We are excited to announce that Dr. George O. Wood is the 2016 commencement speaker for LABI College! On many levels we are pleased and honored that Dr. Wood has accepted our speaking invitation. His leadership, excellence, and strategic vision has helped transform churches and higher educational institutions across the United States. Our graduation ceremony will be hosted at Templo Calvario Church, Santa Ana (CA), and is scheduled for May 28, 2016 at 9.30 AM.
About Dr. Wood-
Dr. Wood is the son of missionary parents to China and Tibet. He earned his doctoral degree in pastoral theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California; from Western State College of Law, Fullerton, California he received his juris doctorate. He completed his undergraduate work at Evangel University, Springfield, Missouri. Additionally, the Southern Missouri District conferred Dr. Wood’s ministerial credentials in 1967.
In the past, Dr. Wood served as the Assemblies of God’s general secretary; the assistant superintendent of the Southern California District Council of the Assemblies of God; the chairman of the World Assemblies of God Fellowship; the pastor of Newport-Mesa Church, Costa Mesa, California. He was also a faculty member of the department of theology and Bible at Vanguard University.
Dr. Wood currently serves as the CEO and general superintendent of the the Assemblies of God, USA, which is the largest protestant denomination in the United States. Dr. Wood is also a member of the denomination’s Executive Leadership and Executive Presbytery teams. Further, he serves as a Trustee Emeritus on Vanguard University’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Wood, a popular speaker and writer, is the author of numerous books. Sermons by Dr. Wood may be heard at www.georgeowood.com.
Please join us on Saturday, May 28th, 2016 for this historic occasion for the College and to celebrate with our students as they move on to the next phase of service for the Kingdom!
Dr. Marty Harris
President, LABI College