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Our Faculty

Florida Bible College has a theologically sound faculty and staff who are academically and spiritually living with a healthy balance of inward, upward, and outward commitment to modeling a love for Jesus Christ and a Christ-like lifestyle while teaching and mentoring the next generation of world influencers in the clarity of God’s Word!

Florida Bible College - John Boehm

John Boehm - Information Technology (Adjunct Instructor)

John owned a computer consulting firm for 18 years, has been a network and computer consultant for 36 years and a web designer / programmer 17 years.  He continues as chief information officer and board of trustee member of Florida Bible College.

  • Studied Christian education at Pensacola Christian College
  • Studied Bible and theology at Florida Bible College
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
Florida Bible College - Tom Davis

Tom Davis - Biblical Languages and Theology (Adjunct Instructor)

Tom's education also included University of Miami and Miami Bible Institute. He has a long ministry in education beginning as professor at Florida Bible College in 1968 directing external studies, registrar, acting Academic Dean, and teaching Greek, Hebrew, Theology, Bible Doctrine, Bible Study Methods, and various Bible courses. He has been a pastor for many years and is a part of the Evangelical Theological Society.  He also serves on the Acting Academic Advisory Team of Florida Bible College.

  • B.A. (Biblical Education) Florida Bible College
  • ThB. (Theology) Florida Bible College
  • MDiv. (Greek) Luther Rice College and Seminary
  • Postgraduate Studies (STM Program) Dallas Theological Seminary
Florida Bible College - Dr. Karl Elkins

Dr. Karl Elkins - Professor of Biblical Counseling (Adjunct Instructor)

Karl also serves as adjunct Instructor for College of Biblical Studies teaching counseling courses from a Biblical perspective and for Singapore Bible College teaching pastoral counseling courses in the Doctor of Ministry department.  He is currently Founder/President of Christway Counseling Center in Houston, TX.


  • LPC Licensed Professional Counselor
  • LPC-S Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree (Marketing Major) University of Texas
  • ThM. (Theology and Apologetics) Dallas Theological Seminary
  • M.A. (Biblical Counseling) Colorado Christian University
  • Postgraduate studies (Counseling) Liberty University
  • PhD. (Christian Counseling) Louisiana Baptist University
Florida Bible College - Pastor Ron Hoffmann

Pastor Ron Hoffmann - Pastoral Ministry and Systematic Theology (Adjunct Instructor)

Ron has over thirty years’ experience in teaching the Bible and Bible related subjects both in the church setting and in academic settings for six years with Moody Bible Institute at their Florida Regional Distant Learning Center.  He currently serves as pastor of Circle Community Church, Maitland, FL (Host campus for Florida Bible College).

  • B.A., Florida Bible College
  • M.A. (Biblical Studies), Dallas Theological Seminary
Florida Bible College - Dr. Dave Marrandette

Dr. Dave Marrandette - Biblical Theology (Adjunct Instructor)

Dave grew up in Massachusetts and served in in the U.S. Army for twenty years as a Russian Linguist with a B.A. in Russian Area Studies from the University of Maryland. After retiring from the military, he earned an M.A in Biblical Studies from Biblical Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. from Newburgh Theological Seminary. Dave has served as associate pastor, pulpit supply, and senior pastor.  He also served a 20-year career in the golf industry. Dave is currently working on a devotional commentary on the book of Proverbs and a practical commentary on the life of Joseph.

  • B.A. Russian Area Studies – University of Maryland
  • M.A. Biblical Studies – Biblical Theological Seminary (now Missio Seminary)
  • Ph.D. Biblical Studies – Newburgh Theological Seminary
Florida Bible College - Dr. David McCann

Dr. David McCann - Adjunct Instructor in Bible Exposition and Theology (Adjunct Instructor)

David graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida Bible College and was Salutatorian of his class. After graduating from Dallas Theological Seminary, he served as a pastor in New England for 24 years. He also served on the Ministerial Board of the New England District Association of the Evangelical Free Church of America and has completed training from T-Net International in helping churches become more intentional about disciple-making. Dr. McCann serves as Registrar.

  • B.A. (Bible and Theology) Florida Bible College
  • Th.M. (New Testament Literature and Exegesis) Dallas Theological Seminary
  • D.Min. (Pastoral Leadership) Columbia International University
Florida Bible College - Dr. Stan Ponz

Dr. Stan Ponz - President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry

Stan was founder and president of Texas Bible College, Adjunct Professor at Moody Bible Institute (Evangelism, Graduate Program), Word of Life Bible Institute (Evangelism and Youth Leadership), Schroon Lake, NY. He is adjunct professor at Singapore Bible College, and other Bible Colleges and seminaries in China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Mongolia, and throughout Asia.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, Carol, who led him to Jesus Christ when he was 16 years old. He has been a pastor for over 30 years serving in rural, suburban, and city churches in Hawaii and mainland USA. 

He served on faculty and as Dean of Men at Florida Bible College. After serving on the board of trustees and as chief spokesperson, he is now board of trustee emeritus and current President of Florida Bible College. He is the founder and president of Make It Clear Ministries where he is the Bible teacher on the radio program Make It Clear.  He continues to speak at numerous Bible Conferences around the world.  He has written numerous study manuals on theology, books of the Bible, as well as pamphlets on evangelism and discipleship, including some evangelism-training materials for Promise Keepers.  

Dr. Ponz has also participated on speaking and writing teams for the Men’s Ministry Workbook used by Promise Keepers that equipped pastors and church leaders to reach men to become more effectively involved in men’s ministries.  Dr. Ponz has also assisted in the editing of editions of the Uniquely You Profiles and Facilitator Manuals.  It is said, there is a combination of genuine passion and proven substance when Dr. Ponz presents God’s Word correctly and clearly to help people come to faith in Jesus Christ alone and then to go on to become fully obedient worshippers of God.

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  • B.A. (Biblical Studies), Th.B. (Theology), Florida Bible College
  • M.Div. (Specialized Degree in Collegiate Education), DMin. (Ministry and Church-planting) Luther Rice Seminary
  • Studied at Miami Dade Junior College (Organization and Management)
Florida Bible College - Dr. Mike Sullivan

Dr. Mike Sullivan - Bible and Missions (Adjunct Instructor)

Mike was Registrar, Director of Admissions, and Bible teacher at Florida Bible College for many years. He has served with New Tribes Missions for over 33 years, and for 28 years in administration and teaching at New Tribes Bible Institute Ministries, where Mike continues to teach as adjunct professor and itinerate conference speaker and teacher.

He currently serves with New Tribes Mission USA as Executive Board Director of Church Relations, Academic Coordinator for the Bible Institutes in Waukesha, WI & Jackson, MI, Oversight of the Enrichment program and HQ Chapel programs, Oversight of Doctrinal Issues facing the mission and within the mission, and is Missions and Bible Conference Speaker at large.

He has been on an incredible 47 year journey that has taken him around the world physically  Thailand, Europe, Papua New Guinea, and Brazil, and by extension through the thousands of lives taught in his 35 years at the Bible Institutes. He also serves on the Curriculum Team of Florida Bible College developing the Missions Concentration of Florida Bible College. 

  • B.B.A., University of Miami
  • B.A.,Th.B. Florida Bible College
  • Studied In Interpersonal Relationships, Cross Cultural Communication, New Testament Church Principles
  • New Tribes Missions Institute
  • New Tribes Language Institute
  • Studied Phonetics, Field Medicine, Bible Translation Principles
  • Studied Teaching in Higher Christian Education, Dallas Theological Seminary
  • M.A. (Intercultural Studies), Grace Theological Seminary

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