Our teaching staff includes pastors, authors, counselors, business leaders, and radio personalities who are passionate for the Lord and for training the next generation for a lifetime of ministry. This page provides a sampling of our teaching staff from recent years. Click on a teacher’s name to learn more about them:

Our past Bible teachers have included experts such as:

Dr. Jason Dees, Christ Covenant Buckhead

Dr. Mark Bailey, President, Dallas Theological Seminary

Tom Nelson, Senior Pastor, Denton Bible Church

Matt Chandler, Pastor, The Village Church

Todd Wagner, Pastor, Watermark Community Church

Ben Stuart, Director of Breakaway Ministries, College Station

Timothy Ateek, Director of Vertical Ministries, Waco

Afshin Ziafat, Pastor, Providence Church, Frisco

Karen Chancey, Director of Women, Kanakuk Institute

Dr. Glenn Kreider, Professor of Theological Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary

Charles Stolfus, Lay Institute Director, Denton Bible Church

Pete Deison, Associate Pastor, Park Cities Presbyterian Church

Lamar Trieschmann, Teaching Pastor, Lake Valley Community Church

David Lawson, Precept Ministries International

Randy Weeaks, Pastor, Walnut Ridge Church

Mitch Maher, Pastor, Redeemer Community Church

Debbie Jo White, Vice President, Kanakuk Kamps

Chad Hampsch, Vice President of Operations, Kanakuk Institute

Some of our teachers focus on Interpersonal & Marital Relationships. For example:

Dr. Gary Oliver, Executive Director, Center for Relational Enrichment

Dr. Gary Smalley, Smalley Relationship Center

Dr. Joe White, Kanakuk Kamps

And still others focus on Practical Ministry topics or Current Events:

Keith Chancey, President, Kanakuk Institute

Marvin Daniels, Executive Director of the Hope Center, Kansas City

Mike Haley, Director of Gender Issues, Focus on the Family Institute

Rod Handley, President, Character that Counts

Kerby Anderson, National Director, Probe Ministries

Dr. Pat Zukeran, Research Associate, Probe Ministries

Who staffs?

Keith Chancey, President

Karen Chancey, Director of Women

Chad Hampsch, Vice President of Operations

Institute Staff 2015-2016Cat Hampsch, Women’s Staff

Grant Gaines, Dean of Men

Brittany Ingram, Dean of Women

Hortencia Miranda, Chef

Brad Mooney, Recruiting and Men’s Discipleship

Jocelyn Troester, Assistant to Keith Chancey

Joy Oatman, Assistant to Chad Hampsch

Julie Brinkman, Academic Coordinator