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: December 15

Dear Parents and Guardians,  As you might’ve heard from your student, Word of Life Bible Institute president, Roger Peace, has sensed the Lord leading him and Cathy in a new direction. With that in mind, he prayerfully chose to resign from Word of Life Bible Institute. Roger’s resignation will be effective at the end of this semester, December 17th. The Peace family has faithfully served in many areas of the ministry, including The Lodge, International Ministries, the Bible Institute, and camps. God has abundantly blessed through their capable leadership and investment in lives over the past 27 years, and they are leaving the Word of Life ministry on great terms and as dear friends and advocates. At this point, they plan to remain in the Schroon Lake area. Roger expresses his heart below: It has been our joy to serve with Word of Life these past 27 years. The opportunities …

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The Bridge: November 12th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  Thanksgiving and Christmas are approaching quickly! Please check out the information below on how your student can request transportation for breaks, and be sure to mark your calendars with the departure and return dates for Thanksgiving. Feel free to send us an email if you have any questions about this week’s edition of The Bridge! Academics Freshmen  This week, the freshman class will be focusing on their resident classes: Systematic Theology with Dr. Davis and Old Testament Survey with Mark Strout.  Sophomores This week, our sophomores will continue their deep-dive into the study of cults with Dr. James Bjornstad. Dr. Bjornstad is a retired professor of Philosophy from Cedarville University and holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from New York University, a Master of Religious Education from New York Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts from New England Bible College. Encouragement Packs Looking for …

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The Bridge: October 29th

Dear Parents and Guardians, In this week’s edition of The Bridge, you’ll find a run down of First and Second Year academics, an update on how we’re dealing with Covid cases on campus, details about Thanksgiving/Christmas break transportation options, and information on upcoming Campus Preview events! Bridge:  From now on we will be switching to a bi-weekly Bridge. Please let us know if there is anything you would like for us to write about in  future Bridge posts-  we would love your feedback! You can suggest a topic, update on campus, or if there is information you feel we have not touched on that you would like to know, let us know! You can do this by emailing We may not use every suggestion if we feel it doesn’t pertain to every parent, but we’d love to hear from you and possibly connect through email if needed.  Academics: First …

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The Bridge: October 22nd

Dear Parents and Guardians,  In this week’s edition of The Bridge, I’d like to introduce you to the Admin Team, share this week’s academics with you, and tell you some exciting news about our men’s and women’s soccer teams!   Academics Freshmen  This week, our freshmen will be studying the book of Proverbs with Dr. Stephen Bramer from Dallas Theological Seminary. Dr. Bramer has taught for the past 23 years at Dallas as a professor of Bible Exposition and has served as the Chair of the Bible Exposition department since 2009. Dr. Bramer also serves as the Teaching Pastor at Waterbrook Bible Fellowship in Wylie Texas. Sophomores In classes this week, the sophomore class will explore the doctrine of spiritual gifts with Don Lough. Mr. Lough has served as the President/CEO of Word of Life Fellowship since 2011 and holds a BA from Cedarville University and a Master of Theology from …

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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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