Lead Team

Rev. Richard Janes

President

R.Janes Rev. Rich Janes is the twelfth President of Master’s College and Seminary and comes to the position with vision and passion. Prior to becoming president, he had served as Director of Recruiting, Communications, and FIRST YEAR Program since 2009. He has a Bachelor of Theology Honours Degree (Youth Major), and has been involved in youth ministry for more than 17 years, having served at Liberty Pentecostal Church in Bowmanville, ON (six years) and Woodvale in Ottawa (eleven years) as Pastor of Student Ministries and Parent Networking. Rich is a student himself and is currently working on his MA.

Education

B.Th. Honours, Youth Major, Eastern Pentecostal Bible College
Master’s in Ministerial Leadership at Southeastern University, Lakeland FL

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:254, or eMail

Rev. Dr. Peter Neumann

Academic Dean

Rev. Dr. Peter Neumann accepted the position to serve as the Academic Dean at Master’s in 2016. He joined the Master’s team as a faculty member in 2001. In addition to his role as Academic Dean, Peter teaches in the areas of systematic theology. He also served for eleven years as a pastor on staffs of churches in Richmond Hill and Markham. Peter completed his PhD in theology in 2010, which focused on Pentecostal theology and experience of God. His book, Pentecostal Experience: An Ecumenical Encounter, was published in 2012.

Education

BTh, Eastern Pentecostal Bible College
BA, (Philosophy), York University
MTS, (Theology), Wycliffe College (Toronto School of Theology)
PhD, (Theology), University of St. Michael’s College and
Wycliffe College (Toronto School of Theology)

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:225, or eMail
Twitter: @neumap

Rev. Merv Anthony

Dean of Educational Services

Prior to coming to Master’s in June 1998, Rev. Merv Anthony was M.Anthony involved in the education system in Newfoundland for 15 years, primarily as a guidance counsellor. Merv has a ministerial diploma from Eastern Pentecostal Bible College (1979), a B.A. and B.Ed degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (1983) and a M.Ed degree from University of Ottawa (1988). He holds ministerial credentials with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. As Dean of Educational Services, Merv particularly enjoys his interaction with the students.

Education

Ministerial Diploma: Eastern Pentecostal Bible College

B.A.; B.Ed: Memorial University of Newfoundland

M.Ed: University of Ottawa

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:236, or eMail

 

Linda Gibson

Vice-President Institutional Effectiveness

L.GibsonLinda Gibson comes to the Vice-President Institutional Effectiveness position at Master’s College & Seminary with extensive experience in a variety of educational contexts. Since 1999, Linda has been providing program and curriculum design, assessment, faculty development and teaching expertise to colleges, universities and public sector organizations throughout Canada and the US. Prior to that, she spent five years with the University of Guelph providing leadership in curriculum design and faculty development for the Office of Open Learning, including an initiative in Cameroon, Africa.

Education

Dip., Confederation College of Applied Arts & Technology
Dip. Theo., Eastern Pentecostal Bible College
B.A. University of Waterloo
MSc., University of Guelph

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:223, or eMail

Rev. Luciano Lombardi

Director of Leadership Development and Distance Education

L.LombardiRev. Luciano Lombardi is presently serving as the Director of Leadership Development and Distance Education at Master’s College and Seminary. He has served us at Master’s since 2002, helping to shape the lives of our future ministry leaders. He also is a professor at the college teaching courses in New Testament and Theology. He is cofounder of Leadership Coaching Canada [www.leadershipcoachingcanada.com] and the author of two books; A New Humanity: A Walk through the Letter of Ephesians: Guardian Books 2014 and Coaching Changes Everything: Make Coaching Part of Your Leadership Behaviour; Leadership Coaching Canada 2015. He regularly shares his insights from his classes as he teaches and preaches throughout our fellowship. He has served as a transitional pastor and a member of the Western Ontario District of the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada. Luciano is also a Professional Coach and Coach Trainer [www.coachlombardi.ca] supporting ministry leaders with coaching and coaching training to enhance their ministry skills and develop coaching environments within their churches and leadership teams.

Education

B.Th. Honours, Eastern Pentecostal Bible College
M.Div., Tyndale Seminary in Toronto

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:224, or eMail

Rev. Christopher Chase

Dean of Students and Communications Strategist

C.ChaseRev. Christopher Chase joined the Master’s College and Seminary team in August 2013 as Director of Recruiting, FIRST YEAR program and Urban/Cultural Relations. Prior to this, he spent 9 years pastoring in Student Ministries, serving at Flemingdon Park Pentecostal Church in Toronto, Ontario (1 year) and Agincourt Pentecostal Church (8 1/2 years) as Assistant Pastor overseeing Student Ministries and Creative Arts. Chris graduated from Master’s in 2005 (Bachelor of Theology: Youth Ministry) and is currently working towards his MTS in Pentecostal Studies through Master’s Pentecostal Seminary. In 2016 Chris accepted the position as Dean of Students and Communications Strategist.

Education

B.Th. Honours, Eastern Pentecostal Bible College

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:224, or eMail

Robin Adair

Director of Corporate Services

Robin joined the Master’s team in September 2013. He comes with a wide range of experience gained over a 40 year period. He established and owned his own business for 16 years. He was employed by United Cooperatives of Ontario for 16 years during which time he worked in Seed Corn Research, managed a Fertilizer Plant and later a Retail Branch in Carp Ontario. During his time at these facilities he was able to improve the overall operations, allowing for significant contributions to the company. He also worked for Gideons International in Canada for 20 years. In the various communities where he has lived, Robin demonstrated servant leadership and love for God’s people by serving on church boards.

Education

Agricultural Production and Management Diploma from Ridgetown College of Agricultural Technology

Contact

705.749.0725 ext:246, or eMail