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Stuart Devenish

Postgraduate Supervisor

About Stuart

Originally from WA, Stuart has 30+ years of ministry in a variety of States and Territories. As a pastor, he has served congregations in WA, ACT and Victoria. As a missionary he has served with OMF International as a church-planting missionary in Manila, Philippines, and as State Director in Victoria/Tasmania. As an author, he has written and edited 6 books, published numerous articles and presented conference papers around the world. As a theological educator he has taught theology, mission, spirituality and pastoral practice for a number of Colleges around Australia. Stuart is particularly interested in researching and assisting others to research the Christian faith, Christian ministry, Christian spirituality and contemporary culture.

Subjects Taught

Christian Leadership
Research Methods

Recent Publications

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

You can contact Stuart on (08) 8373 8777


  • Postgraduate Supervisor


  • Stuart plays the electric mandolin
  • Interested in everything!



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