Who we are?

John Scheepers (Director) is the founder of Isiphambano Centre for Biblical Justice. For the past three years, John has served as the Director of Mercy and Justice Ministries at Hope City Presbyterian Church. Prior to that John has been involved with the East City Initiative, a missional church planting scheme in Cape Town and the Cape Town director for the Porterbrook Training Network. John also has extensive involvement with church planting, campus ministry and youth ministry in a wide range of contexts in Cape Town and overseas. John is currently studying for a Masters in Theology (Missiology) at Stellenbosch University. John is married to Jo-ann and they have two boys. You can contact John at john@isiphambano.com


David Cloete (Assistant Director) is tasked with providing key strategic and theological leadership to the organisation, as well as hosting and producing content for the Julle Mense podcast. David grew up between Elsies River, in Cape Town and Springbok in the Northern Cape, is married to Ongeziwe and holds a National Diploma in Public Relations Management from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), as well as a Bachelor of Theology from George Whitefield College. David works in student ministry with the Student YMCA, at the CPUT, Cape Town campus.



Ryan Saville (Content Development Co-ordinator)

Ryan is the latest member of the team. He is responsible for content production and facilitating the Gauteng Cohort. Ryan is married to Sachi and they have two children Jude and Thandi. He has been involved in pastoral ministry for the last thirteen years and is currently working at God First Fourways. He has degrees in theology and electrical engineering.




Board of Oversight:

Rev. Peter Makapela, Christ Church Strand

Rev. Stephen Murray, Hope City Presbyterian Church

Rev. Grant Peers, East Claremont Congregational Church

Mrs Ongeziwe Cloete

Mr Randall Moosajie

Dr Siegfried Ngubane, National Director SIM, South Africa