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Courtney A. Bailey

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Courtney1Education
1991-1992 University of the West Indies, Mona - Undergrad study towards B.A. History
1992-1995 University of the West Indies, Mona & Cave Hill - Bachelor of Laws
1995-1997 Norman Manley Law School - Postgrad Legal Education Certificate
2007-2009 Athens Institute of Ministry - Certificate in Biblical Studies
2012- Present United Theological College of the West Indies - Postgrad study towards M.A. Theology

Professional Summary
• Over 10 years ministry experience leading ministries in churches in the Caribbean (6 years on staff of the Kingston Church of Christ)
• Appointed Evangelist in the Kingston Church of Christ in 1997
• 10 years Litigation and Commercial Law Practice as an Attorney-at-Law. Partner in Commercial Law Firm since 2006.
• Fellow Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, July 2012
• Appointed Teacher in Kingston Church of Christ, Nov 2012
• Over 20 years' experience preaching and teaching in churches throughout the Caribbean.

Work Experience
• 1989-1991 Mainframe Computer Operator, Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society
• 1997-2003 Evangelist / minister, Kingston Church of Christ
• 2003-Present Attorney-at-Law
• 2006-2012 Associate Tutor, Norman Manley Law School
• 2005-Present Self-supporting preacher & teacher, Kingston Church of Christ

Family
Courtney is married to Lovette since June, 1999. They have 2 children; Chelsea (2002) and Chase (2007).

 

J. Tyrone Marcus

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unnamedSpiritual Background
BAPTISM - May 1, 1995

Ministry when Converted – Campus (University of the West Indies, Barbados)

Home Congregation - Port-of-Spain Church of Christ

Current Ministry Service
• Teacher-in-training, Port-of-Spain Church of Christ

Past Ministry Service (Staff)
• Part-time Evangelist, Port-of-Spain Church of Christ (2005-2009)
• Evangelist, Kingston Church of Christ(2001-2004)
• Minister, Kingston Church of Christ(2000-2001)
• Intern, Port-of-Spain Church of Christ(1998-1999)

Professional Background - Attorney-at-Law (1998-present)

Education and Training
• Master of Laws, De Montfort University, Leceister, England(via distance learning)(2008-2010)
• Athens Institute of Ministry(2007-2010)
• Legal Education Certificate, Hugh Wooding Law School, Trinidad(1996-1998)
• Bachelor of Laws, University of the West Indies(1993-1996)

Family
Tyrone is married to Michelle since 2001. They have 2 children; Tyrelle & Jaydrian-Timothy.

 

Dr. Douglas Jacoby

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WORK EXPERIENCE
2012 – Adjunct Professor in Bible & Theology, Lincoln Christian University
2004 – Principal teacher at Athens Institute of Ministry
2003 – Websites (douglasjacoby.com, jacobypremium.com, 9000 pages of Christian resources

21 books published

Seven public debates

Director of annual Biblical Study Tour since 1998
Consultant, T&R, Inc. (work in 110 nations to date)
1983 – 2003 Evangelist and Teacher at British Commonwealth World Sector.
Church builder in London, Birmingham, Sydney, Stockholm,
Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Washington DC
1982 Finance Department, University of London
1977 – 1980 Mathematics Department, Duke University

EDUCATION
1996 – 1999 Drew University, D.Min., Christian Education
1982 – 1985 University of London, Postgraduate study in New Testament
1980 – 1982 Harvard University, M.T.S., New Testament
1980 Oxford University, British History
1977 – 1980 Duke University, B.A., History

  OTHER
  2010 Finalist, Outreach 2010 Resources of the Year (apologetics)
  1999 First place, St. Petersburg (Russia) Book Fair
  1977 Valedictorian, Ranney School
  1974 Eagle Scout

  FAMILY
  Married to Victoria Jacoby (1985)
  Children James (London, 1988), Emma (Stockholm, 1990), Lily (Shanghai, 1994)

Dr. G. Steve Kinnard

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Dr. G. Steve Kinnard has served the New York City Church of Christ as an evangelist and teacher for more than 20 years.

He has preached and taught the Bible on every continent. He received his undergraduate degree at Freed-Hardman College and his Master of Divinity with Languages degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest. Then he completed his Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University.

Steve and his wife, Leigh, live in Rockland County, New York. They have two children, Chelsea and Daniel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey Harris

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Education

1981-1985

Princeton University B.A.

Molecular Biology

Graduate work in Intertestamental Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, and American Religion

 

1985-1986

Montclair State College

Postgraduate study (Education)

 

1994-1997

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Postgraduate study (Classical Greek and Biblical Hebrew)

 

1992-1998

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Postgraduate study (Organizational Behavior)

 

1999-Present

Trinity Theol. Seminary

Postgraduate study toward Ph.D in Systematic Theology

Mike Shapiro

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mike shapiroEducation

1976 - 1980   Florida Institute of Technology   B.S. (Science Education)

1980 - 1982  University of Georgia       -      M.Ed (School Psychology)

1982 - 1984  University of Georgia      -     Ph.D (Ed. Psychology)

Licensure and Certification

  • Georgia - Licensed Applied Psychologist
  • New York - Licensed Psychologist
  • Certified School Psychologist
  • National Registered Custody Evaluator
  • Board Certified Forensic Examiner

 

 

Mary Shapiro

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mary shapiroEducation

1974 - 1978  University of Georgia  B.S. Ed. (Mental Retardation)

1978 - 1979  University of Georgia  M.Ed (School Psychology)

1979 - 1984  University of Georgia  Ph.D. (Education Psychology)
                                                            Minor: Pediatric/Child Neuropsychology

 

Licensure and Certification

  • Georgia - Licensed Psychologist
  • New York - Certified School Psychologist