Graduate School Faculty
Dr. Carol Alexander
Dean of the Graduate School
PhD in Contemporary Leadership, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales
MTh, University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
Dip. Theol, Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, Mattersey, England
Senior Lecturer at Mattersey Hall, Course Leader for BA in Christian Leadership, Mattersey, England – July 2004 to December 2011
Teaching on the Master of Arts Missional Leadership Program UK – 2005 to 2011
Doctor of Ministry supervision – 2010 to 2013
Senior Lecturer at Africa School of Missions and Course Leader for Counseling and Pastoral Ministries – 1984 to 1994
Lecturer at Strikeforce Ministry Training Institute, Australia – 1994 to 2000
Board member, Africa School of Missions, South Africa
Board member of Prepare International (NFP)
Former Director, Asian Outreach, South Africa
Former Board member, Hands@Work, UK
Former Women’s Ministries Director, Brisbane North District, Australia
Carol is married to Paul – they have lived on four continents and served God passionately together for thirty-seven years of their married lives. They have led thriving churches in the UK, Johannesburg and Australia. They pioneered the Africa School of Missions in 1985 and today graduates of that College serve in over 50 nations around the world.
Carol is a motivational speaker and preaches at Conferences and Leadership seminars around the world. She currently serves as the Dean of the Graduate School at Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota and has developed the innovative program MA (Missional Leadership). Her Ph.D was a cutting edge piece of Practical theology that concentrated on Christian leadership with a focus on cultural shifts, changing authority structures and moral ambiguities in contemporary society.
Carol and Paul have two children both resident in the USA. Anna is married to Rich and resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. They have two children Ava and Tylan. Jason, their son, is married to Aysel and they reside in Los Angeles, California. They are an extremely close-knit family and love spending time together.
Dr. Paul Alexander
President of Trinity Bible College & Graduate School, Ellendale, North Dakota
PhD ’”A Missional Rationale for Theological Education”,’ Bangor University, Bangor, Wales
MTh, University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
Dip. Theol, Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, Mattersey, England
President, Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, Mattersey, England: 2004-2011
Founding Director, Prepare International (NFP)
Senior Pastor, Brisbane City Church, Australia
Executive Director, Strikeforce Ministry Training Institute
President and Founder, Africa School of Missions, South Africa
Senior Pastor, Fairview AG, Johannesburg, South Africa
Associate Pastor, Roodepoort, AG, South Africa
Chair, World Alliance for Pentecostal Theological Education
Member, of the Advisory Committee, Pentecostal World Fellowship
Member, World Mission Commission of the World Pentecostal Fellowship
Trustee, Next Level International (UK)
Board member, Africa School of Missions (South Africa)
Immediate Past Chairman, European Pentecostal Theological Association
Immediate Past Chairman, Association of Bible College Presidents (UK)
On March 7, 2012, Dr. Paul Alexander was elected as the eighth president of Trinity Bible College. Dr. Paul Alexander comes to Trinity, with his wife, Dr. Carol Alexander with a strong vision of academic, spiritual and social engagement.
Paul and Carol have lived on four continents and led a variety of ministries and institutions. They have led churches in the UK, South Africa and Australia. Additionally, Paul has led institutions of Higher Learning in each of these places. They are both passionate about training people to be servant leaders with a commitment to church planting, mission and care for the poor and disenfranchised. This commitment informs their leadership, sets their priorities and defines the spiritual tenor they aspire to see evident in the TBC community.
For the past eight years Paul has served as President of Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, located in Mattersey, England. Both he and Carol developed and taught innovative courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. They also taught and supervised candidates at Doctoral level.
The Alexander’s have two grown children. Anna is married to Rich, and they have two children, Ava and Tylan, they live in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jason resides in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles. Although they live at great distances from each other, the Alexander family is close and finds ways to spend meaningful time together.
Dr. Dave Bennett
Director of Accelerate
D.Min. Leadership and Church Management, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.A. Biblical Literature, Assemblies of God Theological School
B.A. Bible and Ministerial Studies, Trinity Bible College
A.A. Biblical Studies, Trinity Bible Institute
Writings and Publications
Organizing Creativity: Creating a Gift-Oriented Ministry Descriptions Manual for New Life Assembly of God
100 Plus Ways to Serve – a gift-oriented ministry descriptions manual
Discover Your Ministry ID – a comprehensive Pentecostal equipping course
Discovering Spiritual Gifts – a Pentecostal gifts assessment
Exploring Spiritual Gifts – an in-depth guide to 23 spiritual gifts
Dr. Dave Bennett returned to Trinity Bible College and Graduate School in July 2016, after having previously served Trinity for 14 years. Most recently he was a church consultant and itinerant teacher, presenting seminars and workshops helping people discover God’s design in their lives and how to serve him in ways that fit their unique profile. Prior to that, he was the Director of Student Ministries, Placement, and Ministerial Internships at TBC. He also taught Pastoral Ministries and Bible classes. Dave has broad pastoral experience as a church planter, senior pastor, and several associate pastor roles.
Dave is passionate about equipping a new generation of pastoral leaders for ministry according to their God-given design. He believes that everyone is designed by God to make a positive contribution to our world. He hopes to impact the church by providing competent leaders for America’s churches.
Dave, and his wife, Rose, have five grown children, and at last count, 12 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his family, music, a good book, investing, woodworking, gardening, fishing, and hunting. Dave and Rose live in a Victorian house which they have restored over the years.
Dr. Michael Bommarito
Chair, Biblical and Theological Studies
PhD, Teaching and Learning: Higher Education, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
MDiv, Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
BA, University of California, Irvine, California
State Chapter Coordinator, Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Dakota, Bismarck, ND: 2010-2013
Director of Operations, The God’s Child Project, Bismarck, ND: 2009-2010
Executive Director, North Dakota Republican Party, Bismarck, ND: 2008
Director of Operations and Development, The Salvation Army, Bismarck, ND: 2004-2008
Country Director for Hungary, Church Resource Ministries, Budapest, Hungary, 1994-2003
The Salvation Army
Dr. Michael Bommarito grew up in Southern California and received his Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena. Following six years of pastoral experience in the United Methodist Church, he and his wife, Kate, followed God’s leading to Budapest, Hungary with Church Resource Ministries (CRM). As Country Director for CRM he led an international staff focused on training Hungarians in leadership development, church planting and church revitalization.
After 10 years of service in Hungary, he and his family moved to Bismarck, North Dakota, where he led several non-profit organizations. Michael earned his Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning: Higher Education with an emphasis on theological education and leadership development from the University of North Dakota.
Michael and Kate have two sons, Drew and Matthew, both of whom were born in Hungary. The Bommaritos have traveled broadly including five continents and 18 countries. Michael has a passion to see the Body of Christ equipped for ministry that results in the nations being reached with the message of Jesus Christ.
Dr. Johan Hendrik Mostert
D.Phil., Psychology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
MA, Psychology, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
BA, Hons, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
BA, SW, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
BS, Pre-Seminary, Bethany University, Santa Cruz, CA
Senior Management Programme, University of Pretoria Business School, Pretoria, South Africa
Marriage Guidance and Counseling Certificate, Univeristy of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Emeritus Professor of Community Psychology (2016-present)
Director of Family and Community Resources, AG Family Services (2016-present)
Professor of Community Psychology at Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (2004-2016)
Adjunct Professor, AGTS (2002-2004)
Adjunct Professor, Regent University, PhD Counseling Education Program (2003)
Adjunct Professor, Regent University, Center for Leadership Studies Doctoral Program (2001-2002)
Independent Development Consultant to International NGOs and Churches (South Africa and US) (2000-2004)
National Director of Apostolic Faith Mission Welfare Department (South Africa) (1989-2000)
Deputy Director Social Services, Apostolic Faith Mission Welfare Department (South Africa) (1981-1989)
Pastoral Counselor, Villa Lubet Children’s Village, Johannesburg, South Africa (1977-1981)
Local pastor serving congregations in Sandton/Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa (1972-1981)
Writings and Publications
Mostert, Johan and Mostert, Andrea (1995). “Kinders, tieners en soortgelyke rampe” (“Children teenagers and similar catastrophes”). PsychoTheta, Johannesburg
Mostert, Johan (1998). “South African Manual for the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis.” Jopie van Rooyen and Associates, Johannesburg.
Mostert, Johan (1998). “70 Ways to Serve.” National Development Initiative for Social Welfare (NDISWE): Johannesburg.
Mostert, Johan (1999). “NPO (Not-for-Profit) Operations Manual.” National Development Initiative for Social Welfare (NDISWE): Johannesburg.
Mostert, Johan (1999). “Registering as NPO.” National Development Initiative for Social Welfare (NDISWE): Johannesburg.
Mostert, J., Tshabalala, S., and Mostert, O. (2003). “Agri-refineries and Sustainable Rural Develoment for the Great Limpopo TBNRM Initiative: A Confidential Feasibility Study for USAID”
Van Zyl, R., Mostert, J. and Mostert, O. (2004). “Partnership to Enhance Agricultural-related Employment Opportunities in the Community of Bapong, North West Province.” University of Louisville, Kentucky and Rand Afrikaans University joint research project.
Ball, M., Cerullo, J and Mostert, J. (2004). “It Takes Courage: Youth Curriculum.” Kerus Global Education: PEPFAR funded training curriculum for Mozambique, Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Mostert, J. (2005). “Evangelicals and Social Justice.” (Syllabus) Semi-finalist in Yale Divinity School’s “Theological Education Renewal Awards Program”
Mostert, J. (2005). “The Evangelical Response to AIDS in South Africa.” Article in “Changing our Response: Mission in the era of HIV/AIDS,” International Bulletin of Missionary Research: Overseas Ministries Studies Center (OMSC).
Ball, M., Cerullo, J and Mostert, J. (2006). “It Takes Courage: Pastor’s Vision Conference.” Kerus Global Education: USAID funded character training curriculum for Swaziland pastors.
Mostert, J. (2007). “Lessons from our struggle to overcome racial segregation: A brief history of the Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa” in “We’ve Come This Far: Reflections on the Pentecostal Tradition and Racial Reconciliation,” Klaus, B (Ed.). AGTS: Springfield, MO.
Mostert, J. (2009). “The psycho-social implications for the Pentecostal academy in a destabilized world.” Encounter, Vol. 6. (Inaugural lecture as Professor of Community Psychology).
Mostert, J and van der Spuy, M. (2010). “Truth and Reconciliation: A South African Perspective.” Chapter in Mittelstat, M. and Sutton, G. (Eds.) “Forgiveness, Reconciliation, and Restoration: Multidisciplinary Studies from a Pentecostal Perspective.” Pickwick Publications.
Mostert, J., Ball, M. and Cerullo, J (2011). “How to become HIV+: Guidelines for the Local Church”. Kerus Global Education, Harrisonburg, VA.
Mostert, J. (2011). Book review of “From the roots up: A closer look at compassion and justice in missions” by JoAnn Butrin. Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry, Summer 2011, Vol. 8(1).
Gilbert, Marvin, and Alan Johnson,Eds. (2011). Missiological Research. Social science draft ed. Cape Town: Privately printed. Authored five chapters on “Evaluation Research”, “Research Ethics”, “Survey Research”, “Creating Good Questionnaires” and “Validity and Reliability”.
Mostert, J. (2012). “Community Psychology as Socio-Missional Entrepreneurship.” Journal of Psychology & Christianity, Vol. 30(3), 239-242.
Mostert, J. (2012). “Addressing Poverty in Today’s Africa.” Embrace: Together for Christ, Compassion, and Africa. Vol. 3 (Winter), 6-8.
Mostert, J. (2012). Book review of “Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good” by Amy L. Sherman. Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry, Summer 2012, Vol. 9
Mostert, J. (2012). Book review of “Christ at the Checkpoint: Theology in the Service of Justice and Peace” by Paul Alexander (Editor). Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry, Summer 2012, Vol. 9(1)
Mostert, J. and Gilbert, M. (2013). “Obtaining Informed Consent in Missiologically Sensitive Contexts.” International Bulletin of Missionary Research, Vol. 37(1), 3-8.
Mostert, J. (2013). “White Cultural Identity Development in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Personal Narrative.” Canadian Journal of Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity, Vol 4, No 1, 44-60.
Mostert, J. (2014). “Ministry of Mercy and Justice,” chapter in Ma, W., Karkkainen, V-M, and Asamoah-Gyadu, K. (Eds.), Pentecostal Mission and Global Christianity, Edinburg Centenary Series on Pentecostalism. Oxford, UK: Regnum Books.
Mostert, J. (2014). “The Social Justice Debates in Psychology and Theology: Thoughts on ’Turning the World Upside Down.’” Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Vol. 33, No 2, 127-138.
Mostert, J. (2014). “Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals (GLB): A Pastoral Reflection.” Encounter: Journal for Pentecostal Ministry, Summer 2014, Vol. 11.
Mostert, J. (2015). “Don’t forget the poor,” in Lim, S (Ed), Your Call to Work and Mission, Springfield, MO: AGTS.
Mostert, J. (2015). “Cross-Cultural Counseling: An Independent-Study Textbook,” Springfield, MO.: Global University
Mostert, J. (2016). “Don’t forget the poor.” PneumaReview.com (online journal: reprint of chapter from Your Call to Work and Mission. Spring.
Johan Mostert started his career in pastoral ministry in 1972 with the Apostolic Faith Mission (AFM) in South Africa and served churches in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. Over the next 23 years his ministry grew as he progressively took over management responsibilities for the AFM’s community social work services, geriatric services and adoption services for the Church. From 1989 to 2000 he served as national Director of the AFM Welfare Department with its several hundred employees, ten homes for the aged, children’s homes and 310 local church voluntary welfare organizations.
He has five earned degrees in the social sciences and two post-graduate diplomas. His terminal degree is a D.Phil. in psychology from the University of Pretoria. Until his emigration from South Africa in 2004 he was a certified Counseling Psychologist, a licensed social worker and an ordained minister.
He is currently Professor Emeritus of Community Psychology at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS) where he has taught for the past 12 years. His areas of specialization are discipleship and social justice courses and he will remain the track coordinator of the Relief and Development track for the PhD (Intercultural Studies). Andrea, his high school sweetheart and best friend of 44 years passed away suddenly in August, 2014. Together they have three married children and nine grandchildren.
Dr. Noel Sanderson
Director of External Studies
D.Div, Masters International School of Divinity, Evansville, Indiana
M.Ed, University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg), South Africa
Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, University of Natal, South Africa
Holocaust Educator’s Program, Yad Vashem International School of Holocaust Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
Diploma in Theology, Theological College of South Africa
Ordained 1982, Assemblies of God, South Africa
Lead pastor, lead elder and ministry leader in churches in South Africa and the United States
International Board member, Bridges for Peace, Jerusalem
Past Board Member, Bridges for Peace, South Africa
Past Chairman, Christian Action for Israel, South Africa
Past Chairman and Founder, Adult Development Trust, Durban, South Africa
Past Chairman and Founder, CAI Publishing (not for profit)
The Church in the New South Africa; Speak Well
Leaders, These Things Do Matter
A technical manual for African pastors seeking a legal qualification for authority to solemnize marriages
Noel Sanderson came to faith in Cape Town in his early teen years. He is married to Moira and they have two married children, one in California and one in New York. Noel has spoken at conferences in Jerusalem and South Africa and his pastoral ministry has involved him in both rural and urban churches. He has a long history of involvement with Jewish communities and Holocaust education, particularly within the church as this relates to Christian anti-Semitism. He is actively engaged with ministries impacting human trafficking in Bulgaria and HIV/ AIDS and gender-related issues in Africa.
Dr. Scott Townsend
Assistant Dean of the Graduate School
PhD, “A Multiple Case Study of Servant Leadership and Postsecondary Millennial College Student Entitlement and Consumerism”, Organizational Leadership, Education, Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ
MA, Crown College, St. Bonifacius, Minnesota
BA in Biblical Studies/Ministerial, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota
Assistant Director of Graduate School, Trinity Bible College, 2016-present
Director of Assessment, Trinity Bible College, 2013-present
Assistant V.P. Academics, Trinity Bible College, 2013-2016
President’s Executive Assistant, Trinity Bible College, 2012-2013
Distance Education Director, Trinity Bible College, 2008-2012
Faculty, Trinity Bible College, 2006-2008
Admissions Counselor, Trinity Bible College, 2001-2006
Board member, New Life Assembly of God, Ellendale, ND
Committee Member, Ellendale, ND
Scott is married to Ginger. They have four children. Three girls and one boy. They have lived peacefully in Ellendale for 13 years.
Scott is a licensed pastor with the Assemblies of God. He has spoken at several youth leadership conferences encouraging a more integrated youth ministry with the parent church. His PhD is in the realm of leading postmodern students in a higher education context.
Dr. Mark Hausfeld
B.A., Evangel University
Doctor of Ministry Urban Missions, Northern Theological Seminary
Vice President of Institutional Innovation, Trinity Bible College & Graduate School, September 2021-Present
President, PAK7 US, June 2019-August 2021
Director of New Business Development, Texzon Utilities, August 2018-June 2019
Director of Europe Diaspora Initiative, Global Initiative Reaching Muslim, June 2017-July 2018
President, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, July 2015-May 2017
Professor of Urban and Islamic Studies, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 2008-2021
Director of the Institute for Islamic Studies (founder), Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, July 2015-May 2017
International Director, Global Initiative: Reaching Muslim Peoples, January 2009-June 2015
Area Director for Central Eurasia, Assemblies of God World Missions, Nicosia, Cyprus, July 2000-December 2008
Founder and Director of Teen Challenge Pakistan, Assemblies of God World Missions, Islamabad, Pakistan, March 1992-July 2000
Lead and Founding Pastor, Maranatha Assembly of God, Chicago, IL, September 1985-February 1992
Associate Pastor, Southside Tabernacle, Chicago, IL, July 1984-August 1985
College Career Pastor and Pastoral Counseling, Christian Life Center (AG), Dayton, OH, June 1983-June 1984
Chicago Commission of Human Relations, Chicago, IL (Former)
President of the Board of Directors, Protestant International Church, Islamabad Pakistan (Former)
Little League Coach in Islamabad, Pakistan and Oak Brook, IL (Former)
Lunch Buddy, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Springfield, Missouri (Former)
Community Volunteer, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Springfield, Missouri (Active)
Freedom City Church, Chairman of the Board, Springfield, Missouri (Active)
Barnabas Group Kansas City, Founding Board Member, Kansas City, Missouri (Active)
Assemblies of God World Missions Missiology Committee (Active)
Dr. Mark Hausfeld has more than thirty years of pastoral and missionary experience, both in the United States and abroad, and is passionate about evangelism discipleship and church planting. His foci have centered on urban settings in North America and restricted contexts in far-reaching global Muslim urban contexts. Mark’s primary focus today is empowering the church locally and globally to be informed, trained and equipped to engage and reach Muslim peoples and those of other world religions who have come to the West as immigrants, migrants and refugees that God has brought from the ends of the earth to our Jerusalems. His mantra is, “Missions is not where, but whom.” Mark also is a practitioner and student of Spiritual Theology, Formation and Direction. He desires to see women and men develop their person in the fullness of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit while in the community of the Church. Mark is married to Lynda and they have three married children, five grandchildren and hoping for many more.
Dr. Douglas Witherup
DMin, “A “Renewed Homiletic for the 21st Century Church”,” George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon
MTh, University of Wales, Bangor, Wales
BA Church Ministries, Southeastern University, Lakeland, Florida
Lead Pastor at Concord First Assembly, Concord, ND
Executive Director of Church Ministries, NC Assemblies of God
Teaching Pastor, Concord First Assembly, Concord, NC
Adjunct professor at Trinity Bible College and Southeastern University
District Youth Director, NC Assemblies of God
Lead Associate Pastor, Concord First Assembly
Youth Pastor, Concord First Assembly
Member of Board of Regents, Southeastern University
Doug Witherup serves as the Executive Director of Church Ministries in NC. Prior to this role, Doug served on staff at Concord First Assembly for sixteen years, ten as a youth pastor and five as the Lead Associate/ Teaching pastor. Doug also serves as the District Youth Director of NC, a position he has been in for the past six years. Recently, Doug completed his doctoral program at George Fox University under the lead mentorship of Leonard Sweet. Doug has a passion for communicating GodŠs Word with creativity, speaking life into leaders, and building great teams. He enjoys traveling, the outdoors, reading, and writing. Most of all, Doug loves to spend time with his wife Camden, son Cade (7), and daughter Ana (5), especially if it involves going to the beach or the lake or eating at Gary’s BBQ.
GRADUATE SCHOOL STAFF
Phyllis C. Kuno
Director of Library
MS, Library and Information Science, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
BA, Biblical Studies and Pre-Counseling Minor, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota
Library Director, Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, SD – September 2008-July 2013
Library Director, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND – September 1995-August 2007
Former Children’s Pastor, First Assembly of God, Gillette, WY
Former Wyoming Women’s Ministries District Officer
Former Ellendale School Board, Ellendale, ND
Former/Current North Dakota Library Coordinating Council
Former South Dakota Women’s Ministries Sectional Representative
Phyllis is married to Daniel and together they have served as youth pastors, associate pastors, college faculty, and senior pastors for the past thirty-eight years. Their son, Kerry, daughter, Danielle, and son-in-law, Derrick, have blessed them with six grandchildren: Jersie, Dominic, Drayton, Drayána, Dylon, and Davin. Danielle and Derrick live outside of Moline, IL and Kerry resides in Ellendale, ND.
Vice President of Student Services
M.A. Missional Leadership, Trinity Bible College
B.A. Applied Liberal Arts – English, Communication Minor, University of Central Oklahoma
Adjunct Faculty, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, Ellendale, ND
Associate Pastor, Freedom Church, Aberdeen, SD
Worship Pastor, Victory Church, Oklahoma City, OK
Worship Pastor, Mending Hearts Church, Newalla, OK
Past Board Member, Freedom Church Aberdeen
Feeding South Dakota
Victory Church Outreaches
Matt Payne started working at Trinity in the winter of 2017 to fulfill the role of Graduate School Enrollment Counselor and adjunct faculty, and later the Director of Enrollment. In 2020 he moved into the role of Vice President of Student Services where he oversees Enrollment, Marketing, Financial Aid, and Student Records.
Prior to his work at Trinity, he served as an Associate Pastor in Aberdeen, SD for 5 years, and before that he served as a Worship Pastor in Oklahoma City for over 10 years.
Matt is a worship leader and communicator, and he’s passionate about leadership development and team building. He lives with the conviction that Christian leaders should be the very best leaders in the world because of the empowerment of the Holy Spirit and the Christian mandate to serve.
Matt loves to learn, watch movies, grill and smoke meat, make music with friends, and play video games.
M.A. Missional Leadership Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 2017
B.A. Bible and Theology, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 1984
Superintendent of the Nebraska District of the Assemblies of God, 2005-2013
Assistant Superintendent of the Nebraska District of the Assemblies of God, 1997-2005
Presbyter in Nebraska District of the Assemblies of God, 1992-1997
Interim pastor at multiple churches, 2013-2017
Associate Pastor of Destiny Church, Grand Island, NE, 2015-2017
Senior Pastor of Minatare Assembly of God, NE. 1987-2005
Youth Pastor of Ellendale Assembly of God, ND, 1983-1987
Youth Pastor of Hot Springs Assembly of God, SD, 1981-1982
General Presbyter of the Assemblies of God
Member of leadership team for Church Planting with the Assemblies of God
Member of Board of Regents, North Central University
Member of Board of Trustees, Trinity Bible College
US Assemblies of God Missions Board
Presbyter of the Nebraska District of the Assemblies of God
Member of Minatare School Board
President of NE Panhandle Ministerial Association
Co-developer, Revitalization Handbook for Church Planting Department of the Assemblies of God
Faith Walk, Co-Developer
The Coaching Journey, Advancing Leaders in the Small Church. Enrichment Journal, Spring 2012.
Dwight and his wife Nadine are both ordained ministers and have been in ministry for 35 years, working together whenever possible. Dwight loves the local church and is especially committed to the rural church. His ministry has always maintained a connection with the rural church. Dwight speaks and teaches at conferences and events in the region and overseas. Dwight and Nadine have 7 grown children, and 11 grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with Nadine, his children, grandchildren, and outdoor activities.
M.A. Missional Leadership Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 2017
B.A. Bible and Theology, Music minor, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 1986
Associate Pastor of Destiny Church, Grand Island, NE, 2015-2017
Leadership and Life Coach
Nebraska District School of Ministry Director, 2009-2013
Women’s Ministry Director for Nebraska District of the Assemblies of God, 1997-2013
Assistant Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Drama Director of Minatare Assembly of God, 1987-2005
Short term missions trips
Director, Decade of Prayer
Director, Ladies Investing For Eternity, 1997-2013
Director, Credential Women, Nebraska District Council, 2007-2013
Coordinator Pastor’s Wives and Credentialed Women’s, Nebraska District Council, 2005-2013
Editor “Heart, Hand, and Home” formerly “Heartline,”1997-2013
Co-developer, Revitalization Handbook for Church Planting Department of the Assemblies of God
Faith Walk Co-Developer
Nadine and her husband Dwight are both ordained ministers and have been in ministry for 35 years, working together whenever possible. Nadine is committed to seeing every individual empowered by the Holy Spirit to accomplish the mission God has called and designed for him or her to achieve. She has worked to help men and women pursue ministry and those on the journey to follow Jesus’s last command. Nadine speaks and teaches at women’s events and conferences and events in the region and overseas. Dwight and Nadine have 7 grown children, and 11 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with Dwight, their children and grandchildren, studying, and doing creative activities.
Christy Ann Medley
Administrative Assistant of the Graduate School
B.A. Business Administration, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, Ellendale, North Dakota
B.A. Biblical Studies, Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, Ellendale, North Dakota
Enrollment Counselor and Marketing Assistant at Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota
Certified Nurse’s Aid at Prince of Peace, North Dakota
Certified Nurse’s Aid at Knife River Care Center, North Dakota
In-home Caretaking for various families in North and South Dakota
Event Coordinator at Evergreen Assisted Living, North Dakota
Assistant Volleyball Coach at Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota
Youth Pastor at Freedom Church, Aberdeen, South Dakota
Worship Team, Freedom Church, Aberdeen, SD
Doorkeeper Greeter, Freedom Church, Aberdeen SD
Youth Leader and Pastor, Freedom Church, Aberdeen, SD
Youth Leader, Fargo First Assembly, Fargo, ND
Youth Leader, New Life Worship Center, Beulah, ND
Worship Team, New Life Worship Center, Beulah, ND
Small group co leader and host, Chi Alpha, Fargo ND
Adopted from the Marshall Islands at the age of six, Christy Ann Medley lived in Hazen, North Dakota since 1999. She attended and graduated from Trinity Bible College and Graduate School with a double major in Business Administration and Biblical Studies. It was at Trinity where she met and married Tyler Medley, who works in sales at Green Iron Equipment in Ellendale, North Dakota. Tyler served as the Trinity’s Men’s Resident Director for three years and loved every part of it.
Tyler and Christy Ann love the outdoors and will do just about anything outside together. Hanging out with friends, hiking, road tripping, and playing with their dog are some of the things they love to do. Along with their involvement in the Trinity and Ellendale communities, they are also very involved at their home church, Freedom Church. Christy Ann serves on the worship team and has been involved in many other ministries such as Youth ministry, Children’s ministry, Nursery, Door greeting, and various outreaches. She stays plugged in through women’s small groups and couples’ small groups as well.
Dr. Anne Elizabeth Dyer
PhD Theology (Missiology) University of Bangor, North Wales, UK. 2008
MPhil. Theology (Missiology) University of Bangor North Wales, UK 2005
MTh Theology, University of Bangor North Wales, UK c/o Mattersey Hall (AoG) Bible College 2002
Cambridge Diploma Religious Knowledge 1979 (Distinction) c/o Lebanon Missionary Bible College
BA Ancient History and Archaeology (Hons, 1st) Victoria University of Manchester 1977
Missionary with the Overseas Missionary Fellowship International, Thailand 1980-1993
Library assistant -1993-2003
Researcher for the Northumbria (Celtic) Community 1997-1999
Librarian, at Mattersey Hall (AoG) Bible College, 2000-2020, Archivist 1915-2020,
Lecturer, supervisor of all levels of dissertation students in Pentecostal Studies, Cross Cultural Ministry 2008-2020 (minus 1 year), 4 Doctoral students finalised and 1 ongoing Doctoral student until mid 2022.
Lecturer, PhD Missiology manager for 1 year cover contract at Cliff College, Derbyshire, A Methodist training college for evangelism 2014-2015.
External Examiner for 3 doctoral examinations 2016-2020 and for Roehampton university’s Theology and Ministry BA 2019-present.
Adjunct Supervisor, administrator at St Hild College, Yorkshire for BA and MA dissertations 2020 – present
Adjunct Supervisor, London School of Theology 2020 – present
Professional Societies’ membership 2004-2017:
European Pentecostal Theological Association Secretary. Co–editor for EPTA’s Journal, website coordinator -2017, Book Review Editor for JEPTA until 2019 and still a member.
Member of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 2005-2016.
British and Irish Association for Practical Theology 2017-21.
Chapters in edited books
- Forthcoming: ‘Pentecostal Mission’ in Anglicans and Pentecostals in Dialogue edited by David Hilborn and Simo Frestadius, (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock 2022)
- Forthcoming: ‘Pentecostal assessment of Edinburgh 2010’, in Festschrift for Prof. W. K. Kay (co-editor); CPT Publishing for 2021/2.
- Dyer, A. E., ‘Ecumenism and Pentecostals in the UK 20-21st Centuries’ in Pentecostal and Charismatic in Britain: An Anthology edited by Joe Aldred (London: SCM, 2019)
- Dyer, A. E., ‘The Holy Spirit and Peter’s Preaching at Pentecost (Acts 2:14-41) in Holy Spirit, Spokesperson, Scripture, Sermon and Society edited by Johnson T. K. Lim, (Singapore: Word N Works, 2018).
- Dyer, A. E., ‘Pentecostal Worship Practices in Europe’ in M. Cartledge & A. Swoboda (eds), Scripting Pentecost, (Farnham: Ashgate, 2016)
- Dyer, A. E. ‘Seeing the Unreached: Response to Alan Johnson on The Challenges of Unreached Peoples: issues in assemblies of God (U.S.) in Missiology 2015.
- Dyer, A. E., ‘Angels and Pentecostals’ in A. Yong, K. Kim, V-M Kärkkäinen (eds), Loosing the spirits, (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013)
Co-edited books and chapters therein
- Kay, W. K. & A. E. Dyer [eds], European Pentecostalism, Global Pentecostal and Charismatic (Leiden: Brill, 2011).
- Kay, W. K. & A. E. Dyer, Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies, A Reader, (London: SCM Press, 2004).
- Kay, W. K. & A. E. Dyer, Pentecostal & Charismatic Studies, A Reader, (London: SCM Press 2004).
- Dyer, A. E., ‘Some Theological Trends Reflected in the Songs used by the British Charismatic Churches of 1970s-early 2000s’ in JEPTA Vol XXVI 26.1 (2006), pp38-52
- Dyer, A. E., ‘AoG Missionary Candidates 1945-66’ in JEPTA Vol. XXIV, 2004 pp84-100.
And numerous book reviews, largely published in JEPTA
Anne has been involved in ministry training since 2002, mainly through Mattersey Hall Bible College, and a year at Cliff College administering their PhD Missiology students. Her work included managing the library, archive and speciality lecturing and dissertation supervision in Mission, Pentecostalism, and Practical Theology. She has been married to Colin since 1977 and they have two children born while we were ministering in South Thailand in two cultures, but mainly a Muslim minority. Intercultural ministry is where she loves to work, and they found themselves with Persian believers since 2006 in UK. She has also led a number of short-term mission teams in Europe, Thailand and Malaysia. Also involved at leadership levels in the local Methodist church, Anne has had roles on the local church leadership, the circuit and district synod. Meanwhile, I thrive on encouraging trainee ministers for the sake of God’s kingdom.
Dr. Glen Robertson
PhD in Theology, Dissertation—The Romani People and Selected Churches in the Republic of Slovakia: A Description, Analysis and Interpretation of Their Relations (1989-2007), University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
MDiv, Multnomah Biblical Seminary, Portland, Oregon
BA in Sacred Music, Central Bible College, Springfield, Missouri
Lead Pastor, LifePointe Church, Ames, Iowa
Interim Pastor, Oregon Ministry Network, Salem, Oregon
- River of Life Church, Oregon City, Oregon
- Christian Center of Salem, Salem, Oregon
- Silverton Assembly of God, Silverton, Oregon
Missionary with The Assemblies of God World Missions, Springfield, Missouri
- Missionary to The Netherlands
- Teacher—Azusa Theological Seminary, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Missionary to Greece
- Senior Pastor of International Christian Fellowship, Athens, Greece
- Missionary to Slovakia
- Teacher—Evangelical Seminary, University of Mathew Bell, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
- Associate Professor of Bible and Theology—Global University
- ICI/Global University Director for Slovakia
- Liaison between Apostolic Church of Slovakia and the Assemblies of God, U.S.A.
Senior Pastor, Assembly of God, Canby, Oregon
Senior Pastor, Westlane Assembly of God, Noti, Oregon
Senior Pastor, Reese Creek Christian Center, Eagle Point, Oregon
Associate Pastor, Neighborhood Church, Santa Clara, California
Minister of Youth and Music, First Assembly of God, Visalia, California
Minister of Youth and Music, First Assembly of God, Yucaipa, California
Central School of Ministry, Assistant Director, and teacher
European Pentecostal Theological Association, member
International Association for Mission Studies, member
Central and Eastern European Association for Mission Studies, member
Board member, Sofia Pentecostal Bible College, Sofia, Bulgaria
Chi Alpha Board, Oregon Ministry Network, Salem, Oregon
Glen is married to Lynette. They have two sons, who are pastors, eleven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. They are retired, living in Great Falls, Montana. One of the greatest activities they enjoy is spending time with family. They are also involved in helping lead the senior citizens ministry at Central Assembly in Great Falls.
The focus of Glen’s ministry has been people. He enjoys talking with people wherever he goes. He deeply cares for others. He is the eternal optimist but is not afraid to deal with stressful situations.
Teaching is how Glen has primarily expressed his ministry. He has taught a variety of different subjects as a pastor and missionary. He enjoys reading and research. The study of modern culture is one of his passions. He is a good communicator and looks for opportunities to help others expand their knowledge of the Bible and biblical topics.
Glen is passionate about missions, both home and foreign, and looks for opportunities to encourage people to get involved in reaching out to others. Recently, Glen traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to teach Church Leadership at the local Bible School.
In his spare time, Glen loves to play golf, watch baseball and travel.
Dr. Jamie Stewart
DIS – Intercultural Studies, Fuller Theological Seminary
MAMA – Ministerial Leadership, Southeastern University
BA – Biblical Studies, Central Bible College
- Life Church, Life Christian Academy, Kissimmee, FL
- Kennedy Road Tabernacle, Brampton, ON
- Midpark Christian Assembly, Calgary, AB
National Youth & Young Adult Director – Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada
District Youth Director, Western Ontario District (PAOC)
General & District Executives – PAOC (National, Western Ontario and Albert/Northwest Territory Districts)
Assistant Superintendent – Alberta/Northwest Territories District (PAOC)
Board Member of Vanguard College, Edmonton, AB
Dr. Jamie and Michelle Stewart pastor Life Church in Kissimmee, Florida, after more than 20 years of pastoral ministry in Canada. They have witnessed exponential growth in the churches they have pastored, seeing their church in Toronto grow to more than 3,000 people from over 94 nations worshipping together every Sunday.
Jamie serves as an adjunct professor at Trinity Bible College and Graduate School, as well as Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. He coaches leaders of all ages on church growth and team leadership.
Jamie and Michelle have been married for 34 years, and have 5 children. Their oldest son, Fraser, and his wife, Blake, serve as Associate Pastors at Life Church. Their daughter, Erica, and her husband, Colin (along with their 2 children), as well as their son, Graham (along with his 2 children) reside in Canada. Their youngest daughter, Elanna, lives at home, and their other daughter, Emma, is waiting for them in heaven.
The Stewart’s ministry theme, Relationship is Everything, is demonstrated through their lives, as well as through their relevant, life-applicable Biblical preaching. Jamie & Michelle and their family are committed to making Jesus famous.