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Faculty & Staff
Edwin EwartBA BD MMin MTh MPhil
PrincipalEdwin teaches Biblical Theology, Homiletics and Ministry Studies. He has over 20 years of pastoral experience in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and guest lectured at IBC for 19 years. Edwin joined the College staff in 2007 and became Principal in September 2010.
Peter FirthBD PhD
Biblical Studies Tutor (New Testament)After some 25 years of pastoral experience in Ireland and Scotland including a period at Charlotte Chapel Edinburgh, Peter joined the College staff in August 2010. His main responsibilities are teaching New Testament and Biblical Languages.
David LukeBA BD PhD
Postgraduate Director & Historical Theology Tutor.David served as pastor of Gilnahirk Baptist in Belfast for 15 years. He joined the full-time teaching staff in September 2013. David also teaches on Cornhill Belfast. He teaches Historical Theology, Baptist Ecclesiology and Baptist History.
Sarah DalrympleBD PhD
Biblical Studies Tutor (Old Testament)Sarah worked as Old Testament Tutor at the College in the early 2000s. She has also worked as a missionary in France, as editor of the Baptist Magazine and most recently in a church plant with her husband in Scotland. She took up the post in June 2014.
Davy EllisonBD, MTh
Director of TrainingDavy graduated with BD and MTh degrees from the College, and is currently conducting doctoral research in Biblical Studies. Before being appointed as the Director of Training in 2019 he served as Interim Coordinator for Baptist Youth and in a number of pastoral roles in Association churches. He remains an elder in the Antrim church. Davy teaches Biblical studies across both the Old and New Testament.
RegistrarLynette took up the post of Registrar in June 2018. A graduate of Ulster University, Lynette has worked for many years in business. She brings a breadth of experience of administration and also church and Association life to the role. She has studied part-time at the College and is involved with the Baptist Women’s department. Her husband Paul is the pastor in Dungannon Baptist Church.
LibrarianClaire is a Theology and History graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast. She joined the College team part-time in February 2019 and spends the rest of her time volunteering with Child Evangelism Fellowship.