Dr. Bill Hennessy

Vice President of Academics


  • D.Min. “Guidelines for the Development of Biblical Ministry to the Bereaved in the Context of the Local Church” Northwest Graduate School of the Ministry, Bakke Graduate University
  • M.S. Com, Eastern Washington University
  • B.A. Central Bible College

Professional Experience

  • Preaching Team, Life 360 Westgate Campus, Springfield, Missouri 2017-2018
  • Assemblies of God World Missionary, 1995-2018
  • Vice President of Content, Network211
    Adjunct Faculty, Global University, Springfield, Missouri
  • Program Director, Cape Theological Seminary, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Acting Academic Dean, Cape Theological Seminary, Cape Town, South Africa
  • President, Evangel Theological Seminary, Jos, Nigeria
  • Pastor, Priest River Assembly of God, Priest River, Idaho
  • Pastor, New Life Assembly, Cheney, Washington
  • Pastor, Olympia Deaf Church, Lacey, Washington
  • Pastor, Tacoma Deaf Church, Tacoma, Washington
  • Pastor, Berea Temple Deaf Church, St. Louis, Missouri


Dr. Bill Hennessy has served as Vice President of Academics at Trinity Bible College & Graduate School since 2019.

Prior to assuming his post at Trinity, he served as a Generally Appointed World Missionary with Assemblies of God World Missions in Nigeria, South Africa and at Network211 (Internet missions) in Springfield, MO.

Along with his wife, Marie and their children, the Hennessy’s planted 21 churches in the United States and Africa. Fluent in American Sign Language, the Hennessy’s pastored three deaf churches as well as assisting deaf students in the United States and Africa. Marie is also a registered nurse.

The Hennessy’s have four grown children (Team Hennessy). Rachel is married to Daniel, and they have three children, Elmarie, Markus and Chantel. They live and minister in Springfield, Missouri. Thomas is married to Melissa. They live in Ellendale, ND. James lives and ministers in Jamestown, ND and Bethany is married to Blake Johnson. They live in Springfield, MO.

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