Revd Dr Michael W. Goheen, BA, MA, PhD

Dr Michael Goheen is Theological Director and Scholar-in-Residence for the Missional Training Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. While based in North America, he is involved in the supervision of doctoral research.

Previously, Dr Goheen held the Jake and Betsy Tuls Chair of Missiology at Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, and the Geneva Chair in Worldview and Religious Studies at Trinity Western University, British Columbia, Canada. He was also a Teaching Fellow at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He received his doctorate at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands, with a dissertation on Lesslie Newbigin’s missionary ecclesiology. He is ordained in the Christian Reformed Church and works as a part-time minister of preaching at New West Christian Reformed Church, Burnaby, British Columbia. He has written six books, including Drama of Scripture¬†with Craig Bartholomew.

His primary areas of research are mission studies, worldview studies, biblical studies and mission, missional ecclesiology, and gospel and culture.

Latest blog posts

Habakkuk: Trusting God through injustice

Trinity Tutor in Old Testament Rev Dr David Firth discusses how Habakkuk wrestles with the difficulty of continuing to trust in God whilst living in a situation of ongoing oppression and injustice, with ideas as to how you might preach and teach this lesser known book. For those unfamiliar with Habakkuk, can you provide a […]

Race and the Church

During a diversity plenary week, Trinity students thought more deeply about issues related to disability, race, and the church. Three Trinity students shared their own personal reflections regarding race and church with our community. Mary Hotchkiss is an ordinand completing a Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission. No person of colour is the same, nor […]

New principal announced

We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Sean Doherty will be the next principal of Trinity College. The announcement was made today to students at college, with the opportunity afterward to meet and chat with Sean and his wife, Gaby. Sean has served as Tutor in Ethics at St Mellitus College in London […]

Retreat Day, through the eyes of our students

On Wednesday, 30 January, our students participated (along with students and faculty from Bristol Baptist College) in a college retreat day. They chose from among eleven options for the day, which included a cycling pilgrimage, an off-site Quiet Day, a Franciscan walk through Leigh Woods, an artistic session on Bible journalling, a songwriters’ retreat, a […]