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

Biblical Studies professors Drs. Byron Curtis, Jonathan Watt and Scott Shidemantle are regular presenters of papers at professional conferences, and have recent publications in the area of Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament
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Upcoming Events
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Johnstown Open House for Master's in Organizational Leadership
The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Industrial Development Inc. on July 30.
PUBLICATIONS
July issue of @Geneva
Read about Proactive Stewardship.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Beaver Falls Community Crime Watch Day
On Sat., Aug 2, this popular annual event kicks off in a new way.
PUBLICATIONS
June issue of @Geneva
Read about chemistry program grants.
INCOMING STUDENTS
Freshman Expedition registration is open
First-year students can meet new friends and prepare for the college transition prior to Welcome Week through outdoor adventure activities.