About Us


The members of the board of directors consist of:

  • Fraser Harding
  • Ken & Irene Ellott
  • Stephen & Jeanette Godby

Spokesperson, Co-Founder/Director for ‘GNFI’ is Rev Fraser J Harding. After completing Theological Studies in 1966 Fraser was ordained into the Baptist Ministry. He subsequently spent fifteen years in full time pastoral and evangelistic ministry serving pastorates in NSW and the UK including seven years as Director of ‘Ambassadors for Christ’ in Britain.

Fraser has been visiting Israel since 1969 mostly as a tour leader. He is a member of the volunteer guides at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem, and since 2010 has served annually in that capacity. He has been active in Israel support ministries for more than 20 years and is a regular teacher at seminars and conferences about God’s eternal purposes for the land and its people. Fraser is also a board member of the ‘Church Mission to the Jews’ (CMJ). He was a former administrator and board member of ‘Prayer for Israel’ (PFI). He has authored the biblical apologetic ‘Fact or Fiction?’ - textual issues concerning the resurrection of Jesus, as well as the biography of his late wife titled "This Jayne was Never Plain".
During a 13 year period as chairman of the Gold Coast based organisation ‘Celebration Shalom Inc’, he had significant involvement in the process of reconciliation between Christians and Jews, which in 2003 resulted in him being awarded the Centenary Medal by the Honourable John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia, for distinguished commitment to the promotion of cultural diversity in Queensland.

Ken & Irene Elliott have been involved with GNFI since its inception and have visited Israel twice. The have served in various capacities with Christian missions overseas. Ken has worked in senior management and Irene in small business finance within Australia. They live in South East Queensland.

Steve & Jeanette Godby have been Directors of GNFI since 2008. They attend Hillsong Church on the Gold Coast and are regular visitors to Israel. Steve is a retired CPA who administers the finances for GNFI. Together with Ken and Irene they regularly support the ministry of GNFI.