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Dr. Andrew M. KingDr. Andrew M. King
Assistant Dean of Spurgeon College and Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Spurgeon College.
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Taylor DiRoberto
Position: Administrative Assistant to the Dean of the College, Accelerate Program Coordinator
Degree Program: PhD, Old Testament
Ministry Aspirations: Pastor
Most Impactful Book: Fear and Trembling by Søren Kierkegaard
Contact Info: 816-414-3826, tdiroberto@mbts.edu

Joseph Williams
Position: Fusion Training Coordinator
Degree: Completed MTS from MBTS. Pursing MDiv, Missions
Current Ministry: Stateside Cross-Cultural Missions
Ministry Aspirations: Living overseas reaching the Unreached
Most Impactful Book: William Carey: Obliged to Go by Janet and Geoff Benge
Contact Info: 816-414-7764, JWilliams@mbts.edu

Erik Odegard
Position: Director of Fusion
Degree Program: MTS Graduate, Pursuing MDiv.
Ministry Aspirations: Pastor, Church Planter
Most Impactful Book: The Holiness of God by R.C. Sproul
Contact Info: 816-414-3767, eodegard@mbts.edu

Philip Parker
Philip Parker
Position: Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Current Ministry: Discipleship through Basketball
Contact Info: 816-414-3804, pparker@mbts.edu
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Evie Stanton
Evie Stanton
Position: Head Volleyball Coach
Degree Program: BS in Interdisciplinary Studies from Mississippi State University
Current Ministry: Mentoring and Discipling through Volleyball
Contact Info: 501-580-7475, estanton@mbts.edu
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Hayden Summerhill
Position: Admissions Counselor
Degree Program: MDiv
Ministry Aspirations: Pastor, Trainer of Future Ministry Leaders
Most Impactful Book: The Church: The Gospel Made Visible by Mark Dever
Contact Info: 816-414-3789, hsummerhill@mbts.edu

Nathaniel BrownNathaniel Brown
Position: Spurgeon College Admissions Counselor
Degree Program: Masters of Divinity
Ministry Aspirations: Pastoral Ministry / Church Planting
Contact Info: 816-414-3853, nbrown@mbts.edu

Katie Lisle
Position: Fusion Mobilization Coordinator
Degree Program: Completed BA Christian Ministry with a Missions Emphasis and Counseling/Psychology from Spurgeon College
Ministry Aspirations: Planting churches among Unreached Unengaged People Groups overseas with my husband
Most Impactful Book: A Gospel Primer for Christians by Milton Vincent
Contact Info: 816-414-3777, klisle@mbts.edu

Allie Brookens
Allie Brookens
Position: Undergraduate On-campus Advisor
Degree Program: Counseling Psychology
Ministry Aspirations: Becoming an LPC, probably working in a private practice or ministry to counsel people through everyday struggles, tragedies, or mental illnesses.
Most Impactful Book: None Like Him by Jen Wilkin
Contact Info: 816-414-3823, abrookens@mbts.edu

Beverly White
Beverly White
Position: Undergraduate On-campus Advisor
Degree Program: MDiv
Ministry Aspirations: Encouraging women to grow in their love of God and His truth
Most Impactful Book: Knowing God by J.I. Packer
Contact Info: 816-414-3849, bwhite@mbts.edu

Matt Risher
Matt Risher
Position: Head Men’s and Women’s Soccer Coach
Degree Program: Pursuing PhD in Systematic Theology
Current Ministry: Member of Faith Community Church
Contact Info: 704-668-9072, mrisher@mbts.edu
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