Class of 1975
Eldon Brown, with wife Sue, is an honorary
missionary serving as a consultant and teacher at the
Urban Bible Training Center, Tampa Bay, Fla.
Class of 1976
Kenneth Dignan published a book entitled Ryan’s
Class of 1978
Wayne Mancari is the senior pastor at Cornerstone
AG in Richmond, Va.
Class of 1980
Robert Jeyaraj is the superintendent of the Northwest
District Council of North India.
Class of 1981
David Penchansky is a professor of Old Testament
theology at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.
Raymond Pfister is the pastor of the Englise Baptiste
Charismatique La Colombe in Castres, France.
Class of 1983
Howard and Jerry (1977) Nutt, missionaries to Bolivia
for 37 years, are on furlough through December 2005.
Carolyn Baker earned an M.A. in English, University of North
Michael Girolimon died of complications from leukemia,
May 6 in Lakeland, Fla. Mr. Girolimon is survived by his wife,
Rachel; son, John; daughter, Kimberly; and parents, Mark and
Darrell and Sandy Blatchley, missionaries to the Philippines,
are preparing to build the Family Circus Castle Church for kids
and their families.
Owen and Beverly Wilkie returned from a two-week
vacation to find that 80 volunteers from their church (Park Crest
AG, Springfield, Mo.), with help from 17 local businesses, had
remodeled their home to honor their years of service as Sunday
school teachers, Royal Ranger leaders and their involvement in
other church programs. Owen is the editor and promotions coordinator
of the national AG Benevolence Department.
Class of 1987
Mike Dugal has served as an active duty Army chaplain
for 18 years through the Open Bible Standard Churches. He was
recently endorsed by the AG and will continue to serve in the
Dave Johnson, missionary to the Philippines, is the
country moderator for the Philippine field.
Class of 1988
Perry LaHaie resides in Midland, Mich., and has
released his fifth CD of original songs, Vision.
Class of 1989
Nancy and Bob Schaefer are in the final
stages of publishing the New Testament in the African
language of Birifor through Wycliffe’s International
Linguistic Center in Dallas.
Class of 1990
Billy and Valerie Thomas are lead pastors
at The Refuge in Perry, Ga., an AG U.S. missions church
with an emphasis on young people.
Class of 1994
Trudy Ruehmann is the senior pastor at International
Christian Fellowship in Micronesia.
Nancy (Creager) and Alan
(2001) Tofflemire welcomed Joshua in July 2004.
Class of 1996
Larry Rose is staff chaplain for the AG National
Center for the Blind.
Class of 1997
Nora (Latimer) and Titus
(2002) Benny are involved
in family life and prayer ministry at Lakewood Church in Houston,
Texas. Nora is a clinical psychologist and Titus is an insurance agent.
Paul Ebisch is the vice president and chief financial
officer for the General Council Credit Union in Springfield,
David McCollough, after teaching Bible and theology in Singapore
for over three years, is now working on a Ph.D. at the Universität
Rostock, Germany. He teaches English at a Berlitz school and
volunteers at a local Pentecostal church.
Richard and Laura Smallie,
missionaries to the Netherlands welcomed Scott Alexander on April
Class of 1999
Cosmo and Rivkah Panzetta welcomed their
third child, Kassiani Sophia, on October 25.
Todd and Amanda Tyson are missionary associates to the Netherlands. Their church will
have their first public service on Easter Sunday 2006.
Dallas McKinley’s church plant in Pierre, S.D.,
has mothered James River Church in Huron, S.D.
Angela and Ray
(2005) Reid welcomed Lake Duncan on August
Class of 2001
Richard Kowalczyk is a chaplain at a U.S. federal
prison in Hazelton, West Virginia.
Stephanie Thomas Liu married
Masaki Liu on January 3, 2004. She is currently pursuing an
M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy at Western Seminary in Sacramento,
Class of 2002
Kimberly (Fredricks) and Jaime
(2003) Villacorta welcomed baby Seth Ruben on September 26.
Class of 2003
Judy Ballweber is in Krasnodar, Russia, for full-time
Russian language studies. After a year of study, she will help
countries in Eastern Europe respond to the HIV crisis.
Daniel and Rhonda Davis are planting Imago Dei Community of Faith
in Seattle, Wash.
Carl-Vilhelm and Ruth Hasselgren welcomed
Leonora-Ellen Otilie Vilhelmina on September 18.
Matt Hernando is pursuing a Ph.D. in
history at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
John Ikoni is general
secretary and chair of the board of education for the Nigeria
AG and the newly elected president of Pan-Africa Theological
Troy and Dawn Mini welcomed baby Alyssa
Faith on August 30.
Samuel Preylo is pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology
at Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, Springfield,
Anna and William Ramos welcomed Caleb
William on December 21, 2004.
Class of 2004
Charles Scrivener has entered a hospital chaplaincy
training program at Wesleyan Hospital in Wichita, Kan.
Richard Caswell is a missionary to Mali, Africa, serving
the people in youth discipleship, leadership development, evangelization,