Meet The Instructors

Andrew Wommack

Courses: A Sure Foundation, Basics of Righteousness, Relationship with God, Receiving from God, The Making of a Minister, How to Get along with People.

Since founding Andrew Wommack Ministries, Inc. in 1978, Andrew has continued to present great truths from God’s Word with simplicity and clarity, through the revelation knowledge and anointing given to him by the Lord. Wherever he travels, his powerful emphasis on the Word continues to set people free from sin and self-righteousness, often with signs and wonders following. Andrew has pastored three churches, and he continues to fulfill God’s calling on his life by teaching the body of Christ the Good News of our New Testament relationship in Jesus Christ.

Carrie Pickett

Course: Life Foundations

Carrie has been a believer for over thirty years, with a passion for God’s Word and for teaching the truth. After graduating from Charis Bible College in 1999, she moved to Russia to plant a Charis Bible College and Andrew Wommack Ministries office. While in Russia, Carrie met her husband, Mike. Together they grew the Russian ministry to reach over 10 Russian-speaking nations. After sixteen years in Russia, Carrie and her husband relocated to Colorado, where Carrie now serves as the Assistant Vice President of Charis Bible College. Carrie also serves as the Director of the World Outreach Global Training School, one of Charis’s 3rd-year vocational schools. She has a heart to reach the world with the grace message and to see powerful ministers raised up with a Great Commission vision.  Mike and Carrie have two children, Elliana and Michael – their “missionaries in training.

Carrie Pickett

Course: Life Foundations

Carrie has been a believer for over thirty years, with a passion for God’s Word and for teaching the truth. After graduating from Charis Bible College in 1999, she moved to Russia to plant a Charis Bible College and Andrew Wommack Ministries office. While in Russia, Carrie met her husband, Mike. Together they grew the Russian ministry to reach over 10 Russian-speaking nations. After sixteen years in Russia, Carrie and her husband relocated to Colorado, where Carrie now serves as the Assistant Vice President of Charis Bible College. Carrie also serves as the Director of the World Outreach Global Training School, one of Charis’s 3rd-year vocational schools. She has a heart to reach the world with the grace message and to see powerful ministers raised up with a Great Commission vision.  Mike and Carrie have two children, Elliana and Michael – their “missionaries in training.

Greg Mohr

Courses: Excellence in Ministry, Fruit of the Spirit, Life of Christ, Establishing a Prosperous Soul, Living in the Balance.

Greg Mohr is the Dean of Education at Charis Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He also is a conference speaker and author and served as Senior Pastor of the River Church in Decatur, Texas for 24 years. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and has earned a Master’s degree in Leadership from Southwestern Christian University in Bethany, Oklahoma. Greg is married to his best friend, Janice. Together they have four children and ten grandchildren.

Wendell Parr

Courses: Holy Spirit, Old Testament Survey, New Testament Survey.

Wendell has been in ministry for four decades. He founded a charismatic church in Texas where he served as Senior Pastor for 18 years. In 1994, he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado to help start Charis Bible College. He taught there for three years and then moved to England where he and his wife successfully planted the first Charis extension school. He then directed Bob Nichols’ Bible school in Fort Worth, Texas, before returning to Colorado where he now serves as the Director of AWM World Outreach. Wendell and his wife, Linda, have two children, Wendy and Dean, and one granddaughter, Ashtin.

Wendell Parr

Courses: Holy Spirit, Old Testament Survey, New Testament Survey.

Wendell has been in ministry for four decades. He founded a charismatic church in Texas where he served as Senior Pastor for 18 years. In 1994, he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado to help start Charis Bible College. He taught there for three years and then moved to England where he and his wife successfully planted the first Charis extension school. He then directed Bob Nichols’ Bible school in Fort Worth, Texas, before returning to Colorado where he now serves as the Director of AWM World Outreach. Wendell and his wife, Linda, have two children, Wendy and Dean, and one granddaughter, Ashtin.

Barry Bennett

Courses: Introduction to the Bible, Galatians, The Ministry of Jesus, Healing, The Laws of the Kingdom, The Book of Acts, Answers to Important Questions.

Barry has been serving the Lord since 1972 and is a graduate of Christ for the Nations Institute. He and his wife, Betty Kay, were missionaries in Mexico, Guatemala, and Chile before returning to Texas in 2001. While attending a large Spanish-speaking congregation in Carrollton, Texas, Barry became the director and principal teacher of Instituto Avance, a Bible institute for Spanish speakers. In 2007, he came to AWM and worked in the Encouragement Department. He is now the Dean of Students at Charis , and also teaches in Charis Bible College’s first and second years of study.

Daniel Amstutz

Courses: Heart Matters, Lifestyle of Worship.

Daniel has been described by many as a “father” of the modern worship movement, helping to pioneer and mentor many who continue to have tremendous impact on the body of Christ and modern culture as well. Daniel is a published songwriter and recording artist and has served as a pastor and teacher for over thirty years. Daniel is an ordained minister and holds Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Theology degrees. Daniel currently serves as the Coordinator for the New Life School of Worship Mentoring/Discipleship Program and teaches and leads worship at Charis Bible College. Daniel and Tracy have been married for thirty-three years and have two grown children and three grandchildren.

Daniel Amstutz

Courses: Heart Matters, Lifestyle of Worship.

Daniel has been described by many as a “father” of the modern worship movement, helping to pioneer and mentor many who continue to have tremendous impact on the body of Christ and modern culture as well. Daniel is a published songwriter and recording artist and has served as a pastor and teacher for over thirty years. Daniel is an ordained minister and holds Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Theology degrees. Daniel currently serves as the Coordinator for the New Life School of Worship Mentoring/Discipleship Program and teaches and leads worship at Charis Bible College. Daniel and Tracy have been married for thirty-three years and have two grown children and three grandchildren.

Lawson Perdue

Courses: Bible Covenants, Romans, Basic Bible Doctrines, First Book of John, ‘In Christ’ Realities, Leadership – Lessons from Nehemiah.

In 1978, at one of Andrew Wommack’s home Bible studies in Lamar, Colorado, Lawson Perdue was filled with the Holy Spirit and called to preach. Lawson moved to South Bend, Indiana in 1987 to attend Lester Sumrall’s World Harvest Bible College. He received an Associate of Arts degree in 1988 and then moved to Kit Carson, Colorado to found Church of the Redeemed. In 1992 Lawson received his Bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry from World Harvest Bible College. In 2001 he founded Charis Christian Center of Colorado Springs, where he currently pastors. His ministry emphasizes abundant life through Jesus Christ. Lawson and his wife Barbara have three sons.

Arthur Meintjes

Courses: Let freedom Reign, Foundation Truth for Godly Ministry, Who is Man?

Arthur has traveled the world teaching the GOOD NEWS (Gospel of Peace) and FAITH-RIGHTEOUSNESS, a message of God’s unconditional love and mercy to build, repair, and restore mankind. The emphasis of the message is to show people that God is kind, good, and loving. The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation or wholeness, in every area of life. This good news does not point out what is wrong with you; it is about what is RIGHT with you because of the finished work of the cross of Jesus Christ, in spite of what is wrong with you. Grace doesn’t give permission to sin; it empowers one to live a godly life. Arthur and his wife, Cathy, established Kingdom Life Ministries in 1992. They reside in Colorado, U.S.A.

Arthur Meintjes

Courses: Let freedom Reign, Foundation Truth for Godly Ministry, Who is Man?

Arthur has traveled the world teaching the GOOD NEWS (Gospel of Peace) and FAITH-RIGHTEOUSNESS, a message of God’s unconditional love and mercy to build, repair, and restore mankind. The emphasis of the message is to show people that God is kind, good, and loving. The Gospel is the power of God unto salvation or wholeness, in every area of life. This good news does not point out what is wrong with you; it is about what is RIGHT with you because of the finished work of the cross of Jesus Christ, in spite of what is wrong with you. Grace doesn’t give permission to sin; it empowers one to live a godly life. Arthur and his wife, Cathy, established Kingdom Life Ministries in 1992. They reside in Colorado, U.S.A.

Dan Funkhouser

Courses: What Faith Is & How to Live by It, Pioneering Ministries, Faith in a Supernatural God.

In 1973 Dan and his wife, Penny, gave their lives to Jesus Christ. In 1978 Dan graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Bible Theology from the International Bible Institute and Seminary. He also holds a conferred Doctor of Divinity Degree from the same seminary. Dan has pioneered and helped pioneer many churches, including three in the Colorado Springs area. Since 1983, he has taught national pastor and leadership conferences as well as Bible colleges in Haiti, Israel, Central America, South America, and Cuba. Dan and Penny are currently pastoring Heartbeat Ministries International in Colorado Springs.

Pastor Dean Hawk

Courses: Biblical Leadership, Spirit Led Life & Ministry.

Dean’s creative and energetic style of ministry has been in high gear for the past thirty years. He is passionate about equipping believers and future ministers with the practical tools to serve in the local church. In 2004 he pioneered Rock Family Church in Colorado Springs. Prior to his senior pastor role, Dean served as a youth pastor for nineteen years and then traveled the nation ministering to teenagers and families for several years. He also served as a Bible college instructor for five years at Rhema Bible Training Center in Oklahoma. Dean is also the author of 16 volumes of H2O Sermon Source, a creative sermon resource for pastors and youth pastors that is used around the world. Dean has been married to his wife, Kim, since 1983. They have three children.

Pastor Dean Hawk

Courses: Biblical Leadership, Spirit Led Life & Ministry.

Dean’s creative and energetic style of ministry has been in high gear for the past thirty years. He is passionate about equipping believers and future ministers with the practical tools to serve in the local church. In 2004 he pioneered Rock Family Church in Colorado Springs. Prior to his senior pastor role, Dean served as a youth pastor for nineteen years and then traveled the nation ministering to teenagers and families for several years. He also served as a Bible college instructor for five years at Rhema Bible Training Center in Oklahoma. Dean is also the author of 16 volumes of H2O Sermon Source, a creative sermon resource for pastors and youth pastors that is used around the world. Dean has been married to his wife, Kim, since 1983. They have three children.