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Tim MacBride

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B.Th.(Hons), M.Th., Th.D., B.Mus., A.Mus.A.

Tim has been on the Bible and Theology faculty at Morling since 2008, lecturing in New Testament and Preaching, as well as serving as the faculty Dean since 2019. He was appointed Principal in 2023. His research interest is in rhetoric - both in the New Testament texts and in contemporary preaching.

Prior to teaching at Morling, Tim was the Associate Pastor at Narwee Baptist Church for 8 years.

Recent Publications:

“Persuasion in Preaching: A Social-Psychological Analysis of the Sermon to the Hebrews” in Showcasing the Psyche in the Bible, ed. Heather A. McKay & Pieter van der Zwan (Sheffield, 2023).

“Imitators of the Lord in Severe Suffering” in Divine Suffering: Theology, History, and Church Mission, ed. Andrew J. Schmutzer (Pickwick, 2023).

“The preacher as tour guide: Becoming better curators of the biblical text.” St Mark’s Review 258 (2021): 36–48.

To Aliens and Exiles: Preaching the New Testament as Minority-Group Rhetoric in a Post-Christendom World (Cascade, 2020).

"Preaching Paul to Australians" in Preaching with an Accent, ed. Ian Hussey (Morling, 2020)

"Aliens and Strangers: Minority Group Rhetoric in the Later New Testament Writings" in Into All The World, ed. Harding & Nobbs (Eerdmans, 2017).

Catching the Wave: Preaching the New Testament as Rhetoric (IVP, 2016).

Preaching the New Testament as Rhetoric: The Promise of Rhetorical Criticism for Expository Preaching (Wipf & Stock, 2014).

Recent Posts

Why am I so tired?

If at some point last semester you asked yourself, “why am I so tired?”, you’re not alone. Emerging from pandemic lockdowns, many people have…

Jul 11, 2022 12:05:12 PM