Seidel Abel Boanerges B.A (Hons), M.Th

Tutor in Christian Mission and Theology

email: seidel@spurgeons.ac.uk


Seidel teaches in the areas of Christian mission, evangelism, apologetics, world religions, preaching and ministerial training. 

Seidel is a first-class honours graduate (BA Theology) from Moorlands College and has completed Baptist ministerial training and his Master of Theology (M.Th) in Preaching with distinction from Spurgeon’s College. He is currently pursuing doctoral studies in preaching and apologetics from the University of Chester.

He grew up in Hyderabad, India and after his initial studies in business management in India, Seidel worked with GE Consumer Finance as an Assistant Manager in business analytics. After his theological education and training in the UK, he was accredited and ordained as a Baptist minister by the Baptist Union of Great Britain and joined Rosebery Park Baptist Church in Bournemouth as a minister responsible for mission and outreach. Later, he was called by Moorlands College to be their development officer where he also lectured part-time teaching apologetics and evangelism. During his time at Moorlands, he regularly spoke on a popular apologetics radio show on 90.1 Hope FM, discussing theological and contemporary issues regarding the Christian faith. After Moorlands, he joined Capernwray Bible School as their director of outreach.

Seidel preaches regularly and has a rich experience in mission, evangelism and apologetics in countries such as the UK, USA, India, Romania and Italy. Recently, he was one of the speakers at the International Congress of Preaching, Cambridge.

Seidel is a member of the British and Irish Association of Practical Theology and the Fellowship of European Evangelical Theologians. He is also a member of the Baptist Union Council. In the past, he served the Baptist Union as a member of the Racial Justice Working Group, Younger Leader’s Forum and a few other tutoring and teaching roles. He is married to Linda and loves to play cricket and badminton.

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