Prof. Frank D. Macchia

Visiting Lecturer for the postgraduate course, Special Topic: Holy Spirit Leadership and Practice 


Frank is the Associate Director of the Centre of Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies at Vanguard University.

He holds a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary (New York) and the Doctor of Theology (D.Theol.) from the University of Basel, Switzerland and was formerly the president of the “Society for Pentecostal Studies” and editor of “Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies.” In 2017 Frank was elected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society for Pentecostal Studies.

Frank’s research interests involve Pentecostal/Charismatic theology, and, more generally, a variety of theological loci, especially as read from a pneumatological lens.

He is the author of many books, including “Baptized in the Spirit: A Global Pentecostal Theology” (2006) and “Justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption, and the Triune God” (2010).

View Frank’s full profile at, School of Philosophy and Religion

Watch his video on “justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption and the Triune God at