6 January 1919|
Goulburn, New South Wales
|Died||3 June 2009(aged 90)|
|Alma mater||Moore Theological College|
|Spouse(s)||Laurel (née Chapman)|
|Parent(s)||Horace Bingham and Eileen (née Dowling)|
Geoffrey Bingham was born in Goulburn, New South Wales.
He was awarded the Military Medal for service in Singapore before its fall in World War II, after which he was a prisoner of war at Changi Prison. His citation for the Member of the Order of Australia (2005) was "for service to the community through Christian ministry, encouraging cross-cultural theological education and as an author".
He trained at Moore Theological College, ministered at the Garrison Church in Sydney and then served as a missionary under the aegis of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) in Pakistan from 1957 to 1967, where he was founding principal of the Pakistan Bible Training Institute in Hyderabad, Pakistan. He was also one of the founding members of the Austral-Asian Christian Church (AACC).
- "His ministry was wider than one church: Geoffrey Bingham 1919-2009", Sydney Morning Herald, p. 18.
- The Advertiser,26 January 2005, p. 10.
- New Creation Library website
- Romans study series on YouTube
- Sermon with report of a radio interview
- List of books by Bingham
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