A journalist by profession, Lyle became the Melbourne-based group commodities editor for Rural Press Limited before returning to his home town to serve as youth pastor at Toowoomba City Church. In 2000, he was elected to the Toowoomba City Council and was re-elected in 2004. In 2007 he and his family moved to Canberra where he took up the position of Chief of Staff at the Australian Christian Lobby. In 2013 he was appointed Managing Director. Lyle is married to Wendy and they have four children. | About ACL Australian Christian Lobby is a movement of 50,000 people who are passionate to see a more just and compassionate society by influencing the political sphere. ACL operates nationally with a dedicated team walking the corridors of state and federal parliaments to bring Christ’s influence to government.