Introducing the staff who make KST happen

Mark Norridge — Principal

Mark is KST Principal and the Theology and Transforming Mission Track Leader. He studied Automotive Engineering and, after completing PGCE teacher training, worked at Rolls Royce Aero Engines. He took a career break to study Theology at King’s Bible College and moved on to plant a church in Northampton, working bi-vocationally as an IT consultant and pastor. Mark is currently studying for a MTh in Contextual Theology at All Nations Christian College.

Mark is passionate about the Church engaging missionally in the world, seeing transformation for individuals, communities and society as a whole. He believes that good theological training is the energy for the missional Church. Mark and his wife have 3 grown-up boys and two daughters-in-law who are a genuine joy!

Lizzie Hollow — Vice Principal

Lizzie is the KST Vice Principal, and is employed 2 days per week by KST. She has worked for the college since 2009, when it offered a full-time course based in Oxford and was known as ‘King’s Bible College and Training Centre’. Lizzie holds a BA (Hons) in Theology from the University of Oxford and a MA in Theology and Christian Education from King’s College London.

Lizzie manages the day-to-day life of KST, runs the KST Short Courses and occasionally teaches. Her main subject interests include Trinitarian theology and Practical Theology. She is married to Dave and is mum to three young children. Together they are part of a small community church in a multi-cultural and vibrant part of North West London.

Ruth Norris – Academic Dean

Ruth is KST Academic Dean and the Theology & Biblical Studies Track Leader. Her key responsibilities are to set and manage assignments, shape the curriculum and generally make sure that every student gets as much out of their KST experience as possible. Ruth is currently completing a PhD in Biblical Studies at the University of Cambridge. She holds a Master’s degree from Regent College Vancouver. Prior to this she was a secondary school music teacher, and schools outreach leader, evangelism trainer and ministry team worker for Basingstoke Community Churches.

Maria Skoyles – Operations Manager

Maria is the KST Operations Manager, working to help facilitate the smooth running of our teaching weekends and the general student experience. Outside of KST, Maria is the CEO of a small Christian charity called The Dorcas Dress Project, working to support people out of situations of poverty using a creative dressmaking enterprise tool. Maria is currently studying towards an MA in Theology and Pioneer Mission with CMS. She is married to Richard and has two adult children; she worships in her local village church in Oxfordshire.

KST Exec Team

Meet the team that guides KST.

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Lead with more depth; Think with more clarity; Teach with more insight; Live with more purpose; Know more of God

Meet the Tutors

KST is privileged to have a high quality team of Tutors making up the Faculty, in addition to the Staff team. They bring high quality theological education as well as extensive church and ministry experience.