Research Supervisors

Mark Pickett

PhD MA BSc Before coming to WEST Mark spent most of his adult life in South Asia, where he was involved in evangelism, Bible teaching, leadership training, research, writing, and publishing. Nepal’s Tribhuvan University awarded him the PhD for his study of the Newar people of the Kathmandu Valley. Mark and his wife Becky from the USA, have five children, two of whom are...

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Tom Holland

PhD (University of Wales) BD (London) DipTheol (Cantab) Tom is a Baptist minister who has planted two independent evangelical churches in North Hertfordshire. He has been a visiting lecturer in Poland, USA, New Zealand, Singapore, Nepal and Korea. Research Interests Pauline Studies The Four Gospels The New Exodus promises of the Old Testament and their influence on New...

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Cor Bennema

PhD BA Hons (Brunel) Cor is an Evangelical Christian and has a passion to train and motivate Christians to think biblically, critically and contextually in order to prepare them for service in the church and society. He has taught New Testament courses at BA, MA/MDiv, MTh and DMin levels, supervised research at MTh and PhD levels and published research internationally. He...

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Bob Letham

A Presbyterian minister, Bob has served congregations in New Jersey and Wilmington, Delaware, the latter for over 17 years. He has taught theology at London School of Theology, Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) and Reformed Theological Seminary (Washington DC/Baltimore). Married to Joan, an American, for 35 years, he has three grown children: two daughters

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Corneliu Simut

Dr Habil (Debrecen Reformed Theological University, Hungary) ThD (University of Tilburg, Netherlands) PhD (Aberdeen) BA (University of Bucharest, Romania) Corneliu is Professor of Historical and Systematic Theology at Emanuel University of Oradea (where he currently acts as Rector in charge of academic affairs) and Associate Research Fellow in Dogmatic Theology at the...

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Roger Abbott

PhD (UW Lampeter) BA Hons (CNAA) Following over thirty years in pastoral ministry, Roger is currently research associate for natural disasters at the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge, where he is researching the religious beliefs of groups of Christians in Haiti and the Philippines who have been affected by natural disasters. Roger is a member of the...

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Hamilton Moore

PhD MTh BD Hons (QUB) Hamilton was installed as Pastor in 1968 and served in four churches in Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland. He was appointed as NT and Hellenistic Greek Tutor in the Irish Baptist College in 1989, and became also Principal in 1990. He is recognised by Queen’s University, Belfast to supervise and examine (as Internal Examiner) to PhD level...

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Richard M Cozart

PhD MTh (UW Lampeter) ThM (Dallas Theological Seminary, Texas) BA (Claremont McKenna College, California) Richard is a professor at College of Biblical Studies in Houston, Texas, USA and an adjunct professor at The Bible Seminary in Katy Texas. He is studying for a second PhD at Liberty University in Virginia, USA in Professional Counselling. Research Interests Biblical...

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Paul S Coxon

PhD (University of Wales) MSc (Cranfield University) After studying Physics and Electronics at university, Paul spent over ten years in industry, working for such companies as ICI and BNFL. He trained for the ministry with the Evangelical Movement of Wales, and, for over five years, served as a pastor. In 2010, he completed his PhD, on the New Exodus in John’s Gospel,...

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Mark A. Lamport

Ph.D., Michigan State University; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; M.Div., Evangelical Theological Seminary; M.A., Wheaton Graduate School; B.A., Huntington University Dr. Lamport has been a professor at Christian universities and seminaries in the United States since 1985.  In addition, he has taught at theological schools in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe...

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Garry Williams

DPhil MSt MA (Oxon) Garry read theology at Oxford, where he later completed a Master’s on the theology of the Reformation and a Doctorate on Hugo Grotius’s doctrine of the atonement. From 1999 to 2009 he taught church history and doctrine at Oak Hill College, where he was latterly Academic Dean. Since 2009 he has served as Director of the John Owen Centre for...

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Donald John MacLean

PhD (UW Trinity St David) BSc Hons (Heriot Watt University) Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries Donald John is an Actuary by profession and is currently Head of Actuarial for a UK insurance company. He also has a longstanding interest in Reformed theology, which culminated in his doctoral studies entitled “Reformed Thought and the Free Offer of the Gospel, With Special...

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Michael McClenahan

DPhil MSt MA Hons MA Hons (Oxon) Michael is the minister of the Presbyterian congregations of Lislooney & Knappagh in County Armagh. He is a Fellow of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University and an Editorial Board Member for Jonathan Edwards Studies. He teaches theology for the Cornhill Training Course in Belfast, and is the Senior Editor of the BibleMesh...

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Natalie Brand

PhD (UW Trinity St David) MA (UW Lampeter) BA Hons Dr Brand is married to a congregational minister and they have two daughters. Research Interests Reformation Doctrine Soteriology Christian and Women’s Spirituality Feminism Recent Publications Complementarian Spirituality: Reformed Women and Union with Christ (Wipf and Stock, 2013) Woman Buried, Woman Raised...

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Eryl Davies

PhD (UW Cardiff) MA BD (London) BA Hons DipTheol (University of Wales) Ordained into the Presbyterian  Church of Wales, Eryl pastored in Maesteg, South Wales, then in a bi-lingual church in Bangor, North  Wales where he also served as University Chaplain. He edited FOUNDATIONS, a theological Journal ( 1979-1998) and served as Principal and Lecturer in WEST...

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Gerald Bray

DLitt MLitt (Paris-Sorbonne) BA (McGill University) Gerald is the most widely renowned evangelical church historian and, specifically, the evangelical expert on the history of biblical exegesis. He authored the first major textbook on the subject as well as edited four volumes on the history of biblical commentary. With a vast curriculum vitae, he is the Research...

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