Roger Peace – President, Word of Life Bible Institute

Roger is a passionate leader with experience in multiple ministry endeavors. Having been in leadership roles for over 20 years at Word of Life Fellowship, (Missionary Services Coordinator, Vice-President of Ministry Services, C.O.O, and Chief Strategy Officer) and each experience has uniquely prepared him for leadership of the Word of Life Bible Institute.

Roger is joyfully married to Cathy, who serves alongside him in multiple ways. Together they have four children. Nathan, now married to Melissa, Marcus, Lauren, and Addison. Roger enjoys sports and in particular cheering on his children at sporting events, and of course the biggest fan of the Word of Life Huskies.

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The Bridge – Updates from the Office of the President



From the Office of the President…

The Bridge: October 15th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  I’m excited to share this week’s updates with you! Keep reading to learn how you can plug in to WOLBI and connect with your student’s world on an even deeper level through chapels, Learn the Word, and Huskies Athletics. We will also share with you a few updates related to COVID-19.  Academics Freshmen  This week, our freshmen will explore the book of Joshua with Dr. Dan Anderson. Dr. Anderson currently serves as the president of Appalachian Bible College in Mount Hope, West Virginia. He holds a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Studies from Grace Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Theology in Historical Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. Sophomores The sophomore class will be studying the book of Psalms with Dr. Mark McGinniss this week. Dr. McGinniss teaches Old Testament at Clarks Summit University in Pennsylvania, where he also earned his Master of Theology and Doctor …

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The Bridge: October 8th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  I hope this week finds you well! Read on to meet our Health and Security team, learn about this week’s academics, and find out how you can send your student an Encouragement Pack to brighten their week. Our goal is to serve you and your student well, and we are able to improve thanks to your feedback. Therefore, we would love to have you take the Parent Survey–the survey will take less than five minutes and will be a tremendous help in achieving that goal. Click here to take the survey: Academics FreshmanThis week, our freshman will be exploring the topic of Creationism with Mr. Bryan Osborne from Answers in Genesis. Mr. Osbourne earned his master’s degree in Education from Lee University and has taught Bible History in a public school for 13 years. He also is a sought-after speaker with Answers in Genesis and …

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The Bridge: October 1st

Dear Parents and Guardians,  It’s incredible to think that we are a month into classes! Students have settled into the routine, made new friends, and are growing in their faith in incredible ways already. I’m excited to share some WOLBI updates with you. Be sure to read the section on Homecoming Weekend–we would love to have you attend. Academics FreshmenThis week, the freshman will be focused on studying Systematic Theology with Dr. Tom Davis and Research & Writing with Mrs. Britney Sewall. Mrs. Sewall serves as a part of Word of Life’s resident faculty team as an assistant professor; she earned her M.Ed from Clarks Summit University, where she also serves as an adjunct professor. Sophomores For this week, our sophomore students will be studying early church history with Dr. John Adair. Dr. Adair serves as an associate professor of Theological Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary; he holds a Ph.D. …

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The Bridge: September 24th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  As the leaves have begun changing, I have also seen change beginning to take place in the lives of students across campus. It is incredible to watch God use His Word to transform lives! I feel privileged to take part in His great work.  Keep reading for this week’s updates on The Bridge. Academics Freshmen  This week, Mr. Greg Stier will be joining the freshman students for the Personal Evangelism course. Mr. Stier is the founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries and previously served as a pastor, church planter, and youth leader. He is also the author of numerous books. Sophomores This week, the sophomore class will be studying the religion of Judaism with Reverend Thomas Simcox. Rev. Simcox is the Church Ministries Training Coordinator of Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. Key Staff Introductions: Ministries Department Jon  Dean of Ministries |  I serve WOLBI students …

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The Bridge: September 17th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  Our first week of classes concluded today, and I have heard nothing but fantastic testimonies from students, faculty, and staff! I am excited to introduce some more key members of the team and catch you up to date on academics. If you were unable to attend Orientation Weekend, we have provided a link to the recorded video here: 2021-2022 Parent Orientation Small size.mp4 ( As always, please let me know if I can serve you or your student in any way. Academics Freshmen  This week, our freshmen students will be studying Systematic Theology with Dr. Tom Davis. Dr. Davis is a distinguished professor and has taught at Word of Life for the past 40 years.  The freshman class will also take Genesis 1-11 this week with Professor Mark Strout. Mr. Strout serves as the Executive Dean of the Florida campus of Word of Life Bible Institute. …

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The Bridge: September 10th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  It’s incredible to think that another school year is beginning. As I watch our new class of students settle into their class and ministry schedules, I am praying for each one of them to have open hearts and a desire to learn from the Word of God. Should you need anything, please feel free to contact me at I look forward to hearing from and serving you and your student throughout the year.   Academics This week, our freshmen students are studying the book of Galatians with Dr. Ray Pritchard, President of Keep Believing Ministries. Our sophomore students are studying chapters 12-50 of the book of Genesis with Dr. Richard Emmons, Senior Pastor of Graceway Church in Hamilton, New Jersey. Dr. Emmons has also taught at Cairn University for over 32 years. Key Staff Introductions: Student Life Julia Student Life Administrative Assistant | I am …

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