Scripture Untangled

Season 7: Episode 10 | Stephen Andrews | How Reading Scripture Helps Us Grow

Bishop Stephen Andrews

Stephen Andrews | Guest

Principal | Wycliffe College

Andrew Stirling

Andrew Stirling | Interviewer

Ambassador | Canadian Bible Society

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Watch or listen to Bishop Stephen Andrews, Principal of Wycliffe College, being interviewed by CBS Ambassador, Andrew Stirling. Stephen shares how his view of the Bible and the church was influenced by his lifelong study of the Bible, his exposure to global evangelicalism and the global Anglican Church, and serving as Study Assistant to John Stott in London for two years. He also discusses how this foundation prepared him for his ministry of serving various parishes across Canada and has culminated in the training and equipping of theological students for ministry across the world.
Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews

Bishop Stephen Andrews is the Principal of Wycliffe College and the Helliwell Professor of Biblical Interpretation. A graduate of Wycliffe College and Cambridge University, his academic interests lie in the area of Jewish biblical interpretation in the Second Temple period. He has taught courses on the Prophets of Israel, the Pauline Epistles, Christian Worship, Biblical Hermeneutics, St Mark’s Gospel, and the Development of Christian Thought. However, for the past two years he has taught Anglican Liturgy with faculty from Trinity College. Stephen’s evangelicalism was deeply shaped by his two years serving as Study Assistant to John Stott.

He has served parishes in Vancouver, Halifax and Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Stephen is a former President of Thorneloe University in Sudbury and was the Bishop of the Diocese of Algoma for eight years. Besides administrative duties, travelling and preaching on behalf of the institution, he is an honorary assistant at St Paul’s Anglican Church in Toronto. Stephen and his wife, Fawna, a psychotherapist, have two children and two grandchildren. He enjoys birdwatching and travelling and is an armchair woodworker.

Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling

Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling was the Senior Minister of Timothy Eaton Memorial United Church in Toronto, one of Canada’s largest United Church congregations and was responsible for leadership and administration at Timothy Eaton from 1998 until his more recent retirement. Overseeing staff, providing visionary leadership, acting as the public representative of over 1,500 members and managing a dynamic and ever-evolving ministry to the city of Toronto and beyond.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Law from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, a Master of Divinity from the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a Doctor of Ministry in preaching from Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. In 2008, Wycliffe College, Toronto, recognized his contribution to preaching with an honorary Doctor of Divinity.

Rev. Dr. Andrew Stirling is now the Ambassador for the Canadian Bible Society building relationships with churches, academic institutions, and individuals across Canada.

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