Karen Nelson

Adjunct Lecturer




A past student of Carey Baptist College, Karen returns in 2020 to teach Pentateuch in Semester One.

She has worked in the fields of primary education, teacher education, children’s ministry, Presbyterian parish ministry, school chaplaincy, and theological education.

Karen’s PhD research focuses on a word from the Hebrew Bible and its relationship with the New Testament.

Her professional interests include Biblical Studies, the Hebrew language, preaching, worship leading, pastoral conversations, mentoring and developing leaders, women in ministry, curriculum development, and resourcing the Church for ministry and mission. She also enjoys music, dance, nature walks, and historical novels.