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 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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The Bridge: August 27th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  We are excited to welcome your student on campus in just a few short weeks! In order to keep you updated on everything happening at Word of Life Bible Institute this year, we would like to invite you to sign up for The Bridge, our biweekly parent email (which we will be sending the email out weekly at the beginning of the Bible Institute year as the students settle in). To subscribe to The Bridge, click here: Please join us in praying for the Class of 2022 as they take their next steps with Jesus Christ at Word of Life Bible Institute.  2021-2022 School Calendar: Florida Campus August 19-27: Student Leadership Training WeekAugust 27: RegistrationAugust 27 – 29: Opening WeekendAugust 30 – December 10: Fall SemesterNovember 23 – November 29: Thanksgiving BreakDecember 10 – January 4, 2022: Winter BreakJanuary 3: New Student Registration January 4: Returning …

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The Bridge: August 6th

Dear Parents and Guardians,  God has blessed us in incredible ways this summer at Word of Life! I cannot tell you how much of an encouragement it has been to see campers and guests on our properties once more.   As you read this short update, please join us in praising the Lord for all He has done thus far and praying for a fruitful remainder of the season Youth Camps It’s astonishing to think that camps in New York are coming to a close. It’s been a summer like no other for us, as we ran all three of our youth camps on the same property–at the same time!  There has been an incredible spirit of unity and service in our staff, and they’ve exhibited an incredible desire to see each camper take the next step in their relationship with Jesus Christ. Every week during our recap meetings, we’ve …

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