Randy Fluitt is an alumnus of Texas Bible College and the Executive Director of LifeSprings, LLC., an organization created specifically to generate “Perpetual Funding Sources” for the United Pentecostal Foundation (UPF). The Company seeks out Investors to invest in (i) startups, (ii) acquisitions and (iii) partnerships, whereby the invested companies commit a substantial portion of their profits to the UPF after the payback of the Investment.
Chad Roberts Vice Chairman
Rev. Chad Roberts graduated from Texas Bible College in 2003. Following graduation, he accepted the position of Youth Pastor at Rev. A.B. Keating’s church in Jacksonville, TX. He stayed for four years and then moved to fill the role of Assistant Pastor under the leadership of Rev. Vance Bowman. He ministered in this capacity for two years. In August of 2008, he agreed to join the TBC team and moved to Lufkin, TX. Here Bro. Roberts would serve as Director of Promotions, Alumni Coordinator, Men’s Dorm Supervisor and Theology Instructor. After 5 years, the Lord would lead the Roberts family to assume the pastorate in Marshall, TX. Bro. and Sis. Roberts have four children: Miranda, Evan, Colin and Mason.
Vance Bowman Secretary
Vance Bowman is an alumnus of TBC. He currently pastors in Shawnee, OK. He has been married to wife Dana for 26 years and they have 3 children.
Gary Carter Advisor
Gary Carter served as the Texas District Global Missions Director for over 17 years. He pastored for 14 years in Gainesville, Texas, prior to beginning his tenure at Texas Bible College. He grew up in the great state of Illinois and earned his Bachelor of Theology Degree from Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a master's degree candidate in Intercultural Studies at Apostolic School of Theology.
He was a single parent for 10 years following the tragic death of his wife in a car accident. He is the proud father of a daughter, Alyssa, who recently served as an AIM worker in Europe for 5 years. He and his wife, Cheryl, make their home in Lufkin, Texas, where they serve as the President and First Lady of Texas Bible College. When he is not working to finish his master's degree or spending time on campus, he may be found studying Greek.