Derek Morphew is an itinerant bible teacher and theologian based in Cape Town, South Africa. He obtained his education at Michaelhouse, Balgowan (Matric and Post Matric A Levels), Rhodes University (BA with majors in Biblical Studies and Systematic Theology) and obtained his PhD at the University of Cape Town in the field of New Testament Studies. His career has moved through three phases; first as a pastor and church planter, second as a pastor/mentor to pastors and third, focusing on theological training and education in the Vineyard association of churches.
He developed and directed Vineyard Bible Institute from 1998 to 2009.
He is married to Karin, an artist, and has two daughters, Shean and Jeanne.