apprenticeship at Salt, Royce claims he can tell the difference between a single origin and a blend espresso.


Ellen Condie

Ministry Apprentice

Ellen is one of the first members of Salt Church, having joined Salt within a few months of it launching. Ellen loves Jesus and seeing people come to know him. Having studied Dietetics at UOW, Ellen is currently completing a ministry apprenticeship at Salt.

Ben Harris

Ministry Apprentice

Ben moved to Wollongong from the Central Coast when he married his wife Sophie. A man of many talents, Ben has previously worked as Barista, a professional gamer and Occupational Therapist. He is currently doing a Ministry Apprenticeship at Salt Church.

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