Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Ken BellousDr. Ken Bellous teaches pastoral care, usually co-teaching courses with his wife, Dr. Joyce Bellous. Ken has extensive ministry experience, including at the national level.

Dr. Lyle BuyerDr. Lyle Buyer teaches homiletics at Taylor. An alumnus of Taylor (NABC/NABDS), he earned his DMin at Gordon-Conwell Seminary. Lyle is the long-serving Lead Pastor of McKernan Baptist Church near the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB.

Joel DavidJoel David teaches in the area of biblical studies, specializing in New Testament. Joel’s international background in education and ministry gives him a valuable perspective that he brings to the classroom. He also provides writing and research training to Taylor students.

Terry-FossenDr. Terry Fossen has a passion for pastoral leadership and development. A pastor for many years, Terry is the Associate Regional Minister for the Alberta Baptist Association (NAB). Terry is also a former vice-president of Taylor, and has taught courses at the school for many years.


Keir HammerDr. Keir Hammer is a New Testament scholar who teaches in the areas of world religions and biblical studies. He has been active in the church as well as the academy for most of his adult life; he also provides leadership to a humanitarian ministry called White Cross Canada.


RogerHellandDr. Roger Helland teaches in the area of pastoral care. He is an author, pastor and denominational leader with the Baptist General Conference.


Vinod John Dr. Vinod John teaches courses on evangelism and anthropology. He is a pastor, church planter, professor and missiologist based in Edmonton, AB.


Christa Christa Eisbrenner teaches a course on Islam for Taylor. She has international experience in ministry, and earned her MA in Muslim Studies at Columbia International


Cam RoxburghDr. Cam Roxburgh teaches pastoral leadership and brings a wealth of insight and experience to his course. He is a pastor in Vancouver, and serves on the leadership of both Forge Canada as well as the North American Baptist Conference.


Cory SeibelDr. Cory Seibel teaches pastoral leadership and spiritual formation. He is a pastor in Edmonton, and has a special interest in intergenerational ministry, and is often asked to speak on this topic at conferences.

Rod SnaterseDr. Rod Snaterse teaches Christian Worship. He has two degrees from the Robert E. Webber Institute for Worship Studies, as well as an education degree. Engaging and passionate about this topic, he calls himself a lifelong student of worship renewal.




As part of the educational partnership between Taylor Seminary and Sioux Falls Seminary for the provision of online courses, SFS faculty function in an Affiliate Faculty role for Taylor Seminary.

Larry Caldwell 
Professor of Intercultural Studies

Douglas Anderson 
Professor of Counseling

Chris Croghan 
Assistant Professor

Gretchen Hartmann 
Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

Jennifer Helkenn
Assistant Professor of Counseling

Paul Rainbow 
Professor of New Testament

Susan Reese 
Professor of Spiritual Formation

Gary Strickland 
Professor of Pastoral Care

Philip Thompson 
Professor of Systematic Theology and Christian Heritage