Dr. Charles McCombs, PhD : President of SWFBI

Dr. Charles McCombs, PhD

President of SWFBI

PhD, Organic Chemistry, UCLA, 1978
Senior Research Scientist, Eastman Chemical Co., 1978 – 2000
Asst Director of Research, Institute for Creation Research, Dallas, TX, 2008 – 2010
Genesis Ministries, Inc., President, 2000 Рcurrent
Professor at SWFBI, 2012 – current
SWFBI, President, 2022 – current

Dr. Steve Thompson : Vice President of SWFBI

Dr. Steve Thompson

Vice President of SWFBI

D.TH. Fredricksburg Bible Institute

TH.M. Fredricksburg Bible Institute

BA, Florida Atlantic University

Dr. James Scafidi : Chapel Director, SWFBI

Dr. James Scafidi

Chapel Director, SWFBI

DBS, Master’s Divinity School, Evansville, IN

MRE, Gordon-Conwell Theo. Seminary, So. Hamilton, MA

BS, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)- Lifetime certified to teach Bible

Evangelical Training Association- Lifetime Bible teacher

Dr. Thomas Simmons, D. Th. :

Dr. Thomas Simmons, D. Th.

D.TH. Temple Seminary, Cincinnati, OH

Min. Luther Rice Seminary

TH.M. Dallas Theo. Seminary

BA, University of Tampa, FL

Sandy Simmons : Professor

Sandy Simmons


Glenn Schilstra :

Glenn Schilstra

Judge Peter Bell :

Judge Peter Bell

D., South Texas College of Law

BA, University of South Florida

AA, Hillsborough Community College

Fran Gonzalez : Professor

Fran Gonzalez


1983 B.S. Industrial Engineering from University of the Philippines (Manila, Philippines)
1993 M. Div. Biblical Studies from Asian Theological Seminary (Manila, Philippines)
1996 Th. M. Biblical Theology from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (South Hamilton, Massachusetts)
Rev. David Conklin :

Rev. David Conklin

B.S.M. Moody Bible Institute; M.A. Missions from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Church planter and pastor 25 years.

Dr. Glenn Schilstra. :

Dr. Glenn Schilstra.

Jewish Outreach Studies with Victory in Grace Ministries

Founder of Chosen Roots Ministry

Joy Peterson : Assoc Professor

Joy Peterson

Assoc Professor

BS degree in Health Science; a BA in Biblical Studies. Florida Certified Teaching Certificate. 30+ years teaching in homeschool and Christian Schools.
Frank Archer :

Frank Archer

Janis McCombs :

Janis McCombs

Bachelor’s Degree in Education from East Tennessee State University, 1979
Graduate classes from East Tennessee State University, 1997 – 1999
Licensed Teacher: Grades K – 8 Scott County, VA, 1979 – 1999
Homeschool teacher 2002 – 2020
Asst Principal and Principal: Grades 1 – 12 West Charlotte Christian Academy, 2002 – 2008
Curriculum and Development at Institute for Creation Research, 2008 – 2010
Principal/Teacher, Genesis Christian Academy and Learning Center, 2011-2022
Creation Speaker for Genesis Ministries, Inc., 2000 – current
Vice President of Genesis Ministries, Inc. 2011 – current