Andrew Heyd


  • Old Testament Studies


  • ThM Old Testament Studies – Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
  • MA New Testament Studies – Grand Rapids Theological Seminary
  • MS Applied Mathematics – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • BS Mechanical Engineering – Cedarville University

Andrew Heyd has been a full-time faculty member at IGSL since 2013. Besides teaching classes on the Pentateuch, Psalms, Hosea and Hebrews, he serves as marketplace Target Area Ministry (TAM) coach, Iron Sharpening Group (ISG) leader, and member of the Innovation strategic team.

He received awards such as the Rensselaer Topper Award for academic excellence; the Holmes Engineering Scholarship for scholastic achievement, service, and extra-curricular involvement; and the Nehemiah Greek Award for outstanding Greek language scholarship.

He also had longtime involvement in local church teaching and small group discipleship, as well as experience in serving as a deacon prior to coming to IGSL. He wrote a thesis on “The New Covenant in Hebrews: Intertextuality and Intratextuality” for his MA and “Hosea 2: An Intertextual Approach” for his ThM.

Andrew is a firm believer that all of life is an act of worship. He also has a strong interest in helping people understand Scripture from the foundation of Genesis through redemption in Exodus and beyond to grow in understanding and following Jesus.

Andrew is from the United States. He recently married Suzanne on May 13, 2017. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys reading, taking walks, hosting dinner parties, and playing guitar. He also plays basketball and volleyball.



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