I have thoroughly enjoyed the fellowship and the invaluable teaching which I know will be of such benefit wherever God places me

Elvin Gilmore

Faculty & Staff

Paul Coulter, Ethics



Paul is Head of Ministry Operations for Living Leadership, training, supporting and resourcing disciple-making leaders across the UK and Ireland. Previously he has worked as a full-time lecturer in Belfast Bible College, a pastor in the Chinese Church in Belfast and a medic. He is also a graduate of IBC, completing his Masters here in 2007.
Bobby Jennings, World Religions

Bobby Jennings BA MTh MA (ED) D.Phil Cert Ed MBE

World Religions

Bobby is an Elder in Magherafelt Baptist Church. He was formerly Principal of Slemish College in Ballymena and Religious Education Adviser in the west of the province.
Colin Cooper, Evangelism

Colin Cooper B.Agr, M.Sc Communications, B.D, Dip. Counselling, CPCAB Diploma in CYP


Colin graduated from IBC and served as pastor of Knockconny Baptist Church from 2003-2014 and Craigavon Baptist (2017- 2019). He now works for ABCI as Ministry Support Coordinator; supporting Pastors, supporting Baptist Churches, encouraging churches in evangelism and providing counselling. Colin is a member of the BACP.
Andrew Roycroft, Biblical Theology, Apologetics

Andrew Roycroft BA MA MTh

Biblical Theology, Apologetics

Andrew has been Pastor of Millisle Baptist Church since 2010. Previous ministry has included serving as an Assistant Pastor in Newtownards Baptist Church, as Pastor of Armagh Baptist Church, and as a missionary with Baptist Missions Peru. Andrew is a graduate of Queens University Belfast (English literature) and the Irish Baptist College. Andrew teaches Biblical Theology and Apologetics and is conducting doctoral research in Theology.
Gordon Walker, Old Testament

Gordon Walker BSc BD

Old Testament

Gordon serves as the pastor of Carryduff Baptist Church. He graduated from IBC in 2012 and prior to that worked as an IT professional. Gordon teaches Old Testament.
Alan Wilson, Homiletics

Alan Wilson BA PGCE PGDipTh DMin


Alan completed a Doctor of Ministry degree through the College, researching the significance of ‘crucible’ experiences in the development of Christian leaders. He has worked as a pastor for over 20 years in Switzerland and Ireland. He is also an associate tutor at Belfast Bible College. He teaches Homiletics.
Alan Baird, Pastoral Studies

Alan Baird

Pastoral Studies

Alan was pastor in a number of Baptist churches prior to taking up a post in the College in 2007. After retirement he has continued to teach part-time in the area of Pastoral Studies. Alan has served in many roles in Association life, most recently in a second term as President.
Ian Grant, Evangelism

Ian Grant MA


Ian is married to Judith and they have three children. Ian is pastor of Armagh Baptist Church, having previously served the Mullaghmeen church and planted the Cavan church. He also worked for a period as the Irish Director for Serving in Mission (SIM).
David & Debbie Colvin, Missionary Studies

David & Debbie Colvin David: BSc MA, Debbie: BLS MTh MProf

Missionary Studies

David and Debbie have served long term with SIM in Nigeria, teaching in Kagoro Theological Seminary. Prior to that they had occupied others roles in SIM, Nigeria and Debbie has worked in Brazil in Theological Education.
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