"MAKING SHEPHERDS AND FEEDING SHEEP."
FOLSOM FOUNDER AND INSTRUCTOR FOLSOM INSTRUCTOR FOLSOM INSTRUCTOR
Pastor Russell Freeman, MA PASTOR OF ADMINISTRATION/ FOLSOM DEAN
DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICAL MINISTRIES
Elder Tony McKinney, MDiv. Elder Stephanie McKinney, MDiv.
Elder Curtis Lindesay, MA Elder Harold Patterson, MA
BIOGRAPHIES OF FOLSOM FACULTY AND STAFF
Dr. H. Bill Coker is the Senior Pastor of Fountain of Life Community Church and founder of Fountain of Life School of Ministry (FOLSOM). He is a retired United States Air Force Chaplain with twenty-five years of faithful service to God and Country. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Univ. New Mexico; Master of Divinity (MDiv.) and the Doctor of Ministry (DMin.) from Oral Roberts University, and the Master of Arts Marriage and Family Counseling, University of Mary Hardin Baylor.
Dr. Yvonne B. Tyler is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She served as Co-Pastor, Get Up Ministries, Universal City, Texas and Instructor, Fountain of Life Bible Institute, New Braunfels Texas. She received her undergraduate education at the Wayland Baptist University, where she concentrated her studies in Business Administration and Religion. After receiving her BA, she went on to earn a Master of Biblical Studies and Doctorate of Ministry Christian Education at Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. Her educational studies included travel to Israel.She received her call to ministry in 2000 and accepted the call in 2003. She was licensed as a minister in 2006 and ordained in 2008 under the leadership of Bishop David M. Copeland, New Creation Christian Fellowship, San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Tyler serves in various areas of ministry to include leading Women’s Ministries, teaching Ministry Leadership; serving as Director, Christian Education for The Bible Institute, and in Outreach and Missions in Haiti and Ghana, West Africa.
Ramona Tipler Johnson is a mother, Registered Nurse and an ordained Elder. Currently she works as a Nurse Managerin one of the Department of Defenses largest Women’s Health Clinic. She serves in her local church in the Communications Department and as teacherin the Ministers Formation classes and on the New Braunfels Facebook Live Bible Study. She is passionate about increasing Bible literacy one person at a time.
Pastor Russell Freeman is the Pastor of Administration at the Fountain of Life Community Church and Dean of Fountain of Life School of Ministry (FOLSOM). He is a retired United States Air Force Chief Master Sergeant with twenty-seven years of faithful service to God and Country. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education, Wayland Baptist University and Master of Ministry Leadership (MML) from Rockbridge Seminary, Certified Restorative Therapist, The Faith Based Counselor Training Institute.
Serves as the Creativity Champion and facilitates the Men’s Ministry; Elder Tony McKinney also serves and is actively involved in the Hospital Ministry, and Family Care Team Ministry. He holds a Bachelor’s in Christian Studies, and Master of Divinity from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona. He also received a Certificate of Biblical Studies through the International School of Ministry (ISOM). After serving 20 faithful and dedicated years of with the United States Air Force, Elder McKinney retired and is currently serving the United States Air Force as a Department of Defense Civilian Senior Casualty Assistant Representative.
Serves as the Celebration Champion and is actively involved in the spiritual development of the FOLCC Praise and Worship Team; Elder Stephanie McKinney also serves and is actively involved in the Hospital Ministry, the Women’s Ministry, and Family Care Team Ministry. She holds a Bachelor’s in Christian Studies, and Master of Divinity from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona. She also received a Certificate of Biblical Studies through the International School of Ministry (ISOM); as well as a Certificate of Biblical Studiesfrom Rhema Bible College. She served over 33 years as a Department of Defense Civilian, and currently serving the United States Air Force as a Community Readiness Consultant for the Military & Family Readiness Center
Serves as the Community Champion for Outreach and oversees the Sight and Sound Ministry; Elder Lindesay also serves and is actively involved in the Men Ministry, and Family Care Team Ministry. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and has a Master’s in Quality Systems Management from the National Graduate School of Business inPortsmouth, Massachusetts. He also received a Certificate of General Theological Studies from the Fountain of Life School of Ministry and Oral Roberts University Bible Institute. He has over 20 years of ministry experience to include Outreach Programs, Youth Ministry, Church Administration, Multi-Media and Church Operations. Elder Lindesay is a retired Lieutenant Colonel of the United States Army
Serves as the Financial Officer, and Administrator for Ecclesiastical Protocol, Plans, and Procedures; Elder Patterson also serves and is actively involved in the Men Ministry, and Family Care Team Ministry. He received his undergraduate education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, and has a Master’s in Management and Leadership from Webster University, Saint Louis, Missouri. He alsoreceived a Certificate of General Theological Studies from the Resurrection Ministry School of Excellence and Oral Roberts University Bible Institute. He has over 20 years of ministry experience to include Children Church Ministry, Church Administration, Outreach Programs, and Church Operations. After serving 24 faithful and dedicated years with the United States Army, Elder Patterson retired and is currently serving the United States Army as a Department of Defense Civilian Clinical Systems Trainer.
FOLSOM CURRICULUMFOLSOM CORE CURRICULUM FOR ACADEMIC CERTIFICATION IN GENERAL THEOLOGY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
REGISTRATION START DATE MAY 10, 2021REGISTRATION END DATE JUN 12, 2021CLASS START DATE JUL 10, 2021CLASS END DATE/FINAL EXAM OCT 2, 2021COURSES OF THIS TERM1. New Testament Survey2. Old Testament Survey3. Sermon Development & DeliveryApplication and Payment information is available on our website: www.myfolcc.com. Please direct your questions to Pastor Russell Freeman, Dean of Fountain of Life School of Ministry. His email address is email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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