Our faculty

The tutors you’ll learn from and interact with on a regular basis.


All of our teaching is shared with our partners, Bristol Baptist College – find out more about their faculty here.


Rev Dr Helen Collins, BA, PGCE, MA, PhD

Tutor in Pastoral and Ministerial Studies

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Revd Dr Jon Coutts, BTh, MA, PhD

Tutor in Theology and Ethics

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Dr Jamie Davies, BA, MLitt, PhD

Tutor in New Testament
Tutor for Independent Students

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Rev Dr David Firth, BTh, MA, PhD

Tutor in Old Testament and Academic Dean

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Revd Sue Gent, LLB, BA, MPhil, DipCouns

Director of Mixed Mode Training
Director of the Part-Time Programme

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Revd Dr Emma Ineson, BA, MPhil, PhD


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Canon Andrew Lucas, BA, MSc, FCCA

Executive Director

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Revd Professor John Nolland, BSc, ThL, BD, PhD

Tutor in New Testament

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Revd Dr Paul Roberts, BA, PhD, PGCE

Tutor in Worship and Church History

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Dr Justin Stratis, BMus, MDiv, ThM, PhD

Tutor in Christian Doctrine
Director of Postgraduate Research

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Professor Steve Walton, BSc, MA, PhD

Part-time Tutor in New Testament

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Revd Dr Howard Worsley, BA, MA, PhD

Vice Principal
Tutor in Missiology

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Latest blog posts

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 […]

What I’m reading…

Book recommendations from our faculty. Below our Old Testament Tutor Rev Dr David Firth shares two books to enrich your preaching and teaching. One of the privileges of my role is that I get to see a range of books which might be of value to those in pastoral ministry. ‘Value’ here has two senses […]