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Faculty & Staff
David EllisonBSc BD MTh
Biblical StudiesDavy graduated with BD and MTh degrees from the College. Having served as Interim Baptist Youth Director, he is currently Assistant Pastor in Antrim Baptist Church and is conducting doctoral research in Biblical Studies.
Leslie HutchinsonBA BD MA
EthicsNow retired, Leslie has been in pastoral ministry for some 30 years and has played an active role on Baptist Missions Committees for many years. He teaches Christian Ethics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels.
Daniel AshbyBD MTh
EvangelismDaniel is a graduate of the Irish Baptist College at degree and masters level. Married to Janice with a young son Reuben, he is the Community Outreach Worker at Great Victoria Street Baptist Church, Belfast.
Andrew RoycroftBA MA MTh
Biblical Theology, ApologeticsAndrew has been Pastor of Millisle Baptist Church since 2010. Previous ministry has included serving as an Assistant Pastor in Newtownards Baptist Church, as Pastor of Armagh Baptist Church, and as a missionary with Baptist Missions Peru. Andrew is a graduate of Queens University Belfast (English literature) and the Irish Baptist College. Andrew teaches Biblical Theology and Apologetics and is conducting doctoral research in Theology.
Gordon WalkerBSc BD
Old TestamentGordon serves as the pastor of Carryduff Baptist Church. He graduated from IBC in 2012 and prior to that worked as an IT professional. Gordon teaches Old Testament.
Alan WilsonBA PGCE PGDipTh DMin
HomileticsAlan completed a Doctor of Ministry degree through the College, researching the significance of ‘crucible’ experiences in the development of Christian leaders. He has worked as a pastor for over 20 years in Switzerland and Ireland. He is also an associate tutor at Belfast Bible College. He teaches Homiletics.
Pastoral StudiesAlan was pastor in a number of Baptist churches prior to taking up a post in the College in 2007. After retirement he has continued to teach part-time in the are of Pastoral Studies. Alan has served in many roles in Association life, most recently in a second term as President.
EvangelismIan is married to Judith and they have three children. Ian is pastor of Armagh Baptist Church, having previously served the Mullaghmeen church and planted the Cavan church. He also worked for a period as the Irish Director for Serving in Mission (SIM).
David & Debbie ColvinDavid - BSc MA Debbie - BLS MTh MProf
Missionary StudiesDavid and Debbie have served long term with SIM in Nigeria, teaching in Kagoro Theological Seminary. Prior to that they had occupied others roles in SIM , Nigeria and Debbie has worked in Brasil in Theological Education.