GARRETT, Leslie Norman (‘Les’). b. Matamata, New Zealand, 15 July 1943. Educated at the New Life Word of Faith Bible School, Tuaranga, he moved to Australia to become pastor of the Christian Family Centre, Maddington, Perth, Western Australia. He later became a travelling evangelist. He published Scripture in Song, volume 1 (Brisbane, 1967) a collection of praise songs that included the well known ‘This is the day’*. He has conducted preaching tours of mainly Baptist churches in North America, and evangelistic campaigns in Ireland, India, South Africa, and south-east Asia. For ten years he lectured at the Hebron Bible College, Perth, Australia. He has written three strongly opinionated...
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