FRBI Board & Staff
FRBI Director of Operations & Board Member
Scott was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 1978 and was a member of both the USC and USA National swim teams. Studying business administration, he was recognized as one of ten outstanding contributors to USC with induction into its Skull & Dagger Honor Society. Over the past 30 years Scott has lived and worked in Madison, WI, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Jackson Hole, WY and Colorado Springs, CO. His professional experience includes work within small to large business, entrepreneurial ventures and non-profit organizations. Scott’s areas of expertise include; business and resource development as well as operational, relationship and change management. He is active in mission and ministry service. He and his wife Laura have five children ages 22-29.
B.S. Finance, University of Nevada Las Vegas, M. Div. & Th. M. in NT Studies, The Master’s Seminary, Ph. D., Baptist Bible Seminary, Pastor, Mesa Hills Bible Church
FRBI President, Board Member & Professor of NT Languages and Theology
Pastor Tim and his wife Karen married in 1986. They have six children and two grandchildren. Tim graduated from the University of Nevada in 1984 with a degree in Finance and worked for 10 years as a Financial Planner. From 1984 till 1992 he served as a lay leader in his home church, Las Vegas Bible Church. In 1992 he moved to Sun Valley, California to study at The Master’s Seminary (TMS) where he completed his M.Div. and Th.M. degrees (1995, 1996). During his time at TMS and Grace Community Church, Tim served as a Deacon, an Awana Commander, and also did some teaching as an adjunct professor at TMS. In 1996, he was called to be Senior Pastor at Anza Avenue Baptist church of Torrance, CA where he served for 10 years. In 1995 Tim began serving as an adjunct professor at Irpin Biblical Seminary (Kiev, Ukraine) and throughout the years has also taught at the seminary and institute levels in Russia, Germany, Mexico, Romania, and Myanmar. In 2006 he and his family moved to Colorado Springs to help found Front Range Bible Institute. During his time in Colorado he also completed his Ph.D. degree from Baptist Bible Seminary in Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania. Tim was called as Senior Pastor at Mesa Hills Bible Church in April of 2011. Personal interests with his family include soccer, fishing, snow skiing, and antique cars.
B.S., Systems Engineering, Wright State, M. Div. & Th. M., The Master’s Seminary, Associate Pastor, Mesa Hills Bible Church
FRBI Dean, Board Member & Instructor of Bible and Old Testament Languages
Jonathan grew up in Ohio, but always remembers, “My citizenship is in heaven.” He is a graduate of The Master’s Seminary (M. Div., 1991; Th. M., in OT Studies, 2002), Wright State University (B.S., Systems Engineering, 1986) and Word of Life Bible Institute (Diploma in Bible, 1981). Jonathan and his wife, Tracy served on the missions staff of Grace Community Church in Russia-Ukraine for five years. Jonathan also served four years as pastor of an English-speaking military congregation at Sembach Bible Church in Germany. Jonathan began serving as Associate Pastor at New Life Bible Church in Pueblo, CO in July of 2006 and helped found FRBI in 2007. He and Tracy have four sons: Josiah, Micah, Zephaniah and Jeremiah. In his spare time Jonathan enjoys bicycling, quiet reading and singing or making music with the trombone or piano.
B.A. Biblical Studies, Cedarville, M. Div., The Master’s Seminary, Pastor, Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church
FRBI Vice-President, Board Member & Instructor of Bible and Theology,
Lance has served as the Senior Pastor of Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church since 1999. He is a graduate of Cedarville University (B. A. in Biblical Studies) and The Master’s Seminary (M. Div.). He grew up in Indiana, loves Chinese food, and enjoys keeping an eye on the ever-changing weather in Colorado Springs. He and his wife Leigh Ann have four children.
FRBI Board Member
Jeff is a native of southern Colorado and counts it a privilege to minister “back at home” after graduating from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC (BA in pastoral studies, 1991, and MA in Bible, 1995). He has served on the pastoral staff at Grace Bible Church since 1993 and as pastor since 1997. Jeff parents moved to Colorado as church planters from Michigan and his two younger brothers are also in vocational ministry. Jeff is committed to expository preaching of the Word and also serves on the IFCA International board of directors and as the President of IBC with whom he has conducted Pastors’ Bible Conferences in India, Russia, Albania, Egypt, Thailand, and the Philippines. Jeff and his wife Nancy have been married since 1992 and have five children.
FRBI Director of Technology & Board Member
Greg primarily works for Oracle in a technical support capacity, but also owns and operates Diamond Point Media, a Colorado Springs based web hosting and media business. He has been involved with FRBI from the beginning, serving as webmaster and technical consultant since 2007. Greg joined the Board Directors in November 2010 and primarily oversees FRBI’s web presence and on-line course development. He and his wife Barbara have 4 children and have lived in Colorado since 1998. Greg has a passion for missions and ministry and is actively engaged, along with his entire family, at Monument Hill Church.
B.A. Theology & Music, M. Div., The Master’s Seminary, post-graduate studies in history, classical and oriental languages, San Diego State University, Hebrew studies, University of Judaism.
FRBI Board Member & Instructor of Bible and Old Testament languages
Peter graduated with an M. Div from the Master’s Seminary, having previously earned a B.A. in Theology and Music. He took post-graduate classes in history and in classical and oriental languages at San Diego State University. He studied Hebrew at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles. Peter taught Hebrew and Old Testament courses at both The Master’s College and Logos Bible Institute in Los Angeles. In addition, he studied education and taught for Los Angeles Unified School District, and for Lewis-Palmer School District in Colorado. Peter and Allison, his wife of 22 years, have two children, David, 14, and Katherine, 12. His interests include music, computers, and photography. Peter’s primary areas of ministry include music (both organ and piano), worship leader, choir director, and teaching at various levels.
FRBI Bookkeeper & Administrative Assistant
I am a child of God, redeemed, justified, crucified and sanctified by identification with Jesus Christ. In Christ, He calls me His saint and therefore I am. He sees me complete in Christ above even as He is conforming me here below to the image of His Son. He has given me the gift of administration to minister to fellow believers, especially in the area of accounting. He blessed me with a year at Jackson Hole Bible College, graduating with a Certificate in Biblical Foundations. My Bachelor’s degree in accounting is from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.