Rev. Dr. Kevin Livingston

Title & Contact Info

Associate Professor of Pastoral Ministry

 Email: klivingston [at]
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2207

Academic Credentials

BA, Seattle University, 1978
MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1983
PhD, University of Aberdeen, 1989

Areas of Specialization

Theology and Practice of Preaching; The Gospel’s Encounter with Culture


Dr. Livingston is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in Canada and has served congregations in Seattle, Scotland, Vancouver, Cambridge, and most recently, the historic Knox Presbyterian Church in Toronto. Passionate about the integration of pastoral ministry and theological education, he previously served as adjunct professor at McMaster Divinity College and Tyndale Seminary. He has published a book on the theology of mission and evangelism in the writings of South African missiologist David Bosch, and numerous articles in the areas of missiology, preaching and church renewal. Dr. Livingston serves on the Board of Directors of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and the Latin America Mission and several committees of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. He also enjoys preaching regularly across the city.

Popular Courses

  • Preaching the Message of the Cross
  • Introduction to Worship and Liturgy

Favourite Place on Campus

Being alone in the Tyndale chapel, sensing the greatness and beauty of God as well as his nearness in the silence: "Be still and know that I am God."

Favourite Place in Toronto

Sitting on a patio at a restaurant on the Danforth with my wife Irene, eating Greek food and drinking strong coffee. I love seeing the wonderful diversity of people and the vibrant vitality of the city passing before my eyes.

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