Grace the Key to Everything, End Time Prophecy, The Real Faith, Ministry Gifts, Jesus Revealed, Galatians, Missions, Book of Colossians
Deborah serves as Registrar of World Impact Bible Institute. She enjoys working one-on-one with the students, mentoring and encouraging them in all practical aspects. Her desire is that students would discover Jesus Christ, the hope of glory, living in them so they can experience the liberating freedom He brings to every area of life. Deborah, together with her husband, Howard, have served in full time ministry for the past 11 years as support ministers advancing the Gospel through World Impact Ministries. She currently resides in the greater Toronto area with her husband.
David W. Imler
Dean of Students: Gifts of the Holy Spirit, Biblical Preaching, Church History, The Church, International Ministry
David is passionate about "Knowing God and Making Him Known". He comes from the United States but has ministered in Canada for over 30 years. He graduated from Zion Bible College in Providence, RI. David has served as District Director of Youth and Education, Church Planter, Senior Pastor on the East Coast of Canada and of a multicultural congregation in the eastern part of the Greater Toronto Area. He has served on various Ministry Boards and a Denominational Executive. He was founding President of a non-profit housing corporation providing affordable housing, in Jesus name, to the community. World Mission has always been "front and center", with short-term teams and personal ministry to nations including: Hong Kong, Macau, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Romania, Ukraine, India, Cambodia, Pakistan, Tanzania and Liberia. At present, David serves as Dean of Students for WIBI. He travels for short visits in other countries to make preparations for future Gospel Festivals and Gospel Revolution Seminars in different parts of the world during the year. This contributes a fresh perspective on "world mission" along with several of our faculty who are active in missions now.
Dr. Betty Norris
After retiring from teaching elementary school for 29 years in Toronto, Dr. Norris worked for her church, providing counseling and teaching university courses. She received her B.Ed. from York University in Toronto, M.Ed. from ORU and her Doctorate in Christian education from California State Christian University. Dr Norris is an ordained pastor under the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies of Canada. Dr. Norris and her husband attend Toronto International Celebration Church, 190 Railside Circle. Today the Norris' family has grown from 4 boys and 4 adopted girls to 19 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Her greatest desire is to see souls come to know Jesus as their personal Saviour and reach their God given destiny in Christ. The House of Hope school and orphanage Port au Prince, Haiti, are the focus of her missions ministry. Teaching, preaching and counseling are areas anointed by God for success. Dr. Norris prays she will be able to help make a great impact for the Kingdom of God around the world. Her favorite scripture passage is Matthew 5:14-16.
Dr. Eddie Hyatt
Teacher: 2000 Years of Spirit-Led Christianity, Prison Epistles, Thinking Biblically
Dr. Eddie L. Hyatt is a seasoned minister of the Gospel, having served as a pastor, teacher, missionary, and professor of theology in the U.S. and Canada and having ministered in India, Indonesia, England, Ireland, Sweden, Poland, and Bulgaria. Eddie holds the Doctor of Ministry from Regent University where he majored in church history and spiritual renewal. He also holds the Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Pentecostal-Charismatic Studies from Oral Roberts University where he also taught in the School of Theology. The Lord’s mandate to Eddie for this season of his life is to "Feed My Sheep."
Dr. Linda Bergling
Teacher: Healing of the Soul, Jesus is your Healer
Dr. Linda Bergling is the Founder and Principal of the Bible School "Jesus Heals and Restores". She is also, together with her husband Gunnar, the founder of Arken Church, where she is the second pastor. Linda took the initiative to the mission work at Arken that now stretches to over 11 countries. The mission work includes both help for children, training and equipping of local leaders as well as planting of new churches.
Linda got saved 1972 in the radical Jesus revival, and it has had a great impact on her life and ministry today. Since 1983 she has travelled all over Scandinavia and the whole world and is a coveted speaker in many conferences. Linda and her husband Gunnar have a firmly anchored ministry, where they are great examples for many young men and women when it comes to serving God together. Linda has now worked for God for over 30 years and has received the Doctors degree by Life Christian University, Tampa.
Her heart is all the time reaching out to the people in need and her motto is, "Get engaged in what engages Jesus. Love him with your whole heart. Live your life radically and passionately for Jesus!"
Teacher: Children's Ministry, Pastoral Epistles, Fruit of the Spirit, The Grace Walk
Art Henkel comes from the west coast of Canada where he has served as the Director of ‘Grace Connection Canada’, a grassroots ministry, which enjoys sharing the Good News of Jesus.
For over three decades Art has been actively speaking into the lives of younger generations throughout North America. Both as a pastor and travelling evangelist his creative children’s and family presentations have been used to communicate God’s incredible love for all people.
His desire is that each one would experience an enriching discovery of what life in Christ fully entails while being equipped for ministry.
A father of four children, Art loves his family and thinks his grandchildren are fantastic.
WARNING: His joy of living in Jesus can be contagious!
The Nation of Canada and its people have been the passion of Bill’s life. For over 30 years, Bill, along with his wife, Duska, ministered from Newfoundland to British Columbia. Bill firmly believes it's harvest time. The "God called" men and women are the harvesters. Bill’s desire is to assist you and together reap the Canadian harvest. Faith Christian Fellowship Canada allows us to join together as a family and fulfill the calling upon our lives. Together we can see Faith arise and have dominion from sea to sea (Zec.9:10).
Christy Mitropoulos has been in full-time ministry for over 27 years, having traveled with her late husband, Rev. Angelo Mitropoulos, as they ministered in churches, conventions and Bible schools all over the world. Christy is a member of Healing Grace Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she is serving as Associate Pastor and ministers every Wednesday evening “The Window of Grace Bible Study” bringing believers to a better understanding of the Gospel that Paul preached, and showing them how better to relate to God and others as they see themselves in Christ Jesus. Having struggled for years to try to ‘gain God’s approval’ through the things that she did for God, and feeling disqualified from God’s blessings because of her own weaknesses and inability to live a perfect life, she began to see that God’s love and acceptance of her was not based upon her good works, but on the obedience of Christ and His offering for sin once and for all upon the cross.
Christy’s teaching on new covenant realities is simple and concise, yet so powerful that it is able to penetrate the hearts of men and women to the degree that they are able to walk away from the illusion that they could ever ‘become righteous enough’ in their own abilities. Through the ministry of the Holy Spirit, believers are embracing the good news that the blood of Jesus Christ sanctifies – once and for all – those who come to Him in faith and believe.
Teacher: Healing Seminar
James Hockaday was born again at the age of four. Experiencing the call of God at that time and the desire to preach, James led many to the Lord during his childhood. After graduation from Wheaton College in 1983, he traveled and ministered with various musical groups including: The Spurlows, Truth, and the Living Word Singers. James attended Rhema Bible Training Center and graduated in 1988. Immediately following he joined the Rhema Singers and Band and traveled extensively with Rev. Kenneth E. Hagin for nearly seven years. James was the coordinator of Prayer and Healing School for Kenneth Hagin Ministries, completing his tenth year in May 2004. He founded Jim Hockaday Ministries, Inc. in 1991, and now travels and ministers full-time in churches at home and abroad. He has authored several books, one of which is the best selling book, "Until I Come". James, his wife, Erin and daughters reside in the Tulsa area.
Teacher: How to Hear God's Voice
Mark and Patti Virkler have been married and active in ministry since 1972. Both received their Bachelor degrees from Roberts Wesleyan College and have also earned Master and Doctoral degrees. Together they have co-authored over 55 lamad-style books in the areas of hearing God’s voice and Spirit-anointed living. They are the founders and directors of Communion With God Ministries (www.cwgministries.org) and Christian Leadership University, an internet school (www.cluonline.com). Mark travels extensively conducting workshops on how to hear God’s voice and how to experience divine healing. They have helped establish over 150 church-centered Bible schools. Their grown children, Charity and Joshua, are active with them in ministry.
Teacher: Righteousness, World Religions, Rightly Dividing the Word of God
Mary Felde serves as both principal and Bible teacher at WIM’s Bible College, strategically positioned to reach East Africa, with students from Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda.
Teacher: Heart of a Leader
Megen Thurber graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For the past 12 years she has been actively involved in full time ministry. Megen is a prairie girl from a farm in rural Saskatchewan. In 2004 she married Nathan Thurber, who at the time was the missions director for Peter Youngren. Together they travelled with World Impact Ministries to overseas Gospel Festivals their first 6 years of marriage where she oversaw the media production of the overseas festivals. Megen is now the director of the media production department of Grace TV.
Teacher: Ascension of Christ
Mike Walker is Senior Pastor of Faith ministries in Post Falls, Idaho. He and his wife, Jane, of over 33 years, began this pioneer work in November of 1985. Since then, they have experienced the Amazing Grace of God upon their lives and ministry. Mike served as a project manager over a three phase building project on his current church facility. He is founder of "To the Nations Bible College" that earned international accreditation in 2005, now serving his home church and reaching into many parts of the world. He and his wife take a very active part in training up the next generation. They believe they have a responsibility to see the church beyond its existing state and help lay strong foundations for its future growth and leadership. Mike believes that the church of Jesus Christ needs to be a strong community influence, and lives by a concept taught to him, that "If your church closed its doors tomorrrow would your community care?" Currently, Mike has a branch church in Lynnwood, Washington and is in the process of planting a branch church in Portland, Oregon and Spokane, Washington. Mike has three grown sons, all married; and ten grandchildren.
Teacher: Identification with Christ, Grace the Key to Everything, Blood Covenant
In 1997 Nathan attended the Bible College of Pastor Peter Youngren. Nathan has since had the privilege to work in the ministry of Pastor Youngren, primarily involved in the coordination of overseas Gospel Festivals & Pastor's Seminars since 2002. Grace TV was launched by Pastor Peter in 2009, and Nathan was given the opportunity to work with Pastor Peter on this special media outreach and oversee the operations of the television channel. An attendee of the Celebration Church since 1997, Nathan oversees the administrative operations of Toronto International Celebration Church. Nathan married Megen in 2004, and on their honeymoon took Megen to Tanzania for a Gospel Festival & Pastor's Seminar followed by a beautiful safari in Tanzania.
Teacher: Book of Romans, Revivalists & Reformers
Teacher: Apologetics, Church Birthing, Foundational Christian Doctrines I & II
Scott McIntyre is Founder and President of Front & Center Ministries and he was raised in Priceville, Ontario, Canada. Scott was born again in his early high school days, and has since been involved in many aspects of ministry. After graduating with honours from World Impact Bible Institute, Scott served as a missionary for two terms of ten months in Kenya/Tanzania and Indonesia.
In the most recent years, Scott has obtained a Bachelor degree in Biblical Studies, and has served as a Bible College Dean and Associate Teaching Pastor, with the desire to see people from all backgrounds enjoying the life of Jesus and making use of the Lord's abundant provisions.
Teacher: Leadership, The Gospel of John
Shawn graduated from the Atlantic School of The Kingdom Bible College in 1993 and became married to Krista the same year. For almost two decades, Shawn along with his wife, were instrumental in the Pastoral leadership, development and growth of Christ's Church, Moncton, NB, 1993-2010. From 2005 to 2008, Shawn answered the call to Newfoundland were he served as the Senior Pastor as well as established a church plant in the city of St. John's.
From January 2010 to June of 2011 Shawn served as the Senior Associate Pastor for Peter Youngren at the Toronto International Celebration Church, and was also the Dean of World Impact Bible Institute during this time. Shawn now serves on the Senior Pastor team at FCF Moncton, and in addition to his pastoral responsibilities he serves as a board member for FCF Canada.
Teacher: Book of Acts, Evangelism, Life of Paul, Missions
Susan Hoover is a graduate of World Impact Bible Institute, and works with an anointed faculty in raising up Gospel workers for Indonesia.