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AGTS News: AGTS announces 2013 Sigma Chi Pi Honor Society alumni inductees

Each year, the faculty of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS) nominate three graduate alumni to be inducted into the Sigma Chi Pi Honor Society sponsored by the Alliance for Assemblies of God Higher Education. These alumni must satisfy scholastic, character and leadership qualifications and must have graduated at least 10 years ago. This year's inductees are:

Dr. Raymond L. Gannon ('82, '84) is the national representative for Jewish Ministries for the Assemblies of God (AG). He has served as an AG missionary in the United States and abroad for more than 30 years and has pioneered churches in California, New York and Israel. He is a visiting professor of missions and Jewish studies at AGTS. He also serves as dean of messianic Jewish studies at The King's University in Van Nuys, Califfornia and as vice-president for academic affairs at Messianic Jewish Bible Institute, Dallas, Texas. After earning his degrees at AGTS, Gannon went on to earn a Th.M. at Princeton Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. at Hebew University of Jerusalem.

L. Paul Ebisch Jr. ('98) is president of Assemblies of God Credit Union in Springfield, Missouri. After graduate school, Ebisch went to work for the Ministers Benefit Association, a retirement fund worth about $500 million. He joined AGCU in 1998. Within two months of starting, he developed a plan of action to renovate the credit union into a successful, modern banking entity. Ebisch also wrote the book Net Worth Principle: Build Wealth Without Budgeting. Ebisch serves in multiple leadership roles at North Point Church in Springfield, including team leader for Second Saturday, an outreach that generates donations of time and money from hundreds of volunteers for local organizations.

Jennifer D. Gale ('99) is vice president of student life at Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, Pensylvania. Gale oversees offices that impact student life outside the classroom including athletics, residence life, the health care center, counseling services, student government, new student orientation, auxiliary services, etc. Prior to this position, she worked as a local church associate pastor for over 10 years.


See previous Sigma Chi Pi Honor Society inductees.

Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013 11:39 AM

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