Faculty & Staff

Graduate School Faculty

Dr. Carol Alexander

Dr. Carol Alexander

Director of the Graduate School
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Education

PhD in Contemporary Leadership, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales
MTh, University of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
Dip. Theol, Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, Mattersey, England

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvement

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

About

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 Director 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 lives in Los Angeles, California. They are an extremely close-knit family and love spending time together.


Dr. Paul Alexander

Dr. Paul Alexander

President of Trinity Bible College & Graduate School, Ellendale, North Dakota
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Twitter: @drpaulalexander

Education

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

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvement

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)

About

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

Dr. Dave Bennett

Director of Accelerate
dbennett@trinitybiblecollege.edu

Education

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

About

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

Dr. Michael Bommarito

Chair, Biblical and Theological Studies
mbommarito@trinitybiblecollege.edu
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Education

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

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvement

Rotary International
The Salvation Army
Joy International
Welcome House

About

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

Dr. Johan Hendrik Mostert

Education

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

Professional Experience

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.

About

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

Noel Sanderson

Associate Professor
nsanderson@trinitybiblecollege.edu
www.noelsanderson.net
Twitter: @noelpsanderson

Education

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

Professional Experience

Ordained 1982, Assemblies of God, South Africa
Lead pastor, lead elder and ministry leader in churches in South Africa and the United States

Volunteer Involvements

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)

Publications

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

About

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.


Aaron Thurber

Aaron Thurber

Associate Professor of Bible and Theology
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Education

Ph.D. studies in Systematic Theology with secondary focus in Church History, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School at Trinity International University, Deerfiled, Illinois
M.Div. with Theology focus, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, Massachusetts
B.S. in Pastoral Ministry, Minor in Missions, Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
A.S. in Engineering Science, Genesee Community College, Batavia, New York

Professional Experience

Associate Professor of Bible and Theology at Trinity Bible College & Graduate School
Attends conferences such as the A/G Educators Conference and the Society for Pentecostal Studies
Attends A/G District events such as Minister’s Enrichment and District Council

Volunteer Involvements

Youth Soccer Coach
Royal Rangers Outpost Commander
Church Board Member
Short-term Missions Trips

About

Aaron was raised in New York on a dairy farm before pursuing his education.  He has enjoyed the opportunity to live in North Dakota for the past 13 years.  His wife, Karen, was raised in New York City before pursuing her education, and has enjoyed the more holistic lifestyle offered by the upper Midwest region.  They have four children.  The family enjoys outdoor activities, such as running, hunting, and gardening; and loves participating in local church life.


Dr. Scott Townsend

Scott Townsend

Assistant Director of the Graduate School
stownsend@trinitybiblecollege.edu
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Education

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

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvements

Board member, New Life Assembly of God, Ellendale, ND
Committee Member, Ellendale, ND

About

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. Douglas Witherup

Dr. Douglas Witherup

DWitherup@ncag.org
Twitter: @douglaswitherup

Education

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

Professional Experience

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

Other Involvement

Member of Board of Regents, Southeastern University

About

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

Phyllis C. Kuno

Director of Library
phylliskuno@trinitybiblecollege.edu
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Education

MS, Library and Information Science, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
BA, Biblical Studies and Pre-Counseling Minor, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, North Dakota

Professional Experience

Library Director, Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, SD – September 2008-July 2013
Library Director, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND – September 1995-August 2007

Volunteer Involvements

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

About

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.


Matt Payne

Matt Payne

Enrollment Counselor
mattpayne@trinitybiblecollege.edu
Twitter: @mattkpayne

Education

M.A. Missional Leadership, Trinity Bible College
B.A. Applied Liberal Arts - English, Communication Minor, University of Central Oklahoma

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvements

Past Board Member, Freedom Church Aberdeen
Feeding South Dakota
Victory Church Outreaches

About

Matt is married to Maggie. Together they have served on and led ministry teams since they were married in 2010. Matt is a worship leader, a teacher, and is passionate about leadership development. 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 read, watch Sooner football, watch movies, grill, and make delicious BBQ in his smoker.


Dwight Sandoz

Dwight Sandoz

Education

M.A. Missional Leadership Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 2017
B.A. Bible and Theology, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 1984

Professional Experience

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
Leadership Coach

Volunteer Involvements

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

Publication

The Coaching Journey, Advancing Leaders in the Small Church. Enrichment Journal, Spring 2012.

About

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.


Nadine Sandoz

Nadine Sandoz

Education

M.A. Missional Leadership Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 2017
B.A. Bible and Theology, Music minor, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND, 1986

Professional Experience

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

Volunteer Involvements

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

About

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.


Jessica Saylor

Phyllis C. Kuno

Administrative Assistant of the Graduate School
jsaylor@trinitybiblecollege.edu

Professional Experience

Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of South Dakota
Office Manager, Sioux Falls Psychological Services, South Dakota
Office Manager, Red Door Therapy, Bismarck, North Dakota

Volunteer Involvements

Youth/Children’s Ministry, Gateway Community Fellowship, Bismarck, ND
Worship Team, Crosswalk Community Fellowship, Sioux Falls, SD
Women’s Leadership Board, Crosswalk Community Fellowship, Sioux Falls, SD
Worship Team, Sioux Falls First, Sioux Falls, SD

About

Jessica is a North Dakota native, originally from Bismarck. It was in Bismarck that she met and married Barry Saylor, Assistant Professor of Bible and Theology at TBCGS. Jessica has served in many capacities in ministry, including leading/teaching women's Bible studies and speaking at an annual Women's Conference during her time on the Women's Ministries Board at Crosswalk Community Church (Sioux Falls, SD). Jessica first discovered a marriage between her passion for ministry and her organizational skills while working in the SD Assemblies of God District Office as the Administrative Assistant. In this role, Jessica assisted ministers through the credentialing process, organized details for SDAG events, and designed and maintained a website that advanced the SDAG to a new level technologically. Jessica has also served alongside her husband Barry as youth, children’s, and associate pastors. Together they have two beautiful daughters, Peyton and Olivia. Jessica loves her time with family, playing games, watching movies, and making each other laugh.