Fall Seminars


Friday, September 27, 2013 
  • Being a Momentum Changer: Drawing Upon One’s Spirit Empowered Christian Roots To Impact The Marketplace Of Ideas


Dr. William Jeynes, Ph.D.

Professor of Education, California State University, Long Beach, CA 


Dr. Jeynes has graduate degrees from Harvard University and the University of Chicago. He graduated first in his class from Harvard University and received the Rosenberger Award at the University of Chicago for being named as his cohort’s most outstanding student. He has over 130 academic publications, and has also written for the White House for both the G.W. Bush and Obama administrations.  He is a well-known public speaker having spoken in nearly every state in the country and around the world. He is one of the nation’s leading researchers on religion and education.An Assemblies of God minister, Dr. Jeynes continues to hold missionary and evangelistic services under the banner of God’s Love Ministries, which he started in 1978.

Friday, October 25, 2013       

  •   “Holiness Unto the Lord: The Celibate Pentecostals of the Ceylon Pentecostal Mission” 

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Dr. Derrick R. Rosenior, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Studies

Director, Lewis Wilson Institute for Pentecostal Studies

Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA

Dr. Rosenior earned a B.A. degree in Speech Communication from Fairmont State College (now University) in Fairmont, WV and a M.A. in Interpersonal and Public Communication from Central Michigan University. He earned a Ph.D. degree from Howard University in Washington, DC in Rhetoric and Intercultural Communication. His dissertation entitled “Toward Racial Reconciliation: Collective Memory, Myth and Nostalgia in American Pentecostalism” was a rhetorical analysis of the racial reconciliation movement that took place in American Pentecostalism in the mid-1990s.


Dr. Rosenior is also a credentialed minister with the Assemblies of God and attends Orange County First Assembly of God in Santa Ana, CA.