Dr. Charles D. Dorsey, Chancellor & Professor, B.A, MDiv., DMin.
Dr. Charles D. Dorsey earned a full Basketball scholarship to play for Oral Roberts University (ORU) in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1983. He graduated and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in telecommunications from ORU in 1986. It is at ORU where he met his future wife Dr. Lisa Dorsey of 28 years. Dr. Charles and Lisa Dorsey have owned and operated Unique Home Health Services, Inc., a healthcare company that provides skilled health services in the home for the past 20 years. Dr. Dorsey worked for the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company of North America for 14 years and held several positions including Human Resource Administrator managing and serving over 1,200 employees.
Dr. Dorsey earned a Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry from King’s University in 2003. He participated in the Ecumenical Liturgy and Worship program sponsored by King’s University held at the Magdalen College, Oxford University, England. Dr. Dorsey earned a Masters of Divinity from the King’s University in 2005 and he earned his Doctorate of Ministry from the King’s University in 2012. Dr. Dorsey became a Licensed Minister with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World in 1992. He became an Ordained Elder with the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World in 1995. Dr. Charles and Lisa Dorsey founded and planted Lifeline Fellowship Christian Center on the campus of Azusa Pacific University in 2001.
Dr. Dorsey assisted in city-wide prayer for the City of Azusa. He currently serves on the Chaplin staff as one of the City of Altadena Sheriff’s clergy representative. He is also the founder of Lifeline Community Services and Economic Development Corporation which provides free food to over 175 people monthly from the San Gabriel Valley. Dr. Dorsey is the founder of Lifeline Bible College a fully accredited school of biblical learning. In 2014 he became president of the Shield of Faith Ministerial Alliance, under the Shield of Faith Fellowship of Churches International, and he is currently completing a book entitled “Why Love.”
Dr. Charles and Lisa Dorsey have four Spirit-filled children, Charles Jr., Daniel, Leah, Chelsea and their adorable granddaughter Isabella. Dr. Charles Dorsey is leading a vibrant growing ministry now located in Altadena, California since 2004 where souls are being saved and minds renewed. In the city of Altadena Dr. Dorsey and his church family are in the final planning phase for expansion and ground breaking is in the works; to God be the Glory.
Dr. Lisa Dorsey, Dean, RN, MSN, PHN, MDiv., DPA.
PhD. Candidate, Fuller Theological Seminary, Practical Theology - Currently Enrolled
D.P.A., University of La Verne, 2003 – Doctor of Public Administration, Healthcare Policy
M.DIV., The King’s University (formally the King’s College and Seminary), 2005 – Graduated with Honors
Graduate Certificate in Christian Ministry, The King’s University, 2003
Certificate of Attendance, Ecumenical Liturgy and Worship, Magdalen College, Oxford University, England, 2003
M.S.N., California State University, Dominguez Hills, 1993 – Nursing Administration
Certificate in Public Health Nursing (PHN), 1993
B.S.N., Oral Roberts University, 1985 – Registered Nurse
MINISTERIAL AND VOCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Teacher’s Assistant – Fuller Theological Seminary – Spiritual Disciplines, 2012
Teacher’s Assistant – Fuller Theological Seminary – Early Church History, 2011, 2013
Adjunct Professor, The King’s University, Early Church History, 2010
Course Design and Editor: Foundations for Ministry, Fuller Theological Seminary, 2010
Teacher’s Assistant, Fuller Theological Seminary – Foundations of Ministry, 2006, 2007
Co-founder and staff pastor of Lifeline Fellowship Christian Center, 2001 – Present
Co-founder, Lifeline Community Services and Economic Development Corporation, 2002 – Present
Dean and Instructor of Lifeline Academy, Lifeline Fellowship Christian Center, 2005 – Present
Member of the Executive Council of King’s Alumni – served two years.
Community Member, Azusa Pacific University, Institutional Review Board, 2006 – 2010
Steering Committee Member, Wesleyan Holiness Study Project, 2004 – 2008
President/CEO, Unique Home Health Services, Inc., 1994 – Present
Registered Nurse – Nursing Administration, Quality/Risk Management, Critical Care, 1985-1994
HONORS AND AWARDS
M.Div. Studies – Graduated with Honors, National Deans List, Received the Jack W. Hayford Award for Outstanding Graduate, 2005
The Jerome Interpreter Award for Excellence in the Study of New Testament Greek and Biblical Hebrew, The King’s College and Seminary, 2005
The Jerome Pneuma Award for Exceptional Devotion to the Study of New Testament Greek, The King’s College and Seminary, 2003
National Dean’s List
Changes in Medicare Reimbursement Policies: The Impact on Access to Care, Utilization of Services, and Cost of Care in Home Health and Across the Health Care Delivery System
Holiness as Praxis. The Holiness Manifesto, eds. Kevin W. Mannoia and Don Thorsen, 235-236. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008.
Wesleyan Response to Cheap Grace: A Call to Holiness as Praxis, Presented at the Joint International Conference of the Wesleyan Theological Society and Seoul Theological University, Bucheon, Korea, 2005
The Praxis of Biblical Leadership
A Call for Multicultural Ministry
Toward an Ethics of Capital Punishment
A Theology of the Holy Spirit