Faculty, Administration & Board

Types of Faculty:

Senior Faculty develop curriculum, design assessment tools, train Associate Faculty, set academic policies, and commend degree candidates.

Associate Faculty provide academic quality assurance primarily in BILD Cloud through portfolio assessment validation reviews for all demonstrations of competency by students.

Faculty Members:

  • Randy Beckett, Senior Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Associate Dean, Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development; Assistant Pastor, CityChurch of Ames-Des Moines (Ames, IA). B.S. Iowa State University; M.Min., Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development.

  • Bill Burns, Senior Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Associate Dean, Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development; Associate Pastor, CityChurch of Ames-Des Moines, (Ames, IA). B.S. Philadelphia College of Bible; M.Th. Dallas Theological Seminary; D.Min. studies, Dallas Theological Seminary.

  • Subhash Dongardive, Associate Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Associate General Secretary for the Evangelical Fellowship of India. B.Th., B.D., M.Th. Union Biblical Seminary (Pune); D.Min. candidate Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

  • Carol Francis, Associate Faculty. Ministry.
    President and Lead Consultant, WilsonWorks Consulting. BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.Div. in Religious Education, Emory University.

  • Caleb Keller, Senior Faculty.
    Ministry and Theology. SIMA Consultant Working Knowledge, Inc. B.A. Philosophy and History, Iowa State University; M.Min. Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development.

  • Stephen Kemp, Senior Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Academic Dean, Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development; Associate Pastor of CityChurch of Ames-Des Moines (Ames, IA). B.A. Moody Bible Institute; M.Div. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Ph.D. Loyola University/ Chicago.

  • Chadwick Mohan, Associate Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Lead Pastor of New Life Assemblies of God Church (Chennai, India). B.E. Karunya Institute of Technology; M.Div. South Asia Bible College; D.Min. GordonConwell Theological Seminary.

  • Jeff Reed, Senior Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    President, Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development; Senior Pastor, CityChurch of Ames-Des Moines (Ames, IA).

  • Thinagaran Richard, Associate Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Director, EKTA Church Planting and Leadership Development Network. B.A. University of Madras; B.D. Union Biblical Seminary (Pune); D.Min. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

  • Mathews Varghese, Associate Faculty. Ministry.
    Director, Good News Ministries; Senior Pastor of Good News Centre and Church. BA, Bhopal University; MA, Barkatullah University; B.D., Southern Asia Bible College; M.Th., Asia Theological Seminary; D.Min. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

  • Javier Velasquez, Associate Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Associate Dean, Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development . B.S. Columbia Bible College; M.Ed. Wheaton College Graduate School; Ph.D. candidate, PRODOLA.

  • J. Watson, Associate Faculty. Ministry and Theology.
    Executive Director, Church Growth Association of India. B.S. Madurai Kamaraj University; B.D Serampore College ; D.Min. candidate GordonConwell Theological Seminary.

  • Ray Williams, Associate Faculty. Ministry.
    Community Ministries Pastor, Fellowship Bible Church, Little Rock; Founder and Network Team Leader, Nehemiah Network. B.S.E. Ouachita Baptist University; M.A. University of Arkansas Little Rock.

  • Zhiqiu Xu, Associate Faculty. Ministry.
    Faculty, Columbia International University; Executive Director of the North American Mainland Chinese Mission. B.A., Renmin University; M.A., Peking University; M.Div., Westminster Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Boston University

Administration:

  • Michael Vos.  Chief Executive Officer.
  • Jeff Reed.  Founder and President.

  • Stephen Kemp.  Academic Dean.
  • Bill Burns.  Associate Dean.
  • Randy Beckett.  Associate Dean.
  • Javier Velasquez.  Associate Dean.

  • Nathan Haila.  Chief Innovation Officer.
  • Josh Sents.  Chief Operating Officer.

Board:

  • Keith Cook.  Chair.  Ames, Iowa.
  • Don Johnson.  Treasurer.  Ames, Iowa.
  • Jeff Reed.  President.  Ames, Iowa.
  • Jay Staker.  Director.  Huxley, Iowa.
  • Michael Vos.  CEO.  Des Moines, Iowa.