Providence Bible College and Theological Seminary

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Donald Mills, MDiv, Ph.D.

Dr. Mills is the Dean of Academic affairs at PBCTS and also teaches numerous classes. He holds the MDiv from Northwest Baptist Seminary, Tacoma, Washington and a PhD in Hermeneutics from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He currently serves as a teaching elder and worship leader at Great Bridge Community Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. He is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and the Institute for Biblical Research.  He has contributed to theological journals, anthologies, Bible dictionaries, a study Bible, and a theological wordbook.  Additional studies include the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Arizona, Lutheran Theological Seminary, Drake University, Faith Baptist Bible College, and Talbot Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor in Washington, California, Ohio, and Virginia and has taught in three seminaries. 

Dr. Donald W. Mills

Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Biblical Languages, Director of all Master's Programs,  Coordinator for the Dual Enrollment Programs for the DMin and Master's Degrees.  


Charles Stover, MDiv, D.Min.

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

Lawrence Willis, MA, MDiv, D.Min.

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  Chariman, Professor of Theology & Ministry, DMin 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, 
Former President, PBCTS  

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LeRoy Hill, Jr., MDiv, DMin., DMin.

Dr. LeRoy Hill, Jr. serves at PBCTS as the President and 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 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.
President, Faculty, DMin Program Facilitator and Advisor

Larry Brayboy, MDiv, 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
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