GMI Instructors 

Tayo Arikawe received his undergraduate degree from University of Ilorin in Nigeria, his Th.M.  from, University of Chester, UK, and is working on his Ph.D. at University of Gloucestershire in the UK.

Rev. Tayo has ministered as a pastor and a missionary in Africa and Europe and as a leader in mission organizations. He has served as Director of Missions for London City Missions and as the International Director for Langham Partnership International in London, UK where he lives with his wife and their teenage son.

John G. Brunner came to faith in Christ in his teens and has since been a lifelong student of the Bible. Upon graduation from Harding University, he served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps. He earned his M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis. He has served as a member of the board of deacons at his church. He engages with individuals and organizations that advance the gospel of Jeuss Christ. He lives in St. Louis with his wife of 47 years, They have 3 adult children and 14 grandchildren.

Bruce M. Bumgardner has served as pastor of Pine Valley Bible Church, since 1994. It is a Christ-Centered, Bible-teaching, nondenominational  ministry in Houston, Texas where he lives with his wife. They have 3 adult children.

He attended Dallas Theological Seminary where he received a Th.M.         His line-by-line, word-by-word teaching of the Bible has been appreciated by thousands throughout the world. He has ministered to pastors in Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and North and South America.

John Cookey Has a BSc, MSc, and a PhD. in Biochemistry. He has a Masters of Divinity from a satellite seminary and is currently a lecturer in a Bible College and is Resident Pastor  of his church in Uyo, Nigeria.

He has been on the mission field in Nigeria and has held administrative positions in both secular and  ministry  institutions.

John has an overwhelming desire to teach the truth of God’s Word for it alone can bring real and lasting change to individuals and nations.

Nse Babatunde Enoch is a Telecommunications Engineer who loves Gods Word and desires to see the true gospel of Christ taught amongst believers. To this end he has written books, hosted radio programs rightly dividing Gods Word and engag- ing with believers across the globe by any means available.

Babs has served in pastoral capacity in churches and home fellowships in Nigeria and is currently undertaking studies in a theological seminary.

He is married and blessed with four children and lives in Nigeria.

Alex Garcia is the Pastor of Fredericksburg Bible Church in Fredericksburg, Texas, USA. There he preaches the word of God to  God’s people so they may be strengthened and equipped to do His work, for His glory.

He has a B.A. in History from the University of Houston, a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law, and a Th.M. degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Alex was Associate Pastor of Pine Valley Bible Church in Houston, Texas, from 2018 to 2020 and now lives in Fredericksburg with his wife and two adult daughters.

Jason Gentry received an Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO and he pastors a church in Missouri where he lives with his wife and three young children. He trusted Christ for everlasting life in his middle school years.

During his undergraduate education at the University of Missouri, Columbia, Jason was first exposed to expository preaching and discipleship/mentorship, then real transformation began! His passion in ministry is studying and teaching Gods Word and translation work as time allows.

Stefan Gerville-Reache has been a Christian since his teens. He holds a Master of Divinity from Liberty University and was ordained in 2013. He has served as a chaplain in the United States Army Reserve and as an associate pastor of a Bible Church.

Stefan has traveled on gospel missions to countries including Cuba, India, and Ukraine. Stefan currently serves as an adult Sunday School teacher for his church and he resides in Dickson, TN with his wife and three children.

Rick Kolczak has been the Pastor-Teacher of San Antonio Bible Church since 2005.He was Mentored by Wayne Hein, the founder and previous Pastor-Teacher of San Antonio Bible Church (1985-2005).

He is originally from Indiana and served eight years in the US military. Rick has a BAS in business and is currently work-ing on his MAR from Baptist Missionary Alliance Theological Seminary.

He lives in San Antonio, Texas, USA with his wife. They have three adult children.

Paul Miles is the Founder and Director of Grace Abroad Ministries. His focus there is on cross-cultural ministry, relational evangelism and publishing. He is also a founding member of the International Society for Biblical Hermeneutics

Paul has a B.A. in Russian Language, M.A. in Theology from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and a Th.M. from Tyndale Theological Seminary.

He lives with his wife and son in Oklahoma, USA.

John Oglesby received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Bible and Theology from Calvary University in Kansas City, Missouri. He later was Director of the President’s Office there.

John is an Associate Professor of Transformative Learning and Leadership at both Vyrsity and Colorado Biblical Univeristy. He has a website, a blog and writes for the Got Questions website. It is his pursuit to share the knowledge of Jesus with all who will listen.

He is happily married with two daughters and resides with them in Florida, USA.