Dan Studt

President

Bio

Dan Studt, President FICM-USA

Dan Studt is the President of Freedom in Christ Ministries-USA.   

Prior to May 2019, Dan served in pastoral ministry for 25 years as a youth and family pastor and then as a church planter.  He loved developing leaders, leading mission trips, and helping people learn how to live freely submitted to God and His Word. In addition, Dan has worked in school and hospital settings using his degree in psychology.  It was in one of those settings that the Lord called Dan into full-time ministry. 

Dan was personally impacted by Freedom in Christ Ministries as a young adult, and began teaching Freedom in Christ to others in 2001. In October 2007, the church Dan was serving at hosted Dr. Neil Anderson and other Freedom in Christ staff. As relationships developed, Rich Miller (FIC USA President from 2006-2019) asked Dan to serve in various roles. He served first as the Northeast Regional Director in 2009 and then as part-time Field Staff in 2016. 

Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Messiah College (1993) and a Master of Divinity degree at Palmer Theological Seminary (then Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary) in 1999.  Dan is currently working on his D.Min. in Christian Leadership and Renewal at Regent University.  

Dan and his wife, Jen, have four young adult children. Both of their daughters are married, and they are thrilled to be new grandparents as of December 2022! Dan & Jen’s sons live at home in Knoxville, Tennessee, when their older son is not at college. Jen is the Elementary Principal at Concord Christian School and is currently writing children’s book based around Freedom in Christ principles. Dan enjoys outdoor fitness activities, including running, hiking, and paddle boarding.   

 

Dr. John Fugate

Chairman

Bio

Dr. John Fugate
Position on the Board – Chairman
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Affiliated since 1993

Vision: He has been involved in multinational teaching and ministry with Freedom in Christ and has a passion for mentoring, counseling and teaching with the FIC material. John has served on the board since 1996.

Credentials: John received his bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College, medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, did his residency at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC and Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
John works as a Pediatric Intensive Care physician at Children’s Hospital Minnesota. He has been the chief of the Critical Care Division. He has co-authored the textbook in Critical Care titled “Critical Care of Infants and Children.” He has done multiple Christian and medical missions trips throughout Latin America, China and India.

Scott Holmquist

Vice-Chairman

Bio

Scott Holmquist
Executive Director, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Library
Position on the board – Vice-Chairman
Charlotte, NC

Scott was first introduced to the FICM ministry in 2002 when Rich Miller led the church leadership team through “Setting Your Church Free” followed by a community wide “Breaking the Chains” conference. After these two events, the leadership team and congregation experienced a deep sense of personal humility and God’s grace, ministry focus and God’s power, as well as corporate unity and God’s presence. Scott joined the FICM board in 2007.

Scott Holmquist currently serves as the Executive Director of the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Library’s core message is the Gospel’s transforming power in a life that says yes to Jesus Christ.

Prior to his current role, Scott served as the Deputy Director and Communications and Special Projects Manager for the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team, a ministry of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, at the International Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. Previously Scott was the Executive Director at the Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina. While in Asheville, he was also ordained to the Gospel Ministry of Jesus Christ.

Scott’s early ministry years were on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU) at their San Bernardino, California International Headquarters working in print media and video production. His lifelong desire is to communicate, inspire, and equip others toward personal Christian maturity and spiritual multiplication for the glory of God.

With a passion for the local church, Scott currently is on the Leadership Team and facilitates a Discipleship Group at Real Life Church in Stanley, North Carolina. Prior to that he served for 24 years in various teaching and leadership roles at Bent Creek Baptist Church in Asheville, North Carolina. While in California, Scott and his wife, Corinne, served for years with the collegiate ministry of Highland Evangelical Free Church before being called as founding members of the Japanese Christian Church of the Inland Empire.

Scott graduated with a BA in Journalism from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. Scott and his wife Corinne have been married since 1981 and have two adult, married children.

Trenidy Davis

Treasurer

Bio

Trenidy Davis
Position on the Board – Member
Sumrall, MS

For ten years Trenidy served bi-vocationally as the Discipleship Pastor for two different churches in South Mississippi. In 2009 he was introduced to the ministry of Freedom in Christ and in 2016 became the Mississippi State Director for Freedom in Christ Ministries.

For 25 years Trenidy has worked in the Information Technology and Marketing departments for the Atlanta based, Southern Company.

He holds a master’s degree in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering Technology from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Trenidy and his wife, J.J., live near Hattiesburg, Mississippi with their three children.

Tammy Williams

Secretary

Bio

Tammy Williams
Position on the Board – Member
Hondo, Texas

Vision:  Tammy has been involved in Freedom in Christ since 2011 and took on a Leadership Role as the Regional Director of Prayer in 2018.  In 2020, she became the Regional Director of Ministry Relations.  Tammy has an intense passion to help people walk in the Freedom Jesus died and rose to give them, especially young parents, teens and children.

Credentials:  Tammy started out as a psychology major in college, but was quickly turned off by the intense indoctrination of a secular world view.  Her Sophomore year, she changed her major and received a Bachelors degree from Angelo State University in Business.  However, her heart and calling has always been to help others in times of need.  She has been a Leader in the Moms in Prayer Ministry for 20 years.  She is an avid intercessor as her mother was before she passed.  Tammy has served alongside her husband Joe in Discipleship Ministries for over 30 years helping others find the “Abundant Life,” that Scripture shares in John 10:10.  She enjoys leading Freedom in Christ Classes and helping churches establish Freedom in Christ Discipleship Ministries.  She has 3 grown wonderful children and is looking forward to grandchildren soon in the years to come.

Dr. Jonathan Carl

Member

Bio

Dr. Jonathan Carl
Lead Pastor, South Fork Baptist Church
Position on the board – Member
Hodgenville, KY

After growing up in the great state of Texas, Jonathan found himself in Kentucky after marrying his wonderful wife Brittney. Several years later he became the Lead Pastor at South Fork Baptist Church in Hodgenville, KY where he now serves. Jonathan served in the U.S. Army as a Tanker and completed a tour in Iraq in the early 2000s. He earned his PhD in Evangelism & Missions from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in the spring of 2014. His dissertation focused on the writings of Dr. Neil T. Anderson (found at www.TrustworthyWord.com). His vision for Freedom In Christ is for a season of rapid, global expansion and visibility through social media with new digital content creation. Jonathan & Brittney have four daughters who they enjoy spending every spare minute they can with.

Alison Cullen

Member

Bio

Alison Cullen
Position on the Board – Member
Manlius, NY

Alison began her new life in Christ in August of 1972 when a neighbor invited her to a small backyard V.B.S. with a handful of children. Hearing the Gospel for the first time at nine years old, she responded to the amazing truth that she could have a personal relationship with the God of the universe through His Son, Jesus Christ.

Over the years since then the Lord has lead her to serve Him in several areas. In earlier years as a foreign missionary in Japan, Korea, and the Philippine’s with YWAM, and later in Senegal, West Africa. She serves her in community as a Young Life leader and currently disciples a group of “20something” women in her home weekly.

Her passion for discipleship was fostered tremendously when she discovered Freedom In Christ Ministries in 2011. After completing her
FICM University course work, Alison received her certification as a ministry associate with Freedom In Christ Ministries in 2016. She serves the ministry currently as a CFMA, teacher, prayer team member and student coach.

Professionally, Alison is an artist/designer and has owned her own small business for 35 years. She lives in New York with her husband, Jim. They have one adult son.

 

Judith E. King

Member

Bio

Judith E. King
Position on the Board – Member
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Vision: She is in private practice, SonLife Associates which she co-founded with her late husband, Dr. Stephen King (psychiatrist) As a Clinical Therapist she integrates biblical and psychological principles in her practice. She has a special interest in caring for professionals in ministry.

Credentials: Judith E. King is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Western Michigan University, where she received her MSW in 1985. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, National Association of Christians in Social Work and the American Association of Christian Counselors. She has written a number of published books including Released from Bondage with Dr. Neil Anderson. She is the designated North America member of the Freedom in Christ Ministries International Board.

Dave Winner

Member

Bio

Dave Winner
Position on the Board – Member
Philadelphia, PA

Dave Winner works as a senior consultant for The Center Consulting Group located in Dublin, PA. The Center Consulting Group is passionate about helping leaders lead well and serves values-based businesses, nonprofits, and churches. In addition to his work at The Center, Dave is an adjunct professor with The Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity and Regent University’s School of Business and Leadership. He has a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with a major in Human Resource Development from Regent University and an M.Div. from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dave was a pastor for 20 years and served in three churches in Pennsylvania. He was first introduced to Freedom in Christ materials through in the 1990’s when he went through The Steps to Freedom.

He was first introduced to Freedom in Christ materials in the 1990’s when he went through The Steps to Freedom in Christ. Since that time, Freedom in Christ material has been a key aspect of his ministry whether leading small groups through a video series or counseling one-on-one. No other material combines the gospel, scripture and prayer in such a clear way to help people live free in Christ.

Dave and his wife, Dena, live near Philadelphia, PA and have three young adult children; Rebecca, Catherine (married to Charles) and Andrew, plus a dog named Oliver.

 

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