Dr. Ken Walters

Academic Director

A little about Dr. Walters:

  • Ordained with the Assemblies of God
  • Served as Assistant Pastor for 10 years and Lead Pastor for over 30
  • Served as Presbyter and Executive Presbyter in SoCal Network Assemblies of God
  • BA in Bible from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK.
  • MA in Biblical Studies from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, CA
  • Ph.D. in Theology (Pentecostal Church History) from Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Married to Cheri Walters, Ordained minister in the Assemblies of God and past president of the SoCal Women in Ministry Fellowship and Presbyter in SoCal Network
  • Former Dean of Graduate Theology at Bethesda University, Anaheim, CA
  • Adjunct Professor at: Vanguard University, Kings University and Seminary and Canyon Hills Bible College

Pastor Don Sanderson

Executive Overseer of Northpoint LA

Teaching Pastor at CityReach Church, Whittier

A little about Pastor Don: 

  • Ordained with the Assemblies of God and serves as a Teaching Pastor at CityReach Church, Whittier, a multi-site congregation. 

  • Serves the Southern California Network Assemblies of God as an Executive Presbyter and as the Network Men’s Ministries Director.

  • MA in Practical Theology at the University of Chester, in the United Kingdom and currently in year two of their Doctor of Ministry program.

  • Taught as an adjunct professor at LABI College and regularly teaches at the SoCal Network School of Ministry.

  • Before entering Bible College and the ministry, he served in the United States Marine Corps 1982 – 1985.

  • Don states, "A great passion of mine is to mentor and help to equip the next generation of Pentecostal preachers for the work of the ministry. I believe it is God’s desire for this generation of ministers to walk in courageous humility, to boldly proclaim an uncompromising message and to demonstrate Christ’s love and power through our living as well as our preaching."
  • Married to his wife, Shari, for 32 years. They have two married children and three grandsons.