God has used the combination of meticulous theological study and invaluable ministry opportunities
Faculty & Staff
Paul CoulterBSc MB BCh BAO MA PhD PGCHET FHEA
EthicsPaul is Head of Ministry Operations for Living Leadership, training, supporting and resourcing disciple-making leaders across the UK and Ireland. Previously he has worked as a full-time lecturer in Belfast Bible College, a pastor in the Chinese Church in Belfast and a medic. He is also a graduate of IBC, completing his Masters here in 2007.
Colin CooperB.Agr, M.Sc Communications, B.D, Dip. Counselling, CPCAB Diploma in CYP
EvangelismColin graduated from IBC and served as pastor of Knockconny Baptist Church from 2003-2014 and Craigavon Baptist (2017- 2019). He now works for ABCI as Ministry Support Coordinator; supporting Pastors, supporting Baptist Churches, encouraging churches in evangelism and providing counselling. Colin is a member of the BACP.
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 Brazil in Theological Education.