Church Ministries, Missions and Theology

Chair of Undergraduate Studies:

Dr. Brandon Schmidly
B.A. Evangel University
M.A. University of Missouri, Columbia
Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia

Jacque Harrell – Administrative Assistant

Joy Wolfe – Logistics Coordinator

Jeff Nelson – Missionary in Residence

Faculty

Dr. Robert Berg
B.A. Wheaton College
M.T.S. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Drew University
Dr. Gary Martindale
B.A. Southwestern Assemblies of God College
B.S. University of Texas
M.A. St. Mary’s University
Ph.D. Baylor University
Dr. Vince Medina
B.A. Central Bible College
M.Div. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
S.T.M. Concordia Seminary
Ph.D. Concordia Seminary
Dr. Wave Nunnally
B.A. Mississippi College
M.A. Institute of Holy Land Studies
M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary
M.Phil. Hebrew Union College
Ph.D. Hebrew Union College
Dr. William Griffin
B.A. Evangel University
M.Div. Harvard University
Ph.D. Emory University
Dr. Martin Mittelstadt
B.Th. Horizon College/University of Winnipeg
M.Div. Providence Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Marquette University
Dr. Terry Bleek
B.A. Trinity Bible College
B.A. University of Montana
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary
Ph.D. University of Pretoria
Dr. Fred Haltom
B.A. Vennard College
M.Div. Western Evangelical Seminary
D.Min. Western Evangelical Seminary
Dr. Mark Jenkins
B.A. Evangel University
M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. Calvin Pincombe
B.A. University of Georgia
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. Biola University
D.Min. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Dr. Michael Jaffe
A.S. Cumberland County College
B.A. Central Bible College
M.Div. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Steve Smallwood
B.S. Bethany Bible College
M.Div. California Theological Seminary
D.Min. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Mark Wootton
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Fuller Theological Seminary
D.Min. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Rev. Chris McGough
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Sandy Friesen
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Missouri State University
Ph.D. St. Louis University
Dr. Don Johns
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
M.B.A. Missouri State University
Ph.D. Saint Louis University
Dr. Roger D. Cotton
B.A. Central Bible College
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
STM, ThD Concordia Seminary
Dr. Jon M. Dahlager
B.A. North Central Bible College
MA Bethel Theological Seminary
DMin Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. John L. Easter
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Reformed Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Marvin G. Gilbert
B.A. Central Bible College
MS Central Missouri State University
EdD Texas Tech University
Dr. Deborah M. Gill
B.S. University of Minnesota
MDiv, M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. A. Elizabeth Grant
B.S. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Biola University
Dr. Mark A. Hausfeld
B.A. Evangel University
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
DMin Northern Baptist Theological Seminary
Dr. James D. Hernando
B.A. State University of New York
B.S. Northeast Bible College (Valley Forge Christian College)
M.S. State University of New York
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
MPhil, Ph.D. Drew University
Dr. Byron D. Klaus
B.S. Bethany Bible College
MRE Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
DMin Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. Anita L. Koeshall
BPharm University of Wisconsin
M.A. Biola University
Ph.D Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. John F. Koeshall
B.A. North Central University
B.S. Wisconsin State University
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Biola University
Dr. Paul Lewis
B.A. Southwest Missouri State University
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. Southwest Missouri State University
Ph.D. Baylor University
Dr. Sobhi Malek
B.S. University of Cairo
DMiss Fuller Theological Seminary
Dr. Johan H. Mostert
B.S. Bethany College (Bethany University)
B.A. (SW) M.A. University of South Africa
B.A. Honnours, University of Stellenbosch
DPhil University of Pretoria
Dr. Lois E. Olena
B.S. Valley Forge Christian College
M.A. Gratz College
D.Min Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Doug Oss
B.A. Western Washington University
MDiv Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
PhD Westmister Theological Seminary
Dr. Melody D. Palm
B.A. Bethany College (Bethany University)
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
PsyD Forest Institute of Professional Psychology
Dr. James H. Railey
B.A. Southeastern University of the Assemblies of God
MDiv Erskine Theological Seminary
ThM Columbia Theological Seminary
DTh University of South Africa
Dr. DeLonn L. Rance
B.A. Bethany College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
M.A. Vangaurd University
Ph.D. Fuller Theological Seminary
Doctor Honoris Causa Universidad Cristina de las Asambleas de Dios (El Salvador)
Dr. Ivan Satyavrata
B.Th. Southern Asia Bible College (Bangalore, India)
B.D. Union Biblical Seminary (Pune, India)
Th.M. Regent College (Vancouver, B.C. Canada)
D.Phil Oxford Centre for Missions Studies (U.K.)
Dr. Charles E. Self
B.A., M.A., Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz
M.A. Graduate Theological Union
Dr. Cheryl A. Taylor
B.A. Northwest College
M.A., D.Min Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Jay P. Taylor
B.A. Northwest College
DMin Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Dr. Randy C. Walls
B.A. Evangel College (Evangel University)
M.Div, DMin Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
Mark Fabian
B.A. Central Bible College
M.A. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary

Seminary Adjunct Faculty

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Paul York: Assistant professor of Intercultural Studies

Paul York grew up in a missionary family in Nigeria and later served as a Bible college professor in Ethiopia. He has led short-term church planting teams to Africa and has done teaching, preaching, and team leading in Europe, Central America and Asia. He and his wife, Lisa, also were U.S. missionaries with Chi Alpha. ...

Categories: Church Ministries, Missions and Theology, Intercultural Studies

Mike Jaffe

Dr. Michael Jaffe: Church Ministries Department chair

Dr. Michael Jaffe provides leadership for Evangel’s School of Theology and Church Ministries as chair of the Church Ministries Department. Along with teaching Preaching and Church Leadership courses, Jaffe is a faculty representative on Evangel’s Board of Administration. Jaffe graduated from Central Bible College in 1976 with a degree in Biblical Studies. He pastored for 22 ...

Categories: Church Ministries, Church Ministries, Missions and Theology

Dara Brannan

Dara Brannan: Missionary and The Write Place director

Dara Brannan was born into a missionary family, growing up in Costa Rica, Colombia, Argentina and Paraguay. She found her own unique calling to educate teachers in Christian schools around the world after graduating from Evangel. Brannan has served as an Assemblies of God missionary and Missionary in Residence for Evangel, specializing in Latin America ...

Categories: Humanities, Humanities, Intercultural Studies

Dr. Robert Berg

Dr. Robert Berg: Professor of New Testament

Though Dr. Robert Berg may have left the Big Apple for the Midwest when he joined the Evangel University faculty in 1989, he is still a New Yorker at heart. After growing up as a pastor’s kid, Dr. Berg majored in Political Science at Wheaton College with aspirations to serve in a congressional office in ...

Categories: Bible and Theology, Biblical Languages, Biblical Studies, Church Ministries, Missions and Theology

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Dr. Mark Wootton: Professor of Church Ministries

Dr. Mark Wootton joined the Central Bible College (now Evangel University) faculty to teach church ministries courses in 2000. Prior to teaching, Wootton served as a church planter in Ohio and as a lead pastor in Arizona and Missouri. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and raised in Cambridge, Ohio, Dr. Wootton attended Central Bible College and ...

Categories: Church Ministries, Church Ministries, Church Ministries, Missions and Theology

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