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My Springfield Story: Travis Skavhaug

Travis Skavhaug (AGTS ’12) Current occupation: Tour coordinator and web communication specialist with the Assemblies of God Center for Holy Land Studies   What brought you to Springfield? We moved to Springfield so my wife could pursue a counseling-related job and so I could begin work at the Assemblies of God national office – first […]

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My Springfield Story: Steven Wallace

Steven Wallace (EU ’95) Current occupation: Assemblies of God World Missionary to Finland   What brought you to Springfield? My parents met while students at Evangel, and they had a wonderful experience. As it came time for me to decide where I should pursue my degree, I knew that God wanted me in a Christian […]

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My Springfield Story: Raul Sanchez

Raul Sanchez (AGTS ‘) Current occupation: Assistant District Superintendent for the Central Pacific Ministry Network and lead pastor of Abundant Life Christian Church in Oakland, California   What brought you to Springfield? I met Dr. Carol Taylor, president of Evangel University, at an AGTS gathering at General Council. I told her that I had been […]

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My Springfield Story: Dr. Jamie Morgan

Dr. Jamie Morgan (AGTS ‘) Current occupation: Lead pastor of Life Church in Williamstown, New Jersey   What brought you to AGTS in Springfield? I was seeking God’s direction on where I should pursue my doctoral degree, and I felt very strongly that I was to attend AGTS. He was very clear and very specific […]

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My Springfield Story: Herb and Karen Johnson

Herb (EU ’66) and Karen (EU ’65) Johnson Current occupation: Assemblies of God World Missionaries to Papua New Guinea Herb and Karen Johnson’s journey to full-time missions work has been a bit unconventional. Both felt the call of God to preach the gospel, but also had a passion for teaching that led them to pursue […]

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My Springfield Story: Floyd and Katrina Graham

Floyd (EU ’86) and Katrina Graham Current occupation: Assemblies of God World Missionaries to Myanmar   What brought you to Springfield? Floyd: I was a Marine Biology major at a community college in Daytona Beach, Florida, and I originally wanted to pursue a career in that field. However, I failed chemistry and realized that marine […]

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My Springfield Story: Bill Shrader

Bill Shrader (AGTS ‘) Current occupation: Assemblies of God World Missionary to Peru, Director of ChildHope, an education and compassion organization in Latin America   What brought you to AGTS? I worked as a Chi Alpha missionary for many years, and that was how I got introduced to the Assemblies of God. I wanted to […]

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My Springfield Story: Dr. Heather Marten

Name: Dr. Heather Marten (EU ’98) Current occupation: Assemblies of God world missionary to Zambia, Africa, and pediatrician   What brought you to Springfield? My mom and my aunt both graduated from Evangel, so I was familiar with the university. I knew that I had a passion for science and for missions, and I wanted […]

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