Master's Program Faculty
Will Hanstein, M.A.
Will Hanstein holds a B.A. in Bible and an M.A. in New Testament from Freed-Hardeman University. Hanstein has worked with congregations in Tennessee, Texas, and Colorado. He has done mission work in the South Pacific, Russia, and various parts of the United States. He is the Dean of Graduate Studies for the Bear Valley Bible Institute in Denver, CO, where he has been since 2004, and is the editor of the Entrusted Word. Hanstein and his wife Jeni reside in Denver, CO.
Earl Edwards, D. Miss.
Earl Edwards holds a B.A. from David Lipscomb University, an M.Th. from Harding Graduate School in Memphis and a D.Miss. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Edwards was a missionary in Italy for 16 years and also served as director of the Florence Bible School. He has worked with various stateside congregations in Kansas, Arkansas, and Tennessee. He is Director of Graduate Studies for Freed-Hardeman University and an elder and evangelist for the Finger church of Christ in Finger, TN. Edwards and his wife Lora reside in Henderson, TN.
Jerry Martin, Ph.D.
Jerry Martin holds a B.A. in Bible and an M.S. in Counseling from Southern Christian University. He is working toward his Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Southern Christian. Martin has worked with congregations in Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, Colorado, and Tennessee. He is the pulpit minister for the Cordova church of Christ in Cordova, TN, an instructor at the Memphis School of Preaching, and a counselor in the Memphis area. Martin and his wife Denise reside in Cordova, TN.
Pat McIntosh, D. Min.
Pat McIntosh holds a B.A., an M.S., an M.Div., and a D.Min. from Southern Christian University. He is working on his Ph.D. from the same institution. McIntosh has worked with various congregations in Texas. He is the Assistant Director of Extension Schools for the Bear Valley Bible Institute and is based in Cleburne, TX, where he and his wife Cheryl reside.
Stafford North, Ph.D.
Stafford North holds a B.A. in Speech from Abilene Christian, an M.A. in Speech from Louisiana State, and a Ph.D. in Speech from the University of Florida. North has worked with congregations in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Florida. He is best known for his work at Oklahoma Christian University, where he has served since 1952. North has served there as a Bible teacher and also as an administrator, including twenty years as Executive Vice President. He is one of the elders at the Memorial Road church of Christ in Oklahoma City. North and his wife Jo Anne reside in Edmond, OK.
Dan Owen, Ph.D.
Dan Owen holds a B.A. in Bible and Biblical languages from Oklahoma Christian University, an M.A. in Greek New Testament from Harding Graduate School of Religion, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction, and Program Evaluation from Southern Illinois University. Owen has worked with congregations in Mississippi, Texas, and Kentucky. He also taught for six years at the Bear Valley Bible Institute and served as Academic Dean. He has been the pulpit minister for the Broadway church of Christ in Paducah, KY, since 1987. He and his wife Cindy reside in Paducah.
Denny Petrillo, Ph.D.
Denny Petrillo holds a B.A. from Harding University, an M.A. from Harding Graduate School of Religion, and a Ph.D. in Religious Adult Education from the University of Nebraska. Petrillo has worked with congregations in Mississippi and Colorado, and was an instructor at York College. He is the President of the Bear Valley Bible Institute in Denver, CO, where he has been an instructor since 1984. Petrillo and his wife Kathy reside in Littleton, CO.
Mike Rogers, M.A.
Mike Rogers holds a B.S. in Biblical Studies and an M.A in New Testament from Freed-Hardeman University. Rogers has worked with congregations in Kentucky and Tennessee. He is the pulpit minister for the Covington church of Christ in Covington, TN, where he and his wife Bonita reside.
Bart Warren, M.Div.
Bart Warren holds a B.S. in Accounting from Oklahoma Christian University and an M.Div. from Freed-Hardeman University. Warren is currently the pulpit minister for the South Green Street church of Christ in Glasgow, KY and the associate editor of the Entrusted Word. He and his wife Laura reside in Glasgow, KY.