PLBC is pleased to introduce Derek Geerlof as the new President of Pacific Life Bible College, effective August 1, 2017. In addition to his position as President, Derek will also be joining our Faculty as Associate Professor in Theology. With eleven years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level, Derek brings his passion and vision for developing emerging leaders into our college and classrooms.
He comes to us from Calgary, Alberta where he was previously Lecturer of Theology at Ambrose University. He is no stranger to the Lower Mainland or to PLBC having previously pastored here for ten years with the Foursquare Gospel Church of Canada and having served as adjunct faculty at the college for eight years.
Derek received his BA in Pastoral Ministry from PLBC’s sister school, Life Pacific College in San Dimas, CA. He has an MA in Spiritual Theology from Vancouver’s Regent College and an MA in Biblical/Theological Studies from Calgary’s Ambrose Seminary. He is currently completing his PhD in Theological Studies from the Regent University School of Divinity in Virginia.
Derek has been married to Coleen for 24 years and they have three children.
Please join us in welcoming Derek to our PLBC family!