Faculty Directory

Steve Bagby

Rev. Steve Bagby

B.A. in Bible and CE - Vennard College, 1984
M.Div. - Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1989
Th.M. - Reformed Theological Seminary, 1993
Clinical Pastoral Education - Iowa Methodist Medical Center, 1997-1998

Instructor in Bible, Theology, and Apologetics

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KMBC, 2013-Present
Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 2007-2013
Pastor, United Methodist Church, 1993-2007
Adjunct Professor, Vennard College, Fall 1996
Pastor, Independent Methodist Church, 1988-1993
Manager, Jackson Stereo Services Inc., 1984-1988

Former Vice President of the Iowa Holiness Assoc.
Former Chairman of the Youth Committee for the Iowa Holiness Association
Lecturer on Pastoring the Smaller ChurchThe Doctrine and Practice of Prayer, and Christian Stewardship

Vennard College Service Award, 1983
Member of Delta Epsilon Chi, 1984
Member of Evangelical Teacher Training Association, 1984
Joint Recipient of the Wesley Biblical Outstanding Graduate, 1989
Holds Ordination in the Church of the Nazarene

 Beth Bagby

B.A. in Bible and Christian Education - Vennard College, 1976
M.A. in Christian Education - Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1989

Instructor in Christian Education and Elementary Education

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KMBC, 2013-Present
Adjunct Professor, KMBC, January 2012
Homeschool Teacher K-12th, 1996-2011
Adjunct Professor, Vennard College, 1995
Elementary Ed. Teacher, Cruger, MS, 1989-1992
Academic Secretary/Assistant Registrar, Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1985-1988
Director of Vennard Kiddie Kollege, 1979-1985
Instructor, Vennard College, 1979-1984
Director of Soul Purpose Drama Team, Vennard College, 1976-1984
Asst. Dir. of Vennard Kiddie Kollege, 1976-1979

Joint Recipient of the Wesley Biblical Outstanding Graduate, 1989
Member of Evang. Teacher Training Assoc., 1975

Steve Bagby
Pat Bowen

Pat Bowen

B.A. - Asbury College, 1967
M.A. in Library and Information Science - University of Iowa, 1989

Librarian

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KMBC, 1991-Present
College Librarian, Nazarene Indian Bible College, 1986-1991
College Librarian, Vennard College, 1980-1985
Instructor in Bible, Chattanooga Public Schools, 1974-1980
English Teacher & Librarian, Lustre Bible Academy, 1969-1974
7th & 8th Grade English Teacher, Delanco Public School, 1967-1968

Zane Darland

B.A. in Religion, Majoring in Christian Education - KMBC, 2012
Holy Land Studies, Jerusalem University College, Summer 2013
M.A.R. - Southern Evangelical Seminary, In Progress

Instructor, Webmaster,
Program Director at Mountain Gospel Radio

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KMBC, 2012-Present
Mountain Gospel Radio, 2011-Present

Member of Delta Epsilon Chi, 2012

Zane Darland
Barbara Deaton

Barbara Deaton

Theological Diploma - KMBI, 1972
B.A. - Asbury College, 1974
M.A.R. - Asbury Theological Seminary, 1976
Graduate Work - Morehead State University, 1994

Instructor in English, Missions, and Christian Education

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KMBC, 1994-Present
Bethany Christian Mission Center, 1984-1994
World Gospel Mission, 1976-1981

Dr. Richard Englehardt

B.A. in Religion, Majoring in Ministerial Studies with Greek - KMBC, 1994
Holy Land Study Tour, Jerusalem University College, 1997
M.A.R. with Historical and Theological Emphasis, M.Div. - Evangelical Seminary, 2000
D.Min., Denver Seminary, 2013

Instructor in Bible, Theology, and History
Registrar

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KMBC, 2000-Present
Pastor, Evang. Congregational Church, 2012-Present
Pastor, Evangelical Christian Church, 1994-2000

Member of American Society of Church History, Conference on Faith and History
Holds Ordination in the Wesleyan Church

Richard Englehardt
Jonette Englehardt

Rev. Jonette Englehardt

B.A. in Biblical Literature and Christian Ministries - Indiana Wesleyan University, 1996
M.Div. - Asbury Theological Seminary, 2000

Instructor in Bible and Theology
Field Ministries Director

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KMBC, 2009 to Present
Reserve Chaplain in the  United States Army, 2009 to Present
Active Chaplain in the United States Army, 2002-2009
Associate Pastor in the Wesleyan Church, 2000-2001

Rev. Gale Finney

B.S. - Owosso College, 1965
University of Kansas, Summer 1967
M.A. - Eastern Michigan University, 1972
Bible Lands Travel Study, 1981
M.A., M.Div. Cincinnati Christian Seminary, 1993

Instructor in Bible and Languages

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KMBC, 1973 to Present

Gale Finney
Tom Lorimer

Rev. Tom Lorimer

B.A. in Biblical Literature - Olivet Nazarene University, 1977
M.A. in Biblical Literature - Olivet Nazarene University, 1981
M.Ch.M. - Olivet Nazarene University, 1988

Instructor in Bible, Worldview, and Homiletics
Executive Vice President
Academic Dean

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KMBC, 1995 to Present
Pastor of Five Mile Community Ch., 1995-Present
Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene, 1976-1995

Author of If There is a God; Who Do I Think I Am? and Why Not? Why Is Premarital Sex is Wrong?
Abstractor for Religious and Theological Abstracts
Member of the Evangelical Theological Society
Vice Pres. of the Breathitt Co. Ministerial Assoc.
Listed in Who's Who in Religion and Who's Who in American Christian Leaders

Steve Lorimer

A.A. in Biblical Studies - KMBC, 2005
B.A. in Religion - KMBC, 2007
M.B.A. - Aspen University, 2012

Director of Information Technology
Finance Director

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KMBC, 2008 to Present

Steve Lorimer
Dan Lorimer

Dan Lorimer

B.A. in Religion - KMBC, 2009
M.Ed. - Aspen University, In Progress

Instructor in Technology
General Manager of Mountain Gospel Radio

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KMBC, 2009 to Present
General Manager, Mountain Gospel Radio, 2011-Present
Teaching Assistant, KMBC, 2008-2010

Rev. Jim Nelson

B.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics - Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1988
M.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics - Virginia Polytechnic and State University, 1992

Instructor in Math and Science
Dean of Students; Dean of Men
International Student Coordinator

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KMBC Professor, 1995 to Present
High School Algebra Teacher, 
Mt. Carmel High School, 2004-2012
KMBC Men's Dorm Supervisor, 1995-2002
United States Army and Vietnam War, 1966-1968

Prison Ministry, 2000-Present
Homeless, Hospital, Nursing Home, Prison, and Tract Evangelism Ministries
Former Research and Teaching Assistant, 
Virginia Tech
Holds Ordination in the Kentucky Mountain Holiness Association


Jim Nelson

David Paul

Rev. David Paul

A.A. in Biblical Studies - KMBC, 1968
B.A. in Biblical Studies - Vennard College, 1970
Graduate Work - Indiana Wesleyan University, 1994-1998
M.A. in Behavioral Studies - Lael Graduate School, 2004

Instructor in Homiletics and Philosophy

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KMBC Professor, 2011-Present 
Pastor in the Wesleyan Church, 1984-2011
Christian School Administrator, 1980-2003
Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facility, WV, 1998-2000
Pastor in the Evangelical Methodist Church, 1969-1984

Optimist Club President, Dalton GA, 1974-1975
Vennard Outstanding Student Award, 1970
Holds Ordination in the Wesleyan Church


Dr. Philip Speas

A.A. in Biblical Studies - KMBI, 1979
B.A. - Vennard College, 1980
M.Div. - Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1983
D.D. - Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1996

KMBC President; KMHA President; 
Instructor in Worldview

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KMBC, 1993 to Present - President
Pastor in the Church of the Nazarene, 1983-1993


Phil Speas

David Street

Rev. David Street

B.A. in Biblical Literature - 
Olivet Nazarene University, 1968
M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies -
Wheaton University, 1974
Eta Beta Roh - Honor Society

Instructor in Bible, Theology, and Comparative Religions

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KMBC Professor, 2002 to Present
Evangelist, Church of the Nazarene, 1972-Present
Substitute Teacher in Indiana, 1976-1989
Substitute Teacher in Illinois, 1968-1974
Pastor, Church of the Nazarene, 1970-1972
Evangelist, Church of the Nazarene, 1968-1970
Certified Teacher's Certificate, State of Illinois, 1968-1970

Guest Lecturer on Creation and the Book of Genesis
Guest Lecturer in Guyana, South America for Pastor's Continuing Education
Guest Lecturer at Faith Bible College, Cairo, Egypt - Three Occasions
Guest Lecturer at Faith Bible College Pastors and Students Retreat, Alexandria, Egypt
Evangelist in Guyana, South America, Nine Occasions
Evangelist in Jamaica, West Indies, Five Occasions


Michele Tipton

A.A. in Biblical Studies - KMBI, 1981
B.A. in Religion - Vennard College, 1983
M.A.R. - Wesley Biblical Seminary, 1989

Instructor in Bible and Theology

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KMBC, 1993 to Present: Professor
Statistician for the Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi Divisional Headquarters of the Salvation Army, 1987-1993

Ordained Deacon in the Church of the Nazarene
Former District VBS Director


Michele Tipton

Charla White

Charla White

A.A. - Lee's College, 1998
B.A. in Elementary Education - Alice Lloyd College, 2001
M.A. in Education - Eastern Kentucky University, 2007

Instructor in Elementary Education

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Grade School Teacher, Beattyville, KY - 2001 to Present
KMBC, 2007 to Present: Professor

Reading Writing Specialist P-12
Phi Theta Kappa - current member and former president
Alpha Chi - current member
Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of Distinguished Women Educators 


Jay Wisler

A.A. in Biblical Studies - KMBC, 2001
B.A. in Music - Asbury University, 2003
M.Mus. with Vocal Performance - Morehead State University, 2009

Instructor in Music

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KMBC, 2008-Present
KMBC, 2005-2007: Chief Admissions Officer


Jay Wisler

Amber Wisler

 


Amber Wisler

B.A. in Religion - KMBC, 2006
M.A. in Special Education / Learning and Behavioral Disabilities - Georgetown College, In Progress

Instructor in Christian Education

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KMBC, 2007-Present