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

Retreat to Franciscan community

Over the weekend of 2-4 November, Trinity students were offered the opportunity to participate in a retreat to the Franciscan community of Hilfield Friary in Dorset. Eight students and missiology tutor Rev Dr Howard Worsley travelled there to join the resident community in their prayers, meals, and chores. ‘This trip, which we regularly organise as […]

New ‘dispersed learning’ track

Through Trinity College Bristol’s new dispersed learning track, ordinands have the option to train at Trinity without moving home. Dispersed learners can complete the Diploma in Theology, Ministry and Mission in two years or the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology, Ministry and Mission in three years, both accredited by Durham University. Trinity’s dispersed learners […]

Cross-cultural learning

Last summer three Trinity students engaged in learning experiences that broadened their understanding of the global church, and what it can mean to be a Christian and to be a vicar. Ordinand Rebecca Heath-Taylor completed a placement in Harare, Zimbabwe with a charity called Cross-Over. Cross-Over aims to meet the educational needs of poor communities […]

What is the Green Team?

This year, in allotting students’ jobs within the college community, the Student Exec has for the first time given three students the role of serving in a ‘Green Team’.   This group will be working with college kitchen and properties staff to consider how the Trinity community can take practical steps to become more sustainable […]