1488290_10201732476965966_1279613065_nTyrell was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds an Honours Degree in Theology (B.Th.) from the Baptist Theological College (Jhb) and is currently pursuing a Masters in Systematic Theology. In Dec 2007 he was called to Constantia Park Baptist, Pretoria where he became the Associate Pastor. In 2010 Tyrell and Michal Rogers felt lead to reach out to the largely secular Northern suburbs of Johannesburg and so they planted Heritage Baptist Church in the Craighall Park area where he currently serves as a Pastor.

Tyrell lectures on Evangelism and Apologetics at the Baptist Theological College. He was a runner-up in the 2013 South African Blog Awards in the Religious/Spiritual category. He blogs at and is a weekly guest on Radio Pulpit (657 kHz) on a Friday morning. Tyrell has also been featured on Radio Impact, Talk Radio 702 and the DSTV Channel One Gospel. He has preached at conferences in Germany and at churches in Canada. He has a passion for preaching, the local church, evangelism, apologetics, city churches and cultural studies. Tyrell is married to Ainsley and they have a daughter named Sarah.


Michael Rogers is a pastor at Heritage Baptist. After matriculating from St. John's College he spent several years at Pretoria University studying Mechanical Engineering. He started several businesses before he was sent to plant Heritage Baptist Church in the Northern suburbs of Johannesburg.

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He received his Bachelor of Theology degree from John Wycliffe Theological College and his Honours from North West University. He has taught on Radio Impact and Radio Pulpit, has had several articles published and has lectured at John Wycliffe Theological College. He is a trustee of FOCUS and was a member of the management team of Mukhanyo Theological College Johannesburg Campus, where he lectured on Prolegomena, Systematic Theology and Practical Theology.

Michael is married to the amazing Natalie Rogers and the Lord has blessed them with three lovely children, Caleb, Calvin, and Lisbon. In his spare time Michael likes to read, play golf, watch Liverpool FC (Depending on how they are playing!) and write about himself in the third person. SDG