Geneva College

 

 

John W. Stanko

John StankoOffice Phone: 412-321-4333 ext. 144
johnstanko@gmail.com
www.purposequest.com
www.johnstanko.us
www.stankomondaymemo.com
www.stankobiblestudy.com

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Leadership
  • Purpose
  • Missions
  • Theology
  • Administration
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Personal Productivity
  • Time Management

Degrees Received

  • Doctor of Ministry, 2011 (est.), Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Ph.D., 1995, Pastor Ministries, Liberty University Seminary, Houston, TX
  • M.A., 1993, Pastor Ministries, Liberty University Seminary, Houston, TX
  • M.A., 1974, Economics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • B.A., 1972, Economics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Courses Taught

  • Leadership and Motivation

Presentations/Publications

  • Life is a Gold Mine: Can You Dig It? (1995)
  • A Daily Dose of Proverbs (1997)
  • I Wrote This Book on Purpose, So You Can Know Yours (1998)
  • So Many Leaders, So Little Leadership (2000)
  • Strictly Business:  Soft Issues to Help You in the Hard World of Business (2004)
  • Unlocking the Power of Your Purpose (2005)
  • Beyond Purpose (2007)
  • The Faith Files, Volume One (2008)
  • Changing the Way We Do Church (2009)
  • The Revelation Project (2010)

Current Projects

  • Doctor of Ministry ProjectA Theology of Creativity and Productivity – This project will develop the rationale for and development of Life Purpose Centers that can be replicated in churches and organizations around the world.   Due to be published, May, 2001.
  • New Testament Studies – Verse-by-verse devotionals for the entire New Testament published online at www.stankobiblestudy.com and www.purposequest.com
  • Daily Dose of Proverbs – Daily devotionals from Proverbs with cross references to other biblical passages published daily at www.johnstanko.us
  • The Kenya Project – Comprehensive missions work in Kenya that includes the following:
    1. The Sophia Fund – feeding HIV/AIDS orphans and widows
    2. The Deborah Foundation – establishing learning centers in orphanages and villages across Kenya
    3. The Petticoat Project – obtaining and distributing underwear and feminine products to orphanages and schools in Kenya
    4. Operation Chicken Coop – establishing chicken farms at orphanages so the orphans have a source of food, revenue and business training
    5. Adopt a School – helping individuals and organizations in the U.S. to equip schools in Kenya with the basics of learning – desks, blackboards, chalk and other needed supplies

Tax-deductible contributions can be made to PurposeQuest International at www.purposequest.com.

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) – Convention Liaison Council
  • Certified Time Management Facilitator – Franklin Covey
  • Certified Behavioral Analyst – Institute for Motivational Living, New Castle, PA
  • Certified Natural Church Development Consultant – ChurchSmart Resources, St. Charles, IL
  • Certified master facilitator for The Pacific Institute, Seattle, WA
  • Certified facilitator for The Leadership Circle, leadership and cultural assessments, Toledo, OH

Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.

  • Travel and missions
  • Writing
  • Live sporting events
  • Live Theater
  • Photography

 

Point of Excellence

Geneva was named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school’s dedication to high quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God’s word.

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Upcoming Events
Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

ADULT DEGREE PROGRAMS
Adult Programs trip to Italy
The trip for students, alumni, and friends and family is scheduled for April 25-May 10.
ARTS & CULTURE
Students present Peter Pan
The fall semester theater production will run Oct. 30–Nov. 1 and Nov. 6–8.
ACADEMICS
October issue of @Geneva
Read about Career Development's popular Networking and Etiquette Dinner.
STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.