It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Rudy Estrada as LABI College’s Dean of Academic Affairs. This newly focused position comes with unique responsibilities, and is geared exclusively toward academic leadership of our Associate Degree program in Bible and Ministry. This is the academic program we are seeking accreditation for from the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). After a careful search process, interview and recommendation, Rudy emerged as the recommended candidate. This part-time position begins Wednesday July 13th, 2016. Please join with me in welcoming Rudy back to LABI College.
Rudy Estrada originally began his appointment as the Chief Academic Officer of LABI College on August 1st, 2010. He oversaw all academic areas of the college which include the faculty, academic records, library, curriculum, and degree programs. He has served as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the college and as an associate faculty member, having taught New Testament Survey, Romans, Acts, Greek I, and Hermeneutics. His area of specialty is in literary hermeneutics with a particular focus on Johannine Pneumatology. Since 2003 Rudy Estrada has been teaching in a variety of church ministries such as youth ministry, discipleship groups, and Christian education. He is a published writer in the Journal of Pentecostal Theology and a member of the Society of Pentecostal Studies. A licensed minister with the Assemblies of God since 2014, Rudy Estrada holds a Bachelor’s degree from Vanguard University, two Master degrees from Duke University, and is currently a doctoral student at Regent University where he is studying for his PhD.
Dr. Marty Harris,
President, LABI College