Faculty

Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes

Dean

Peter Barnes (MA (Hons), BD, DipEd, ThD) is a pastor, lecturer and author. He has been the pastor at Revesby Presbyterian Church for over 20 years, has taught Church History at Christ College Sydney for over 30 years, and has been involved in Christian Schooling and Theological Education for over 30 years.

Meet Our Faculty Members

Philosophy

David Burke

Lecturer (BA, BD, MEd, PhD Candidate)

David first studied philosophy as an undergraduate major and furthered this during studies in theology and education. He has taught philosophy, and related subjects, in theological colleges over many years. He is course coordinator.

Jemimah Wilson

Lecturer (BA (Hons), PhD Candidate)

Jemimah is a PhD student in Philosophy at Yale University and has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Queensland. Her honours thesis on René Descartes is published in the History of Philosophy Quarterly journal.

History

Dr. Peter Barnes

Lecturer (MA (Hons), BD, DipEd, ThD)

Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes is a pastor, lecturer and author. He has been the pastor at Revesby Presbyterian Church for over 20 years and has taught Church History at Christ College, Sydney for over 30 years.

Paul Barnes

Guest Lecturer (BT/BA)

Paul Barnes studied at ACU, majoring in Modern and Ancient History. He teaches HSC Modern, Ancient and Extension History at Belmont Christian College. He also attends Charlestown Presbyterian Church.

Guest Lecturers

Chris Ashton

Guest Lecturer (BTh, MA(Th), MUSSt (Syd), GAICD)

Chris is an adviser for a NSW Government minister, and is the Deputy Chairman of Shire Christian School. He has masters degrees in theology, church history and American history. Chris and Elise have two children and attend Revesby Presbyterian Church.

Tom Halls

Guest Lecturer

Tom Halls is an Ordained Minister in the Reformed Evangelical Anglican tradition, with over 30 years experience teaching and demonstrating Expository Preaching and associated subjects. Most recently Tom has been attached to St Andrews Cathedral Sydney as Preacher-at-Large.

Brett Lee-Price

Guest Lecturer (BA (Hons), GradDipDiv, MA)

Having several degrees in Theology and History, Brett chiefly focuses on the life and theology of Arthur Walkington Pink. He also focuses on Church History, specifically in the areas of Byzantine Christianity, Early 20th Century Evangelicalism, and the development of Baptist Thought. Brett was also once attached to the Department of Chinese Studies at UNSW.

David Maher

Guest Lecturer

David has been the minister of Burwood Presbyterian Church for 18 years. Prior to that he served with Burwood Chinese Presbyterian Church (Gracepoint) in their English ministry and also in their youth ministry.

Dr. Peter Wolnizer

Guest Lecturer (BEc UTAS; MEc PhD Sydney; FCA; FCPA; OAM)

Peter Wolnizer is Professor Emeritus at The University of Sydney where he served as Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business from 1999-2010 and Professor of Accounting until his retirement at the end of 2011.

Literature

Thomas Eglinton

Lecturer

Thomas is the manager of Reformers Bookshop and an elder at Smithfield Baptist Church.

Jemimah Wilson

Lecturer (BA (Hons), PhD Candidate)

Jemimah is a PhD student in Philosophy at Yale University and has a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Queensland. Her honours thesis on René Descartes is published in the History of Philosophy Quarterly journal.

Historical Theology

Dr. Peter Barnes

Lecturer (MA (Hons), BD, DipEd, ThD)

Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes is a pastor, lecturer and author. He has been the pastor at Revesby Presbyterian Church for over 20 years and has taught Church History at Christ College, Sydney for over 30 years.

Guest Lecturers

Dr. Cam Clausing

Guest Lecturer (BA, MA, PhD)

Cameron is the Lecturer in Applied Theology and Missional Engagement at Christ College since 2021, prior to which he was an visiting Assistant Professor at Covenant College, Georgia, a Lecturer at Faith Mission Bible College in Edinburgh, an Assistant Pastor at Parish Presbyterian Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and a Missionary in Bogota, Colombia.

Shane Gooch

Guest Lecturer

Elliot Ku

Guest Lecturer (BA/BEd, MDiv, GradDipDiv, PhD Candidate)

Elliot is an Adjunct Lecturer in church history at Christ College. He is also privileged to serve as a pastor at GracePoint Presbyterian Church (Lidcombe Campus). Elliot is currently undertaking a PhD in Patristics with a focus on Augustine’s theology of joy in his Enarrationes in Psalmos.

Matthew Payne

Guest Lecturer (BT, BDiv, MA, PhD candidate)

Matthew N. Payne is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney whose research focuses on the life and thought of William Perkins. He is an experienced high school teacher and university tutor who has authored several academic articles in the fields of biblical studies and historical theology, and has co-edited three books related to the work and theology of William Perkins.

Michael Prodigalidad

Guest Lecturer

Robert van Gend

Guest Lecturer