Faculty & Staff

Clearwater College has a solid core of qualified and dependable faculty and staff that ground the programs and operations of the college. This amazing staff team  helps to ensure consistency in courses, a wholesome community, a variety of college services, regular interaction with students, frequent student activities, life mentoring, and more. 

  • Pastor Gene Enns, B.A., B. Comm

    President & Resident Faculty

    Pastor Gene graduated with a B.A. in Christian Ministries from Clearwater College (formerly Living Faith Bible College) in 2002. After serving on staff for two years, he moved back home to Manitoba where he served as youth pastor at Shalom Family Worship Centre in Steinbach for two years. During this time, he was licensed for ministry within the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies of Canada, he studied at Providence Theological Seminary, and he married his wife Marla. In 2007, they moved back to Alberta to serve at Clearwater College where he was on staff for seven years as Office Manager and Vice President. In 2015, he and Marla, along with their five young children, moved back to Manitoba where he completed a B. Comm. through Athabasca University. He then served a variety of ministries in business and financial administration and joined the FCA Elder Board as Secretary-Treasurer in 2017. Then in 2019, the board of Clearwater College approached him to serve as President upon Pastor Paul Reich’s departure. As a result, in July of 2020, he and his family (including six children now) made the move back to the campus of Clearwater College where he is currently serving.

  • Glenn Stone, B.Th.

    Vice President

    Glenn came on staff in the summer of 2014 to take on the role of Business Administrator. He graduated from Clearwater College (formerly Living Faith Bible College) in 2009 and had been working in various ministry roles including youth pastor, teacher, and administrator. Glenn was made Vice President of Clearwater College in October of 2020.  Glenn, his wife, Julie, who is also an alumna, and their five children are excited to be part of the team at Clearwater College and to assist in its ongoing ministry.

  • Peter Engle, B.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

    Dean of Education & Resident Faculty

    Dr. Engle has been in the teaching ministry since the early 1970's. He graduated at the top of his class at Central Washington University, completed a M.Div at Asbury, and did his Ph.D. at Westminster in Philadelphia. He has taught in Bible colleges and seminaries in North America and overseas and is also adjunct faculty at several other schools. Dr. Engle also presents professional theological topics at colloquiums, lectureships and similar venues, and had  his long-awaited theology book, Patterns of Redemption, published in 2018.

  • Dennis Traverse, B.A., M.A.

    Resident Faculty

    Pastor Dennis has been serving God for over 30 years in pastoral and teaching positions. Following 8 years of pastoral ministry in Rocky Mountain House, AB, and after completing a Masters degree in Christian Ministry from Briercrest Seminary, Pastor Dennis joined the faculty at Clearwater College from 1998 to 2001. After a short 3 year return to pastoral ministry in Cranbrook B.C. Pastor Dennis and his wife Darlene answered the call to missions in 2004 and a 12 year teaching and leadership position at Yesu Akwagala Bible College (YABC) in Uganda followed. Although still involved with YABC as a professor, Pastor Dennis and Darlene spend most of their time in Canada at Clearwater College.    

  • Lisa Robideau, B.Th.

    Dean of Women & Music Director

    Lisa originally came to Clearwater College in 2001 where she received her Bachelor of Theology after completing her internship in Nelson, BC, in 2005. She stayed on to work at Kootenay Christian Fellowship as the Office Administrator, volunteer worship director and youth group co-leader. She then went on to study Contemporary Music and Technology at Selkirk College in 2007 where she earned her Diploma as a Vocal Major and Sound Engineer. Upon graduating, she returned to Alberta where she worked as a piano and voice teacher at Sherwood Park Music from 2010 to 2015 which is coincidentally where she met her husband, Eric. After which she moved on to take a bookkeeping position in Thorsby, AB, and from there she and Eric decided to relocate their family for her to join the Clearwater College staff in August of 2020. Lisa has been involved in many different worship leading or team roles since graduating from Clearwater College.  She is passionate about helping women step into their God-given roles and seeing the church educated, healed and unified in the area of worship.

  • Frances Ankle

    Cook & Resident Staff


  • Rhonda Leslie

    Bookkeeper


  • Pastor Cliff & Donna Stalwick, B.A., B.Div.

    Founder, Chancellor of Clearwater College (formerly Living Faith Bible College)

    After a number of years in pastoral and evangelistic ministry, Cliff and his wife, Donna, founded Living Faith Bible College in 1971. Cliff served as President of the college until 2002. Since then, he and Donna have continued to travel each year doing missions and preaching at various camps and churches.

Adjunct Faculty

In addition to resident faculty and staff, Clearwater College uses a complement of adjunct teachers each semester to expand course options and to enhance the overall learning experience of our students. Adjunct teachers come from a wide variety of ministry backgrounds and academic specialties so they bring both expert knowledge and seasoned experience to the classroom.

  • Pastor Paul Reich, B.A., M.A.

    President Emeritus

    Specialty - Christian Leadership

    Pastor Paul has extensive ministry experience both as a local church pastor and as a college professor. A gifted communicator, Paul has spoken at churches, camps, and conferences throughout Canada, the northern US, and other countries of the world. He is passionate about Jesus Christ, loves his family, and has devoted himself to leading, teaching, and equipping Christ followers. He served as president of Clearwater College from 2007 to 2020 and has been involved with Clearwater College and the Living Faith Evangelistic Association for over 40 years.

  • Pastor Dan Pope, B.A. in Criminal Justice, B.B.S. in Biblical Studies, M.A. in Religion/Counselling, M.A. in Organizational Leadership

    Former President

    Specialty - Pastoral Counseling

    Pastor Dan came to Christ through the ministry of a Lutheran Church in Regina in 1980 and went on to pastor in that city for almost twenty years. He was also president of Living Faith Bible College (now Clearwater College) in Alberta. His final “full time” call was to an incredible church, McDiarmid Drive Alliance, in Brandon, MB. Dan retired in 2016 after 34 years of ministry. He stayed retired for one year before beginning to serve as a transitional pastor to churches that are experiencing conflict.  Dan is married to an awesome woman, Wendy, and they have 3 wonderful children (2 girls and a boy) who are married & each have 2 children of their own. This means they have 6 gorgeous & super intelligent grandchildren!

  • James E. Bensch, A.A, B.Th.

    Specialty - Greek, English, Apologetics, Biblical books

    James has had teaching experience in various churches, at the high school level, and college teaching both at Big Bend Community College, as well as team teaching first year Greek here at Clearwater College.  His undergraduate thesis on the book of Malachi and his creative tutorials for Greek students at Clearwater highlight his academic competency as well as his instructional creativity.  His teaching spectrum from children's ministry to undergraduate students manifests both his gifting as well as office as a teacher.  James is currently completing his M.A. at Providence Seminary.

  • Norma Broughton

    Specialty - Music and Worship

    Norma, her husband, John, and their team have been leading worship for more than 30 years. More than being gifted musicians, they are in tune with the Holy Spirit and sensitively lead people into a meaningful experience of God's presence.

  • Pastor Glen Forsberg

    Specialty - FCA Distinctives and Pastoral Ministry

    Glen was raised on a farm in Alberta, and his wife, Loi,s in the city of Tacoma, Washington. They graduated from Temple Bible College in Edmonton, AB. Glen and Lois were married in 1966 and have two adult children; Dr. Dan & Elaine Forsberg in Sherwood Park, Alberta; and Pastor Bill & Karlene Markham in St. Catharines, Ontario. They have 4 wonderful grandchildren. Glen began pastoring in 1966, was ordained to ministry in 1967, and has served as Lead Pastor of 5 churches over a 49 year period. Glen & Lois have partnered in the planting of several churches. In addition to pastoring churches, Glen has served as guest speaker/teacher at churches, colleges, conventions, camp meetings, and many missions. He currently serves as an Elder and Fellowship Pastor of the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies in Canada.

  • Keven Funk, B.A., M.A. in Theology - NT Major

    Specialty - Bible and Theology

    Keven, his wife Jacqueline and their family moved to Living Faith in 1998 from southern Manitoba. As a Bible College student, Keven realized his gifting as a teacher and interned as a teacher in 2000. The internship turned into a full time teaching position that he held until 2015. Keven's academic interests are in Biblical languages, ancient Biblical manuscripts, and Christian History. He completed an MA in Theological Studies (NT Major) from Briercrest Seminary, Caronport, SK in 2012. Keven and Jacqueline currently live in Steinbach, MB most of the year.

  • Stephen Hawkins

    Specialty - World Religions, Evangelism and Missions

    Stephen is from Birmingham, England. Born into a Jewish background, He came to know the Lord at a Billy Graham Crusade in 1966. He has been a Missionary with Operation Mobilization since 1972, working in England, India, the Ships, and Israel and now works in the Toronto area with Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs and the Jewish population. Over the last 15 years he has added ministering to people down in Paraguay and Chile helping in the orphanages and with teenagers, helping in homeless outreach and discipleship . He also ministers in churches across the countries and teaches on healing for damaged emotions and the Father heart of God.

  • Alicia Hein, B.Th., M.Div.

    Specialty - Hebrew language, Old Testament, Biblical books

    Alicia wat the valedictorian of both her undergraduate and graduate institutions, and has distinguished herself in her teaching office here at Clearwater not only as a teaching Intern, but now, subsequently, as a member of our regular adjunct faculty.  Having distinguished herself as the top of her graduating class at seminary, Alicia was employed by a church denomination to represent them.  Now engaged in her Ph.D. program in Old Testament at St. Andrews University, she brings both personal passion and academic credentials to the classroom.

  • Dan Poirier

    Specialty - Media Arts

    Dan, his wife, Leah, and their daughters live in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, just outside Cranbrook BC. They have been involved as leaders in their home church, Connect Cranbrook, since 2012. Dan is gifted in and has a passion for multimedia, video and photography and loves teaching others to develop their creative outlets for ministry. Dan has worked both professionally in video production and continues to work within his church. Dan has been teaching the Introduction to Media Arts class at Clearwater College since 2019. 

  • Greg Reich, B.A., M.A. in Theology and Culture

    Specialty - Christian Living and Theology

    Greg's coaching business, Cutting Edge Influence, is dedicated to assisting ministry leaders as well as businessmen and women to excel and thrive in both life and ministry through self-discovery and personal growth. As a certified life coach, Greg's passion is uncapping the raw potential within an individual. Greg and his wife Val live in Puyallup, Washington. They have four married children and two grandchildren.

  • Pastor Brad Teigen, M.Div.

    Specialty - Christian Worldview

    Pastor Brad has over 26 years of ministry experience. Most of this has been in various churches, but he also spent several years teaching at Rocky Mountain College in Calgary. He and his wife Candi have been married for over 20 years and have four children – two teenagers and two little ones. As a family, they like to spend time outdoors, either camping or rafting.  He is currently pastoring Rocky Mountain House Church of the Nazarene.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Darrell Dalby, B.S.W., Social Work Diploma

    Chairman of the Board

    Pastor at Spruceview Manor and Registered Social Worker at Alberta Hospital

  • Nate Parlee

    Secretary/Treasurer


  • Josh Anderson, B.Th., Director Development Program (Level 2) Federated Cooperatives Ltd.

    Director

    Assistant Pastor at Bethel Pentecostal Church and Web Developer at New Harvest Media Inc.

  • Paul Dyck, B.A.

    Director

    Pastor at Amisk Christian Fellowship

  • Allan Friesen, B.Th.

    Director

    Strategic Business Development at Diemo Machine Works, Inc. and Kingdom Builders Team at Springs Church

  • Cheryle Gurnsey

    Director

    Support Representative for Mid-North Alberta at Classical Conversations

  • Paul Martens, Certified in Management (CIM)

    Director

    Team Lead Pastor at Landmark Christian Fellowship