Brenton is a passionate communicator who regularly speaks at conferences, festivals, corporate events, community events, schools, and churches. A gifted story-teller, Brenton communicates with deep insight into issues related to life, faith and culture. He takes great delight in inspiring others to grow forward by calling out of them that which is already within.
For over twenty years Brenton has invested in the Australian youth and young adults sector through local, state and national leadership roles. Known for his ability to think outside the square, Brenton is regularly sort out by those wanting to grow in their capacity to innovate, lead others, and engage the emerging generation.
Brenton is currently the Director of Mustard Leadership Australia, a student movement with work spanning over fifty secondary schools weekly. He has worked with and consulted for a variety of organisations, including the Office for Youth (SA Government), In2Life Inc. (SA), Youth Vision Vic/Tas (Aust), The Australian National Youth Ministry Convention, Australian’s Together (Concilia Ltd.), and worked extensively in schools, denominational offices and local churches in Australia and abroad. In 2011 he had a weekly pop culture commentary segment aired on Melbourne’s 89.9 LightFM’s breakfast radio show, Australia’s largest community radio station with an average daily listener base of over one million people.
Brenton has lived in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne (Vic) since 2004, having lived in Adelaide (SA) prior to that.
“Brenton Killeen is one of Australia’s most relevant and connected speakers to the emerging generation. He studies culture, has worked with young people for years in many settings and has a national leadership profile. At the core of Brenton’s message is a heartfelt compassion and humanity which seeks to elevate people. They are better off after hearing Brenton. I heartily commend him and his message.”
Dr. Andrew Menzies
Principal – Stirling College
“Brenton Killeen is a special communicator. He lovingly draws an audience near through his finely crafted art of storytelling, and then exposes them to truth in a way that is somehow both gentle and confronting at the same time. We can’t wait to use his talents again!”
Tim Clare Immediate Past Director – Mustard
“Brenton Killeen is an excellent communicator of God’s Word and heart, able to dip into today’s culture and shine a prophetic light on it. He is passionate about motivating young adults to live fulfilling and Christ-like lives, lives that make a difference to the contexts they move in.”
Craig Brown Former Federal Coordinator – Churches of Christ in Australia
“Brenton is a consummate professional when it comes to communicating with both small and large groups. He is intelligent, witty, insightful and engaging and has the ability to hold an audience and communicate a positive message… I have no hesitation in endorsing Brenton as a communicator in both Christian and secular settings.”
Senior Minister – One Community Church