LEADERSHIP AND FACULTY

LEADERSHIP

The President/CEO provides oversight of Agathon UAF through the Executive Faculty, which collaborates in developing, empowering, and assessing Agathon UAF’s strategies, programs, and operations. The Faculty also provide key leadership for Agathon UAF as members of Agathon UAF’s Academic Leadership Council (ALC), which collaborates on program and curriculum development, delivery, and assessment.

10

Executive Faculty

(Executive and Administrative)

40

Faculty

(Teaching Fellows, Mentoring Faculty, Professors, All Ranks)

EXECUTIVE FACULTY (10)

Kendall Branom – Director of Institutional Effectiveness / Teaching Fellow

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology) (in progress)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science, (Business Administration)
Colorado State University

Martin Cochran, MEd – Academic Dean / Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Master of Education (Cross-Cultural Teaching)
National University

Bachelor of Arts (Counseling Psychology)
San Diego Christian College

Associate of Science (Cardiovascular Technology)
Grossmont College

Ben Coleman, M.Acc – CFO / Assistant Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Accountancy
Colorado State University

Bachelor of Science, (Business Administration)
Colorado State University

Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies)
Frontier School of the Bible

Christopher Cone, ThD, PhD, PhD – President / Research Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy, (Philosophy)
University of North Texas

Doctor of Philosophy (Theology)
Trinity School of Apologetics and Theology

Master of Education (Institutional Leadership)
Regent University

Doctor of Theology (Biblical Studies)
Scofield Graduate School

Master of Biblical Studies
Scofield Graduate School

Bachelor of Biblical Studies
Tyndale Biblical Institute

Undergraduate Studies
Moody Bible Institute

Anne Fenske, MA – Director of Enrollment Mgmt / Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Leadership for Senior Executives Program
Center for Management Research

Principle Licensure
University of Phoenix

Master of Arts (Education, Curriculum, and Instruction)
Colorado Christian University

Bachelor of Arts (Elementary Education / Math, Science)
National College of Education

William George – Vice President of Enrollment Management / Teaching Fellow

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
AgathonEDU

Vice President of Business Development
EDUThrift

Vice President of Sales
Exegetica Publishing

Vice President of Business Development
1024 Marketing

Tony Kerns, MBA – Vice President of Learner Success / Associate Professor, Applied Faith

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Florida Metropolitan University

Bachelor of Biblical Studies (Pastoral Theology and Youth Ministry)
Tampa Bay Bible College

Bradley Maston, PhD – Executive Vice President / Professor, Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Jewish Studies)
Scofield Theological Seminary

Master of Arts (Biblical Studies)
Channel Islands Bible College and Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Music / Minor in History)
Colorado State University

Bryant Poythress – Learner Success Coordinator / Teaching Fellow

Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
National American University

Associate of Science (Communications Technology)
Electronics Institute

Christian Twombly – Registrar / Teaching Fellow

Bachelor of Arts
Cairn University

FACULTY (40)

Jordan Ballard, PhD – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Theology and Apologetics)
Liberty University

Master of Sacred Theology
Dallas Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity
Liberty University

Bachelor of Science (Business Management)
Liberty University

Robert Bell, DMin, PhD – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Apologetics and Theology)
Trinity Theological Seminary

Doctor of Ministry
Luther Rice Seminary

Master of Religious Education
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Master of Science (Criminal Justice Administration)
University of Central Missouri

Bachelor of Science (Criminal Justice)
Florida International University

Associate of Arts (Criminal Justice)
Daytona Beach Community College

Josiah Boyd, ThM, DMin – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Ministry (Advanced Expository Preaching)
Dallas Theological Seminary

Master of Theology (Exposition of Biblical Books)
Dallas Theological Seminary

Master of Teaching, BEd (Secondary Education)
University of Calgary

Master of Science (Kinesiology)
University of Saskatchewan

Bachelor of Kinesiology
McMaster University

J. Trent Boyd, MS – Undergraduate Program Director / Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Master of Science, (Education)
Cairn University

Bachelor of Theology
Covington Theological Seminary

Diploma (Advanced Biblical Ministries)
New Brunswick Bible Institute

Diploma (Children’s Ministries)
Children’s Ministries Institute

Diploma (Biblical and Theological Studies)
New Brunswick Bible Institute

Kendall Branom – Director of Institutional Effectiveness / Teaching Fellow

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology) (in progress)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science, (Business Administration)
Colorado State University

Jeff Christianson, PhD – Professor of Science and Worldview

Doctor of Philosophy (Physical Chemistry)
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Postdoctoral Research
University of Delaware

Graduate Researcher
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Hirschfelder Fellowship
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pei Wang Fellowship
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry and Mathematics)
Truman State University

Martin Cochran, MEd – Academic Dean / Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Master of Education (Cross-Cultural Teaching)
National University

Bachelor of Arts (Counseling Psychology)
San Diego Christian College

Associate of Science (Cardiovascular Technology)
Grossmont College

Ben Coleman, M.Acc – CFO / Assistant Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Accountancy
Colorado State University

Bachelor of Science, (Business Administration)
Colorado State University

Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies)
Frontier School of the Bible

Christopher Cone, ThD, PhD, PhD – President / Research Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy, (Philosophy)
University of North Texas

Doctor of Philosophy (Theology)
Trinity School of Apologetics and Theology

Master of Education (Institutional Leadership)
Regent University

Doctor of Theology (Biblical Studies)
Scofield Graduate School

Master of Biblical Studies
Scofield Graduate School

Bachelor of Biblical Studies
Tyndale Biblical Institute

Undergraduate Studies
Moody Bible Institute

Cary Couch, M.E – Assistant Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Education (Administration)
Grand Canyon University

Bachelor of Arts
Wayland Baptist University

Diploma of Christian Studies
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Randall DeVille, EdD – Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Education (Teacher Leadership)
Walden University

Master of Science (Biblical Studies)
Calvary Theological Seminary

Teaching Certification (Secondary Mathematics)
McNeese State

Bachelor of Arts (Pastoral Studies)
Calvary Bible College

Jennifer (Jamie) Ervin, EdD – Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Education (Educational Leadership)

Liberty University

Education Specialist (Ed.S)
Liberty University

Master of Education (Special Education)
Ohio University

Bachelor of Science (with Licensure in Adolescent to Young Adult Social Studies Education)
University of Rio Grande

Roger Fankhauser, DMin – Professor of Applied Faith

Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Ministry
Phoenix Seminary

Master of Theology
Phoenix Seminary

Bachelor of Science (Chemical Engineering)
Washington State University

Anne Fenske, MA – Director of Enrollment Mgmt / Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Leadership for Senior Executives Program
Center for Management Research

Principle Licensure
University of Phoenix

Master of Arts (Education, Curriculum, and Instruction)
Colorado Christian University

Bachelor of Arts (Elementary Education / Math, Science)
National College of Education

William George – Vice President of Enrollment Management / Teaching Fellow

Chief Operating Officer (COO)
AgathonEDU

Vice President of Business Development
EDUThrift

Vice President of Sales
Exegetica Publishing

Vice President of Business Development
1024 Marketing

Daniel Goepfrich, ThM, DMin – Associate Professor of Greek and Hebrew

Doctor of Ministry (Discipleship)
Trinity School of Apologetics and Theology

Master of Theology (Bible and Theology)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Pastoral Studies)
Faith Baptist Bible College

Jacob Heaton – Teaching Fellow

Master of Divinity Studies
Colorado Biblical University

Master of Theology Studies
Chafer Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts
Frontier School of the Bible

Tony Kerns, MBA – Vice President of Learner Success / Associate Professor, Applied Faith

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Florida Metropolitan University

Bachelor of Biblical Studies (Pastoral Theology and Youth Ministry)
Tampa Bay Bible College

Stephen Lewis, PhD – Distinguished Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy (Higher Education Administration)
University of North Texas

Master of Theology (Th.M)
Dallas Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Theology (Th.B)
Multnomah University

Associates of Arts
College of the Desert

Jeremiah Loubet, MA, DMin (studies) – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Ministry (Apologetics) – In Progress
Veritas International University

Master of Arts (Apologetics/Philosophy of Religion)
Veritas International University

Master of Arts (Theological Studies )
Veritas International University

Bachelor of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Shasta Bible College and Graduate School

Miranda Lowery, MBA, MA – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Calvary University

Master of Business Administration (Leadership)
Colorado Christian University

Bachelor of Arts (International Studies and Spanish Major / Philosophy Minor)
Monmouth College

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Study Abroad Program – Costa Rica (Spanish)

Bradley Maston, PhD – Executive Vice President / Professor, Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Jewish Studies)
Scofield Theological Seminary

Master of Arts (Biblical Studies)
Channel Islands Bible College and Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Music / Minor in History)
Colorado State University

Alex Morris, MDiv, PhD – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Old Testament)
Baptist Bible Seminary

Master of Divinity
Baptist Bible Seminary

Bachelor of Science (Engineering/Chemical Engineering)
University of Pennsylvania

Jimmy Odom – Teaching Fellow

Leadership Certificate – National League of Cities
Former Associate County Commissioner, Cass County, Missouri
Former Mayor of Belton, Missouri
Former Board Chairman, Belton Regional Medical Center
Former Vice Chairman, Policy Committee for Economic Development, Missouri Municipal League
Former Chairman, Metropolitan Mayor’s Caucus

John Oglesby, MA – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy Studies (Bible and Theology)
Calvary University

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Calvary University

Bachelor of Science (Advanced Biblical Studies)
Calvary University

Sierra Oglesby, MA – Assistant Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Master of Arts (Teaching)
University of Central Missouri

Bachelor of Science (Mathematics)
University of West Florida

Ruth Patterson, CPC, CMPE, MAcc – Associate Professor of Finance and Leadership

Master of Accountancy
University of West Florida

Bachelor of Accounting
University of West Florida

Mark Perkins, MDiv – Associate Professor of Greek and Hebrew

Master of Divinity
Talbot Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Literature)
Asuza Pacific University

Classical Studies
University of Houston

Bryant Poythress – Learner Success Coordinator / Teaching Fellow

Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
National American University

Associate of Science (Communications Technology)
Electronics Institute

E. Dane Rogers, MBS – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Biblical Studies
Chafer Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Hispanic and Italian Studies)
University of Victoria, BC

Certificate in Spanish Fluency
Universidad de Cuenca, EC

David Santos, PhD – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (History) (in progress)
Liberty University

Master of Arts (Classic Mediterranean History)
University of Leicester

Master of Divinity
Luther Rice Seminary

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Doctor of Philosophy (Biblical Studies)
Louisiana Baptist University

Master of Theological Studies
Scofield Graduate School

Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies)
Louisiana Baptist University

Associate of Arts (General Education)
Shasta Community College

Steve Spurlin, DTS, PhD – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy Studies
Calvary University

Doctor of Philosophy (Theology)
Scofield Graduate School

Doctor of Theological Studies
Trinity School of Apologetics and Theology

Master of Theological Studies
Tyndale Biblical Institute

Bachelor of Arts in Music
Williams Baptist College

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Williams Baptist College

Dan Starcevich, ThM, PhD – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Bible and Theology)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Master of Theology (Pastoral Counseling)
Dallas Theological Seminary

Master of Science (Information Systems)
University of Southern California

Bachelor of Science (Business Administration)
Hawaii Pacific University

Leandro Tarrataca, ThD – Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership

Doctor of Theology
Newburgh Theological Seminary

Master of Theological Sciences
Calvary Theological Seminary

Michael Thompson, ThM, MA – Associate Professor of Hebrew

Doctor of Philosophy Studies
Baptist Bible Seminary

Master of Arts (Ancient Near East Languages)
Catholic University of America

Master of Theology (Th.M)
Dallas Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science (Economics)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Christian Twombly – Registrar / Teaching Fellow

Bachelor of Arts
Cairn University

Charles Dennis Waltemeyer, PhD – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Biblical Studies)
Louisiana Baptist University

Master of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Tyndale Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science (Biblical Studies)
Moody Bible Institute

Bachelor of Science (Criminology)
University of Albuquerque

Jonathan Ward, MMin, MDiv – Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Divinity
Luther Rice Seminary

Master of MInistry
Baptist Bible Seminary

Diploma in Biblical and Theological Studies
Victoria Corner

Ralph Watson, MA – Associate Professor of Applied Faith

Master of Arts (Ministry)
Carver Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Science (Criminal Justice Administration)
Lincoln University

Paul Weaver, ThM, PhD – Professor of Applied Faith

Doctor of Philosophy (Bible Exposition)
Baptist Bible Seminary

Master of Theology
Dallas Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts (Bible and Theology)
Appalachian Bible College

Diploma
Word of Life Bible Institute