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FACULTY & LEADERSHIP

Our Staff

Francis Chan
Francis ChanFounder
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
B.A., The Master’s College

Francis Chan is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Community Church and author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, and Erasing Hell. He travels throughout the world challenging Christians to a higher commitment to Christ. He currently lives with his family in the Bay Area where he oversees We Are Church, a network of house churches.

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Spencer MacCuish
Spencer MacCuishPresident
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
M.A., English, The Master’s College

Spencer MacCuish served on staff (summers) at Hume Lake Christian Camps from 1991-98. During that time (1995-99), he also worked in the public school system where he taught English / History and coached volleyball. While teaching, he also served in the College Ministry at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita. In 1999, he left teaching to lead the High School Ministry at the same church. He shepherded this ministry for three years before coming to Cornerstone. He has been serving at Eternity since 2003.

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Josh Walker
Josh WalkerAcademic Dean
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UCLA
B.S., Engineering, Caltech (California Institute of Technology)

Joshua Walker was a Mechanical Engineer working in the aerospace industry for eight years from 1995-2003. During that time he served at Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Rolling Hills, California in many leadership roles (deacon, elder, committee chairman, Bible instructor). With a passion to serve Christ more, he entered seminary in 2001 and began to pursue whatever ministry God intended for him. He is currently blessed to be serving as the Academic Dean of Eternity Bible College.

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Mary Beth Dragoun
Mary Beth DragounDirector of Admission
B.A., Mass Communications, Middle Tennessee State University

Mary Beth has worked in vocational ministry most of her adult life. She worked as a Young Adults & Community administrative assistant at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN and as the Communication’s Director at RiverLakes Community Church in Bakersfield, CA. She has also served as a volunteer in various ministries over the past four years at Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, CA. She and her husband Jared and their two dogs, Calvin and Izzy, are beginning a new journey in church planting in the North Hollywood Arts District.

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Ernest Duke
Ernest DukeEnrollment Counselor/Partner Development
M.A., Western Seminary (in process)
B.B.S., Eternity Bible College

Ernesto is passionate about intersecting culture and the “multi” Church. Most recently he was a part of the core leadership at Living Stones Piedras Vivas LA in Canoga Park, CA. At Piedras Vivas Ernesto served as a worship pastor and also assisted in teaching, discipleship and community development. Before helping start Piedras Vivas in 2011, Ernesto lived as a missionary at Door of Faith Orphanage in La Misión, BC, MX. Ernesto hopes to one day make the rich education from Eternity Bible College available to the Latino Church, both foreign and domestic. Ernesto has been married to Renae since March, 2011. Ernesto and Renae have 2 sons, Finehas James and Amos León.

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Chris Kottre
Chris KottreDean of Students
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
B.A., The Bible College That Must Not Be Named

Chris serves as the Dean of Students and an Associate Professor at Eternity. Prior to that he was an Associate Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church of Moorpark from 2004-2016, where he oversaw community groups, adult education and student ministries. He served in Student Ministry at Cornerstone Simi from 2000 – 2004, before moving on to help plant Cornerstone Moorpark in 2004.

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Andre Makapagal
Andre MakapagalDirector of Marketing
Andre and his wife Laura have two children, a yellow lab, a Basset Hound, Taylor, and a white rabbit. Anybody have a free Maine Coon cat? He is guiding Eternity in the development and growth of their distance education and marketing program and anything else Spencer wants him to do! Prior to joining the team at Eternity Bible College, he served as the Founder of an online restaurant directory. For the last 17 years, he served as an Advertising and Marketing Executive in the Fortune 25 corporate environment. Besides his love for Jesus, he enjoys golf and hanging out at the beach with his family.
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Nicole McGladdery
Nicole McGladderyExecutive Assistant
B.A., Christian Education, Biola University

Nicole graduated college knowing that she wanted to be involved in full time ministry. She started that journey by working at Thousand Pines Christian Camp in Crestline, California as the Program Registrar. At Thousand Pines she met a Pastor from Cornerstone who asked her to consider applying to work at Eternity. The rest is history and she began working at Eternity Bible College in the Spring of 2005. Since working at Eternity she has developed a passion and love for serving the students at EBC and she can’t picture herself doing anything else. She and her husband, Ryan, have three kids.

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Ryan McGladdery
Ryan McGladderyRegistrar/Finance Manager
M.Div., Fuller Seminary
B.A., Political Science, Point Loma Nazarene University

Before coming to Simi Valley, Ryan spent two years teaching classes at International School Tegucigalpa in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Ryan is a pastor at heart and has a passion for building up the church and training future leaders. Ryan and his wife, Nicole, have three kids.

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Brianna Baluyut
Brianna BaluyutReceptionist/ Office Assistant
B.A., Spanish
B.S., Communication & New Media

Brianna serves as an office assistant at Eternity Bible College and a youth leader at Living Stones Church. She is currently taking classes at Eternity Bible College to complete a Global Ministry Certificate. She and her husband are preparing to do overseas missions in Southeast Asia.

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I signed up for an education, what I received was so much more. I was mentored and discipled by fellow students and staff who had been transformed by God’s incredible love and lived every aspect of their lives as a response to that love. The more I learned to study God’s Word, the more I grew in my relationship with Jesus. And the more I learned about God’s love for the world, the more I felt called to take up my part in making this great love known.

Jenn, Missionary in the Middle East & Europe