Our Faculty

Dr. Stephen T. Anderson

Transworld President

“Dr. Steve” was raised in Southern California. is passionate educator and preacher of the Gospel.  In 1984, Dr. Steve was Ordained by the Pentecostal Church of God and later by the Association of Evangelical Assemblies also a member of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE). He was elected president of the Transworld Accrediting Commission Int’l in December 2004.

Dr. Steve has earned Associate through Doctorate degrees from School of Bible Theology Seminary & University, founded by his late parents, Drs. R.E. & Laura Anderson (both pioneers in Pentecostal ministry for over 70 years). He has worked in many different denominations ministries, schools and churches as a servant, consultant.

For 25 years, 1983-2007 Steve was the senior pastor of Healing Waters Church with campuses in Colton & Riverside, California. Since that time as well, Steve & his wife Deborah have served in Christian education, imparting and training men and women of God around the world.

Dr. Jack Lankhorst

Transworld Vice President

With over 40 years of fulltime ministry, Jack holds an earned Doctor of Ministry from School of Bible Theology Seminary & University, San Jacinto, California. He and his wife, Jane, Pastor Christian Life Center in Riverside, California, also known as Arlington Foursquare. This veteran man of God is the Founder of RestoringTouch, unique outreach ministry to the Native Americans, Tibetans and peoples of the world (www.rtinc.org). A highly effective humanitarian and minister of the Gospel, Jack travels the world with his wife Jane. For 24 years he is was a Divisional Superintendent in the Southwest District of the International Foursquare Church.

Dr. Charles E. Monroe

Transworld Commissioner

“Chuck” is a distinguish World War II Purple Heart Veteran. He served in U.S. Navy, Torpedo Squadron 8, Battle of Midway, Guadalcanal campaign.

An Exemplary record in the Kingdom of God as a Pastor & Educator. He served as Dean of Students to the Assemblies of God “Southern California College” (now Vanguard), was Chancellor at Christ for the Nations. Then Dean of Morris Cerullo School of Evangelism, and is presently Dean Emeritus of Bethel Christian College & Graduate School of Theology in Riverside, California.

B.A. Southern California College (Assemblies of God)
M.A. Chapman College
Ed.D. University of Southern California
Th.D. Bethel Christian College & Graduate School of Theology

Dr. Henry Alvarez

Transworld Commissioner

* Doctor of Theology

* Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

* Master of Arts in Christian Counseling
with concentration in Marital and Family Therapy
* Master of Arts in Biblical Literature
* Master of Divinity

* Diploma

* Physician and Surgeon ( World Educational Services, Inc.,
New York, U.S. equivalency: Doctor of Medicine).

* Diploma

* Primary Medical Auxiliary Certification


* President of Moedim Ministries and Christian Academic, Inc. Hidalgo, TX
* President of Universidad Cristiana Internacional “El Shaddai”, McAllen, TX

* President of The Ministerial Alliance for Education, Evangelism, and Discipleship.
McAllen, Texas (International Ministry in Latinamerica).
* Ordained by Faith Christian Fellowship International Church, Inc., Tulsa, OK
* Ordeined by Evangelical Association for Education and Evangelism, Toronto, Canada.
* Ordained by Evangelical Association Smyrna, Maracaibo, Venezuela
* Member, College of Medicine, Maracay, Venezuela
* Member, Victory Fellowship of Ministries, Tulsa, OK
* The National Scholars Honor Society, Carpentersville, IL, July 2008
* Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education, Tulsa, OK, Oct 2008
* Outstanding Academic Achievement, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK, May 2008

Dr. Leon Frazier

Transworld Commissioner

B. S., Education, South Carolina State University.
M. S., Counseling, Alabama A & M University.
Ed. D., Educational Psychology, Oklahoma State University.

Further Studies:
University of Oklahoma, Public Administration
Harvest Time-Destiny School of Ministry, selected ministerial-oriented courses.

Selected Experience:

  • Ordained Teacher of the Word of God for more than 50 years.
  • Retired Vice President for Administrative Services at Alabama State University, with service also as Vice President for Student Affairs.
  • Served as Vice President for Student Affairs, as Vice President for Academic Affairs, and as Executive Vice President at Alabama A & M University.
  • Served as State of Alabama Commissioner of Human Services (a gubernatorial cabinet appointment).
  • Founded and served as Executive Director of the Christian Workers Institute, an affiliate of Alabama Second Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ.
  • Organized and currently serving as Chair pro tem of Board of Directors of the Apostolic School of Ministry of North Alabama.
  • Has served as Accreditation Visiting Team member for Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (a regional accreditation entity recognized by U. S. Department of Education)
  • Has served as a proposal evaluating consultant for U. S. Department of Education.

Drs. Joe & Becky Cruse

Transworld Commissioners

Dr. Pete Bumgarner

Transworld Commissioner

Dr. Pete earned a Doctorate Degree in Theology, and an honorary Doctorate of Divinity. From University in North Carolina

Dr. Pete is a veteran of Vietnam. He served four years in the United States Navy, from 1966-1970.

For over 25 years, he has served in full-time ministry as a pastor and teacher. Pete is the Senior Minister of Thomasville World Outreach Center in Thomasville, North Carolina.  He is the founder and president of STC Bible College, also located in Thomasville.

Dr. Pete has ministered in various churches and colleges in North America, Central America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Pastor Teddy Kelemwork

Transworld Commissioner (Africa)

Pastor Teddy kelemwork, moved from Ethiopia to the United States in 1988. He settled in Arlington, VA and attended the local Wakefield High school. After graduating from high school, he continued his studies at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA.

He then attended Rhema Bible Training Center where he earned a two-year diploma in biblical studies. After wards, he earned his Master of Arts in Theology from Life Christian University located in Tampa, FL and is currently a candidate for his PhD in theology.

For the past twelve  years, Pastor Teddy has been involved in youth pastoral ministry at the Ethiopian Evangelical Church (EEC) located in Washington D.C. Currently; He is instructor at Victory Bible College, Addis Ababa Ethiopia as well as instructor at Life Christian University.

Dr. Deborah S. Anderson

Transworld Executive Secretary

Dr. Deborah holds an earned Doctor of Ministry degree from School of Bible Theology Seminary & University, Bachelor of Christian Education degree, with a Major in Christian Music from the River University-River Bible Institute in Tampa, Florida.

Served as secretary, children’s ministry and praise & worship leader of Healing Waters Church Colton and Riverside, California 1982 -2007.

Served as production assistant at School of Bible Theology Seminary & University since 1981. Acclaimed award winning praise & worship leader, Dr. Deborah began her ministry singing in 1979.

Andrea J. Anderson

Transworld Administrative Secretary

Bachelor of Arts Linguistics Major University of Southern California at Riverside, in 2000.

California Cleared Multiple Subjects Credential 2001.