Baptist Bible College is in a wonderful position to have lecturers that not only have the academic qualifications, but also the practical experience gained through full time Christian service. These men and women bring to our students a wide range of expertise and godly wisdom.
Dr. Ken and Carrie Liles has been in the ministry for 47 years. He and his wife, Carrie, were missionaries in Iran for 13 years where they planted three churches, started two Christian schools and a Bible Institute. Ken has taught at Baptist Bible College, Springfield, MO, pastored South Knollwood Baptist Church, Topeka, KS and has his Doctoral degree in ministry and education from Midwestern Baptist Bible College, Kansas City, MO. He is the Educational Consultant for Baptist Bible College. And teaches Apologetics, Ethics and Mission classes.
Tom and Gail Gritts were approved as BBFI Missionaries in May of 1981. They are both graduates of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. Tom is a church planter and Dean of Students at BBC. He started Temple Baptist in Wolverhampton and from this work two other works have been planted in the Cannock area. Gail serves as college Registrar and also has degrees in Women’s Studies and Biblical Counseling. Tom teaches Cross Cultural Communication, Church Administration, Pastoral Theology and Music.
J. A. and Pam Richards were approved as Baptist Bible Fellowship Missionaries to Wales in May 1988. J. A. has a BSBA from Pittsburg State University and is a 1988 graduate of Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Missouri, They arrived in Colwyn Bay, Wales in September 1989. He pastored, Woodhill Baptist Church, and built it up to the point of planting two further works, one in LLanfairfechan, and one in Llandudno. In 2002 he turned the work in Colwyn Bay over and moved to Cardiff where he ministers in the Cornwall Street Baptist Church. JA and his wife, Pam, have one son and two daughters. JA teaches Corinthians and Eschatology.
Damian and Ruth Pickett were approved as missionaries to England in September 2001. Damian is a graduate of Clearwater Christian College in Clearwater, Florida. Ruth is an education major graduating from Broward Community College and Florida Atlantic University. After planting Kingsmead Baptist Church in Cannock, he now pastors Ebenezer Baptist Church in Newton Heath, Manchester. Damian teaches Doctrine and Old Testament Survey.
Rev Alan L. Fearnhead is Pastor of Community Baptist Church serving the area of Prestwich & Whitefield in North Manchester. He has a Diploma in Theology & Pastoral Studies from Metropolitan Tabernacle, London and 17 years pastoral/ministerial experience in evangelical Bible believing Baptist churches. He teaches Baptist Distinctives.
Mary Herman attended college at South Eastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Oklahoma, and Southwest Missouri State University and Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. Mary graduated in 1971, from BBC, with a degree in elementary education and missions. Miss Herman taught at Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri, for 30 years. She teaches English, Methods of Teaching and Child Growth and Development.
Rev. Leonard James is one of the first graduates of Baptist Bible College. He pastored Bible Baptist Church in Nuneaton for many years and now pastors the Woodhill Baptist Church in Colwyn Bay. Bro James is President of the Baptist Bible Fellowship GB and teaches Homiletics and Personal Evangelism.
Jose and Carol Esquibel were approved as Baptist Bible Fellowship missionaries to England in September 1995. Jose is a graduate of theology and has a BS degree in missions from Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Missouri. Carol has a graduate of Christian education degree and a BS in missions from Baptist Bible College. They currently pastor the Alconbury Baptist Church near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Bro Esquibel teaches Baptist History, Ethics and Biblical Counselling.
Rev Keith Mills is a BBFI missionary to Scotland with the Baptist Bible Fellowship. He and Mariella are graduates of Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. Keith has planted Dunbar Bible Baptist Church in Dunbar, Scotland. Keith teaches Life of Paul.
Rev Paul Williams is a 2009 graduate of BBC. Paul has been serving as Associate Pastor with Temple Baptist Church and teaches the adult class there. Paul teaches Life of Christ and Old Testament Survey.