CORE FACULTY

 

Todd Tristan Bolton
Professor of Exposition & Biblical Languages
B.S., Emory University
M.Div., The Cornerstone Seminary
PhD, Baptist Bible Seminary (in process)

Todd graduated from Emory University with a B.S. in Anthropology. Following college, he spent two years in China doing missionary work. Since returning, Todd has worked as a Church Administrator and Pastoral Intern at churches in Berkeley and Oakland. Todd received his Master of Divinity MagnaCum Laude from The Cornerstone Seminary in 2010 and serves as the Assistant Dean to the Seminary. He attends Community Bible Church in Vallejo, where he leads a weekly Bible study and teaches Sunday School. Todd lives in Vallejo with his wife, Rhonda, and their three children.


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Vincent M. Bradshaw
Professor of Old Testament & Biblical Languages
B.A., Stanford University
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
PhD, Baptist Bible Seminary (in process)

Vincent graduated from Stanford University in Palo Alto in 1986 with a B.A. in Economics, with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa.  Feeling a call to full-time ministry Vincent enrolled at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, CA, where he received a Master of Divinity, Summa Cum Laude. Vincent specializes in biblical languages:  Koine Greek, Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Aramaic. He founded Grace Church of Sacramento in Citrus Heights in July 2003 and serves as Pastor-Teacher.  He lives in Sacramento with his wife, Natezhda, and their three children.


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Dr. Michael McGhee Canham
Professor of Theology, Church History, and Biblical Exposition
B.A., Bob Jones University
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
Th.M., The Master’s Seminary
PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary

A native of upstate New York, Mike brings extensive pastoral experience. From 1985 to 1997, he served as a pastoral assistant at Middlesex Baptist Church (NY). He enrolled The Master's Seminary and was also a faculty associate there teaching expository preaching. He taught classes in the Logos Bible Institute at Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, California. In 1997, Penn Yan (NY) Bible Church called Mike as their associate pastor. There he was ordained to the Gospel ministry and eventually served as interim senior pastor. While working on his PhD at Westminster Theological Seminary he taught in training ministries at various local churches. From 2004 to 2005 he served as interim pastor-teacher at Heritage Bible Church (NY). He has also carried on an extensive pulpit supply ministry. Mike continues to serve as a Visiting Professor in the LEAD ministry training program at North Hills Community Church in Taylors, SC. His ministry has also taken him to such places as Irpin Biblical Seminary in Kiev (Ukraine). Mike has completed additional postgraduate work at the Institute of Holy Land Studies in Jerusalem (Israel), Universite de Geneve in Geneva, Switzerland, and Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.