Resume of Dr. Sidney L Poe, PhD
Summary prepared for the Harvest Bible College
Synopsis of education and experience.
Born: to Fred and Martha (Burns) Poe; Vernon Parish LA, September 29, 1942
Church: LaCamp UPC, first Pastor TC Bonnette.
Formal Education: Hicks High School; Hicks, LA
Undergraduate College: BS, Northwestern State University of LA
MS, Northwestern State University of LA;
Ph.D. U of Mo.
Personal: Married Barbara Rachal, Janie, LA, two daughters, Darla Rene and Darnelle Rachal, five
Career Employment: Professor Univ. of Florida, Professor and Head VA Tech.
Ministry: Self Employed Educator, Ordained Minister and Chaplain, UPCI,
Service & Positions:
1981-85 Founded campus church in Blacksburg VA, on the campus of Virginia Tech
University, served as Pastor
1985-1994 – Dean of Christian Education and Instructor Jackson College of Ministries
1986 – Ordained by the District Board of the MSD, May 7.
1988-2009 – Prepared teaching materials and trainer for MSD licensing Local, General and Ordained ministers.
1988 – Wrote Constitution and By Laws for founding the Association of Christian Teachers
and Schools (ACTS), Division of Education, UPCI,
1988-2010 – Wrote school accreditation and teacher certification guidelines and served as
Certification Officer and Associate Executive Director of the ACTS Board of Directors.
1989 – Secretary, Sunday School Department, MSD.
1991 – Selected to preview potential for developing Christian Schools (ACE) in the Soviet Union
1993 – Selected as Pastor of UPC, Richland, MS, served until 1995.
1993 – Christian Education (ACE) school leader visit to former Soviet Union (CIS) countries
1994 – Appointed Editor of the Mississippi Torch, served until 1997.
1994-1998 - Initiated and trained leaders for MSD Alcohol & Chemical Treatment Series
1995-1997 – Hosted workshops for training Christian writers; founded Mississippi Christian
Writers Association Fellowship.
1997 – Selected as Director of Sunday School Department served to 2001
1996 – Present - Apostolic Bible Institute, St Paul MN Adjunct Faculty
1998 – Founded Global Training Institute with leaders of FMD of UPCI to work with missionaries to educate and train faculty in Bible schools in foreign lands.
1998-2009 – Train the Trainers programs for Bible school faculty development in over 30 countries on five continents (write curriculum lessons, raise funds, travel to training centers and facilitate workshops and courses as a GTI leader and trainer.
2000 – Founded Global Training Interaction, Inc. a (501 (c) 3) non profit training corporation
2006 – Apostolic Leadership Institute, Worchester MA, Adjunct Faculty member and teacher
2008 – Appointed to Council of the Global Association of Theological Studies (GATS).
2008 – Relocated to Sharp, LA, began attending POA.
2009 – Chaplain; Medical Hospice Community Chaplain with UPCI;
2010 – Appointed Dept of Chaplaincy Education Director and Training Facilitator
What uniquely suits you to be a blessing to Education in Bible schools and GATS globally?
•Ordained minister in good standing with the UPCI, Mississippi District.
•Called and gifted by God to research, prepare lessons, and teach members of His flock.
•Experience in educational institutions, strategic program planning, and evaluation.
•Interest and experience in educating and training students at all levels, high school through university.
•Flexible schedule, self employed, self supporting,
•Available to travel when and where needed.
Identify personal experience or educational qualifications in the educational field.
•BS in Biological Sciences, Education; MS, and Ph.D. degrees, natural science.
•Twenty five (25) years in higher education: Prof at the U. of Fla., Prof and Dept Head at Va Tech, Dean Christian Education, Jackson College of Ministry.
•Developed curriculum and taught undergraduate and graduate level courses;
•Taught and trained students at all degree levels: Bible school, bachelors, M.S., and Ph.D.
•Researched, wrote, published, and presented numerous research articles at national and international scientific and religious meetings.
Served as Dean of Christian Education, Jackson College of Ministries; 9 years.
Developed curriculum and taught courses for students in Bible, religious studies, Christian Education, missions, and theology.
Adjunct professor at Apostolic Bible Institute, St Paul, presently teach courses in Christian Ethics, Major Prophets, Ed Psych, Theories of Personality, and Human Growth and Development.
Faculty member of annual Apostolic Leadership Institute, New England, teach course on Honoring God’s Word: principles of hermeneutics and methods of personal Bible study.
Experience with Sunday school curriculum, workshops and seminar training programs
Write lessons for Adult Sunday school series, UPCI
Experience with Home Missions, ACTS training program development and teaching.