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Associate Professor

Revd Dr Stuart Blythe

BD (Rueschlikon), MA (Glasgow), MTh (Wales/Spurgeon’s), MEd (University of the West of Scotland), PhD (Edinburgh)

Dr Blythe was the first Rector of the International Baptist Theological Study Centre Amsterdam from 2014-2017. Prior to that he was Senior Lecturer and acting principal of the Scottish Baptist College. Dr Blythe has extensive academic and pastoral experience. His research interest is in the field of Practical Theology with particular emphasis on research methodology, homiletics and education. Dr Blythe is now Associate Professor of the John Gladstone Chair in Preaching and Worship and Dean of the Sarah Daley Nickerson Chapel at Acadia Divinity College, Canada.


‘Help! There’s a Young Person in My Congregation: Cross Generational Preaching’, College of Preachers Journal, July 2005

‘Open-Air Preaching: Performing Beyond the Walls’, in Worship and Liturgy Duncan B. Forrester and Doug Gay (London: SCM 2009), 246-258

‘George MacLeod’s Open-Air Preaching: Performance and Counter-Performance’, Theology in Scotland, Spring 2011, XVIII (3), 21-33

Study Guide on Baptist ‘convictions’ and ‘practices’, entitled ‘Under Christ’s Rule’, Glasgow: Baptist Union of Scotland, October 2011

‘Collaborative Preaching and Community Theatre’ Journal of European Baptist Studies, 14 (3), May 2014, 5-21.

‘James Haldane’s Open-Air Preaching, 1797-1805’ Baptist Quarterly, 46 (1) January 2015, 27–43.

‘A Word From: The Practice of our Preaching’, Review & Expositor, 112 (1), February 2015, 11-14.

‘A Word From: How Can We Sing the Lord’s Song in a Foreign Land’, Review & Expositor, 112 (2), May 2015, 197-200.

‘Athol Gill (1937-1992): Incarnational Disciple’, Baptistic Theologies, 6 (1) Spring 2014, 98-118 (actually published in May 2015).

‘A Word From: Saint’s and Witnesses’, Review & Expositor, 112 (3), August 2015, 362-365.

‘Open-Air Preaching as Radical Street Performance’, Journal of European Baptist Studies, 16 (1) September 2015, 5-26.

‘Faith and Conviction in Educational Settings’, S Blythe and J Gordon, in Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Learning and Teaching Environment, (Auchtermuchty: Swan and Horn, 2016), 303-312.