BJuris | BTh(Hons) | MA(Th) | GradCertTh | LTCL
Peter has spent 32 years in pastoral ministry, as well as 14 years in Christian publishing as the editor of Australian Presbyterian. For over two decades he has been involved in Christian education, serving on the Councils of the Scots College, Bellevue Hill and PLC Sydney and Armidale, where he has been chairman.
BJuris | BTh(Hons) | MA(Th) | GradCertTh | LTCL
Ben was a high school teacher for many years, and is an elder at South Yarra Presbyterian Church. Following on from his MDiv research work, Ben is undertaking a PhD which focuses on the translation and analysis of the works of Oecolampadius, an early Reformer. Ben is married to Jen, and they have four children.
DipTh | BTh(Hons) | GradDipIS | GradCertTh | MA(Th) | MTh | ThM(1st hons), Westminster | PhD, Melb
Jared has spent thirteen years in pastoral ministry and has lectured and studied in various fields. He has a PhD in Jewish Studies from the University of Melbourne, and a ThM from Westminster Seminary in historical theology. Jared is married to Cassie, who has homeschooled their five children. He is also editor of the Reformed Theological Review.
DipSocWork | MME | MTh | PhD
Felix, a Hong Kong born Chinese Australian, has been serving as pastor, missionary, and Bible College lecturer in different cultural settings for almost 20 years. He is also involved in different missionary ministries, publishing articles in mission magazines and visiting overseas Bible colleges and churches to lecture on mission-related courses. He is married to Mei, who has also been serving with him as a missionary and church worker for over 15 years. They have one child named Joseph.
BDiv | MA | MTh(cum laude) | ThD | MPhil
Douglas was the principal of PTC for ten years and has lectured at PTC for more than forty years. Since retiring, he continues to speak widely and lecture at PTC as needed. Douglas is married to Joan, and they have two adult children and four grandchildren.
MBBS(Hons1) | GDRGP(anaes) | FRACGP | FACRRM | GCProfSup (clin/past) | MAR(1st Hons)
After a decade of medical practice, Karl trained in counselling and theology at Westminster Theological Seminary and CCEF in Philadelphia, then completed ordination studies at PTC. He served on the pastoral staff of the Drouin congregation for a decade, is Executive Director of Biblical Counselling Australia, and is lead counsellor at the Melbourne East Christian Counselling Centre. He is working on a DPhil in the ,Psalms and Trauma at the University of Oxford. Karl is married to Louise and they have four children.
BSc | DipMin | BTh | MTh
Martin is a Jewish Christian, married to Jennie, and father of two adult children. He has been involved in parish ministry, university ministry, Bible College lecturing, and Jewish mission. He has taught OT and Biblical Languages.
BSc | DipMin | BTh | MTh | PhD
Tony is a former missionary in Indonesia, along with his wife Carole. They have four children and six grandchildren. Tony is active in Donvale Presbyterian Church, and he has recently completed a commentary on the letter of James. He has lectured at PTC for 30 years.
BA | DipTh | BTh(Hons) | ThD
Rowland has spent 40 years in pastoral ministry with the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia. He has written extensively on Presbyterian history, doctrine and worship and lectured in Australia and overseas. Recent publications include Presbyterians in Australia: Conflicts and Progress 1803-2018. He is currently working on a new edition of Religious Bodies in Australia – A Comprehensive Guide.
BA | BD | MLitt | ThM | ThD | ThD(honoris causa)
Allan is a former principal of the PTC, and has spent his teaching career working in the field of Hebrew and Old Testament. He has written commentaries on the Psalms, Deuteronomy, Isaiah and Daniel, as well as numerous articles, and has recently enlarged and republished his commentary on the Psalms. In 2003 he received an honorary doctorate from the Australian College of Theology.
BA | BD | MA | PHD
Murray has studied in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and has lectured in Old Testament, pastored churches and participated in three archaeological excavations in Israel and Syria. He is currently Research Fellow at Melbourne University, and a specialist in Akkadian. He is married to Corrie and they have three children.
BA | GradDipDiv | MDiv
Matthew grew up attending a Baptist Church on the Mornington Peninsula. During that time he served as a volunteer in his church’s youth ministry and studied a Graduate Diploma in theology. After moving to Somerville Presbyterian Church Matthew trained for the ministry at PTC Melbourne where he taught Hebrew in 2018. He is now the Minister at Dromana Mornington Presbyterian Church and preparing to do a MTh in Old Testament.
BA | GradDipDiv | Cert(Archive and Records Management)
Michael is an elder at Canterbury Presbyterian Church and works as the Archivist for the PCV, before working as the PTC Librarian.
Michael came to faith as an adult living in Japan, and was involved in the Tokyo church for almost 15 years before returning to Australia, with his wife and their three sons.
Suzanne has been working at the College since 2019, after graduating from MST with a BMin. She focuses on sourcing resources for students in the Chinese Course. Suzanne attends the Donvale Presbyterian Church, where her husband Xien is the pastor of the Chinese congregation. They have three children.
DipMin | CertIII BusAdmin
Annie is currently studying full-time at PTC, after previous work in administration. Annie helps with admin, social media, and event support, as well as the PTC Bookshop. In her spare time, Annie enjoys cooking and helping her husband Cameron in the College gardens.
Cameron is studying full-time at PTC after previous work as an engineering technician. He maintains the PTC property and grounds as a practical service to College life. He recently married Annie, in the College gardens, where they met.