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Who better to train preachers than preachers? There is more to learning than what can be found in books. Our faculty have years of experience in preaching and doing the work of an evangelist..

- Brian R. Kenyon

Stephen C. Atnip


recieved a B.A. and M.A. from Southern Christian University, and he also graduated from the Bear Valley School of Biblical Studies. He has served as Principal, Black Creek Christian School and is the current preacher for the Black Creek church of Christ in Middleburg, FL. He teaches Bible and Bible related subjects.

Bob Bauer


has attended both the University of Cincinnati and the Florida School of Preaching. He has preached for congregations in Florida for the past ten years and is currently working with the Orange Street congregation in Auburndale. Bob has been involved in mission campaigns to Ghana, West Africa since 1990 and has also done radio work. He currently writes a religious column for the local newspaper. He teaches Bible and Bible-related subjects.

Mike Elledge


is a graduate of the Florida School of Preaching (1995). He attended Central Michigan University. He worked with the church of Christ in Alachua, FL from 1995 to 2001. While there he conducted gospel meetings and participated in radio programs. From 2001 to 2004, he worked with the Midway church of Christ in Sarasota, Fl and studied Sociology and English at Manatee Community College. He is now preaching for Palm Habor church of Christ in Palm Harbor, FL. He teaches Bible and Bible related subjects.

Nathan Franson


has been preaching for the Kissimmee (Florida) church of Christ since 2009, the same year he graduated from the Memphis School of Preaching. He speaks at Gospel meetings and lectureships. He has written several articles along with a tract, Ten Questions to Ask a Mormon and has just completed a DVD containing information, photographs and a Power- Point lesson on Mormonism. He teaches Bible and Bible-related subjects.

Brian R. Kenyon


is a graduate of the Florida School of Preaching, 1991, and has an A.S. degree from the Florida Institute of Technology, 1984. He has three degrees from Freed-Hardeman University. In 1993, he received an M.A. in New Testament. Brian has worked with churches in New Iberia, LA, North Jackson Church of Christ, Bartow, FL, Enville Church of Christ, Enville, TN and Friendship Church of Christ, TN. Brian has also worked on Campaigns in Scotland, Ghana and Jamaica. He teaches Bible, Greek and Bible-related subjects.

Uleysses Richardson


has been preaching for the Southside church of Christ, Tampa, since 2005. He also serves on the school’s board of directors. He received formal education from Florida School of Preaching (1994 graduate), Maryland University, Tacoma, WA, Branch (AA, 1982), and a certificate from Okaloosa Junior College, Fort Walton Beach, FL (1977). He served 26 years in the United States Air Force. In his 23 years of preaching, he has also served congregations in Tennessee and New Mexico. He teaches Bible and Bible-related subjects..

Daniel Stearsman


serves as a deacon with the Orange Street church of Christ in Auburndale, FL. He is a pharmacist and an assistant professor in the Department of Bioethics, Medical Humanities, and Palliative Care in the College of Medicine at University of South Florida, Tampa. He received his formal education from Hillsborough Community College (AA, 1996), University of Florida College of Pharmacy (Doctor of Pharmacy, 2000), Southern Christian University (BA, 2005), University of South Florida College of Medicine (MABMH, 2009), and is currently enrolled in the graduate program at Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver. He teaches Bible-related subjects..

Ted Wheeler


graduated from the Florida School of Preaching in 1984. Following graduation, Ted and his family moved to Ghana, West Africa, where worked for the next five years. During this time they were involved in building up existing congregations, establishing new congregations in rural areas, and Ted also served as an instructor at the National Bible Institute, a preacher training school, in Accra. Since 1989, Ted has served as the minister for the church in Venice and has continued to conduct annual campaigns to Ghana. Ted has also helped in Costa Rica, Haiti, Cote D'Ivoire, Senegal, Togo and Tanzania. He teaches Missions, Computers and Bible related subjects. Ted also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.