Top-Tiered Leaders
Meet Wagner University's Core and Residential Instructors

Wagner University‘s successful Residential Instructors are respected internationally as some of the top Christian leaders in the Church today. Wagner’s instructors minister powerfully as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors, and teachers. Through WU’s creative, revelatory atmosphere of teaching, you can embrace the leader you are called to be. Receive living impartation and activation from the Holy Spirit to walk in your divine destiny. Get trained in practical Christian ministry leadership by those doing the work of the ministry. Become the leader God has called you to be and learn how to impact the seven mountains that influence our world – to transform nations and establish the glory of God’s kingdom on this earth.



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.



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.



Core 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.

Dr. Mark D. Tubbs

Core Faculty

Mark has his Masters of Divinity from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary in Lombard, Illinois. In 2005 Mark earned his PHD from Christian Leadership University in New York. In 2006 Mark became the Executive Director of ... Harvest International Ministry headquartered in Pasadena, California,works alongside the vision of the network’s founder, Pastor Che Ahn. In 2011 Mark became the HIM Missions Apostle that works with churches and takes teams to spark transformation and revival.



Residential 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.



Residential 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 for more info.



Residential 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 and overseer of Christian Services Association.


Dr. Bill Johnson

Core and Residential Faculty

Bill is a fifth-generation pastor with a rich heritage in the Holy Spirit. He and Beni have been pastors of Bethel Church since 1996 with a one-word mission statement: revival. Bill’s priority in life has been to learn how to host the Presence of God and minister to Him.... Bill is passionate about seeing the kingdom of heaven invade earth across all spheres of influence. The wisdom of God is to be displayed through the church, government, education and the arts. Bill travels extensively to share what he has learned through his experience, with the conviction that the only way to increase what has been given is to give it away.


Doris Wagner

Residential Faculty

Doris Wagner and her late husband, C.Peter Wagner, are true trailblazers when it comes to Spiritual Warfare, with authoring over 20 books combined books. Doris has personally walked hundreds of individuals through deliverance... and has taught on the subject throughout the United States and abroad. Doris teaches from her expertise of over 4 decades on the different levels of spiritual warfare, understanding Old and New Testament teachings concerning demons, and possible entry points for demonic influence. She also outlines various forms of bondage and God’s solutions for complete freedom. Doris continues to minister deliverance, travel, and teach on ground level spiritual warfare in churches around the US.


Dr. Harold Eberle

Residential Faculty

Harold and Linda pastored a church for 6 years and, has since, become known in churches around the world. He is a popular conference speaker and visiting instructor at numerous Bible Colleges.... Harold has ministered in dozens of countries, with special focus on three regions including the Philippines, Africa, Middle East and Muslim-dominated areas of the world. Harold has authored over 25 books, dealing with issues such as Church leadership, life-centered Christianity, Kingdom finances, Church history, victorious Christian living, and various areas of theology. Several of his books are used as textbooks in Bible Colleges and seminaries throughout the world.


Chris Hayward

Residential Faculty

Pastor Chris Hayward serves as the President of Cleansing Stream International. Before his time with Cleansing Stream, Pastor Chris was in pastoral ministry for eighteen years,... and the founding Pastor of Christian Fellowship Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois for eleven of those years. He resides in Castaic, California with his wife, Karen. They have three children and three grandchildren. Chris is the author of over five books which include: God’s Cleansing Stream (C. Hayward & J.Hayford) The End of Rejection: Your Past Is Not Your Future, Wounded in the Church: Hope Beyond the Pain (C. Hayward & R. Beeson) Ministering Freedom to the Emotionally Wounded: Proven Foundations for Deliverance (D. Wagner & C. Hayward, and God’s Cleansing Stream: Deliverance in the Local Church (C. Hayward & J. Hayford).

Ken Fish

Core Residential Faculty

Ken Fish is a native of the Los Angeles area and an honors graduate of Princeton University with a degree in History and Philosophy of Religion. He concentrated on the writings of the early church fathers, the history of late antiquity ... and of the early middle ages. He subsequently earned his Master of Divinity degree from Fuller Theological Seminary with emphases in theology and intercultural communications. He also holds an MBA in finance and strategy from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School of Management.


Rebecca Greenwood

Core and Residential 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,... spiritual warfare prayer, deliverance and teaching the word of God.


David McDonald

Residential Faculty

David McDonald 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.


Dr. Lance Wallnau

Core and Residential Faculty

Lance Wallnau is an internationally recognized speaker and business consultant, he is one of the premiere speakers on the subject of cultural transformation and the seven mountains. ... 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.

Dr. Candice Smithyman

Residential Faculty

Dr. Candice Smithyman is an apostolic and prophetic revivalist & healing minister who is Founder of Dream Mentors International, biblical life coaching school. She is also Host of the Glory Road Television broadcast ... shown on a variety of networks and also Hosts Your Path to Destiny on ISN- It’s Supernatural Network. She has appeared on Sid Roth’s Its Supernatural among other shows, and is the author of “Heavenly Portals: How Eternity Impacts Your Past, Present and Future,” (Charisma House) “Releasing Heaven: Creating a Supernatural Environment through Heavenly Encounters” (Destiny Image) and “Angels of Fire: The Ministry of Angels in the End Time Revival” (Destiny Image) among other books and publications. She writes for multiple online and print publications such as Charisma, Elijah List, and Spirit Fuel. She also hosts the course Journey through the Hebrew Calendar with Charisma Magazine and has many courses with Charisma. For a full bio you may visit: