Meet Our Advisors

/Meet Our Advisors
Meet Our Advisors 2016-10-13T20:00:11+00:00

Dr. Bob Osburn

Founder and Executive Director of the Wilberforce Academy, an organization that trains college students from around the world to be redemptive change agents; adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota; previously served as the Executive Director of the MacLaurin Institute and the Twin Cities Director with International Students, Inc., among other roles; holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and a Masters from Dallas Theological Seminary; published author and board member with multiple organizations.

Dr. Phil Burgess

President of the Annapolis Institute. Formers: Professor at Ohio State, CU, UCLA; C-suite executive in global media-communications companies in the U.S., Australia; CEO National Academy of Public Administration

Dr. Corrie DeBoer

Co-founder of Mission Ministries and President of Mission Ministries Philippines Manpower Services, Inc.; faculty member at Asian Theological Seminary; an advocate for holistic, contextual, and transformational theological education.

Barak Moffitt

Executive Vice President, Global CORE at EMI Group; background and skill in technology, change management, recording, and composition

Dr. Greg Hauenstein

President of MINTS International Seminary, an innovative global education network with 350 schools in 63 countries; former pastor; graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Dr. Mike Rusten

Scholar-in-Residence and Director of the Degree Completion Program at Bethlehem College & Seminary; entrepreneur; author; political activist; holds three Masters degrees in addition to a Ph.D. from New York University.

Dr. Beth Snodderly

Former President of William Carey International University; editor of the World Christian Foundations curriculum and other works; holds the degree of Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in New Testament; Southwest Regional Vice President of the Evangelical Missiological Society.

Kim Bottimore

A believer since 1982 with a heart for missions (short-term trips to Laos, Mexico, and Moldova), outreach (both in Phoenix and the D.C. area), and the persecuted church; 10+ years of homeschooling experience; two Masters degrees from Georgetown and Johns Hopkins Universities; has a heart for the world and has lived on four different continents; frequently opens their family’s home to international guests, missionaries, and exchange students.

Dr. Howard Berg

Ph.D. in engineering (specialty: materials science) from Northwestern University; 27 years at Motorola doing research & development and training in math & engineering topics in the Far-East; spent the last 10 years training black-belts in a disciplined methodology called Six-Sigma at GE Aircraft Engines; he and his wife have been heavily involved in a Tanzanian project starting two Christian primary schools (one in a Masai village and the other in a Muslim community) and are currently expanding their efforts to affect 50 primary/secondary Tanzanian schools.

Nelson Monteiro

Holds an M.Div. from Regent College; based in João Pessoa, northeastern Brazil; works with Institute One27, which is a local church-based institute seeking to bring holistic transformation to families and children in communities-in-need, as well as equipping Christian university students and professionals; facilitator of The Disciple Nations Alliance (DNA) Brazil; married to Lisa and father of three: Gabriella, Luc, and Daniel.