The Study Center pairs every student taking a standard (16-week) course with a mentor. Here is a list of current mentors serving our students:
Hugh Diggins, Sr.
Hugh Diggins Sr. graduated from Trinity Evangelical Seminary with a BA in Ministry and Major in Theology. He received his MDiv from South Atlantic Seminary. He has served as an elder in several churches since 1992 and is currently a Teaching Elder at Reformed Bible Church in Rutland, Vermont, which is part of the Green Mountain Baptist Association.
Roger D Duke retired early from the Baptist College of Health Sciences Memphis, TN. to pursue an itinerant career consulting, teaching, and writing. He has taught on the college, university, and graduate school levels for 20 years. Duke holds graduate degrees from The University of the South’s School of Theology-Sewanee, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Harding University Graduate School of Religion. He has written or contributed to six published books and has edited over twenty other works. He has been happily married to Linda Y. Duke for 42 years. They have three adult children and four robust grandsons..
J. W. Glidewell
J.W. Glidewell has been in pastoral ministry since 1976. In 1992 he served as pastor of First Baptist Church, St. Francis, Kansas until his retirement from pastoral ministry 2018. He continues to serve as Cordinator for the Spurgeon Baptist Association of Churches and with Bikers for Christ Motorcycle Ministry. He graduated from Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1983 (BA), and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, 1987 (MDiv). J.W. and his wife JaNelle have been married since 1975 and have three daughters.
Chuck Todd received a BA in Bible from Hannibal LaGrange College and an MA in General Theological Studies from Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He is a preaching elder and has served as a bi-vocational pastor of Grace Covenant Baptist Church in Hannibal, MO for the past several years. He is married to Michelle and is blessed with two daughters Mikayla and Marissa.
Todd Wilson now serves as pastor of Grace Covenant Baptist Church (founded in July 2004) in Birmingham, Alabama. He received his MDiv from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in December 2000. Before entering the ministry, he worked as a Computer Engineer/Network Analyst for 8 years. Todd and his wife Lori were married in 1987 and have two daughters, Bailey (b. June 1990) and Kirby (b. March 1992).