Clarence G. Sexton

Founder and President
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Timothy L. Tomlinson

Vice President of Administration
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M. Shannon Sexton

Vice President of Operations
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Board Members 2014/2015

John Stancil (Chairman)

Neil Martin (Vice Chairman)

Aaron Boese

Roger Green

Jody Jenkins

Charles Keen

Robert Painter

Suzanne Raper

James Ray

Clarence Sexton

Gayle Washington


Administration

Loyd Ewing
Academic Dean
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Charles Prescott

Chief Financial Officer
Dean, School of Business
Crown Graduate School
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Michael Fox

Dean, School of Ministry
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Stephen Stockton
Dean, School of Education
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Herb Samworth

Dean, Crown Seminary
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Pollie E. Deeringer

Director, International Language Navigators
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Michael Mabe

Director, School of Trades and Technology
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Katie Davidson

Registrar
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J. Michael Cole

Dean of Men
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Debbie Chamberlain

Dean of Women
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Faculty

Katy Alred

B.A., History, University of Tennessee (2007)
M.C.E., Secondary Education, Crown Graduate School (2011)
Education, History

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Stephanie Barrier

B.B.S. Secondary Education, Crown College (2008)
B.B.S. Missions, Crown College  (2008)
M.C.E. Administration, Crown Graduate School (2009)

English

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Robert D. Crichton
B.R.E., Religious Education, Midwestern Baptist College (1977)
D.D., Trinity Baptist College (1986)
Bible
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J. Michael Cole
B.S., Education, Liberty University (1991)
M.E., School Administration, Western Maryland University (1999)
Education

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Kelly Carter

Cosmetology Licensure, Tennessee Technology Center (2001)
Cosmetology Instructor Licensure, Knoxville Inst. of Hair Design (2012)
Cosmetology
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Sarah C. Bishop
B.B.S., Secondary Education, Crown College (2015)
M.C.E., Secondary Education, Crown Graduate School (2016)
English, Math
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Pollie E. Deeringer
B.S., Elementary Education, Pensacola Christian College (1993)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (2001)
T.E.S.O.L. Certificate, Worldwide Teachers Institute (2002)
English, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
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Jean B. Evans
Diploma, Thomas Jefferson School of Nursing (1978)
B.S., Missionary Nursing, Baptist Bible College (1982)
Certification – Community Literacy Specialist, University of North Dakota (2009)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (2012)
Certificate in Dyslexic Studies, Middle Tennessee State University (2014)
Education, English, Linguistics
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Julian G. Evans
B.C.E., Community Bible Institute and Seminary (2002)
M.C.E., Community Bible Institute and Seminary (2002)
D.C.Ed., Community Bible Institute and Seminary (2009)
M.Ed., Baptist Bible College (2013)
Bible, Education
, Science
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Loyd K. Ewing
B.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois (1978)
M.S., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois (1981)
Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois (1984)
Science, Mathematics

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Jerry Harmon
B.S. Pastoral Theology, Hyles-Anderson College (1987)
M.A., Louisiana Baptist University (1997)
M.Div., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (2001)
Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary (2006)
Bible, Biblical Languages, Theology
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Michael E. Fox

B.R.E., Bible and Education, Midwestern Baptist College (1982)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (1999) 
M.Min., Crown Seminary (2014)
Education
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Amber Foley

B.B.S. Elementary Education, Crown College (2010)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (2014)
Bible, Church Ministries, Education
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Danny Griffin
B.S., Religious Education, Music, Howard Payne University (1977)
M.Mus., Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (1995)
Music
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Jeff Jones
B.S., Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University (2001)
M.Min., Crown Seminary (2010)
M.B.S., Crown Seminary (2011)
Ministry, Bible
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Daryl L. Johnson
B.S., Criminal Justice, Pensacola Christian College (1992)
M.Min., Crown Seminary (2005)
National Interpreter Certificate (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf)
American Sign Language

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Elena Sonbok Lee
B.A., Ceramics, Kyung-Hee University, Korea
M.Ed.,  Hyles-Anderson College (1997)
M.A., Painting, Texas A&M University, (2005)
M.F.A. Studio Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (2007)
Arts
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Torrey Lasley
B.A., Bible, Bob Jones University (1987)
M.A., Theology, Bob Jones University (1988)
M.Div., Bob Jones University (1990)
M.Miss., Crown Seminary (2015)
M.Ed., English, Liberty University (in progress)
Bible, Missions
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Ralph C. Myers
B.S., Computer Engineering, Indiana Institute of Technology (1983)
M.S., Mathematical Sciences, University of West Florida (2015)

Mathematics, Computer Science, Business
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Mark McElreath
B.B.S., Music Ministry, Crown College (2008)
M.Miss., Crown Seminary (2010)
Bible, Ministry
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Charles Prescott

B.S., Christian School Education & History, Landmark Baptist College (1983)
M.S.M., Business Management, Troy University (1990)
Post Graduate Work, Finance, University of Phoenix (1998)
Post Graduate Work, Education, Temple Baptist Seminary (2003)
Ph.D., Education & Instructional Design for Online Learning, Capella University (2010)

Business

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Robert Patton
A.B., Biology/Chemistry, Hamilton College (1959)
M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine (1967)
Diplomate, American College of Physicians (1967)
Fellow – American College of Physicians (1969)
Professor of Internal Medicine – A.M. Dogliotti School of Medicine, Monrovia, Liberia (1971-1976)
Decoration – by the government of Liberia for medical service to Liberia (1976)
D.D., Baptist College of America (1997)

Missions
M.Miss., Crown Graduate School (2013)
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Robert Rutta, Jr.

B.B.S., Secondary Education, Crown College (2008)
M.Miss., Crown Graduate School (2011)
M.Ed., Liberty University (2015)
English
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Kristi Sexton

B.A. English, University of Tennessee (1994)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (2015)
M.A. English, University of Tennessee (2016)
English and Education
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M. Shannon Sexton

B.B.S., Business Applications, Crown College (2009)
Business, Missions
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Stephen Stockton
B.S., Math & Science, Pensacola Christian College (2000)
M.S., Educational Administration, Pensacola Christian College (2001)
Education
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Herbert Samworth
B.S., Business Administration, Drexel Institute of Technology (1962)
B.D., (M.Div.) Bible, Columbia International University (1967)
Th.D., Reformation Studies, Westminster Theological Seminary (1988)

Bible, Theology, Church History
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Brack Smith
B.B.A., Industrial Management, University of Tennessee (1969)
M.B.B., Industrial Management, University of North Dakota (1972)
E.D.D., Vocational and Technical Education, Virginia Tech (1986)
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Joyce Swope
B.S.M., Arlington Baptist College (1968)
B.S., Bible, Arlington Baptist College (1995)
B.A.A.S., Bible & Business, Dallas Baptist University (1996)
M.Ed., Higher Education, Dallas Baptist University (1997)
M.Ed., Higher Education, Educational Technology, Texas A & M University (2000)
D.Ed., Higher Education, Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction,
 Texas A&M University (2006)
Business, Education
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John Thompson

B.M.Ed., Choral Emphasis, New Mexico State University (1995)
M.Mu., Vocal Performance, New Mexico State University (1997)
D.M.A., Vocal Performance, University of Memphis (2003)
Music

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Timothy L. Tomlinson

B.B.S., Pastoral Theology, Crown College (1998)
M.Min., Crown Seminary (1999)
M.B.S., Crown Seminary (2008)

Bible, Bible Languages, Church Ministries

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David Whitaker

B.B.S.  (Pastoral Ministry), Crown College (2007)
M.Min, Crown Seminary (2007)
M.Div., Crown Seminary (2009)
Bible, Ministry

 Eugene L. Yingling

B.S., Music Education, University of Illinois (1959)
M.S., University of Illinois (1960)
L.L.D., Crown College (2004)

Instrumental Music
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James R. Zenker
B.B.S., Crown College (1997)
M.C.E., Crown Graduate School (1999)
M.Min., Crown Seminary (1999)
M.Div., Crown Seminary (2007)
Bible, Missions
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Adjunct Faculty

Charles Keen

B.R.E., Midwestern Baptist College (1964)
D.D., Midwestern Baptist College (1970)
D.D., Crown Seminary (2010)
Bible, Missions 

James Ray
B.S., Bible, Tennessee Temple University
M.Min., Luther Rice Seminary
D.Min., Trinity Seminary
Missions

Mary Ray
B.S., Bible, Tennessee Temple University
M.A., Luther Rice Seminary
M.R.E., D.Min., Temple Baptist Seminary
Missions 

Thomas Sexton

B.R.E., Tennessee Temple University
D.D., Crown Seminary
Church Planting  

Chris Taylor
B.S. Social Studies Education, Indiana University (1994)
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Stetson University (2004)
Educational Specialist: Educational Technology, University of Florida (2010)
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Liberty University (2015)
Education