Participant Stories

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Participant Stories

Marshall Stokes, D.Min. 2009
"Our congregation had reached a plateau, and I needed someone to believe in me and the congregation I pastor. In God's great economy, I was led to this place of learning, challenge, and hope. My first doctoral class was a challenge, to say the least. However, God was working both in me and on me to bring about a wonderful plan of spiritual development, both personally and professionally." Read Marshall's story.
 
Michelle Thompson, D.Min. 2004
"The first 12 years of my life, I lived in Korea. During those years, I experienced and witnessed the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit working through God's people and bringing about hope and joy even in the midst of the aftermath of the Korean War. ... I was only 4 or 5 years old when I began to help in the church's soup kitchen, yet I was old enough to know how great it felt to help others and to be part of God's work." Read Michelle's story.
 
Brian Krushel, D.Min. 2007
"I have been serving full-time at Camrose Church of God in Alberta, Canada, since the summer of 1985. At this point of my life, I realize I am halfway through my productive years of ministry. The Doctor of Ministry Studies Program at Anderson University School of Theology offers me the necessary academic and spiritual discipline to finish the second half of my career well." Read Brian's story.
 
Bart Riggins, D.Min. Participant
"I'm a bi-vocational pastor. I work as computer analyst while at the same time serving as the senior pastor at Queensborough Church of God in Shreveport, La. ... I added the Doctor of Ministry Program to an already full schedule. But as a leader in the church, I want to be in a position in which I can muster up the greatest contribution for and toward the body of Christ to the glory of God." Read Bart's story.