Our Staff


Rev Andrews Amoh
Biblical Studies, Biblical and Language Instructor
B.A., Academy of New Church College
M. Div., Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
M.A.T. University of Pittsburgh

Dr Doug Bradbury
Interdisciplinary PhD Creative & Ethical Leadership
Union Institute and University Cincinnati, OH
Masters of Higher Ed. Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA.
B.A., Major- Political Science Minor-Youth Ministries Geneva College Beaver Falls, PA.Seminary

Rev William Burgess
B.A., The Catholic University of America
M. Div., Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
PhD., Duquesne University

Min John Burwell
Humanities Instructor
A.A., Community College of Allegheny County
B.S., Point Park University

Dr Valetta Ford
Social Sciences 
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology Major 1970
Duquesne University
Master of Education - Foundations of Education Major 1977
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Psychology - Marriage and Family Counseling Major 2001
Geneva College
Doctorate of Education - Leadership and Administration 2020
Point Park University

Dr Barbara Gunn
Science Department 

A.A., Geneva College
M.TS., Reformed Presbyterian
Theological Seminary

Deborah Hayes
Geneva College - Bachelor of Science/ Biology
University of Pittsburgh - Master of Science/Public Health IDM (Infections Diseases Microbiology)

Rev Helen Jackson
Leadership & Philosophy 
A.A. Christian Ministry, CUBM, Geneva College
B.S., Community Ministry, Geneva College
M.S.,  MSOL, Organizational Leadership, Geneva College

B.S., Geneva College
M.S., Geneva College

Dr Herbert V.R.P. Jones
BS, Voice,
Alcorn State University/Morehouse College
MS, Counseling Psychology/Guidance & Counseling
Jackson State University
M. Div., Theology & the ARTS (Music/Dance/Drama)
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Ph.D. Studies, Ethnomusicology
University of Pittsburgh
M. Mus., Conducting, Music
University of Mississippi
D.A/D.M.A, Conducting, Performance Pedagogy, Music
University of Mississippi

Dr Mitch Nickols

Dr Richard Noble
Bachelor of Professional Studies 

B.A., Geneva College
M.Div., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Rev Scott Reichert 
Science Department

Dr. Melvin Rippy
Biblical Studies 

B.S., Geneva College
M. Div., Virginia Union University
D. Min., Howard University

Dr Peter Smith
B.A., Geneva College
M. Div., Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
D. Min.; Reformed Theological Seminary

Dr Jonathan Watt
Biblical Studies Instructor
B.S., Syracuse University
M. Div., Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
M.A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Dr Richard Wingfield
Christian Education and Preaching Instructor
A.A., Center for Urban Biblical Ministry
B.S., Geneva College
M.Div. Pittsburgh Theological Seminary




Board Officers

  • Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church Pittsburgh, PA

Board Members



  • C.E.O. & Clipper Enterprises Consulting Business, Clipper Enterprise

  • Pastor, Bethlehem Baptist Church

  • Pastor, New Hope Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, PA

  • C.E.O. & Founder, The Heritage Gospel Chorale of Pittsburgh
    Minister of Music, Bethany Baptist Church, Pastor of Worship and Music ARTS Ebenezer Baptist Church

  • Serves as the Henry L. Hillman Professor of Urban Ministry and Director of the Metro-Urban Institute

  • President and CEO of The Church Online

  • Pastor, Unity Baptist Church, Braddock, Pa.

  • President Emeritus, Geneva College

  • Trustee, Point Park University