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Southwest Bible College Faculty

Over a Century of Education and Ministry

Rev. Richard Carlson


Rev. Carlson and his wife Ellen have served in pastoral ministry for more than 40 years. During this time, they personally planted and nurtured four churches in Southern California. Through his ministry, a number of young men and women have moved forward into full-time Christian service. Richard Carlson has also served as an advisor to a growing number of churches planted across the United States.


Rev. Daniel Fick

Director of Studies

Rev. Fick served in pastoral ministry for 20 years. In addition, he served for 8 years as the Dean of Seattle Bible College. Since 2000 he has served as Director of Studies, guiding faculty members and curriculum toward development and implementation of the four-year and two-year degree offerings by Southwest Bible College.  He has a BA in Religion and an MA in Theological Studies.


Rev. Mona Davies

Rev. Dr. Mona Davies has served as an evangelist for 10 years, and is presently planting a church in Southern California. She has an MA in Intercultural Studies, and has recently completed her PhD in Ministry.

Davies is also an active volunteer with Community Outreach Ministry in Riverside, committed to providing mentorship and opportunity for at-risk children.

Rev. Ken Schoening

Rev. Schoening has served in the ministry since 1980. He holds an AA Degree from Cuesta College, a BA in Religion from Southern California College, and an MA in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. He served as senior pastor at Westminster Christian Assembly in Westminster, CA for eighteen years until retiring in May, 2015.

Shari Carlson

Shari Carlson is a lifelong educator and minister – teaching from the age of 15 years old – and served as a missionary to Indonesia for 10 years.

She is currently engaged as a ministerial assistant for Moreno Christian Assembly  – including office administration, music ministry and education.


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Reflections, News and Announcements regarding Southwest Bible College, Ministry and Education

Tribute to SWBC Instructor: Dr. Clifford Larson

Dr. Clifford Larson May 30, 2016 – May 16, 1930 Pastor Larson went to be with the Lord on May 23, 2016, a week after his 86th birthday.  He was born in Minnesota, on May 16th, 1930.  As a young man he felt the call of God into missions work and attended North...

Tribute to SWBC Instructor: Dr. Paul Klahr

Brother Paul Klahr was born on April 25, 1923 and went home to be with the Lord on April 30, 2016, five days after his 93rd birthday. Brother Klahr found Christ while serving in the US Navy during WWII.  Before he even knew the Lord, the Lord called him to be a...

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