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Dr Stuart Devenish


About Stuart

Stuart served as Director of Postgraduate Studies in Tabor’s School of MTC from 2014-18. He made the move to Melbourne to be with his family, and continues on a part-time basis as Postgraduate Supervisor, offering supervision and support to DMin and MMin students in the teachout phase of their awards. He has a wide range of academic and other interests, and is actively engaged in ongoing research, teaching and publication.

Subjects Taught

  • Spirituality, Research, Leadership, Pastoral Ministry and Practice, all at postgraduate level.

Recent Publications

Nikolaos Asproulis & Stuart Devenish, (Eds). Christian Responses to Spiritual Incursions into 21st-Century Church and Society. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020; for which he is also contributing author for 2 chapters addressing mysticism and measuring spiritual vitality.

Stuart Devenish & Jim Blumenstock, ‘Identity in Post-Christian Australia: Lessons from Thai Buddhist converts’, in Maureen Miner & Mark Stephens (Eds.), Identifying As Christian in an Alien Public Arena. Charlotte, in C: Information Age Publishing, pp. 75-102.

Stuart C. Devenish. Ordinary Saints: lessons in the art of giving away your life. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2017

Phil Daughtry & Stuart Devenish (Eds.) Spirituality for Youth-Work: New Vocabulary, Concepts and Practices. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016

Stuart C. Devenish. ‘Faithful Imagination: the spiritual life and the creative process;, in Maureen Miner & Martin Dowson (Eds.) Creativity and Spirituality: a Multidisciplinary Perspective. Charlotte, NC: IAP, 2017



  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Masters of Theology
  • Bachelor of Theology


  • Postgraduate Supervisor


  • Stuart plays the electric mandolin
  • Interested in everything!

You can contact Stuart on 1300 482 267

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