On Campus and Online Bible Learning
"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 Woodhouse,
Ms. 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.
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.
Rev. Dr. Reginald Woodhouse
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. Willis
Board of Directors Member & Professor of Theology & Ministry
Dr. Larry S, Brayboy obtained his Bachelor of Biblical Studies in 1997, his M.Div. in 1998, and his D. Min. in 2000 at Providence Bible College & Theological Seminary. Previous studies included Old Dominion University, University of Maryland, and Tidewater Community College. Currently, Dr. Brayboy pastors Search Point Bible Fellowship in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Brayboy also served as president of Kingdom Bible Institute from 2003-2013.
Dr. Larry Brayboy
Dr. Gooch is pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church Newport News, Virginia. Rev. Gooch graduated from Providence Bible College & Seminary in 2013 with a doctorate in ministry. Her motto is: "if I can help somebody as I travel along the way my living will not be in vain."
Dr. Brenda Gooch
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. Dr. Stover occasionally leads voyages and pilgrimages to the Holy Land and to holy sites in Egypt, Greece, and Turkey, and he is listed in Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
Dr. Charles Stover
Doctor of Ministry Program
Dr. Jackson is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University (2016) with a doctorate in Higher Educational Leadership and Organizational Development. She also holds an MBA from Regent University (2006) and a Bachelor of Science degree from Norfolk State University (2000).
Dr. Francine Jackson
Dr. Carol Wier serves at PBCTS in an Administrative capacity, as a valued member of the Academic Committee, and is a stellar fFaculty member. The courses taught at PBCTS have included the Old Testament Survey I & II, and the Biblical Covenants.
Dr. Carol Wier
Dr. Kim Downing
Dr. Downing earned her Ph.D. in Social Work from Norfolk State University in 2007. She furthered her education and received a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development from The George Washington University in 2009. Dr. Downing has 20 years of teaching experience in higher education. Also, she has 28 years of experience as a social worker, and has been licensed in Virginia as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2000. In 1988, she received a National Certification from the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW).