2017 Family Camp
June 30 - July 7, 2017
Thanks for making Family Camp a priority for you and your family. We are so glad you could take time out of your busy schedule to spend some quality time with family, friends and especially taking time to get closer to God. My prayer is for you to come away refreshed and inspired. May the memories you make here be a treasure for years to come.
Alan and Lois Warneke, Superintendent
Drs. Paul and Carol Alexander
June 30 - July 3On March 7, 2012, Dr. Paul Alexander was elected as the eighth president of Trinity Bible College. Dr. Paul Alexander comes to Trinity, with his wife, Dr. Carol Alexander with a strong vision of academic, spiritual and social engagement.
Paul and Carol have lived on four continents and led a variety of ministries and institutions. They have led churches in the UK, South Africa and Australia. Additionally, Paul has led institutions of Higher Learning in each of these places. They are both passionate about training people to be servant leaders with a commitment to church planting, mission and care for the poor and disenfranchised. This commitment informs their leadership, sets their priorities and defines the spiritual tenor they aspire to see evident in the TBC community.
Prior to arriving at Trinity, Paul had served as President of Mattersey Hall College and Graduate School, located in Mattersey, England. Both he and Carol developed and taught innovative courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. They also taught and supervised candidates at Doctoral level.
The Alexander’s have two grown children. Anna is married to Rich, and they have two children, Ava and Tylan. They live in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jason resides in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles. Although they live at great distances from each other, the Alexander family is close and finds ways to spend meaningful time together.
July 4 - July 7Pastor Sam Rijfkogel is the lead pastor at Grand Rapids First Church in Grand Rapids Michigan. His creative communication style brings a fresh perspective to sound biblical doctrine. His own family’s conversion is a fruitful testimony of world missions and is the foundation of his deep passion for missions and outreach. He has participated in the planting of churches and founding of orphanages in Thailand, Vietnam, Mexico, Russia and Indonesia. He and his wife, Brenda, lead by example as they serve and love their community.
Dr. Alaine Buchanen
Bible HourAlaine Thomson Buchanan is a follower of Jesus, an active duty Army chaplain’s wife, a mom, a daughter, a sister, a friend, a seminary and university/college professor, an ordained minister, a public speaker, a preacher, and a Bible study teacher, trainer and writer. She earned her Ph.D. in Jewish Literature and History from 500 BCE-100 CE and was given the 2016 Regent University “Outstanding Graduate” in the Ph.D. in Theological Studies program award. She is ordained through the Montana Ministry Network of the Assemblies of God and is part of the Network of Women Ministers National Task Force team.
Alaine thoroughly enjoys spending time with Stephan and Liam (her husband and son), watching professional football, soccer and hockey, drinking hot tea, eating chocolate, going to the beach, body boarding, playing board and strategy games, meeting new people, and hanging out with friends.