CORE FACULTY

Our Professors

Dr. C. Peter Wagner

Founding Chancellor
Founding Chancellor of the Wagner Leadership Institute (WLI), now Wagner University. Established in 1998, we equip men and women for leadership positions in churches and translocal ministries. Peter was also the Vice President and Ambassadorial Apostle of Global Spheres, Inc. (GSI) and Missions were a watermark of Peter’s career. From 1956 to 1971, he and his wife Doris served as missionaries in Bolivia under the South American Mission and Andes Evangelical Mission (now SIM International). Peter passed into glory in October 2016.

Dr. Ché Ahn

International Chancellor
Che Ahn and his wife, Sue, are the Founding Pastors of HRock Church in Pasadena, California. Ché serves as the Founder and President of Harvest International Ministry (HIM); and the International Chancellor and President of Wagner University. With a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, he has played a key role in many strategic outreaches on local, national, and international levels. He has written more than a dozen books. He also travels extensively throughout the world, bringing apostolic insight with an impartation of renewal, healing and evangelism.

Dr. Cindy Jacobs

Core Teaching Faculty
Cindy Jacobs is an author, speaker, and teacher with a heart for discipling nations in the areas of prayer and prophetic gifts. She and Mike—her husband of 41 years—co-founded Generals International in 1985. At nine years old, the Lord called Cindy when He urged her to read Psalm 2:8: “Ask of me the nations for your inheritance, and the ends of the world for your possession.” That small seed God planted many years ago has sprouted and grown into an international ministry, taking Cindy to more than 100 nations of the world, where she has spoken before hundreds of thousands, including many heads of nations.

Shawn Bolz

Core Teaching Faculty
Shawn Bolz has been a pioneer in ministry since his teens, including in church building, transformation and supernatural ministry. His focus on intimacy with God, arts & entertainment and social justice has given him audience with churches, schools, entertainers and world leaders. Shawn is well known for his style of speaking and coaching, accompanied with his unique, expert perspective on the issues of love, creativity and justice. Shawn has also written three books: The Throne Room Company, Keys to Heaven’s Economy: An Angelic Visitation from the Minister of Finance and The Nonreligious Guide to Dating and Being Single. Shawn and his wife, Cherie, are a powerful team. They live in Los Angeles, where they are involved in the Entertainment Industry.

Kris Vallotton

Core Teaching Faculty
Kris Vallotton is a noted prophetic voice in Northern California, and has trained prophetic teams in this region. He is a sought after speaker with a vision for equipping an “Elijah generation” for the end-time harvest. Kathy’s practical wisdom and prophetic insight combine to give her a unique and profound ministry as both an instructor and the school’s administrator. Kathy is also an anointed worship leader,assisting with the training of the worship teams at the school. Both Kris and his wife Kathy have a vision to raise up a company of warriors to impact this generation for Christ. Their goal is to see the fulfillment of Isaiah 61 with their own eyes. This prophecy begins with individual people getting delivered and healed–it ends with the ruined cities being restored.

Dr. Brian Simmons

Core Teaching Faculty
Brian Simmons has been described as a true pioneer in ministry. As a spiritual father, his teaching and spiritual gifts have opened doors in many nations to take the message of authentic awakening and revival to many. For the last 40 years he has labored together with his wife, Candice, to present Christ in His fullness wherever God sends them. Brian is committed to finishing the translation of the entire Bible into a new dynamic-equivalent version called, The Passion Translation. See www.PassionTranslation.com for more info.

Patricia King

Core Teaching Faculty
Patricia King is a respected minister of the gospel, successful owner of four flourishing businesses, and an inventive entrepreneur. She is an accomplished itinerant speaker, author, television host, and media producer and has given her life fully to Jesus Christ and to His Kingdom’s advancement in the earth. She is the co-founder of XPmedia.com and overseer of Christian Services Association.

Dr. Lance WAllnau

Core Teaching Faculty
Lance Wallnau is a catalytic thought leader. An internationally recognized speaker and business consultant, he is one of the premiere speakers on the subject of cultural transformation and the seven mountains. He delivers his message of transformation with relevance, wit, and intensity. Lance has shared platforms with best-selling authors Ken Blanchard and John Maxwell, and lectured at universities from Harvard and M.I.T. to the London School of Theology.  Merging a thirty-year background consulting in business and the non-profit sector, Lance’s intuition inspires visions of tomorrow with the clarity of today—connecting ideas to action.

Bill Johnson

Core Teaching Faculty
Bill Johnson leads as the Senior Pastor of Bethel Church in Redding, California. Along with his wife, Beni, he serves a growing number of churches that have partnered for revival, with the intention to see the kingdom of heaven manifest on the earth today.

Chuck Pierce

Core Teaching Faculty
Chuck Pierce serves as President of Global Spheres, Inc. (GSI) in Corinth, Texas.  This is an apostolic, prophetic ministry that is being used to gather and mobilize the worshipping Triumphant Reserve throughout the world.  GSI facilitates other ministries as well, and participates in regional and national gatherings to develop new Kingdom paradigms.  Peter and Doris Wagner complete the leadership team of this new wineskin.  Chuck also serves as President of Glory of Zion International Ministries, a ministry that aligns Jew and Gentile.  He is known for his accurate prophetic gifting which helps direct nations, cities, churches and individuals in understanding the times and seasons in which we live. Chuck has a degree in Business from Texas A&M, Master’s work in Cognitive Systems from the University of North Texas, and a D. Min. from the Wagner Leadership Institute.

Dr. Mark Tubbs

Core Teaching Faculty
In addition to serving as local church pastors for more than 24 years, Mark and his wife, Ann, have led trips to East Africa and other hotspots around the world, with a passion to strengthen the global Church. They both lead HIM Kenya, which encompasses 3,000 churches in that nation. As a part of HIM, Mark works with ministries worldwide, encouraging church leaders, organizing short-term missions trips and sparking revival and transformation. He also has a passion to teach at Wagner University in the USA and abroad. As parents of three children, Mark and Ann both minister prophetically and love to release the Kingdom and glory of God in the earth today.

Dr. Rebecca Greenwood

Core Teaching Faculty
Rebecca Greenwood is co-founder and president of Christian Harvest International and Strategic Prayer Action Network (SPAN). Christian Harvest’s main thrusts include prophecy, prophetic intercession, transformational spiritual warfare prayer, spiritual mapping, deliverance and teaching the word of God extensively in the many lands of the earth. Over the past 25 years, she has participated and led in spiritual warfare prayer journeys to over 25 countries and to many cities and locations throughout the United States in which measurable breakthroughs of transformation have been realized. She graduated with a Doctorate of Practical Ministry from Wagner Leadership Institute (now Wagner University), where she also serves as a core faculty member.

Dr. James Goll

Core Teaching Faculty

James W. Goll is the President of God Encounters Ministries, formerly known as Encounters Network, and has founded numerous ministries including Prayer Storm and Women on the Frontlines. He is a member of the Harvest International Ministries apostolic team and an instructor in the Wagner University and Christian Leadership University. With great joy James has shared Jesus in more than 50 nations teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. James is the prolific author of numerous books including The SeerThe Lost Art of IntercessionThe Coming Israel AwakeningFinding Hope, and the award winning The Lifestyle of a Prophet. He has recorded multiple classes with corresponding study guides and full curriculum kits.

In the spirit of revival and reformation, James desires to facilitate unity in body of Christ by relationally networking with leaders of various denominational streams. His passion is to “win for the Lamb the rewards of His suffering.” Praying for Israel is a burden of his heart, as Israel fulfills her role in the consummation of the ages.

With our comprehensive training method, we believe students will not just experience outstanding education, but embark on a transformational journey.