Rev. Dr. Fred Penney

Title & Contact Info

Adjunct Professor of Homiletics

 Email: fpenney [at]
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2656

Academic Credentials

BComm, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1982
Diploma in Ministry, (Honours), Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, 1984
MDiv, Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, 1987
STM, Regis College, Toronto, 1991
DMin, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1999

Areas of Specialization

Expository and Narrative Preaching, the Relationship Between the Theology and Methodology of Preaching, and the Role of the Holy Spirit in Preaching


Dr. Penney has pastored since 1987, having planted a multi-ethnic church in the heart of Toronto. He currently pastors Emmanuel Community Church in Port Perry, ON. Dr. Penney studied homiletics with Dr. Haddon Robinson and his dissertation is entitled "Applying a Spiritual Warfare Cosmology to Preaching". He has taught homiletics since 1999 at Tyndale. He has also taught at L’viv Theological Seminary in the Ukraine and at Master’s College & Seminary.

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