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 currently serves as the President of Texas Bible College. He grew up in Illinois and earned his Bachelor of Theology Degree from Apostolic Bible Institute in St. Paul, Minnesota. He received his Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies from Hope International University in 2018. Bro. Carter previously served as the Texas District Global Missions Director for 18 years, as well as pastoring for 14 years in Gainesville, Texas prior to his tenure at TBC. He has also served in the roles of christian school principal, assistant pastor, singles leader, youth leader, quizmaster, as well as other ministry involvement. At TBC, he has filled multiple roles, including Campus Pastor, Dean of Missions, Dean of Christian Education and Vice President. Bro Carter is the proud father of a daughter, Alyssa. He is married to his lovely wife, Cheryl, who is the Texas District Single Adult Ministry Director, as well as the National Secretary for UPCI Single Adult Ministry.