Faculty & Staff 

President & Founder

Dr. Tony V Lewis is the founder and president of Christian Bible Institute & Seminary, which is an online bible institute and seminary dedicated to biblical training.

Dr. Tony V Lewis is also the Senior Pastor of His Place Family Church located in Houston, Texas. Dr. Lewis holds a Bachelors of Theology Degree, an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity Degree, a Masters in Christian Education, a Masters of Divinity from United Theological Seminary, a Ph.D. from Covenant Bible College and a Doctorate in Christian Counseling from Christian University of Southern Indiana.

Dr. Lewis is also a Certified Christian Counselor, a Certified Anger Management Specialist, a Certified Christian Chaplain and a Certified Biblical Life Coach.

Member of the Board of Regents

Dr. Carla D Lewis is the assistant Pastor of His Place Family Church located in Houston, Texas. She is also the wife of Dr. Tony V Lewis who is the Founder and President of Christian Bible Institute & Seminary and the senior Pastor of His Place Family Church.

Dr. Lewis is an anointed psalmist who is also the praise and worship leader for His Place Family Church. Dr. Lewis has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Ministry from United Theological Seminary and an Honorary Doctorate degree in Sacred Music from Christian University of Southern Indiana.

Dr. Lewis is also a Certified Christian Counselor, Christian Life Coach and a Certified Christian Chaplain. 

Dean of Administration

Professor Harold E. Stanley is the founder and Senior Pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship Ministry located in Houston Texas.

Professor Stanley has both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling from Christian Bible Institute and Seminary, in Houston, Texas. He also has a Doctorate in Theology from United Theological Seminary in Indiana. He is also a Certified Christian Counselor with the State of Texas and a Certified Christian Chaplain.   

Professor Stanley is the motivational speaker for the Department of Blind Services (DBS) in Houston, Texas and regularly speaks at the University of Houston Eye Institute.  Because of his determination to go beyond what doctors said regarding his eye sight, he was chosen as the spokesperson representing Houston at the National Federation for Blindness and American Federation for Blindness in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Chairman of The Board of Regents

Dr. J. Wesley Boyd, III is the founding and Senior Pastor of the Fellowship of New Beginnings Church located in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Boyd is a graduate of several prestigious institutions and holds a host of degrees including: Texas Southern University where he attained a B.A. in Communication, Christian Bible Institute & Seminary where he attained a B.A. in Christian Counseling and a Doctorate of Divinity, B.H. Carroll Theological Institute where he attained a Masters of Arts in Religion and Philosophy and United Theological Seminary where he attained Doctorate of Ministry.

Dr. Boyd is also the author of the book Living In Dry Places, Overcoming The Dry Seasons of Life.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. France Brown serves as Assistant Academic Dean, Director of Biblical Teaching and Expository Preaching at the College of Biblical Studies in Houston, Texas

Dr. Brown is the Executive Director of Transformation Equipping Ministries, Inc., an organization dedicated to equipping the Body of Christ for the work of the ministry in the areas of teaching, preaching, evangelism, discipleship, Christian education and leadership. He also serves as a curriculum writer for BaptistWay Press and travels nationally and internationally to teach, preach, and speak.

Dr. Brown is a graduate of Blinn College and Texas A&M University. He visited as a cultural exchange student at Georg-August University in Göttingen, (West) Germany.  Rev. Brown earned a Master of Theology in Church Educational Leadership from Dallas Theological Seminary where he was recognized as one of the nation’s most noteworthy students of higher learning. He has received numerous honors and awards for his professional achievement, exceptional leadership, and exemplary service to the community.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Demetrius J Sinegal is the Senior Pastor of The Kingdom Church of Atlanta, GA. He has been duly consecrated in apostolic succession, a Bishop in the Lord's church and serves as the International Presiding Bishop & Chief Apostle of the Kingdom Churches In Covenant International with over 40 domestic churches. In addition to his local and international pastoral responsibilities, he serves as a senior prophet to many prophets around the nation.

Known as a preacher’s preacher, he is an academically driven mind. Dr. Sinegal has an earned Bachelor in Political Science, a Master of Arts in Psychology and Ph.D in Theology from Christian Bible Institute & Seminary. He serves as a life coach & counselor at The Refreshing Center in Atlanta, GA and has authored many books.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. T. La’trell Penny has an immense love for G-d’s Word coupled with an unswerving love for G-d’s people. Having received her mandate from God, Dr. Penny, dutifully executes her calling as Senior Pastor of Shubach Deliverance World Cathedral, Inc. located in Sumter, South Carolina and Shubach Deliverance World Churches, Inc. It is a flourishing ministry in which the broken are being mended, the barren are being restored, and the sick are being healed.

Dr. Penny holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies, A Master of Arts Degree in Historical Theology and a Ph.D in Theology from Christian Bible Institute & Seminary.

This General of the Gospel is a powerfully, anointed theological story teller who preaches and teaches the Word of G-d with profound authority and prolific passion. As a distinguished ecclesiastical prognosticator, her precise yet eccentric delivery of the Word of G-d reaches the hearts of laity and leadership throughout the country.

Adjunct Professor
 
Dr. Lytia R. Howard is a Senior Pastor of New Hope Church of God In Christ located in Atlanta Georgia.
 
Dr. Lytia R. Howard is a graduate of Spelman College, University of Tennessee, Atlanta University and the Interdenominational Theological Center.  She has earned five degrees, which include a B.A. in Sociology, M.A.C.T. in Sociology and College Teaching, M.A. in Administration, M.R.E. in Religious Studies and a Doctorate of Education. 
 
Dr. Howard has served as an interfaith Chaplain for the Atlanta Airport and the Fulton County Jail, Assistant Dean for the College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Assistant Dean for Academic Advising at Spelman College.  She is the Founder and President of the Center for Success and Excellence, Inc., and Chair of the Board of Directors for Real Solutions of Georgia, Inc. and Distinctively Yours, Inc. She is the International President of the Sunshine Band, the children’s ministry for the Churches of God in Christ Worldwide. 

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Scott Davenport is a native of Monroe, LA. He now resides in Houston, TX with his wife of 39 years, Barbara and two adult children, Moshe’ and Tereka.

Dr. Davenport has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, a Masters of Science Degree in Psychology and Counseling, and a Doctorate in Psychology and Theology. He is a Certified Christian Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Belief Therapist, a Certified Christian Counselor, a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and over 20 years of counseling experience. 

Dr. Davenport and his wife Barbara are the co-owners of B & S Counseling & Training Center. B & S Counseling & Training Center offers a wide range of counseling and therapy services specializing in Pre-Marital/Marriage Counseling, Divorce Recovery, Anger & Stress Management, Grief Therapy, Art & Play Therapy, and Belief Therapy. Additionally, he and his wife provide parenting skills training workshops, adolescent & teen counseling and marriage workshops, conferences and retreats.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Barbara Davenport is the wife of Dr. Scott Davenport, and the mother of two young adults, Moshe’ and Tereka. Dr. Davenport was born in Monroe, Louisiana and attended the University of Louisiana at Monroe, receiving a B.A. in Elementary Education. She holds a M.S. in Psychology and Counseling and a Ph.D. in Christian Counseling Psychology and is a Certified Christian Counselor with over 18 hours in Art Therapy.
 
Dr. Davenport has taught on the staff of International Christian University and has also served as associate professor at Texas Institute of Biblical Studies (TIBS). Some of the courses, which she has taught include ESL, parenting, biblical study courses as well as classes dealing with relationships before marriage along with the marriage relationship.  Dr. Davenport currently serves at ICI as Academic Dean of ESL Classes and Director of Certified Christian Counselors.
 
Dr. Davenport, along with her husband Scott, are providers for Twogether in Texas, a premarital training course for engaged couples.  This training is sponsored by the State of Texas to enhance and provide couples with the tools necessary to aid in successful marriages.

Adjunct Professor/Music Department

Dr. Damien Sneed is a sought after pianist, organist, vocal coach, conductor, composer, arranger, lecturer, and producer, Damien Sneed is a native of Augusta, Georgia and a graduate of John S. Davidson Fine Arts School. He has studied at some of the finest conservatories and universities including Howard University (Bachelor of Music – Piano Performance), the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, New York University (Master of Music: Music – Music Technology: Scoring for Film and Multimedia), the Manhattan School of Music, and the Christian Bible Institute and Seminary (Honorary Doctorate of Sacred Music). Damien’s professional affiliations have included the City University of New York (CUNY) as a professor of music, The Juilliard School as a staff accompanist, the Martina Arroyo Foundation as an artistic consultant, Jazz at Lincoln Center as an artistic consultant, New Brunswick Theological Seminary as an instructor and YAMAHA as an endorsed Influential Artist.

Dr. Sneed was recently nominated for a Grammy Award in the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards and has served as Music Director for the following artists in the gospel music arena - Karen Clark-Sheard, Vickie Winans, Nikki Ross, Twinkie Clark, Melonie Daniels, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Kierra Sheard, the Clark Sisters, Richard Smallwood, Donnie McClurkin, Marvin Sapp and others.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Rhonda E. Sneed is the founder and CEO of Restoring Souls Outreach, Inc. a non-profit organization. Restoring Souls Outreach, Inc. is a non-profit organization that was birthed because Dr. Sneed grew weary of seeing HURT people HURT other people, and because she has a genuine love for helping others. 

Dr. Sneed is an author, educator, counselor, child advocate, minister, motivational and inspirational speaker. She holds a bachelor's degree in Theology and Biblical Counseling, a Master's in Educational Administration, and a Ph.D. in Christian Counseling and Psychology. Dr. Sneed is a Board Certified Christian Counselor and a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist.

Dr. Sneed is proud to announce the publication of her first book “Parenting with a Purpose” Getting to the Heart of the Matter, a book birthed out of issues she faces daily in public education. Dr. Rhonda Sneed resides in Houston, TX with her husband Rodney and her children Jasmine, Marion, Raven, and RJ.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Van Gayton is President of Logos Bible College and Seminary in Jacksonville, Florida, and an adjunct professor at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Gayton has received a Bachelors degree in Theology and a Masters of Theology from the International Seminary in Plymouth, Florida, a Masters of Divinity from Logos Bible College, a Doctorate of Theology from Faith Theological Seminary and is presently in a D. Min program at Reform Theological Seminary. He has been a guest lecturer at several universities across the country such as UCLA, Howard, Florida, Michigan, Cornell, Penn State, Niagara, and Harvard Divinity School. 

Dr. Gayton also has traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Middle East, Central and South America, Russia, and Africa, speaking and conducting leadership-training seminars. In 1996 Dr. Gayton was consecrated a bishop in Apostolic Succession and is the Archbishop of the International Community of Christian Churches, which is a ministry committed to restoring the historical unity of the Body of Christ. He sits on the Board of Governors for the Institute of Religion and Public Policy in Washington, D.C., an organization that was nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Sean P. Gardner is the Senior Pastor and Chief Executive Officer of The East Ward Missionary Baptist Church, located in the Village of East Harlem, New York. 

For the past fifteen years he has fulfilled the awesome assignment as God’s Master Diamond Cutter, shaping, cutting and polishing the Diamonds in the Rough at East Ward.  Simply put, he is an “Agent of Change”, evangelizing, coaching and discipling Godly principles through Divine empowerment, perfecting the Saints for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ.

Dr. Gardner attended New York University Theological Seminary; Eastern Theological in Lynchburg, Virginia; and North Carolina State University School of Theology, where he received his Undergraduate education and acquired a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies. Dr. Gardner lso has a Master of Divinity degree from Christian Bible Institute & Seminary and has been honorably depicted and properly conferred as a Doctor of Divinity, humbly carrying (3) Doctoral Degrees. 

Adjunct Professor
 
Dr.Donald Cantrell is currently the pastor of Antioch Baptist Church of Dalton, Georgia, where has served since 2008. Cantrell has served various churches in the North Georgia area over the past 30 years of his ministry. He is known around the world as an “Alliteration Expert” and has taught and trained pastors all over the world.
 
He has taken various biblical study courses with Moody Bible Institute, Covington Theological Seminary, Tennessee Temple University, and earned his Doctorate Degree in “Expository/Alliterated Preaching” from Center for Expository Bible Preaching. Cantrell’s material has been promoted by Dr. Rod Mattoon and he is a noted author with WordSearch Bible Software.
 
Dr. Cantrell has also authored several books that are helpful to pastors, “The Art of Preparing Alliterated Sermons”, “Jude - Confident Contenders”, and “Jewels for the Journey” which is a 374 page daily devotional book. 
 

Adjunct Professor

Daryl Daughtry brings 35-plus years of teaching and ministry experience each to the school. Daryl has been involved in pastoral care, discipleship training, conference speaking, and church leadership in various capacities throughout the years.

Daryl Daughtry has a vocational background as a newspaper and magazine publisher (retired), but has ministry training and broad experience as a certified life coach, belief therapy certification, and more from multiple institutions. Daryl also serves as president and co-founder of Life Breakthrough Academy™ and president of the Biblical Coaching Alliance™.

He is married to Janet Daughtry and the Daughtrys are both authors and speakers who present their signature program, "Your Life Breakthrough™", in live events as well as online webinars.

Adjunct Professor

Janet Daughtry has worked for various ministries and churches over the years and is a graduate of Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, and holds a Masters of Divinity from Southern Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Janet has life coach training and certification from more that one institution and she is the co-founder and training director of Life Breakthrough Academy™. Locally, she serves as a speaker/trainer for Job Start, a transitional program for the North Carolina Correctional Center for Women; a speaker/trainer for the Women’s Summer Empowerment Camps; and as a workshop presenter for various churches, businesses, and events.

She is married to Daryl Daughtry and the Daughtrys are both authors and speakers who present their signature program, "Your Life Breakthrough™", in live events as well as online webinars.

Adjunct Professor

Victoria Campe is the Founder and President of Messages of Faith Ministry (MOFM), a 501 c3, and Nevada State, Inc., home-based in Las Vegas, in good standing since 2001. She was ordained in July of 2001, she serves under the clergy titles of Reverend and Chaplain. She
currently serves on the Southern Nevada Community Gang Task-force as a Prevention Subcommittee Co-Chair. She joined the task-force in 2006, and became a Co-chair in February of 2009.

Victoria created the MOFM Chaplaincy division and Basic Chaplaincy outreach training from 2007-2009. And developed the Chaplaincy in-class-room training program, which began December of 2009. This program is currently scheduled in support of local Law Enforcement.

Victoria has acted as an Invocation Chaplain for special events, Prayer Chaplain for the National Day of Prayer, and hosted Weddings. Victoria is a member of the Southern Nevada Mental Health Coalition, 2001-current, and sat on the subcommittees of the Jail Aftercare program, CIT, and Mental Health Court. She graduated from the LVMPD CIT Crisis Intervention Training in 2007.



 

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