2021-2022 Manna University Faculty

Full Time

Bob Clanton

B.A. – University of Louisiana
M.Div. – Melodyland School of Theology
D.Min. – Reformed Theological Seminary

Biblical Studies and Church History

Steven Crowther

B.Min. – Covington Theological Seminary
M.Min. – Covington Theological Seminary
M.A.T.S. – Asbury Theological Seminary
Ph.D. (Global Leadership) – Regent University

Biblical Studies, Christian History, Leadership, Practical Ministry, and Theology

Stefanie Ertel

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A. (Organizational Leadership) – Regent University

Leadership

Tom Johnson

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A.R. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
*pursuing D.Min. (Christian Leadership & Renewal) – Regent University
Biblical Studies, Missions, and Practical Ministry

Elsa McBride

B.S. – UNC Chapel Hill
M.L.S. – North Carolina Central University
Library Services

Ronald McBride

B.S. – Fayetteville State University
M.L.S. – North Carolina Central University
M.A. (Christian Leadership) – Grace College of Divinity
*pursuing Ph.D. (Educational Leadership) – Liberty University
Leadership and Ministry

John McIntyre

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A.R. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
Ed.S. – Regent University

Biblical Studies and Theology

Carlo Serrano

B.A. (Psychology) – American Military University
M.A. (Pastoral Counseling) –  Liberty University
Ph.D. (Organizational Leadership) – Regent University

Biblical Studies, Counseling, General Education, Leadership, and Practical Ministry

Part Time

Scott Adams

B.A. (Religious Studies) – Regent University
M.A.R. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

D.Min. (Applied Theology) – Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D. (New Testament) – Radboud University, Netherlands

Biblical Studies, Christian History, Practical Ministry, and Theology

Natalie Aaron

B.S. – Indiana Wesleyan University
M.A. (Anthropology) – Ball State University
Post Graduate Studies in Leadership – Regent University
General Education and Intercultural Studies

Farid Awad

B.Th. – Zion Bible College
M.A.R. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
M.R.E. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
D.Min. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
Biblical Studies, Christian History, Practical Ministry, and Theology

Diane Axon

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A. (Human Services Counseling: Crisis Response and Trauma) – Liberty University

Ed.D. (Community Care and Counseling: Traumatology) – Liberty University
Counseling

Justin Crowther

B. Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.B.A. – Regent University

Mathematics

Gary Faulkner

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A.T. S. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
M.Div. – Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

Biblical Studies and Theology

Chris Fletcher

B.A. (Music) – Campbell University
M.A.C.L. – Grace College of Divinity

Worship

Michael Fletcher

B.Th. – Manna Christian College
M.Min. – Southwestern Christian University

Leadership and Theology

Christopher Floro

B.S. (Civil Engineering) – Ohio Northern
University
M.A. (Pastoral Counseling) – Covenant
Theological Seminary
M.A. (Counseling) – Webster University
M.Th. – Covenant Theological Seminary
Counseling

Richard Gaffney

B.S. – Campbell University
M.A. (Biblical Studies) – Regent University

Biblical Studies and Missions

Benjamin Goodman

B.A. (Philosophy and History) – Rutgers College
M.A. (Philosophy) – UNC Chapel Hill

Philosophy and Practical Ministry

Leo Lawson

B.A. (Education) – University of
Kentucky
M.A. (Intercultural Studies) – Fuller Graduate School
D.I.S. – Fuller Graduate School

Intercultural Studies

Tim Leever

B.S. (Pastoral Ministries) – Fort Wayne Bible College
M.Div. – Alliance Theological Seminary
D.Min. (Expository Preaching) – Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Biblical Studies and Theology

Denise Merritt

M.A. (Marriage and Family) – Liberty University
M.Div. – Oral Roberts University
D.Min. – Oblate School of Theology

Counseling and General Education

David Michalski

B.M. – Humber College (Canada)
B.Th. – Manna Christian College
M.A. (Applied Biblical Studies) – Moody Seminary

Biblical Studies, Practical Ministry, and Worship

Michael Ray

B.Div. – Grace College of Divinity
M.A.C.L. – Grace College
of Divinity
Intercultural Studies

Cynthia Suffern

B.A. (Radio, TV, Motion Pictures) – UNC Chapel Hill
M.A. (Apologetics) – Southern Evangelical

Seminary
Apologetics, Cultural Anthropology, World Religions, Philosophy, and Worldview

Mike Traylor

B.S. (Math) – Fayetteville State University
M.Ed. (Education/Math) – NC State University

Math