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Barry-small Dr. Barry H. Howson

Academic Dean-Seminary

Theology & Church History, Barry graduated with a Master of Divinity from Central Baptist Seminary, Toronto in 1984, and in 2000 with his PhD in Church History at McGill University. He has been a professor at Heritage since 2001, primarily teaching in the areas of theology, NT Bible, worldviews/apologetcs and Church history. Since 1980 he has been involved in the local church as a youth pastor and lead pastor, as well as an interim pastor, helping churches in transition. He is currently the teaching pastor a Heritage Fellowship Baptist Church in Ancaster, Ontario. He is married to Sharon, and has two daughters, Natalie and Shawna.Degrees:
B.A., University of Waterloo
M.Div., Central Baptist Seminary
M.A., McGill University
Ph.D., McGill University

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Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 224

David B.-small Dr. David Barker
Professor of Pastoral Studies & Old Testament, David has been teaching at Heritage since 1978, mostly in the area of Old Testament, but also in the area of Pastoral Studies. Along the way he has been involved in several pastorates. David is passionate about preaching and teaching both the Old and New Testaments, but has found special nurture for kingdom life in the Psalms and Wisdom Books in particular. He is married to Lorraine, and they have five married children and 13 grandchildren.Degrees:B.Sc., University of Guelph
M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary
Th.M., Grace Theological Seminary
Th.D., Grace Theological SeminaryEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 235

Dr_Fowler Dr. Stanley Fowler
Professor of Theological Studies, Stan serves as Professor of Theological Studies at Heritage College & Seminary. He has served as a professor and administrator at Central Baptist Seminary and then Heritage since 1982. He previously served in pastoral ministry in Baptist churches in Bloomington, Indiana and Toronto. He is a graduate of Dallas Seminary and earned his doctorate in theology at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto. He has written numerous theological essays and one book, More Than a Symbol (an analysis of baptismal theology). He is married to Donna, and they have four adult children and six grandchildren.Degrees:B.S., Purdue University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Th.D., University of TorontoEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 232Click here for a listing of Dr. Fowler’s publications and presentations.

 Rick-small Dr. Rick Reed
Professor of Homiletics & Pastoral Studies, Dr. Rick Reed joined Heritage College & Seminary on January 1, 2013 as President after serving for fourteen years as Senior Pastor at the Metropolitan Bible Church in Ottawa. Prior to this Dr. Reed pastored in California at the Berean Bible Fellowship church in Atascadero and The Valley Church in Cupertino. He has also been a plenary and seminar presenter for Billy Graham’s School of Evangelism, guest professor at Nassa Theological College in Mwanza, Tanzania and an adjunct professor for Heritage Seminary. Dr. Reed is a long-time, regular contributor to a weekly column in the Ottawa Citizen entitled “Ask the Religion Experts”. Dr. Reed’s rich pastoral experience, teaching and writing experiences bring together a wonderful blend of academy, church and missions.Degrees:BA, Biola University
ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary
D.Min., Trinity Evangelical Divinity SchoolEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 210

 Wayne-small Dr. Wayne Baxter
Professor of New Testament and Greek, Wayne has been serving at Heritage since 2012. Previously he spent ten years in pastoral ministry, serving in Christian & Missionary Alliance churches in Windsor and Ottawa, and a CBOQ church in Mississauga. He earned his Ph.D. at McMaster University in the Department of Religious Studies, majoring in Early Christianity with a minor in Early Judaism.  Wayne has also taught part-time at Wilfrid Laurier University, King’s University College (UWO), and McMaster University. He is married to Lucille and they have three sons, Ethan, Micah, and Jared.Degrees:
B.Sc., The University of Western Ontario
M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Ph.D., McMaster UniversityEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 238


Adjunct Faculty

Joel Barker
Biblical StudiesDegrees:B.A., Huron University College
M.A., McMaster Divinity College
Ph.D., McMaster Divinity CollegeEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 239
Tony Costa
World ReligionsDegrees:B.A., University of Toronto
M.A., University of Toronto
Ph.D., Radboud University Nijmegen
Jim Dods
Heritage Ottawa Coordinator, CounsellingDegrees:

B.A., Queen’s University
M.ED., University of Calgary
Graduate Certificate in Biblical Counseling, Trinity Bible Seminary 

Ian F. Elliott
Director of Internships – SeminaryDegrees:M.Div., Tyndale Theological Seminary
D.Min. (Cand.), Providence Theological SeminaryEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 271
Michael Haykin
Church History & SpiritualityDegrees:B.A., Victoria College, University of Toronto
M.Rel., Wycliffe College, University of Toronto
Th.D., Wycliffe College, University of TorontoEmail: Send Mail
Barry Howson
Church HistoryDegrees:B.A., University of Waterloo
M.Div., Central Baptist Seminary
M.A., McGill University
Ph.D., McGill UniversityEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 224

James Kim
Intercultural Studies
Degrees:B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, MD
M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL
Jon Korkidakis
Old TestamentDegrees:M.Div., Heritage Theological Seminary
D.Min.,Trinity Evangelical Divinity SchoolEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-433-8211 
Charlie McCordic
Intercultural StudiesDegrees:(AEC) Diploma, Humber College
BRS, Central Baptist Seminary
Diplome Superieure, Université de Paris (Sorbonne)
M.A. Intercultural Studies, Wheaton College Graduate SchoolEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 223 

Stephen Mortley
Spiritual FormationDegrees:B.Th., London Baptist Bible College
M.Div., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological SeminaryEmail: Send Mail
Bob Parks
Pastoral StudiesDegrees:Minister of Music Course, Grand Rapids School of
Bible and Music
M.A., Denver SeminaryEmail: Send Mail
Nancy Wahl
CounsellingDegrees:B.Th.,Ontario Bible College
M.Div., Tyndale Theological SeminaryEmail: Send Mail
Phone: 519-651-2869 ext. 252 

Byron Wheaton
Spiritual FormationDegrees:B.A., University of Western Ontario
Th.M., Westminster Theological Seminary
M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary
M.A., Wilfred Laurier University
Ph.D., Westminster Theological SeminaryEmail: Send Mail