“Grace School of Theology is founded upon free grace and truth, two things the world desperately needs. I am excited about what God is doing through this school and the leaders it trains.”
Mr. Albers is senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Institution of Engineers Australia, the CEO Forum, Vice-Chairman and member of the Board of Trustees of the US Council of International Business, and serves on the Texas A&M Engineering Advisory Council, the Society of Petroleum Engineers Industry Advisory Council, and the Board of Directors of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME). Mr. Albers holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University. Mr. Albers is married, has four children and resides in Texas.
“I am passionate about proclaiming the unadulterated truth of the good news that eternal salvation is secured by faith alone in Christ alone, apart from works. Eternal salvation is a free gift offered at no cost to those who receive it by faith. That is what we mean by ‘free grace,’ and Grace School of Theology proclaims that truth.”
Dr. Anderson and his wife, Betty, have pastored in the Houston area for thirty years, and they have helped to plant eight churches. Dr. Anderson is the Founding Pastor of Faith Bible Church in The Woodlands, Texas, and served as its senior pastor from April 1991 to June 2009. During this time, he has also served as an Adjunct Professor for Dallas Theological Seminary, teaching in three different departments (Greek New Testament, Bible Exposition, and Theology). He has been an Adjunct Professor for Jordan Evangelical Theological Seminary and taught graduate courses in several other foreign countries. Dr. Anderson is the founder and president of the Greater Houston Bible Church Association, which is a cooperative effort of churches in the association to reach Greater Houston with the gospel. Dr. Anderson is also one of the founders of the Free Grace Alliance. Dr. Anderson teaches in the areas of theology and Biblical languages. He is the author of Maximum Joy, Free Grace Soteriology, and Portraits of Righteousness (coming soon).
“I am very excited about the future of Grace School of Theology, because it stands for gospel clarity and against the distortion and confusion of the proper relationship between faith and works. The need for a clear understanding of the gospel of ‘grace apart from works’ is crucial for the Church today.”
Dr. Darby has been in private practice as a dentist in Montgomery County, Texas since 1969. He has served as an elder for Faith Bible Church in The Woodlands for many years, and he has taken several courses for enrichment from Grace School of Theology. He earned his bachelor of science (B.S.) degree from Rice University and his doctor of dental surgery (D.D.S.) degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is married and has one daughter.
Tim Dunn is the chairman of the board of directors of Empower Texans and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. He is also vice chairman of the board of directors at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
Tim graduated from Texas Tech University in 1978 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Upon graduation Dunn worked at Exxon Production Research Company (1978-1980). He then went on to First City Bancorp (1980-1987) and served as Vice President, Engineer, and Manager of Energy Lending. He then became a founding general partner of Parker & Parsley Development, now known as Pioneer Natural Resources. He held multiple positions (1987-1995) including Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He co-founded EnerQuest Resources, LLC in 1996, and currently is CEO of of EnerQuest Oil & Gas, Ltd. and CrownQuest Operating.
“I am glad to have a part in this vital ministry as it will undoubtedly have a profound impact on the world as we maintain the purity of the Gospel of the free gift of salvation through Jesus Christ.”
Timothy A. Leach has been a Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Concho Resources, Incorporated since its formation in February 2006. Mr. Leach has been the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Concho Equity Holdings Corp. since its inception in April 2004. Mr. Leach was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Concho Oil & Gas Corp. from its inception in January 2001 until its sale in January 2004. From January 2004 to April 2004, Mr. Leach was involved in private investments. Mr. Leach was Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Concho Resources Inc. from its inception in August 1997 until its sale in June 2001. From September 1989 until May 1997, Mr. Leach was employed by Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company (now Pioneer Natural Resources Company) in a variety of capacities, including serving as Executive Vice President and as a member of Parker & Parsley’s Executive Committee. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.
“I am eager and excited about the opportunity to contribute to Grace. I love to plan and strategize. I also love statistics and hope to mine the GSOT data to discover ways to advance the institution.”
Dr. John Sustek is a graduate of Rice University, and holds a Bachelors, Masters, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. He served on staff for more than 30 years at Texaco, finishing his career as the Director of Corporate Reserves. Since retiring in 2002, he spends much of his time volunteering at his church. He recently celebrated 43 years of marriage with his wife, Dian, and together they enjoy spending time with their two children and five grandchildren.
Bob received his B.S. degree in Health and Human Performance from the University of Florida (1971). In 1966, he helped start the University of Florida chapter of Campus Crusade for Christ. Upon graduation, Bob married Pam and they moved to Portland, Oregon to begin seminary. He graduated from Western Seminary with M.Div and Th.M. degrees in 1974 and 1976.
Bob served in Northeast Florida as the Area Representative for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (1976-1979). He later served as the Associate Pastor for Southside Baptist Church (1979-1982) before becoming the Senior Pastor for Cornerstone Community Church (1982-1985). While at Cornerstone Community Church, Bob and Pam felt the call to be missionaries to the Philippines. Bob and his then family of six packed-up and moved to the Philippines in 1985. This was the birth of the Bob Tebow Evangelistic Association.