Dr. Quinton Howitt

Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty


  • D.Th. (Systematic Theology) University of Zululand, South Africa, RSA. 2005
  • M.Th. (Systematic Theology), University of Zululand, South Africa, RSA. 2002
  • B.Th. (Biblical Studies and Theology), South African Theology Seminary and International Theological Seminary, 1998
  • B.Com.Ind.Psych. Rand Afrikaans University (University of Johannesburg), South Africa, RSA. 1994
  • Co-Founder of The School of Leadership and Theology (SOLT) 2020-current
  • Professor of Theology & Education at Vineyard Institute (VI) 2013-2019
  • Academic Dean of Vineyard Bible Institute (VBI) 2010-2012
  • Curricula designer at Vineyard Bible Institute (VBI) 2005-2010
  • Director of Theological Research (Global Vision Resources) 2003-2005
  • Co-developer of the South African Theological Seminary (SATS) 1996-2002
  • Trauma Unit Chaplain for the Sandton Crisis Control 1996-1998
  • Served on the board of directors for the Association of Christian Counsellors in South Africa (ACC)
  • Researcher into poverty, HIV/AIDS, orphans, hunger alleviation and the underprivileged, particularly in Africa (the researcher worked extensively with the Agricultural Research Council and the Roodeplaat Vegetable and Ornamental institute)
  • Management of Agricultural Poverty Alleviation projects in various African Countries
  • Framework developer and editor for the “Beat the Drum” sexual abstinence programme
  • Bible teaching on Radio Pulpit


  • Howitt, Q.J. In the Trenches at Corinth. CreateSpace, (2014)
  • Howitt, Q.J. Christianity and the Poor. CreateSpace, (2014)
  • Howitt, Q.J. Writing an Academic Essay. CreateSpace, (2013)
  • Howitt, Q.J. Angels: A Systematic Study. CreateSpace, (2011)


Courses written

For the South African Theological Seminary Bachelor of Theology

  • Basic Study Procedures 
  • Worship and Prayer 
  • Making Disciples 
  • The Christian Family 
  • What Jesus Taught – A Systematic Study 
  • The Words and Works of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • 1 Corinthians 
  • A Survey of the Old Testament 
  • An Introduction to Christian Counseling 
  • Church History
  • Biblical Greek (co-authored)
  • Essential Bible Study Principles


For the Vineyard Institute programmes

  • The Kingdom of God, Human Dignity, and the Poor (co-authored)


Quinton has been involved in ministry within the education sector since 1996. He is the co-founder of the School of Leadership and Theology. Previously he served as a Professor of Theology and Education for Vineyard Institute in the USA and as Academic Dean for Vineyard Bible Institute. He also assisted with the establishment and development of the South African Theological Seminary (SATS) for several of its formative years. His roles in the different institutions included curriculum research and design, course writing, lecturing, aspects related to institutional accreditation, management, tutoring, and mentoring. Quinton is particularly interested in Systematic Theology, the Historical Jesus, Philosophy, and Spirituality. One of his key passions is to equip underprivileged pastors and leaders with the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill their roles with excellence and integrity. He is married to Trish and has two daughters, Hayley, and Robyn. The currently reside in Durban, South Africa.

Quinton Howitt

Phone: +27 82 375 2053

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