Stephen was President of the Academy of Homiletics, the international society of teachers of preaching, for the year 2002. He has served on many local, national and international bodies including the Executive Committee of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches. He edited the book of Bible Studies for the 23rd General Council of that body and, with one other person, was charged with the responsibility of negotiating the repudiation of apartheid by the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa
Stephen Farris is married to Patricia Farris, a Principal in the New Westminster School District, and has two sons, Allan and Daniel.
Professor of Homiletics, Dean of St. Andrew’s Hall and Acting Principal of Vancouver School of Theology
BA (Toronto) DMin, ThM, (Union Theological Seminary in VA) PhD (Cambridge)
Presbyterian Church in Canada