We are convinced the staff at QTC can hold its own with any team in the world – not only is each member highly qualified in their subject area (and in most cases, having published in that area and beyond) – but passionate about gospel ministry in the local church and throughout the world.

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Gary Millar

Gary has been the Principal of QTC since the start of 2012. After studying chemistry in his home city of Belfast, Gary moved to Aberdeen in Scotland to study theology, before completing a D.Phil at Oxford on Deuteronomy. Gary worked as a pastor for the next 17 years in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and was involved in both church revitalization and church planting, before moving to Brisbane to lead the team at QTC.

Gary teaches Old Testament, Biblical Theology and Preaching, and preaches every Tuesday morning in college chapel. Gary has written on Deuteronomy (Now Choose Life in the NSBT series, Time and Place in Deuteronomy JSOTS 174), Prayer (Calling on the name of the Lord: A Biblical Theology of Prayer also in the NSBT series) and Preaching (Saving Eutychus, written with Phil Campbell), and contributed to several other works (see e.g. Jesus Betrayed and Crucified in His Mission: Jesus in the Gospel of Luke (ed. D.A. Carson and K. Nielsen), and the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible).

He is currently working on a major commentary on 1 & 2 Kings. Gary travels widely throughout Australia and beyond, seeking to encourage local churches. Gary is married to Fiona, and they have three daughters, Lucy, Sophie and Rebekah. Hear what Gary has to say about his subject areas at QTC.

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Andrew Bain

Andrew’s encyclopedic knowledge of Church History, passion for educational excellence and warm-hearted attention to detail have marked his huge contribution to the life of QTC since 2008, and as our Vice-Principal since 2014. ​Andrew grew up in the Redlands east of Brisbane, and still loves the Bay; spending time there with family and friends whenever he gets the chance. Prior to coming to QTC, he was a pastor on the NSW Central Coast, having previously spent five years with the Queensland Government working in economic policy and project management. Andrew completed first-class honours degrees in both history and theology from UQ and Moore Theological College, as well as Masters (Cambridge University) and PhD (UQ) degrees in history. His doctoral research was on how several of the Early Church Fathers understood the crucifixion and resurrection accounts in the Gospels. Andrew also has qualifications in adult education, economics and management which help him to help QTC serve our students well, and relate to his interest in connecting theology and the real world through teaching Christian Ethics. He is married to Robyn, and they have two girls, Guinevere and Julia. Hear what Andrew has to say about his subject areas at QTC.

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Wesley Redgen

Wesley has taught New Testament and Greek at QTC since 2005. Trained at SMBC and QTC, he was a pastor for 15 years, first in country NSW and then in Ipswich. Wes grew up in Bald Hills on Brisbane’s northside, previously trained as an English teacher and worked in a local bank for five years. He completed his doctorate on Galatians at UQ in 2016, having previously done a research masters degree on justification by faith in Paul’s letters, and an Honours degree in ancient Greek). Known for his passionate commitment to the weekly touch football game, Wes throws himself into encouraging students in every year to grow more like the Lord Jesus. Wes is husband to Evelyn, and dad to Sophie, Nathan, Phoebe and Ben. Hear what Wes has to say about his subject areas at QTC.

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Mark Baddeley

Mark came to QTC in 2012 straight from Oxford, where he was working on his D.Phil. on Athanasius’ Doctrine of the Atonement, having already done a masters degree in systematic theology (also at Oxford University). Prior to that, Mark had studied and then taught at Moore Theological College. Since coming back to Brisbane, the boy from Arana Hills has settled on the bayside, where he is an Elder at Redlands Presbyterian Church. Mark is married to Jenny and has two boys, Jonathan and Sam. Hear what Mark has to say about his subject areas at QTC.

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Douglas Green

Doug joined us from Westminster Theological Seminary Philadelphia at the start of 2016 to teach Old Testament. Doug is a Sydneysider (who sadly supports the Sea Eagles!), who has returned home with his wife Rosemarie after teaching at WTS for 23 years, most recently as Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Theology. Doug completed his doctorate in Old Testament at Yale University. He has published articles and book chapters on the Psalter, Ezra, Nehemiah, Job and Genesis. He has also authored a book on the Semitic background to the Old Testament, and was part of the team who translated the Holy Bible, New Living Translation.

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Douglas O’Donnell

Doug joined QTC in Semester 2, 2014 after more than twelve years planting and pastoring churches in the Chicago area. He previously completed studies at Wheaton College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Doug’s publications, include The Beginning and End of Wisdom, God’s Lyrics: Rediscovering Worship through Old Testament Songs, the Preach the Word commentaries on both Matthew and the Song of Songs, the Reformed Expository commentaries on Ecclesiastes and 1-3 John, the ESV Gospel Transformation Bible’s notes on Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs, contributions to the ESV Men’s Devotional Bible and The Pastor’s Book together with R. Kent Hughes. We are thrilled that Doug is currently working on a PhD in Matthew’s Gospel with John Nolland through Trinity College Bristol and the University of Aberdeen. Doug is married to Emily, and has five children. Hear what Doug has to say about his subject areas at QTC.

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Robyn Bain

Robyn is married to Andrew, and teaches the theological ethics course with him. Robyn is a medical doctor who also completed a theological degree at Moore College, Sydney, and is currently doing postgraduate study in bioethics. Robyn is the Chair of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland’s public questions and social ethics committee, Gospel in Society Today (GiST). She has also worked as the women’s pastor on a church team, in student ministry with AFES in NSW, and as a speaker she is a great encouragement to women in a wide range of churches. Robyn co-leads M2W, our 12 week ministry course for women with Fiona Millar.

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Phil Campbell

Phil has taught preaching for over 10 years at QTC, and been training and mentoring newer preachers for even longer! He has almost 25 years experience leading local churches in both the city and the country. Phil is the Senior Pastor of Mitchelton Presbyterian Church on the north side of Brisbane, a church which has planted multiple congregations across that part of the city. He is the co-author (along with Gary Millar) of Saving Eutychus, which is, according the authors, probably the best book on preaching to have come out of North Brisbane this century!

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Lesleigh Hall

Lesleigh was a pastor for over 20 years. In his current role with the Presbyterian Church of Queensland, he works to enable church structures and systems to deliver the best possible outcomes for the gospel. Lesleigh teaches Presbyterian Polity (church government) to Presbyterian ordination candidates, and to anyone else who will listen!
 
 

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Weber Hsu

Weber joined the staff team at Acacia Ridge Presbyterian Church in 2012 and is responsible for equipping the church members to serve each other and the local community. Weber is married to Bek and they have four children. He teaches our first year students biblical Hebrew.

 

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Sam McGeown

Sam is the Pastor of Village Church in Kelvin Grove, and he loves nothing more than encouraging individuals and churches to take our responsibility for mission seriously. Here at QTC, Sam heads up our ‘MENTAC’ programme (‘mentoring across cultures’), including the delivery of our Porterbrook material, which encourages students to think missionally across every area of the curriculum.

 

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Fiona Millar

Fiona is married to Gary, and brings over 25 years of experience to both our Children’s Ministry subject and M2W, our 12 week ministry course for women (co-led with Robyn Bain). Fiona trained as a teacher at Oxford, taught for 7 years in England and Ireland, whilst doing student ministry and evangelism. After the Millars moved to Dublin in 2000, Fiona led the Children’s Ministry (teaching, writing material and training both paid and volunteer leaders) and Women’s Ministry (setting up a citywide network for those involved in teaching women the Bible). As well as looking after her daughters, Lucy, Sophie and Rebekah, Fiona is now involved in writing Children’s material, training new leaders, encouraging and supporting those involved in Women’s Ministry and teaching Scripture in her local school. She regularly speaks at Christian women’s events across Queensland and beyond. Fiona is currently working on a Masters in Education from University College London.

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Danny Mitchell

Danny Mitchell is the Youth Pastor at Arundel Presbyterian Church on the Gold Coast and a YNET Consultant with PCQ. He is married to Kate and they have three children. Originally from Plumpton in Western Sydney, Danny studied his MDiv at SMBC and ministered in Sydney, before moving to Queensland in 2010. Danny is a gifted communicator who weaves his wealth of experience into our Youth Ministry subjects.

 

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Carolyn Russell

Carolyn has over thirty years experience as a GP and Christian Counsellor here in Brisbane. Carolyn co-ordinates our CCEF Biblical Counselling courses and also has developed and teaches our Pastoral Skills and Methods unit. When she is not busy counselling or training others she can be found at her sewing machine. Hear what Carolyn has to say about our CCEF courses. Hear what Carolyn has to say about our CCEF courses.

 

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Richard Shumack

Richard, is a research fellow with the Centre for Public Christianity in Sydney, and has completed a PhD relating to Islam at the University of Melbourne after initial theological training at Moore College, Sydney. He is part of the Understanding and Answering Islam team at Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and part-time Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam at MST. He teaches regularly on ministry in Muslim contexts in Australian colleges, universities, churches and schools. For ten years, Richard pastored a multi-ethnic local church. His publications include Witnessing to Western Muslims and the philosophical apologetic The Wisdom of Islam and the Foolishness of Christianity. He lives in Sydney with his wife and four sons. Richard teaches at QTC on ministry in diverse cultural contexts and on ministry in Muslim contexts.

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Russell Williams

Russell Williams is originally from Ferny Grove on Brisbane’s north side, he studied Engineering at UQ (including a PhD in sewerage!) and later trained at Moore Theological College with his wife, Jocelyn. They worked in Sydney before Russell took up a position at the Gold Coast as an Assistant Minister. At the start of 2017 Russell, Jocelyn, and their four children, moved to head up a new church plant in the southern part of the Redlands. Russell is an extremely gifted classroom teacher who helps with our first year New Testament subjects.
 

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Bruce Winter

Bruce was QTC Principal from 2007-2011, and in that time did a lot to develop QTC into the great place it is today. Originally from Toowoomba, Bruce and his wife Lyn lived in Cambridge for over 20 years, where Bruce was the Warden of Tyndale House, a leading centre for evangelical biblical scholarship. Bruce previously lectured in New Testament at Moore Theological College and in Singapore. He is a widely respected authority on the historical background to the New Testament, having published many works in this area as well as on Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. In his current role at QTC as Emeritus Professor of New Testament Context, Bruce teaches part-time at QTC, while continuing to serve the church through his writing. Also, we should warn you: Bruce’s clever sense of humour is legendary!

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James Hamilton

Dr James Hamilton is very well-known in the USA and internationally through his substantial writing and preaching ministry. He is currently Professor of Biblical Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and also serves as the preaching pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church. He has written “God’s Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology” and “God’s Indwelling Presence: The Ministry of the Holy Spirit in the Old and New Testaments.” He has contributed chapters to many other books, and has authored many scholarly articles on a range of biblical and practical questions.

James will be delivering an MA Intensive Unit from the Old Testament during 3-6 October, 2017.

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Andrew Moody

Andrew Moody is a lay theologian, author, and adjunct lecturer at several theological colleges. His area of key interest is how the nature of relationships within the Trinity affects salvation history. Andrew serves as Editorial Director of the TGCA Editorial Panel and manages their Bible and Theology Channel.

Andrew will be teaching Foundations of Systematic Theology.

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Carl Trueman

Dr Carl Trueman has published widely in Church History and Doctrine at both scholarly and popular levels, and is a particularly engaging communicator. He is a leading Reformed evangelical scholar with particular expertise on Martin Luther, John Owen and the English Reformation. He is currently Professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

Carl will deliver an MA Intensive Unit “Luther: The Man & His Theology” at QTC on 24-28 July, 2017.

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Craig Tucker

Craig Tucker has served as a Presbyterian Minister in outer-western and inner-western Sydney. He trained as a church planting coach with City to City (Redeemer Presbyterian network) and as a church planting assessor by the Presbyterian Church. Craig is currently completing a PhD while serving as Director of Coaching for Geneva Push and also National Chairman of AFES.

Craig will be teaching Principles of Interpretation.

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Katie Allan

Women’s Pastoral Care
 
 
 
 

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Ted Brennan

Registrar
 
 
 
 

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Jessika Herling

Events & Promotion Coordinator, & PA to the Principal
 
 
 
 

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Belinda Hoadley

Student & Staff Services Manager
 
 
 
 

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Tammy Jones

Executive Assistant to the Principal
 
 
 
 

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Annette McGrath

Librarian
 
 
 
 

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Lizi Phillpotts

Assistant Registrar