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Major Adam Couchman

Adjunct Lecturer

BTh (Sydney College of Divinity, Australia), BTh (Hons) (Charles Sturt University, Australia), MA in Theology (Nazarene Theological College, UK), ThD (Candidate) (Sydney College of Divinity)

Major Adam Couchman - Adjunct Lecturer

Major Adam Couchman has been teaching since 2008. He has held various appointments at Eva Burrows College in both the School for Officer Training and School for Christian Studies. From 2009 to 2012 he was the Director of the School for Christian Studies. He was commissioned as an Officer, along with his wife Megan, in November, 2003 and since then he has been Corps Officer at Armidale Corps (NSW), Gosford Corps (NSW) and is currently Assistant Training Principal – Administration at the School for Officer Training in Melbourne.

Adam is both a lecturer and alumni of Eva Burrows College; having completed his undergraduate degree through the college in 2005. His honours studies, through Charles Sturt University, saw him research the sacramental theology of The Salvation Army. His Masters studies in Christian Holiness were completed with distinction through the Nazarene Theological College in Manchester, UK. Adam is currently working towards his Doctor of Theology through the University of Divinity where his research is engaged in theological interpretation of Scripture; specifically the worship of Jesus Christ himself.

Areas of Expertise

Christian Worship
Historical Theology
Christian Holiness
Trinitarian Theology
Theological Interpretation of Scripture


  • Sin and its relationship to ‘True Godliness’ in John Calvin’s Institutes  Pages 69-82 Aldersgate Papers 8 2010 
  • "Always Changing, Always the Same: Gregory of Nyssa on Holiness."  Pages 74-89 in Aldersgate Papers 7 2009


  • In the image of the Image,  Wesleyan Theological Society Annual Meeting, Seattle Pacific University March, 2013
  • Neither Slave nor Free: The theological foundations of Gregory of Nyssa’s polemic against slavery , St Andrew’s Patristic Symposium St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox College September, 2011
  • Philanthropia, Thought Matters Conference, Booth College of Mission, Upper Hutt, NZ August, 2011