Lecturer Darla G. Staten, M.A.A.C., WPF
Lecturer Darla G. Staten is an ordained Minister, licensed with the Worldwide Pentecostal Fellowship (WPF), and is currently serving as the Associate Pastor of Faith Tabernacle Pentecostal Church of the Verde Valley, Cottonwood, AZ. She is an alumnus of Apostolic Theological Seminary and has earned her Master’s Degree as an Apostolic board-certified counselor, mentor, and coach. She deals with clients from diverse backgrounds and is a support group leader. She is also a teacher and speaker. Pastor Staten is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Ministry. She aspires to win souls with her counseling service, Changing Seasons Life Coaching and Therapy Ministry, LLC.
Professor William Roop, M.A.B.S.; UPCI, is a graduate of Apostolic Theological Seminary.
Bill Roop was born and raised in the Catholic Church. He converted to the Pentecostal faith in 1995. In 1996, he received the Baptism of the Holy Spirit. He has held ministries in nursing homes, bus ministry, preaching, teaching the Bible in Sunday School.
He has studied at Purpose Institute Bible College and received a degree in Ministerial Studies. He later attended Apostolic Theological Seminary, and received a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies. His studies continues as he earns a Doctorate degree.
He has published his first book called, "The Basics of Biblical Hermeneutics," in April 2019. His second book called, "Love Without Limits, the secret life of a hospice volunteer," was published in September 2019.
He has for the last ten years been ministering at Houston Hospice in Houston, Texas. He is now writing a new book about hospice care! He writes two blogs and has his own YouTube channel called, "Brother Roop teaches the Bible."
He is married to a former missionary to Guatemala and France, Sister Gretchen Crappell.