Faculty

 

Haekyung An, M.Mus, M.Mus, D.M.A. – Assosciate Professor of Music – B.Mus. (Vocal Performance), New England Conservatory of Music, 1994; M.Mus. (Vocal Performance), New England Conservatory of Music, 2001; M.Mus. (Opera and Musical Theater), Southern Illinois University, 2004; D.M.A. (Vocal Performance), University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2011

Norman Baker, M.Div, Th.M. – Adjunct Faculty – B.A., (Bible Exposition), Calvary Bible College, 1986; M.Div., (Pastoral Ministry, Pastoral Counseling), Trinity Theological Seminary, 1989; Th.M., (Bible Exposition), Dallas Theological Seminary, 1998

Chris Basel, M.S. – Adjunct Faculty – B.A. (Chemistry), William Jewell College, 1979; M.S. (Analytical Chemistry), University of Kansas, 1982

Melanie Basham, M.Mus.  – Adjunct Faculty – B.M.(Music) University of New Mexico, 1998; M.M. (Performance) University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001.

Thomas Baurain, D.Min, Ph.D. – Seminary Director, Professor of Bible and Theology – B.A. (Chemistry), Lawrence College, 1963; Th.M. (Bible Exposition), Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980; D.Min. (Adult Education), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1989; Ph.D. studies (Higher Education, ABD), Loyola University of Chicago.

Teddy Bitner, M.A., M.M.A.S., D.Min. – Chief Academic Officer, VP Academics, Professor of History – B.S. (Business Administration), University of Central Missouri, 1972; M.A. (Christian Ministry), Wheaton College, 1982; M.M.A.S. (Military History), U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, 1983; D.Min. (Pastoral Theology), Trinity Theological Seminary, 1982; Diploma (National Strategic Studies), U.S. Army War College, 1995.

Larry Blanchard, M.Div. – Adjunct Faculty – B.A. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 1993; M.Div., Capital Bible Seminary, 1996.

Tom Bonine, Ph.D.  – Professor of Education – B.A. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 1967; M.A. (Education Administration), University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1974; Ph.D. (Education Administration), University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1990

Joaquim Braga, M.A., Ph.D (in progress) – Adjunct Faculty – B.S. (Biblical Counseling and Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 2001; M.Div. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2005; M.A. (Biblical Counseling), Dallas Theological Seminary, 2007; Ph.D. (in progress) (Family Therapy), Texas Woman’s University.

Barb Bridges, M.S.  – Adjunct Faculty – B.A., University of Kansas, 1975; M.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2000.

Jessica Cary, M.Mus. – Adjunct Faculty – B.M. (Music-Instrumental), Concordia College, 2011; M.Mus. (Performance) University of Missouri, 2013; DMA in progress.

Un Chong Christopher, M.Mus. – Associate Professor of Music, Head of Piano – B.Mus. (Piano Performance), University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music, 1982; M.Mus. (Voice Performance), University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music, 1989

James L. Clark, Ph.D. – Distinguished Guest Lecturer; President Emeritus; B.S. (Music/Christian Education) 1967; M. Div., Trinity College & Seminary, 1989; Ph. D. Trinity College & Seminary, 1992.

Christopher Cone, Th.D., Ph.D., Ph.D. – President, Research Professor of Bible and Theology – Undergraduate Studies, Moody Bible Institute, 1992-1994; B.B.S. (Biblical Studies), Tyndale Biblical Institute, 1996; M.B.S. (Biblical Studies), Scofield Graduate School, 1997; Th.D. (Biblical Studies), Scofield Graduate School, 2005; M.Ed. (Leadership and Administration), Regent University, 2005; Ph.D. (Theology), Trinity School of Theology, Kerala India, 2008; Ph.D. (Philosophy), University of North Texas, 2011. Website: drcone.com.

Cheryl Costable, M.A., RPT – Adjunct Faculty – B.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Bible College, 2008; M.A. (Mental Health Counseling), MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2011; RPT, (Registered Play Therapist), MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2012;  Certified Member of Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

Thomas Crank, M.A. – Adjunct Faculty – B.A. (Communication Arts), College of the Ozarks, 2009; M.A. (Writing) Missouri State University, 2011.

Mike Dodds, Th.M., D.Min.  – College Director, Professor of Ministry Studies – B.A. (English/Secondary Education), Asbury College, 1971; Th.M. (Systematic Theology), Dallas Theological Seminary, 1982; D.Min. (Pastoral Ministry), Dallas Theological Seminary, 1997.

Bill Gibbs, M.S.  – Adjunct Faculty – B.A., University of Missouri, Kansas City, 1990; M.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Theological Seminary, 1997.

Keith Gibson, M.A. – Adjunct Faculty – B.S., (Psychology), Palm Beach Atlantic University, 1987, M.A., (Religion), Liberty University, 1991.

Mark Hager, M.Div., D.B.C – Biblical Counseling and Training Center Director and Assistant Professor – B.A. and M.Div., International Bible College and Seminary; Doctor of Biblical Counseling, Master’s International; Ph.D (in progress) (Biblical Counseling), Trinity Theological Seminary.  Certified Biblical counselor and workshop instructor, National Association of Nouthetic Counselors (NANC), The International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC), and The American Academy of Biblical Counselors (AABC).

Matthew Haislip,  D.M.A. – Adjunct Faculty – B.S. (Music Education), Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2007; M.M. (Horn Performance), University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, 2009; D.M.A. (Horn Performance) 2015, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music and Dance.

Aaron Heath, M.Div. – Adjunct Faculty, Manager of Information Technologies – B.A. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 1998; M.Div. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2004.

Rose Henness,  M.A., M.A.C.E., M.S. – Assistant Professor of Education, Department Chair –  B.S. (Education [Family and Consumer Science]), Western Illinois University, 1978; M.A. (Gerontology), Western Illinois University, 1993; M.A.C.E. (Christian Education), Dallas Theological Seminary, 2009; M.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2010.

Victor (Skip) Hessel, M.B.A., D.M. – Chief Development Officer /Program Director for Organizational Development; Associate Professor of Organizational Development – B.S. (Bible & Human Resource Management), Calvary Bible College, 1996; M.B.A. (Human Resource Management, Marketing Research, & Organizational Behavior), University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2001; D.M. (Organizational Leadership), University of Phoenix, 2014.

Bobbie Jeffrey, M.A. – Department Chair of Theatre Arts; Professor of Theatre Arts – B.S. (Theatre and Psychology), University of Wisconsin, Steven’s Point, 1977; M.A. (Theatre), University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2009.

Jeffrey Justus, M.S., M.A. – Adjunct Faculty – B.B.A. (Business), University of Texas at Arlington, 1992; M.S. (Bible & Theology), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2013; M.A. (Organizational Development) 2015, Calvary Theological Seminary.

Sarah Kim, M.Mus., D.M.A.  – Adjunct Faculty – B.Mus. (Performance), Indiana University, 1997; M.Mus. (Violin), Yale School of Music, 1999; D.M.A. (Music Performance), State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2008.

Kaleb Krahn, B.S., M.F.A. – Instructor, Theatre Department – B.S., (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Bible College, 2009; M.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2016.

Keith Miller, Th.M., D.Min.  – Department Chair, Bible and Theology; Professor of Bible and Theology–  B.A. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 1969; Th.M. (Christian Education), Dallas Theological Seminary, 1973; D.Min., Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990.

Pat Miller, B.A., M.S., AABC Certified – Biblical Counseling Chair – Diploma, Moody Bible Institute, 1969; B.A. Western Illinois University, 1993; M.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2000; Certified Member of American Academy of Biblical Counselors (AABC).

Neil Nelson, Ph.D. – Professor of New Testament – B.S. University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1977; M.Div. North American Baptist Seminary, 1981; S.T.M. Dallas Theological Seminary, 1990; Ph.D. Dallas Theological Seminary, 2000.

Joshua Paxton, M.Div.  – Assistant Professor, Missions Coordinator– B.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Bible College, 2004; M.Div., Calvary Theological Seminary, 2009.

Arely Perez  – Assistant Director of Student Services, Dean of Women – B.S. (Biblical Counseling), Calvary Bible College 2012.

William Peycke, M.A., M.Div. – Adjunct Faculty –  B.A. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Bible College, 2003; M.A. (New Testament), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2006; M.Div. (Pastoral Studies), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2006.

Jeanette Regier, M.S.  – Athletic Director, Assistant Professor of Physical Education – B.S.E. (Physical Education), Emporia State University, 1992; M.S. (Health and Physical Education), Emporia State University, 2002.

Ken Rogers, M.B.A., M.S. – Adjunct Faculty – B.A. (Russian Literature), Syracuse University, 1974; M.B.A. (Marketing), Syracuse University, 1978; M.S. (Bible & Theology), Calvary Theological Seminary, 2008

Maria Russo, M.S.Ed. – Instructor of Education, Disability Services Coordinator – B.S.Ed. (Elementary Education), Central Missouri State University, 1985; M.S.Ed. (Elementary Education), University of Kansas, 2001.

Jeremy Schell, M.A. – Adjunct Faculty, Chorale Director – B.A. (Piano Performance), University of Missouri, Conservatory of Music & Dance, Kansas City, 2001; M.A. (Choral Conducting), University of Missouri, Conservatory of Music & Dance, Kansas City, 2012

Bill Schlacks, M.S., AABC and IABC Certified – Adjunct Faculty – B.A., Western State College, 1972; M.S., Indiana State University, 1974; Certified Member of American Academy of Biblical Counselors (AABC) and International Association of Biblical Counselors (IABC)

Bonnie L. Schmidt, M.Mus – Adjunct Faculty – B.S. (Music Education), William Jewell, 1977; M.M. (Vocal Performance) Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1980.

Grant Schmidt, M.C.M. – Adjunct Faculty – B.S. (Music Education), Williams Jewell, 1977; M.C.M. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1980.

Tiffany Smith, M.L.I.S.– Librarian, General Studies Department Chair, Instructor – B.A. (English and Spanish), Rockhurst University, 2011; M.L.I.S. (Reference Services), Wayne State University, 2014.

Tom Stolberg, M.Mus., D.M.A. – Department Chair of Music; Professor of Music – B.M.Ed. (Music Education), Illinois State University, 1981; M.Mus. (Vocal Performance and Choral Conducting), New Mexico State University, 1984; D.M.A. (Vocal Performance), University of Missouri, Kansas City, Conservatory of Music, 2005.

Eric Stricker, Ed.D – Graduate School Director, Program Director for Education; Professor of Education –B.S.E., (Secondary English Education), John Brown University, 1973; M.A.B.S., Biblical Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1978; Zertifikat (German), Goethe Institut, 1981;  M.Ed., Educational Administration, University of Arkansas, 1992; Ed.S., Educational Administration, University of Arkansas, 1994; Ed.D., Educational Leadership and Administration, University of Arkansas, 1996.

Terri Stricker, Ph.D. – Director of The Learning Center; Professor of English – B.S.E. (Education), University of Arkansas, 1988; M.A. (German), University of Arkansas, 1995; Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), University of Arkansas, 2000.

Cory Trowbridge, M.B.A. – Vice President of Student Services, Dean of Men, Associate Professor of General Studies – B.A. (Biblical Studies) Frontier School of the Bible, 2005; B.S. (Organizational Leadership), Calvary Bible College, 2008; M.B.A. (Business Administration), MidAmerica Nazarene University, 2010.

Germaine Washington, M.B.A., D.M. – Adjunct Faculty – A.S. (Criminal Justice) Missouri Western State University, 1996; B.S. (Criminal Justice) Missouri Western State University,1996; M.B.A. University of Phoenix, 2009; D.M. (Organizational Leadership) University of Phoenix, 2014.

Joel Williamson, Th.M., Ph.D (ABD) – Adjunct Faculty – B.A. (History), University of Texas at El Paso, 1970; Officer Basic Course, U. S. Army Adjutant General School, 1970; Th.M. (Old Testament) Dallas Theological Seminary, 1977; Ph.D. Candidate (Old Testament) Dallas Theological Seminary (present).