Advisory Board

Phil Beavers – V.P. of Institutional Advancement, Great Lakes Christian College

beavers-leafPhil Beavers is the Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, Michigan. He has been with the College since January of 1999. He oversees the advancement of the College in relation to FUNDS, FRIENDS, and FRESHMEN.


Rick Grover, D.Min – Senior Minister, E-91st Street Christian Church

groverRick Grover currently serves as the Senior Pastor of E-91st Street Christian Church, Indianapolis, IN. Rick is married to Laura, and they have three children—Will (13), Anna (11), and Luke (9). After completing his undergraduate degree at Manhattan Christian College (Kansas), Rick received an M.A. in Theology/ Philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary (Illinois), a M.Div. and D. Min. from Emmanuel School of Religion (Tennessee).


Larry Griffin, M.A. – President, Mid-South Christian College

griffin-leafPrior to becoming president of the college, Larry was a minister, missionary, and church planter, concentrating most of his efforts in the preaching and teaching ministry, with a particular sense of giftedness in the area of teaching.


Keith P. Keeran, Ph.D. – Chancellor, Kentucky Christian University

dr_keith_keeran-leafDr. Keeran currently serves as Chancellor for Kentucky Christian University after leading the university as the fourth president. During his presidency Dr. Keeran also became the founder of Commonwealth International University (formerly Crimean American College) in Simferopol, Ukraine; and also serves as Executive Director of the International Alliance of Christian Colleges and Universities.


Paul Kissling, Ph.D. – Professor of Old Testament, Lincoln Christian University

paul-leafPaul is a graduate of Great Lakes Christian College (1980, Bachelor’s majoring in Biblical Languages), Lincoln Christian Seminary M.Div. (2004, Old Testament Concentration), Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (Th. M. in Old Testament), and the University of Sheffield (Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible).