FACULTY

Full-time

Guyton E. Montgomery

Ray Brantley

Jeff Orr

Director / Instructor
Director / Instructor
Production Coordinator
Guyton took on the role as Director of NWFSBS  in November 2016.  He is a 2002 graduate of NWFSBS and  has preached full-time for the Louisville Church of Christ (Louisville, MS), Northside Church of Christ (Meridian, MS), and Ackerman Church of Christ (Ackerman, MS).   He previously worked for the school as Dean of Public Relations.  He serves as the Host of Have a Bible Question & Have a Bible Question Live.  He has also  served  in Law Enforcement as a full-time certified officer specializing in DUI enforcement and serving on Lauderdale County SWAT team.  He is married to Amanda and they have two sons, Aidan & Liam.
Ray is a graduate of NWFSBS. He is currently working as the associate minister for the Milestone Church of Christ (Pensacola, FL) and the Dean of Administration for NWFSBS. He has previously worked in the medical field as a licensed Radiologic Technologist. He is married to his wife Patsy Brantley and they have one son, Charlie.  Ray servers as the video producer for Have a Bible Question and many of the school's video projects.  He also helps in the development of new courses and teaches several classes forthe school.
Jeff Orr is the preacher for the Cantonment Church of Christ and previously preached in Georgia.  He is a graduate of the Bellview Preacher Training School (1982) and the Alabama Christian School of Religion (1986).     He has worked previously with the school as an Instructor.

Adjunct

Alan Adams

Jeff Bates

Jonathan Bates

Instructor
Instructor
Field Representative / Instructor
Alan Adams has been preaching the gospel for more than forty years.  He has worked for six local churches in the United States.  For more than ten years, he was a missionary in Taiwan, Republic of China. For eleven years he taught in the Northwest Florida School of Biblical Studies, where he also served for a period as director of the school.
He attended Freed-Hardeman College for one year, and graduated from Murray State University.  He studied for one year at the Tennessee Graduate School of Christian Doctrine and Apologetics, and for two years at the Mandarin Training Center in Taipei Normal University. 
Alan and his wife, Susan, have been married forty-seven years. They have four children and fourteen grandchildren. They currently live in Manchester, TN.
Jeff is a graduate of the Memphis School of Preaching (1992), and of the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education (1989) and a Master’s degree in Mathematics (1990).  He retired from Itawamba Community College in 2017, where he had served as a Mathematics instructor and as the Department Chair.  Jeff has worked with congregations in Randolph, Mendenhall, and Nettleton, MS, and has been working with the Tilden Church of Christ, southeast of Fulton, MS for the past eight years as a preacher and as an elder.  He and his wife Angela have two children, Jonathan and Hannah.
Jonathan is a graduate of the NWFSBS.


Evan Bolen

Adam Cox

Jared Knoll

Instructor
Instructor
Instructor
Adam is a native and resident of Tupelo, MS. He is a graduate of  Itawamba Community College and holds a s B.A. and M.A. in American History  from Mississippi State University.  He is a 2020 graduate of NWFSBS and is currently working with the Verona church of Christ in Verona, Mississippi.
Adam is a native and resident of Tupelo, MS. He is a graduate of  Itawamba Community College and holds a s B.A. and M.A. in American History  from Mississippi State University.  He is a 2020 graduate of NWFSBS and is currently working with the Verona church of Christ in Verona, Mississippi.
Jared is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin (1999) with a degree in Journalism and NWFSBS (2001).  He has served as the preacher for the Union Hill Church of Christ (Wing, AL) since 1999.  He is married Cindy and they have two daughters.

Cade Somers

Troy Spradlin

Instructor
Instructor
Cade is a 2004 graduate of NWFSBS. He continued his education at the University of South Alabama (USA), where he graduated in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education. He also earned a master’s degree in Instructional Development and Design at USA in 2016. Cade has been teaching English at Oxford High School in Oxford, Alabama since 2013. Through the years, he has worked with churches in Mississippi and Alabama. He currently serves as a youth minister with the Jacksonville church of Christ in Jacksonville, Alabama, where he and his wife Amy, and sons Evan, Lucas, and Jude have been members since their move to the area.
Troy began serving at Margaret Street as the Minister and Preacher in July of 2017. Previously, he and his wife, Andrea, were serving as missionaries to Paraguay, South America from 2010 until 2017. Margaret Street was their sponsoring congregation.  Troy is originally from Ft. Worth, Texas. He and Andrea were married in October 1995 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Troy holds a Master’s Degree in Missions from the Bear Valley Bible Institute of Denver, Colorado and a Diploma of Biblical Studies from the Southwest School of Bible Studies in Austin, Texas. While in Paraguay, he served as the Director of the Asuncion Bible Academy (2013-2017), a Bear Valley Extension School.

Mark Teske

Ben F. Vick, Jr.

David Warren

Instructor
Mark holds a BA in Accounting from the University of New Orleans (1989) and worked in the hospital industry, working his way up to CFO. He left this career to attend the Brown Trail School of Preaching and graduated in 2003. Mark served as the Associate Minister for the South Street Church of Christ for 2 1/2 years before returning to Brown Trail to serve as the Executive Director of the Truth in Love television program. He left there to work as Director of Operations and Programming for eh Gospel Broadcasting Network (Southhaven, MS), where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors. He now serves as the Co-Host and Co-Producer of the Good News Today television program overseen by the eldership of the Dunlap church of Christ (Dunlap, TN). He also serves as one of the elders for the Southhaven Church of Christ (Southhaven, MS). He is married to his loving wife, Michele, and together have five children: Monica, Meagan, Marcus, Marissa & Matthew.
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Research Professor in Biblical Studies
David Warren is retired from full-time teaching in Universities to focus on his studies and writing. He assists NWFSBS with Biblical research and in providing written materials and occasional lectures. David is an invaluable resource to the school, especially when it comes to ancient texts. He holds an A.A. and B.A. in Bible from Freed Hardeman University (1978), M.Th. in Bible from Harding University (1983), a Th.M in New Testament from Harvard University (1993), and a Th.D. in Bible from Harvard University (2001). He is well versed in Aramaic, Coptic, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, and Syriac. He served as an assistant for Frederick Danker in completing his Concise Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament. He has served as an editor and has his work published in many books and journals.