Dr. Ronald L. Oakes

Dr. Ronald L. Oakes
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(660) 263-3900 ext. 139
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Educational Experience
D.Min. in Church Leadership from Bethel Theological Seminary (1993)
M.R.E. in Christian Education from Cincinnati Christian Seminary (1988)
M.A. in Theology from Cincinnati Christian Seminary (1977)
B.A. in Bible from Kentucky Christian College (1974)

Ministry Experience
Central Christian College of the Bible (2004-2013)
- President (2006 - 2013)
- Professor of Bible & Ministry (2004-2006)
- Pastor/Teacher, Copper Creek Christian Church, Maryville, IL (2004-2006)

Saint Louis Christian College, Florissant, Mo. (1982-2004)
- Academic Dean (1997-2004)
- Professor of Christian Education & Youth Ministry (1982-1997)
- Pastor/Teacher, Chapel Hill Christian Church, Fairview Heights, Ill. (1992-1996) - Director, Midwest Youth Workers Connection (1983-1990)

Christ In Youth, Inc. (1977-1982)
- Director, International Youth Conferences, Tulsa, Okla. (1980-1982)
- Director, Adult Training Program, Tulsa, Okla. (1978-1982)
- Adult Training Representative, Cincinnati, Ohio (1977-1978)

Mt. Washington Church of Christ, Cincinnati, Ohio (1975-1977)
- Minister of Education & Youth

Slate Valley Christian Church, Owingsville, Ky. (1972-1974)
- Preaching Minister

Speaking Opportunities
Revivals (Kansas; Pennsylvania; Missouri; Illinois)
Conventions (Ohio Teens for Christ; NACC; Youth Ministers & Leaders Clinic; National Youth Leaders Convention; Southern Illinois Christian Convention; Missouri Christian Convention; Sunday School Convention; Christian Convention, NZ; SLCC Men's Day; North Central Association Annual Meeting)
Bible College Short-Term Accredited Courses (SLCC; BBC; DCC; KCC; RBC; ECC)
Interim Ministries (O'Fallon, MO; Fredericktown, MO; Carlyle, IL; St. Charles, MO; St. James, MO)
Seminars & Retreats (Ohio; Pennsylvania; Washington; Indiana; Illinois; Missouri; Kansas; Tennessee; Colorado; Michigan; New Zealand)
Building Dedication & Ordination (Illinois; Missouri; Ohio)
Radio/TV Programming (Illinois)

Writings & Publications
Articles in Periodicals & Journals (Christian Standard; The Restoration Herald; Straight; Journal of Christian Ministry; CIY News; SLCC News)
Bible School Curriculum Lessons (Standard Publishing)
Institutional Self-Studies (AABC; NCA)
Evaluation Team Member for AABC (Vennard College; Multnomah Bible College)
Chapter in Book ("Planning" in Introduction to Christian Education, published by Standard Publishing Company)
Curriculum Evaluation Project (Standard Publishing Company)