Faculty

Averaging over 15 years of experience, ABC's faculty are passionate about training students.

Appalachian Bible College has a high standard for its faculty in both Christian character and academic achievement. Each faculty member is actively involved in a local church, embodies ABC's mission and motto, and has a 2 Timothy 2:2 heart.

ABC Faculty

Daniel Hanshew – V.P. for Academics

B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.Div., Capital Bible Seminary
Th.M., Capital Bible Seminary

Daniel L. Anderson – Professor

President of Appalachian Bible College
Diploma, Appalachian Bible College
B.A., Faith Baptist Bible College
M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary
S.T.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Th.D., Dallas Theological Seminary

Rosalie W. Anderson – Assistant Professor


Diploma, Appalachian Bible College
B.A., Bethel College
M.A., Marshall University

Tim Barton – Instructor


Th.B., Appalachian Bible College

Daniel Best – Instructor

Chair of the Youth and Family Ministry Major
Th.B., Appalachian Bible College
M.A., The Master's College

Cora Burch – Professor

Chair of Elementary Education Ministry Major
B.S., Concord College
M.S., Pensacola Christian College
Ed.D., Pensacola Christian College

David Childs – Assistant Professor

Vice President for Student Services
B.A., Bob Jones University
M.Div., Grace Theological Seminary

Linda Childs – Instructor

Dean of Women
B.A., Bob Jones University

Lance Duncan – Associate Professor


B.A., Bryan College
M.A., Dallas Theological Seminary
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary

David Dunkerton – Instructor

Librarian
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.S., Clarion University

Kevin Gullion – Instructor

Dean of Men
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.A., Bethany Divinity College and Seminary

Linda Hammons – Instructor

Missions Nursing Concentration Coordinator
B.A., Colby College
B.Med.Sc., Emory University
M.A., Appalachian Bible College

Spencer Hammons – Instructor

Director of Practical Christian Service
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.A., Piedmont International University

David Holloway – Instructor

Vice President for Extension Ministries
B.S., Tennessee Temple University

Ken Lilly – Assistant Professor

Vice President for Business
Diploma, Word of Life Bible Institute
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.A., Liberty University
EMBA, West Virginia University

Joel Madasu – Professor

Director of Religious Activities and Education, Mount Olive Bible College
B.A., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
M.A., Piedmont International University
Ph.D., Piedmont International University

Cheryl Parvin – Associate Professor


B.A., Appalachian Bible College
B.A., Cedarville College
M.A., West Virginia University

Phillip R. Peterson – Instructor

Chair of the Missions Ministry Major
B.S., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
M.A., Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Joel Pinter – Professor

Chair of the Interdisciplinary Ministry Major
B.A., Bob Jones University
Th.M., Dallas Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Bob Jones University

John Rinehart – Professor

Dean of Graduate Studies
Certificate, Appalachian Bible College
B.A., Fairhaven Baptist College
M.A., Valparaiso University
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Jonathan Rinker – Assistant Professor

Vice President for Development
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.Div., Virginia Beach Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Baptist Bible Seminary

Erin Rowe – Instructor


B.S., Bob Jones University

Tim Rowe – Instructor

Registrar
B.A., Bob Jones University
M.A., Bob Jones University (in progress)

John Skaggs – Instructor

Chair of the Camping Ministry Major
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
M.A., Appalachian Bible College

Bob Sprigg – Professor

Director of Mount Olive Bible College
B.A., Piedmont International University
M.A., Piedmont International University
Ph.D., Piedmont International University (in progress)

Abbey Stiles – Instructor

Missions TESOL Concentration Coordinator
B.A., Appalachian Bible College
TESOL Certification, Global Leadership College

Roger VanMaasdam – Instructor

Chair of the Music Ministry Major
B.S., Bob Jones University
M.S., Heart of America Bible College