Full-time Faculty

John A. MacLeod

John Angus1Vice Principal, New Testament, Greek

John Angus is passionate about moulding minds for Christian service.  Prior to being called into the pastoral ministry, he was employed as a telecommunications engineer.  Having majored in Religious Studies and Biblical Languages in Aberdeen, he entered and was trained in the Free Church College, and was inducted to Dingwall Free Church of Scotland in the Highlands.  He was appointed to the chair of New Testament, Language, Exegesis and Theology in 1999.

His interests range across Old and New Testaments, and is currently researching the place of Psalms in the New Testament church.

John Angus is married to Elizabeth and they have six of a family. He enjoys his family, walking, gardening and exploring new technologies.

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John R. McIntosh

John McIChurch History, Church Principles

John grew up in Australia where his father was minister.  Having been trained in New South Wales and London and Stirling, John spent many years teaching history to school pupils.  On being called into the pastoral ministry, John trained at the Free Church College and was awarded his doctorate from Glasgow University.  His area of expertise is in Scottish Church History in the 19th century.
 
After serving as minister of Lochgilphead Free Church 1994-1998, and Poolewe and Aultbea Free Church from 1998 -2005, he joined the staff at ETS when he was appointed to the chair of Church History in 2005.  He has also taught courses in church history in Glasgow University
 
John is married to Ann, and they have two sons.
 
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Bob Akroyd

bob ackSystematic Theology

Bob grew up in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and studied American History at the University of Virginia (founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819). Following two years of teaching English in Japan, he came to the University of Edinburgh to study Scottish History in 1990. Attending Buccleuch Free Church in Edinburgh and listening to tapes of the late Douglas MacMillan, Bob was converted in 1993. In 1996, he completed his PhD on “Lord Rosebery and Scottish Nationalism (1868 – 1896).” He continued his studies at the Free Church College from 1996 - 1999. In August 1999, Bob was ordained and inducted as Assistant Minister at Buccleuch Free Church in Edinburgh where he served with his friend and senior Minister Alex MacDonald for more than 13 years. Bob has also served as a Prison Chaplain at Saughton Prison, an honorary Chaplain at Edinburgh University and a volunteer at Bethany Christian Trust.

In 2012, Bob was appointed to the Chair of Systematic Theology at the Free Church College. In 2013, Bob completed an MTh at New College, Edinburgh on “Benjamin Breckinridge Warfield (1851 – 1921) & the Essence of Christianity.” At ETS, Bob is the course organiser for Systematic Theology, Practical Theology and the Access to Theology Course.

Bob is married to Heather and they live in Edinburgh.

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Daniel Sladek

daniel slOld Testament and Hebrew

 
Born and raised in Iowa, USA, Daniel has enjoyed a broad education. While studying for a degree in Ecology and French at Iowa State University, he spent a year at l'Université de Jean Monet in St-Etienne, France.
 
Daniel went on to study Classical Greek at the University of Iowa in 1997-1998 before completing his Master of Divinity with Westminster Theological Seminary, California in 2000.
 
After moving to Scotland, Daniel studied at the Free Church College (2002-2004) and was minister of Duirinish Free Church on the Isle of Skye (2006-2013).
 
He has taught at ETS since 2013 and is currently studying for a PhD through Highland Theological College.
 
He is married to Marion, originally from Edinburgh, and they have three children, Conrad 14, Addison 11, and Jacob 8.
 
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