Rev. Dr. Lawrence Willis, DMin.

Rev. Dr. Lawrence Willis is a graduate of The College of Wooster, The Ohio State University, The Interdenominational Theological Center, Johnson C. Smith Seminary, Providence Bible College and Theological Seminary and has taken advanced courses in theological formation from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.  Rev. Willis is a Critical Incident Stress Management Facilitator certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  Currently he serves on the Synod Assembly of the Synod of the Mid-Atlantic, Chairman of the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia Nominations Committee of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Board Chairman of the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, former Chairman of the Office of Human Affairs and former member of Johnson C. Smith Seminary Board of Trustees.

Rev. Dr. Lawrence Willis 

Board of Directors Member, Professor of Theology & Ministry, DMin Advisor

Rev. Dr. Larry Brayboy, DMin.

Dr. Larry S. Brayboy is the Provost of Academic Affairs at PBCTS. He also teaches at all levels of PBCTS theological study degree programs, being the the co-founder and director of the Ministry Certificate Program. Building on the success with writing his book "The Black Church in America: Preparing for a New Century," Dr. Brayboy is a  mainstay at PBCTS, having exceptional administrative experience as staff having oversight of  the alumni and students relations at PBCTS. Academic degrees include an M.Div. in 1998, and his D. Min. in 2000 at Providence Bible College & Theological Seminary. Preparatory work included studies at Old Dominion University, University of Maryland, and Tidewater Community College. Currently, Dr. Brayboy pastors Search Point Bible Fellowship in Newport News, Virginia, where he also leads a hands on and Fb ministry of leadership mentoring.  Dr. Brayboy also served as president of Kingdom Bible Institute from 2003-2013.

Dr. Larry Brayboy
Provost, Faculty, and Director of Ministry Certificate Program
Student-Alumni Services Director; Email:


Rev. Dr. Charles Stover, DMin.

Dr. Charlie Stover graduated from The University of North Carolina with a degree in Journalism and worked for newspapers for 14 years as a reporter, writer, and editor. He earned a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry Degrees from Providence Bible College & Theological Seminary and has served as a professor at PBCTS for 13 years. His international work has included coordinating international students and Dr. Stover occasionally leads voyages and pilgrimages to the Holy Land and to sites in Egypt, Greece, and Turkey. He is listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who. Dr. Stover is pastor of Lighthouse Community Church, Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Charles Stover
DMin Ministry Project Advisor

Rev. Dr. Leroy Hill, DMin.

Dr. LeRoy Hill, Jr. serves at PBCTS as Academic Dean and he is the Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Portsmouth, Virginia. He has a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1991. In May 2015, Dr. Hill earned his first Doctor of Ministry degree from Virginia University of Lynchburg, and later in 2017, he earned a second a second Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University.
          Prior to being called to the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dr. Hill taught as an adjunct professor in the Oklahoma Baptist University, and the American Christian College and Seminary teaching courses such as: Old Testament Survey, The Minor Prophets, Principles of Biblical Interpretation, and more. In August 2008. Dr. Hill attended an intensive study course in hermeneutics and homiletics at Regents Park College, at Oxford University in England.          

Dr. Leroy Hill Jr.
Academic Dean, Faculty, DMin Program Facilitator and Advisor

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"Distinctive in its blend of tradition and innovation, PBCTS is building the lives of its students to impact the world for Christ through the various professions, ministries, and businesses to which He has called them. Dedicated caring faculty and a warm friendly student body from all over the Hampton Roads area and the nation are all key ingredients in this unique opportunity.  We offer this most affordable, once-in-a-lifetime experience to you. I invite you to become a part of our school’s growing family. “ 
Rev. Dr. Reginald C. Woodhouse, 
President, PBCTS  

Rev. Meagen P. Downing, M.Div.

Rev. Meagen Downing is a graduate of Yale Divinity School where she earned a Master of Divinity Degree (2017). She is also a graduate of Hampton University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism, with a minor in leadership studies. Ms. Meagan is one of PBCTS faculty jewels, teaching Public Speaking, Writing and Theological/Biblical classes. Reverend Downing is currently undergoing hospital chaplaincy training.

Rev. Dr. Reginald C. Woodhouse, DMin.

Rev. Dr. Reginald C. Woodhouse was called into the Gospel Ministry December 1990 and ordained in July 1992. He graduated from Norfolk State University, receiving his Teaching Endorsement Certification, whereupon he taught in the Newport News Public School System at Briarfield Elementary School for several years. Realizing a need to better prepare himself for the “calling” upon his life in the ministry, he pursued and received a Master of Theology Degree from Roanoke Theological Seminary in Elizabeth City, NC. Reverend Woodhouse earned his second Master's Degree, a Master of Divinity Degree from Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. On June 1, 2008, Pastor Woodhouse received his Doctor of Ministry Degree from Providence Theological Seminary in Norfolk, VA.  Some of the rich background of Dr. Woodhouse's experience covers years of providing theological education in various seminaries, serving as hospital chaplaincy, short terms missions trips leader to Africa, School board member, and long time pastor of First Baptist Church, Jefferson Park in Newport News.

Rev. Dr. Reginald Woodhouse
President/Faculty & Board of Directors Member, Director of DMin. program


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