Biography

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Wade Akins

Saved at age 6
Called into Ministry at age 15

Author:

  • Be A 24/7 Christian: Hannibal Books Publishers
  • Pioneer Evangelism: Brazilian Baptist Home Mission Board
  • Sharing Your Faith with Muslims

Academics:

  • Louisiana College: Sociology, B.A.
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Th. M
  • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, D. Min. in Missions

Field Experience:

  • Pastored Three Baptist Churches
  • Journeyman Missionary: Vietnam
  • Evangelist: Washington, D.C.
  • Home Missionary: Prince George’s County Maryland—Washington, D.C. metro area
  • International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention: 26 years, Vietnam and Brazil
  • Served as Global Church Planting Trainer teaching in 54 different nations

Current Ministry:

  • Serving with Pioneer Missions based in Jackson, TN, teaching Pioneer Evangelism Training world-wide
  • Preaches Missions Conferences and Lordship Revivals across America
  • Adjunct Missions Professor:
    • Union University
    • Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
    • Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Biographical Sketch of
Barbara Hawthorne Akins

Education:

  • Howard Payne Baptist University: B.S. Speech and Hearing Therapy
  • Southwestern Seminary: Masters of Religious Education
  • University of Texas in Arlington: Masters in Social Work

Field Experience:

  • House Parent: Mexican Baptist Children’s home
  • Dorm Director: Valley Baptist Academy
  • Mental Health Worker: Psychiatric Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Case Manager and Director of Community Center: United Community Centers; Fort Worth, Texas
  • International Missions Board, Southern Baptist Convention: Missionary to Brazil

Current Ministry:

  • Serving with Pioneer Missions based in Jackson, TN, teaching Pioneer Evangelism Training world-wide

They have 3 children Tim, Christy, and Jason and 7 grandchildren.