Professor Al Albano
B.A., John Wesley College, Th.M., Dallas Seminary, D. Min., The Master’s Seminary.
Professor of Bible and Homiletics
Al earned his Th.M. from Dallas Seminary (91) and D.Min. from Master’s Seminary (07).  Al has over 25 years of ministry and pastoral experience.  This experience includes work as an institute teacher in Bible and theology (91-98), as a church-planting pastor (92-95), as a Red Cross Chaplain (01), as a church-planting pastor of Woodland Bible Chapel (00-04), and as a church-planting pastor at Meridian Bible Church in Falcon and Springs Bible Church.

Pastor Jeff Anderson
B.A. in Pastoral Studies, Bob Jones University, 1991 and M.A. in Bible, Bob Jones University, 1995.
Instructor of Bible and Theology, 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.

Professor Timothy L. Dane
B.S. Finance, University of Nevada Las Vegas, M. Div. & Th. M. in NT Studies, The Master’s Seminary, Ph. D., Baptist Bible Seminary, Senior Pastor, Mesa Hills Bible Church.
Instructor of NT Languages and Theology, FRBI Board Member
Pastor Tim Dane came to faith in Jesus Christ at age 22 in 1984 in his hometown of Las Vegas, Nevada.  He and his wife Karen have six children and welcomed their eighth grandchild in 2022.  Tim studied finance at UNLV (1984), and worked as a financial planner full time until he began his studies at The Master’s Seminary in 1992 (M.Div., Th.M.).  Tim served as Senior Pastor at Anza Avenue Baptist Church (Torrance, CA) from 1995 until 2005 until he helped found Front Range Bible Institute in Colorado Springs in 2006.  In 2006, Tim began a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology at Baptist Bible Seminary (Clarks Summit, PA) and graduated in 2015 (the diss. The Cessation of the Prophetic Gifts was published in 2019).  In 2011 Tim accepted the call to be the Senior Pastor of Mesa Hills Bible Church where he continues to preach weekly in addition to his weekly teaching at Front Rang Bible Institute.  Since 1995, Tim has taught in numerous overseas seminaries and Bible schools including over 70 courses at Irpin Biblical Seminary (Kiev, Ukraine).

Pastor Lance Gentry
B.A. Biblical Studies, Cedarville, M. Div., The Master’s Seminary, Senior Pastor, Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church.
Instructor of Bible and Theology, FRBI Board Member
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.

Pastor Stan Lightfoot
B.A. Pre-Seminary studies, Faith Baptist Bible College, M.Div. & Pastoral Studies, Denver Baptist Theological Seminary, Senior Pastor, Rustic Hills Baptist Church.
Instructor of Bible and Pastoral Ministries
Stan graduated from Faith Baptist Bible College in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts (honors). He moved to Broomfield, Colorado to pursue a graduate degree at Denver Baptist Theological Seminary and graduated in 1982 with a Master of Divinity (honors).  While a student at DBTS, Stan married Jan Durham and began serving part-time as Assistant Pastor at Calvary Community Baptist Church in Northglenn, Colorado, with emphasis in Christian Education, Music and Youth Ministries. Stan served in that capacity for twelve years, and was blessed with four children; Chris, Jonathan, Keri and Darren. In 1993, the Lightfoot’s moved to Colorado Springs where Stan assumed the position of Senior Pastor at Rustic Hills Baptist Church. He remains in that position today and also serves on the Council of Six for the Rocky Mountain Association of Regular Baptist Churches. He has served on the Council of Eighteen for the General Association of Regular Baptist Churches (GARBC) and on the Governing Council of Baptist Church Planters.

Pastor Jason Parker
B.A. Pastoral Theology, Northland International University, M.Div., Detroit Theological Seminary, Senior Pastor, High Country Baptist Church.
Instructor of Bible Exposition and Theology
Jason and his wife Monica reside in Colorado Springs along with their six children.  Jason is the founder and senior pastor of High Country Baptist Church.  Jason grew up in Colorado in a Christian home with a pastor as his father.  Upon completion of his seminary studies, Jason was sent out by Inner-City Baptist Church to help found High Country Baptist.  Jason brings a rich background of life experience, theological training, and pastoral experience to FRBI.

Brian Shepherd
B.S. Marine Engineering, Merchant Marine Academy, M. Div., FRBI Bible Institute.
Instructor of Bible Exposition and Theology
Brian grew up in Woodland Park, CO and graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering. After being saved by Jesus, he pursued his Master of Divinity and graduated from FRBI in 2010. Brian enjoys being outside in the mountains. He and his wife have been married since 2011 and have two children.

Peter Wise
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.
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.

Pastor Rob Zietlow
B.A. Biblical Counseling, The Master’s College, M. Div., The Master’s Seminary, Associate Pastor, Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church.
Instructor of Bible, Biblical Counseling, and Pastoral Ministries
Rob has served as the Associate pastor of Austin Bluffs Evangelical Free Church since 2001.  He is a graduate of The Master’s College (B.A. in Biblical Counseling) and The Master’s Seminary (M. Div).  Rob’s role as Associate Pastor includes oversight for a number of the youth ministries.  Rob has been actively pursuing further studies in Biblical Counseling through NANC (National Association of Nouthetic Counselors) and is very active in discipleship at Austin Bluffs E.V. Free.  He and his wife, Sharon, have three children.