Joel Barker holds both an MA and a PhD from McMaster Divinity College in Christian Theology, focusing on the Old Testament. His areas of specialization include the Book of the Twelve, Hebrew language, Pentateuch and biblical theology. He has taught courses in Old Testament Introduction and the theme of Mission in the Old Testament at McMaster Divinity College. He is also a frequent guest preacher at many churches around the GTA from across the evangelical spectrum.
Stephen Bedard is the pastor of Woodford Baptist and First Baptist Church Meaford. He has an MDiv, MTh and MA degrees from McMaster Divinity College and is currently in the to DMin program at Acadia Divinity College. His research interests include the New Testament, Historical Jesus, Paul and Apologetics. Stephen is the co-author of Unmasking the Pagan Christ: An Evangelical Response to the Cosmic Christ Idea.
Alan Davey is Senior Minister of Weston Park Baptist Church and Adjunct Professor of Christian Ministries at Tyndale University College. He specializes in worship and Christian spirituality and holds a DMin from Bethel Theological Seminary.
Paul Franks is Lecturer of Philosophy at Tyndale University College and is a University of Oklahoma PhD candidate. He is the recipient of numerous academic fellowships and awards and is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the Society of Christian Philosophers, the Evangelical Philosophical Society and the Society for Pentecostal Studies. Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of religion and metaphysics.
Gordon L. Heath is Assistant Professor of Christian History at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario. Before coming to McMaster in 2004, he taught history at Tyndale University College, Toronto, for four years. An ordained Baptist minister, Gordon has the MDiv (Honours) degree from Acadia University, and the PhD from St. Michael"s College, Toronto, Canada. He is the author of numerous articles in the area of church history, and is especially interested in the subject of Christians and war. He has recently completed a monograph entitled A War With a Silver Lining: Canadian Protestant Churches and the South African War, 1899-1902. He has also co-authored a book entitled The Lost Gospel of Judas: Separating Fact from Fiction (Eerdmans, 2007). Gordon has recently published a response to the work of Tom Harpur, and is interested in issues surrounding the formation of creed and canon in the early church.
Bob MacGregor is the Sr. Pastor of Morningstar Christian Fellowship, in Toronto. He travels extensively to Latin America, Africa and India where he trains pastoral leadership cohorts with LeadersFor; a ministry he co- founded in 2002. Bob has been a practitioner in church leadership for 33 years. He is a Tyndale alumnus and holds a D. Min. in leadership development from Central Baptist Seminary MN.
Francis Mpindu holds both an MTS and MDiv degree from Trinity Western University, an MA degree from St. Paul University & University of Ottawa, and a PhD in Systematic Theology & Ethics from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. His academic journey includes Communication Arts, Theology, Ethics, Inter-cultural studies, and Missions. Currently, he is the Pastor of English Ministry at Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church, and a Chaplain with York Regional Police. He enjoys learning about different cultures and their languages.
Bruce Power taught at The Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Toronto for 16 years, and has been teaching for William and Catherine Booth College since 1984, as well as offering graduate courses for the Faculty of Theology, University of Winnipeg since 1998. He completed his PhD at the University of Toronto where he specialized in biblical traditions and their cultural world.
Ben Reynolds is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Theology at Tyndale University College. He holds a PhD from University of Aberdeen. Dr. Reynolds’ areas of specialization are: The Gospels with special emphasis on John, the Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, and Messianism and Mediator Figures in Second Temple Judaism.
Daniel L. Wong is the Director of Modular Programs. He is Assistant Professor in Christian Ministries at Tyndale University College since 2000. He holds a DMin from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a ThM from Dallas Theological Seminary and also one from Knox College, University of Toronto. Previous to serving at Tyndale, he was a full-time Canadian Baptist pastor for 18 years. Dr. Wong’s website has numerous ministry resources.