Armand M. Canoy

Professor of Practical Theology

  • Bataan Peninsula State University (BS-Business Administration)
  • Philippine Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv)
  • Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary (ThD-Practical Theology)

Dr. Armando M. Canoy is the 9th president of PBTS. Dr. Canoy was a church-planter, denominational leader in the Luzon Convention of Southern Baptist Churches, and a local church pastor. Before coming to PBTS, Dr. Canoy was senior pastor at University Baptist Church (Manila) for 13 years before his assuming his position as president on September 12, 2012.


Dr. Canoy is author of the “Assuming” Series published by the Church Strengthening Ministries (CSM). These books explore various aspects of church-life with his signature wit and humor. Dr. Canoy is married to Violeta and with their daughter Joanne Ysabel. Dr. Canoy teaches courses in Practical Theology mainly in Homiletics.