Leona is passionate about people, different cultures, Jesus and His church. She has studied Photography, has a Diploma in Intercultural Studies and also spent some years living in different countries doing mission work. She developed a heart for those in need while caring for people with HIV/Aids and working with the poorest of the poor. Leona grew up in Germany, and now enjoys her life with her husband Josh, and their three children, in the Adelaide Hills. Her vision is that Hills Baptist is known to be a welcoming, unconditionally loving and caring place where people feel a sense of refuge and belonging.