Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)
"But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."
High School graduate of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 1959; Associate of Arts degree - Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, in 1961; Bachelor of Religion, with minor in music and pastoral ministry - Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, in 1963; Master of Theology degree, with minor in Bible History - Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana, in 1981, graduated Summa Cum Laude; Doctor of Theology, with minor in Theological Research - Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana, in 1985, graduated Summa Cum Laude
Professional Career Experiences
Founder and current Vice President of Bible Living Ministries, Inc., organized in 1979. Elected to Strathmore’s Who’s Who in April of 1998; Pastoral ministry from 1989 - 2002, at Emmanuel (First Southern) Baptist Church, Fallbrook, California. Taught college level extension classes for Trinity College of the Bible and American Association of Theological Study Centers; Member of the faculty of American Association of Theological Study Centers (AATSC) from 1991 – 2002; Founder and Headmaster of Trinity Christian School at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1985-1988. Christian Education School Administrator from 1977 - 1988 in Arkansas and Oklahoma; Adjunct Religion teacher for a Catholic High School (Protestant perspective), 1971-1976; Responsible for overseeing and assisting in starting several interdenominational churches in Arkansas, private schools in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma, and assisted in starting one church in Oklahoma; Served in areas of leadership to youth organizations, advisory councils to schools, both public and private (Catholic and Protestant); Served on the District Board of Administration of The Nebraska District of The Wesleyan Church, as District Secretary for 6 years, 1969 – 1975; Pastoral ministry with The Wesleyan Church from 1963 - 1979 in Nebraska and Arkansas.
Licensed in 1963 and ordained in 1965 by The Wesleyan Church; Ordained by Southern Baptist in 1990 by Emmanuel (First Southern) Baptist Church, Fallbrook, CA.; Baptism by immersion in Lake Ellis in Nebraska, 1958; the Jordan River in Israel, 1979; and at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1985.
Book entitled The God Factor in a New Frontier, published by AuthorHouse, Bloomington, Indiana, September, 2005. ISBN 1-4208-8280-5; Book entitled The Five Major Doctrines of Romans..., August, 1993; Book entitled One Love, published by Carlton Press, New York, New York, October, 1988. ISBN 0-8062-3004-5; Other written self-published works: Foundational Principles For Establishing a Biblical Christian Life; The Meaning of/and The Difference Between “The Kingdom of Heaven” and “The Kingdom of God”; Comparing The Relationships of Israel and The Church Leading To “The Eternal Role of Israel and The Church” with Christ; and Basic Christianity, translated from English into the Hindi, Telegu, and Nepalese languages.
Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV)
“Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."
Jan, Faithful Companion
Lloyd and Jan were married in July, 1963. Jan continued to pursue her education and received her BS in Elementary Ed., June 1964, from University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; Years later, having moved to California, Jan acquired a 5th year of study being completed at California State University, San Marcos. She is a public school certificated teacher, and has taught for 43 years, plus substituting for several years following her retirement in 2007. She has been certified in Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and California for Teaching Credentials; She was certified as Language Development Specialist in California; also taught in the Bible Living Schools in Arkansas and Oklahoma for 9 years; Developed the use of the "Language Experience Approach to Reading Instruction" while serving as the Director of the Primary Learning Center in a private school in Oklahoma; Jan plays the accordion, piano, and organ; organized and led Music programs in public and private schools.
Lloyd and Jan have 2 daughters, Janel and Pamela, 4 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.