ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
ANTHONY STRAWDER , Chancellor and Founder of Epignosis Bible Training Center was born and raised in Newellton, Louisiana. He was born-again at 16, accepted the call on his life at 18 and began pastoring at 20 years old. In 1984 he wanted to attend Rhema Bible Training Center, founded by the late Kenneth E. Hagin in Tulsa, Oklahoma, but the Lord said He would put the school inside of him instead.
After pastoring for 6 ½ years the Lord spoke to him saying, “I’ve called you to be a teacher to the Body of Christ”. He then began the next phase of his ministry as a full-time teacher. In 1995 he married Patrica Chambers of Newellton, inheriting a family of seven children. Anthony holds licensing and ordinations through ICFM Fellowships and recently accepted the apostolic calling on his life in 2013. He ministers as a prophet and teacher with an Apostolic anointing, and has over 30 years of full time ministry.
- Anthony Strawder – over 32 years
- Kent Fabre – over 32 years
- Mike Cox – over 37 years
KENT FABRE was born in Baker, Louisiana. He graduated from Rhema Bible Training Center in 1981 and now has over 30 years in full-time ministry. He pastors the Church at Tallulah but has a shepherds’ heart for the body of Christ to come to know the Master. He ministers with an Apostolic revelation on grace and law and makes emphasis on being led by the Spirit. Kent is a member of the Ministerial Association of Jesus Christ (MAJC).
JANIE FABRE was born in Tallulah, Louisiana. She married Kent in 1983 and they have four children. She ministers through music and has an anointing in worship. She is the founder of Awake and Pray Ministries, and holds Prayer Conferences all over the gulf states. She ministers as a prophet and intercessor and is used greatly in prophecy, tongues and interpretation and the laying on of hands. Janie is a member of the Ministerial Association of Jesus Christ (MAJC).
MICHAEL COX was born in Newellton, Louisiana. Born again in 1978, he has been a Bible teacher for over 35 years. Pastor of the Church of the First Born in Waterproof, LA, he teaches the Word on the believer’s authority, with an emphasis on the Greek and Hebrew. He teaches with great patience to bring the believer to a place of authority and maturity.