Jonathan Robinson teaches Interpreting Isaiah: In the New Testament and for Mission and Ministry Today for the Carey Graduate School, alongside Emma Stokes.
Jonathan has two hats that relate to this course. First, as a major Bible geek he is just finishing a PhD on the Gospel of Mark’s use of the Old Testament at Otago University. He has also completed a research masters in 1 Corinthians and published and presented his research in various places, including Journal for the Study of Paul and his Letters (Eisenbraums) and the British New Testament Society (2018).
Second, Jonathan is a pastor and preacher with 20+ years experience. He has pastored in churches in both UK and NZ contexts, in urban, suburban and small town settings. He begins as pastor of Musselburgh Baptist Church, Dunedin, in Jan 2020. He is passionate about the local church and seeing all God’s people equipped and encouraged in faith and ministry.
Originally from the UK, Jonathan has been in NZ since 2006. He has had an ongoing association with Carey as student, faculty (field education), student supervisor (while pastor at Blockhouse Bay), course marker, and now adjunct lecturer. Jonathan is married to Rachel and there are another four small people who live in their house and eat all the food.