Rev. Dr. Andrew Reid

I. Biography

Andrew Reid is the Principal of the Evangelical Theological College of Asia (ETCAsia) in Singapore. He and his wife, Heather, are parents to two married sons. Andrew was converted to Christ at 18, studied at Moore Theological College, and with his wife, Heather, has enjoyed lifelong involvement in student ministry through the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (AFES). He has pastored churches in Sydney, Perth, and Melbourne and loves writing books that attempt to make the Old Testament accessible for Christians who don't really know how it fits with their faith in Christ. Andrew also serves as a member of The Gospel Coalition Australia Editorial Panel as Editor for the Ministry, Training and Leadership channel.


II. Subjects

  • Old Testament Exegesis
  • Hermeneutics

III. Educational Qualifications

ThD (Ridley College, Melbourne, 2010)

MA (English Literature/Hermeneutics; 1994, Macquarie University)

Postgraduate Diploma of Ancient Documentary Studies (1987, Macq)

BD (Moore Theological College/Univ London, 1980)

ThL (Moore Theological College/Australian College of Theology, 1980)


IV. Ministry Experience

Lead Pastor, Holy Trinity Doncaster (2010–July 2016)

Lecturer at Ridley Melbourne in Old Testament, Hermeneutics, and Hebrew; Coordinator of the School of Biblical Theology and Preaching (2005–2010)

Church Planter and Lead Pastor of Curtin Community Church, Perth (2000–2004)

Senior Pastor at St Matthews, Shenton Park (1994–1998)

Anglican Chaplain to Macquarie University (1991–1993)

Staffworker (1983) and then National Director of the Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students (1983–1990)

Curate, St Bede’s, Beverly Hills (1981–1982)


V. Major Publications

Postcard from Palestine (Sydney: Matthias Media, 1987, 1989).

Commentaries on Genesis (2000), Exodus (2014), 1 and 2 Samuel (1993), and Daniel (1989, 1993) in the Reading the Bible Today series (AIO/Aquila).

Interactive Bible Studies for Matthias Media on Isaiah, Daniel, Jonah, Exodus 1–18 and Exodus 19–40.

Apologetics (Sydney: Moore Theological College, 1995). For Moore Theological College external courses.

Currently Andrew is working on…

  • Two volumes on Teaching Samuel (Proclamation Trust/Mentor)
  • A book on The Five Looks, a method of interpreting the Bible (Langham Publications)
  • A commentary on Judges and Ruth (AIO).


VI. Other Interests

Andrew has been a board member/director of the following organisations: AFES, The Gospel Coalition Australia, Ministry Training Strategy (VIC), Ridley Preachers’ Conference (Chair); Trinity Theological College (Perth).

Adjunct Lecturer at: Trinity Theological College (Perth); School of Christian Studies (Macquarie University); Melbourne School of Theology

International Facilitator for Langham Preaching.

Member of the Tyndale Fellowship.

Andrew regularly teaches for the Centre for Expository Preaching and Equip Gospel Ministries in Malaysia.