Rev. Allan Mao
Allan is a pastoral supervisor registered with the
Australasian Association of Supervisors (AAOS). He enjoys walking alongside
ministry workers, offering them a space to reflect on the intersection between
practice and character. He is passionate about transformative learning and
constructive thinking, aiming to assist his supervisees in living a life with
greater clarity, purpose, and joy in the Lord.
Allan is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.
He provides supervision in both languages. .
Location & Cost
Allan is based in Hurstville, NSW and offers both
face-to-face supervision and online sessions via Zoom. Each session is priced
at $150 and payment can be made via invoice after the session. Discounts are
available. Additionally, Allan offers free supervision for individuals serving
in the majority world.
2021 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision at St Mark’s Theological Centre
2006-2007 - Graduate Diploma of Divinity at Presbyterian Theological Centre (now Christ College)
2003-2005 - Master of Divinity at Sydney Missionary and Bible College
1997-1999 - Master of Science in Information Technology and Management at Creighton University (Nebraska, USA)
Allan has been involved in pastoral ministries and an interdenominational mission organisation over the past two decades. He has experiences in pastoral care, preaching, discipleship, cross-cultural teaching and learning, multi-ethnic church planting and governance in the non-profit sector.
Allan is an ordained Presbyterian minister and currently working part-time as the Connect pastor at Hurstville Presbyterian Church. He is also an Australia-based partner with Interserve Australia. He serves as the director of TEE Australia and the treasurer/board member of Increase Association.
Allan’s previous experience in IT project management at a Fortune 500 company helps him gain insights into the life and work in the marketplace. Being a first-generation migrant and having lived in different countries, he thrives in cross-cultural ministry.