Faculty

SFBC&TS are proud of their faculty. Every member of the faculty is dedicated to the cause of Christ and to building students in their Christian experience. Listed below are the members of the faculty with their credentials. The year after each name indicates the beginning year of service at SFBC&TS. 

 

Division of Biblical Studies

Esa Autero, Th.D. 

2004

Dean of Faculty

Chair, Division of Biblical Studies

Th.B., University of Helsinki 

Th.M., University of Helsinki 

Th.D., University of Helsinki 

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Biblical Languages, New Testament

 

Tom Davis, M.Div.

 

2008

Full-Time Professor

Division of Biblical Studies 

Th.B., Florida Bible College

M.Div., Luther Rice Seminary

Graduate Work, Dallas Theological Seminary

Expertise: Greek, Ministry, Theology 

 

Dr. John Stevenson

2004

Full-Time Professor

Division of Biblical Studies 

B.A. in Biblical Education & Theology, Miami Christian College 

M.Div. in Biblical Studies, Knox Theological Seminary 

D.Min. in Old Testament and Preaching, Reformed Theological Seminary 

Expertise: Bible, Ministry

 

Dr. George Fredericks

 

1995

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.S. in Humanities, Clearwater Christian College 

M.A. in Biblical Studies, Graduate School of Theology, Miami Christian College 

Th.M. in Biblical Languages, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary 

Th.D. in Semitic Languages and Archaeology, Tyndale Theological Seminary

Expertise: Languages, Bible

 

Andrew A. Vuksic, Ph.D.

 

2014

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies 

Ph.D., Lynn University

M.Div., Reformed Theological Seminary

B.A., St. Thomas University

Graduate Work, Dallas Theological Seminary

Expertise: Greek, Apologetics, Spiritual Disciplines 

 

Jodyann Reid, D.Min. (Candidate)

 

2009

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

D.Min. (Candidacy), Knox Theological Seminary

M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, Knox Theological Seminary

M.A. in Christianity and Culture Knox Theological Seminary

Expertise: Theology, Bible, Ministry

 

Scott Schuleit, M.A.

 

2012

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A., University of Wisconsin Parkside 

M.A., Knox Theological Seminary 

Expertise: Bible, Theology, New Testament

 

Lee Barnett, D.Min.

 

                2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A. in Religion, Belmont University

M.A. in Religion, Liberty University

D.Min, Liberty University

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Hermeneutics

 

Donald Atkinson, D.Min.

 

                2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A., Athens College

M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

D.Min., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Old Testament

 

Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.

 

2012

Visiting Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A., Tulane University 

M.A., Wheaton Graduate School

D.Min., Knox Theological Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Theology, New Testament

 

Charles Michelsen

2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

M.Div., Liberty University

Expertise: Bible, Church History

Dr. James Chester

 

2014

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A. of Science, Barry University

M.Div. in Theology, Knox Theological Seminary

D.Min. in Theology, Knox Theology Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Evangelism

 

Dr. Roosevelt Liberty

 

2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

M.Div. in Theology, Knox Theological Seminary

D.Min. in Theology, Knox Theological Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Missiology

 

Gary Cohen, Th.D.

 

2002

Visiting Professor

Division of Biblical Studies

B.A., Central High School of Philadelphia

B.S.Ed., Temple University

M.Div., Faith Theological Seminary

S.T.M., Faith Theological Seminary

Th.D., Grace Theological Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Church History

 

Division of Christian Education

Mary Drabik, M.R.E., M.B.A.

 

1989

Full-Time Professor

Division of Christian Education

B.A. in Biblical Studies, South Florida Bible College 

M.R.E. in Religious Education, South Florida Theological Seminary 

M.B.A. in Postsecondary Education Mgmt., Whitefield Theological Seminary

DCE (Hon), Cohen Theological Seminary

 

Dr. Thomas Drabik, Jr.

 

1985

Full-Time Professor

Division of Christian Education 

B.A. in Religious Education, South Florida Bible College

M.A. in Religious and Biblical Education, South Florida Theological Seminary

D.R.E. in Religious Education, South Florida Theological Seminary

Expertise: Bible, Religious Education, Ethics

 

Dr. Victor Frias (Candidate)

 

2010

Adjunct Professor

Division of Christian Education 
B.S. Elementary Education, St. John's University     
M.S. in Special and Bilingual Education, Adelphi University

M.S. in Educaional Leadership and Administration, Baruch College

D.R.E. in Religious Education (Candidacy), South Florida Theological Seminary
Expertise: Education   

 

Dr. Willam Valmyr

 

2002

Adjunct Professor

Division of Christian Education

B.S. in Psychology, Nova Southeastern University

M.S. in Education, Nova Southeastern University

D.R.E. in Religious Education, South Florida Theological Seminary

D.Min. (Candidate), Oral Roberts University

Expertise: Education 


 Bruce Wagner

 

2010

Adjunct Professor

Division of Christian Education 
B.A. in Psychology, Penn State University 
M.S. in Library and Information Studies, Florida State University 
M.Div. in Christian Education, Luther Rice Seminary 
Expertise: Education

 

Division of General Studies

Dr. Rhianna Rogers

 

2006

Visiting Professor

Division of General Studies

B.A. in Social Sciences, Florida Atlantic University

Certificate in Ethnic Studies, Florida Atlantic University

M.A. in History, Florida Atlantic University

R.P.A., Register of Professional Archaeology

Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, Florida Atlantic University

Expertise: History, Anthropology, New World colonization, Christian conversion

 

George Sharp, Ph.D.

 

2002

Visiting Professor

Division of General Studies

B.S., Purdue University 

M.T.S., Logos Graduate School

M.E., University of Oklahoma

Phd, Kent College

Expertise: Education, Earth Science

 

Beth Hall, B.A.

 

2012

Adjunct Professor

Division of General Studies

B.A., FIZO College 

Expertise: English, ESOL

 

Carol Eades, D.Ed.

 

                2013

                Adjunct Professor

Division of General Studies

B.A. in English and Political Science, University of Kentucky

M.S. in Educational Counseling and Psychology, University of Kentucky

D.Ed. in Curriculum and Education, University of Kentucky

Expertise: General Education, English

 

Dr. Joseph Finn

 

2008

Adjunct Professor

Division of General Studies

B.A. in History, Florida International University

M.A. in Humanities, California State University-Santo Domingo

Ph.D. in History, Greenwich University

Postdoctoral Studies in Religion and Culture, Greenwich University

Expertise: History, American Culture, Social Sciences

 

Robert Boutwell, Esq.

 

1990

Adjunct Professor

Division of General Studies

B.A. in Psychology, Hartford University 

J.D., University of Notre Dame

Expertise: Bible and Law

 

Mikelange Olbel, M.S.

 

2012

Adjunct Professor

Division of Business Studies

B.A., University of Dubuque 

M.S., Iowa State University 

Expertise: Business

 

Russell Stevens, M.B.A.

 

                2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Business Studies

B.A. in Business Administration, California State University at Fullerton

M.B.A. in Nonprofit Management, Hope International University

Expertise: Business


Division of Behavioral Sciences

Lucia Hanciuta, M.S.

 

2010

Adjunct Professor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.A. in Law Studies, Law University (Bucharest)

M.S. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Nova Southeastern University

Expertise: Counseling, Psychology, Education

 

Hasshmad Aguiar

 

2010

Adjunct Professor

Division  of  Behavioral Sciences
B.S. Psychology, Univale University (Brazil)
M.A. in Mental Health Counseling, Barry University 
Expertise: Counseling, Psychology

 

Saul Thermidor, Esq.

 

2005

Adjunct Professor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.A. in Psychology, St. Leo University

M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, Liberty University

LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor

J.D., Nova Southeastern University

Expertise: Law, Ministry, Counseling

 

 

Josephine Branch

       

                2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.A. in Christian Counseling, South Florida Bible College

Expertise: Christian Counseling, Education

  

Wayne Jeffries

 

                2011

Adjunct Instructor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.S. in Christian Education, Hyles-Anderson College

M.S. in Personal Services, Bob Jones University

Expertise: Christian Counseling, Education

 

Vernice Gibson

 

                2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.A. in Business Administration, Clark Atlanta University

M.Div. in Pastoral Counseling, Interdenominational Theological Center

D.Ed. in Pastoral Community Counseling, Argosy University

 

David Brown, Ph.D.

 

                 2013

                 Adjunct Professor

Division of Behavioral Sciences

B.A. in French and Theological Studies, Hanover College

M.A. in Counseling, Cincinnati Christian University

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Auburn University

 

Division of  Pastoral Ministry

Dr. Mark Donelly

 

2008

Adjunct Professor

Interim Chair, Division of Pastoral Ministry

B.A. in Philosophy and Religion, Travecca Nazarene University

M.Div. in Bible and Ministry, Nazarene Theological Seminary

D.Min in Ministry and Bible, Oral Roberts University

Expertise: Ministry, Bible

 

Rev. Andrew Wells, M.A.

 

2003

Adjunct Professor

Division of Pastoral Ministry

B.A. in Pastoral Ministry, South Florida Bible College

M.A. in Christian Counseling, South Florida Theological Seminary

 

David Rambarran, M.Div.

 

2010

Adjunct Professor

Division of Pastoral Ministry

B.A., Interpersonal Group Communication, Trinity International University

M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary

Expertise: Ministry

 

Jay Clason, M.A.

 

2013

Adjunct Professor

Division of Pastoral Ministry

B.A., in Broadcasting and Journalism, Tennessee Temple University

B.S., Secondary Education and Child Psychology, Faith Evangelistic Christian College

M.A., Christian Ministry, Liberty University

Expertise: Bible, Theology, Ministry