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Pentecostal World Fellowship

Education Commission

The World Alliance for Pentecostal Theological Education (WAPTE)

The Education Commission was formed when the PWF leadership recognized the need for strong Pentecostal theology to steer and shape the future generation of Spirit-filled leaders. The World Alliance for Pentecostal Theological Education (WAPTE) was appointed as the Educational Commission. WAPTE is a global cooperative fellowship of Pentecostal theological associations, institutions and educators that focuses on promoting the development of theological education and leadership training.  Dr. Paul Alexander who is the chair of both WAPTE and the PWF Education Commission organizes theological consultations for the PWF’s triennial conferences.  At the consultations theologians and researchers discuss issues of importance to global Pentecostalism hence, framing concrete distinctives for Pentecostal doctrines and beliefs.

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Members of the Education Commission

  • Chairperson: Dr. Paul Alexander (USA)
  • Vice-Chairperson: Dr. Dan Hedges (USA)
  • Secretary: Dr. Alex Fuentes (Philippines)
  • Treasurer: Dr. Weldyn Houger (USA)
  • Executive Committee Member: Dr. Stephen Fogarty, (Australia)
  • Executive Director: Rev. Roland Q. Dudley (USA)
  • Dr. John Easter (USA)
  • Dr. Enson Lwesya (Africa)
  • Dr. Weldyn Houger (USA)
  • Dr. Steve Fogarty (Australia)
  • Dr. Ulrik Josefsson (Sweden)
  • Rev. Pasi Parkkila (Finland)
  • Dr. William Chelliah (Sri Lanka)
  • Dr. Jacob Cherian (India)
  • Dr. Pedro Gomez (Dominican Republic)
  • Dr. Jon Dahlager (Costa Rica)
  • Dr. Marilyn Abplanalp (USA)
  • Dr. Dan Hedges (USA)
  • Dr. John Carter (USA)
  • Dr. Alex Fuentes (Philippines)
  • Dr. Irving Whitt (Canada)
  • Dr. Mark Williams (USA)
  • Dr. Paul Alexander (USA)