Dr. James Turner, BMin, ThM, ThD (CHANCELLOR)
Dr. Turner began his ministry in western Pennsylvania where he pastored Shadyside Baptist Church for 10 years. Since moving to Texas, he has pastored churches in Bowie, Wichita Falls, and is now the pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Turner earned his Bachelor of Ministry from Luther Rice Seminary, his Master of Theology from Salt Lake Baptist College, and his Doctor of Theology from Texas Theological University and Seminary.
Dr. Wayne Hudson, ThB, ThM, ThD (PRESIDENT/DEAN OF ACADEMICS)
Dr. Hudson pastored for over twenty-five years, serving in Bayou Drive Baptist Church in Alvin, Texas for 23 years and Calvary Baptist Church in Burkburnett, Texas for 3 years. He is currently an evangelist sponsored by Metropolitan Baptist Church.Dr. Hudson earned his Bachelor of Theology from American Baptist College, his Master of Theology from Temple Baptist College, and his Doctor of Theology from Trinity Valley Baptist Seminary.
Dr. Bruce Martin, BFA, MM, DD (DEAN OF MISSIONS)
Dr. Martin grew up on the mission field of Mexico. He was saved at the age of 8 and surrendered to the ministry at 12, working beside his father, Dr. Milton Martin. After marrying, he and his family served in the field of Mexico for 6 years, in Honduras for 17 years, and currently they work throughout Latin America and with Spanish works in the States.Dr. Martin earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinematography at Bob Jones University, his Master of Missions from Texas Theological University and Seminary, and his Doctor of Divinity from Great Plains Baptist Divinity School.
Shannon Eaton, ABS, ThB, ThM (DEAN OF STUDENTS)
Shannon Eaton served as pastor of Pitkin Avenue Baptist Church in Fowler Colorado from 2004 to 2007 and He is presently the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and has been serving as Senior Pastor since 2007. Bro. Eaton earned his Associate in Bible from Independent Baptist College, is a graduate of Texas Theological University and Seminary and holds a Masters in Theology. He is presently pursuing his Doctorate in Theology at Texas Theological University and Seminary. Bro. Eaton has been married to Marci since 1985, have two children and four grandchildren. The Eatons currently reside in Hurst, Texas.
Jeffry Evans (TECH)
Jeffry Evans has worked in information technology, web development and business intelligence for 14 years. He has helped companies make and save significant money, as well as running his own successful business. His has a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, with a major in computer information systems. He has a wife and one child, and is currently employed full-time, as well as ministering part time for Metropolitan Baptist Church and Texas Theological University & Seminary in developing software systems, online courses, etc.
Sarah Evans, BBA, (REGISTRAR)
Sarah Evans grew in a Christian home and accepted Christ as her Savior at the age of 8, but later realized she had not fully understood and was gloriously saved at the age of 16. Sarah graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2005 with a double major in both Business Marketing and Information Systems. Sarah and Jeffry Evans have been married since 2007, and have been members of Metropolitan Church since 2013.
Dr. F. Robert Hrebik, AET, ASB, AMS, ABM, BS, MBA, PhD (PROFESSOR)
Dr. Hrebik served for six years in the U.S. Marine Corps. His unit was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation for action in Vietnam. He entered college under the G.I. Bill. Dr Hrebik has also served on the advisory board of Faith Baptist College and Seminary in Seneca, Pennsylvania. He earned his Associate Degrees in Electronic Technology, Specialized Business, Management Sales, and Business Management from GTE and Pennsylvania Center for Degree Studies. He has a Bachelors of Science in Management, Master of Business Administration and PhD in Business Management from California Coast University.
David Lott, ThB, MABC (PROFESSOR)
David grew up in a Christian home and made a profession of faith at the age of seven. However, he later realized he had not fully understood what salvation was all about, and trusted Christ as his Savior at the age of 18. In March of 1987, David surrendered his life for Christian service as a missionary. David and his wife, Beth, along with their four children have served as church-planting missionaries in Guatemala, Central America, since 1991. They have established three churches that are now organized, each with their own pastors. David studied Sacred Music at Bob Jones University for two years, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology with a minor in Missions from Great Plains Baptist College, and a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling from Luther-Rice University and Seminary. David also continues to teach at Hope Baptist Bible Institute in Guatemala City, where he has taught regularly since 1999.
Jonathon Lott, BAMin (PROFESSOR)
Jonathan Lott grew up on the mission field in Guatemala with his parents David and Beth Lott, and accepted Christ as Savior at age 7. He received his B.A in Pastoral Ministries from Pensacola Christian College in 2012. The same year he married Rocío and moved to Peru. He and his family have been full-time missionaries to Peru since 2013. He and his wife now have 3 children and live in San Ramón, Peru and are dedicated to the training of nationals in Peru’s Central Jungle and beyond. Jonathan teaches in the International side of Texas Theological University.
Doris Davison, BMis, DD (PROFESSOR)
Dr. Doris Davison is the wife of former pastor and foreign missionary Arthur Davison. They were missionaries in Africa and Brazil for over 22 years. After the death of her husband in 2009, Dr. Davison earned her Associates and Bachelor of Missions Degrees from Texas Theological University and Seminary. She has four sons, four daughters-in-law, eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
Charles Searcy, ABS, ThB (PROFESSOR)
Charles Searcy has served in many churches for almost 40 years beginning in 1980 in Heidelberg, Germany at Faith Baptist Church serving as Associate Pastor and then Pastor, After completing his tour of duty in the Army in Germany, he and his wife, Junhee, were transferred to Fort Hood, TX and quickly joined Faith Baptist Church in Killeen, TX where he and his wife served at Faith Baptist Church as Children’s ministry pastor and back up Music Director. Then, were transferred to Panama City, Panama and quickly joined Faith Baptist Church in Panama City and served in the Children’s Buss Ministry and as back up Music Minister. At the end of their tour in Panama was discharged from the military and moved back to Fort Worth, Tx. He and Junhee joined Spring Valley Baptist Church and served in several capacities teaching, preaching and leading music. Most notable was 10 year tenure at The Wellington Retirement Center providing preaching and ministry as their “Pastor” while continuing to teach Sunday School at Spring Valley Baptist. In 2010, he accepted the call to become pastor of Hemphill Baptist Temple in Fort Worth, TX serving there for 5 years. He is presently the Associate Pastor [Music] of Calvary Baptist Church and has been serving since 2015 as Music Director and Sunday School teacher. Bro. Searcy earned his Associate in Bible from Independent Baptist College, is a graduate of Texas Theological University and Seminary and holds a Bachelor in Theology. He is presently pursuing his Masters in Theology at Texas Theological University and Seminary. Bro. Searcy has been married to Junhee since 1986, have three children and one grandson. The Searcy’s currently reside in Fort Worth, Texas.