A Passion for Knowledge. A Commitment to Lead.
Hebraic Heritage Christian Center is governed by its Board of Trustees and is managed by its Board of Directors. Both of these boards feature a team of international and transdenominational scholars, spiritual leaders, and business professionals who together assume full responsibility for the educational success of its students. To learn more about each member, please see the biographies below.
Hebraic Heritage Christian Center Board of Directors
John D. Garr, Ph.D., Th.D., Chairman, Trustee, and President
Dr. John D. Garr has served the Christian church as theologian, presbyter, and educator for over 40 years, including the past 15 years as Founder and President of Restoration Foundation, an Atlanta-based transdenominational, international, multi-ethnic networking organization focused on publishing and education. His career has been devoted to educating Christians about the historical and theological truth of Christianity’s Hebrew foundations and to promoting rapprochement between the international Jewish and Christian communities. Dr. Garr’s academic credentials include a Masters of Theology degree (summa cum laude), a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Church Administration, and a Doctor of Theology degree from Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Richard G. Rawson, B.B.A, Trustee and Treasurer
Richard G. Rawson is President of Administaff Corporation of Kingwood, Texas. He has been a director of the company since 1989 and has served on the administrative team for Administaff Corporation for the past 15 years, first as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of the Company and later as Executive Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer. Mr. Rawson has also served as President of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) as well as in other capacities with this prestigious organization. Mr. Rawson has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Houston (Texas).
Edward M. Bachman, Th.M., Trustee and Secretary
Edward M. Bachman has served the Christian community for over 25 years as pastor and administrator. He has been responsible for significant developments in congregational life and in building projects. More recently Rev. Bachman has focused his efforts on networking and education, seeking to develop relations between Christians and Jews and among various Christian communities. He has also worked to develop programs for educating Christians about Christianity’s Jewish roots and for networking and equipping Bible colleges in several nations for these programs. Rev. Bachman’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Ministry degree from Central Bible College and a Masters of Theology degree from the Centre for the Study of Biblical Research.
Don Stanley, Ph.D., Dean of Educational Technology
Dr. Don Stanley has had an extensive career in both television and education. In the early 1970’s he served as a Television Producer for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). In the mid-1970’s he served as a Network Director for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in London. In the 1980’s and 1990’s he was State Manager of ABC Television in Tasmania. Subsequently he began a second career in education in Jewish studies, wherein he served as Director of the Stella Carmel Guest House on Mount Carmel in Northern Israel. Dr. Stanley’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jewish Studies and History from the University of Melbourne and a Doctor of Philosophy degree through the Centre for Jewish History and Culture at the University of Melbourne.
Jacques B. Doukhan, D.H.L, Th.D.
Dr. Jacques B. Doukhan has a long career in education, serving presently as Professor of Hebrew and of Old Testament Studies at Andrews University’s Theological Seminary. He has been a leading advocate of Jewish-Christian relations and has authored important books discussing various aspects of this subject. He has also served for many years as editor of Shabbat Shalom, a journal promoting Christian-Jewish dialogue and understanding. He has become a strong bridge of understanding for Christians who are searching for the scriptural roots of their faith. His expertise in Hebrew is widely acclaimed. Dr. Doukhan’s academic credentials include a Doctor of Hebrew Language degree from the University of Strasbourg and a Doctor of Theology degree from Andrews University.
JoAnn G. Magnuson
JoAnn G. Magnuson has served with distinction in the cause of Christian-Jewish relations and in advocacy for Christian support of the international Jewish community and the nation of Israel. She has a stellar history of promoting humanitarian support for the people of Israel and Christian understanding of Jews and Judaism. She has promoted local, national, and international programs for dialogue between Jewish and Christian communities, including a University of Minnesota interdisciplinary study of anti-Semitism and the Holocaust. Ms. Magnuson’s academic credentials include extensive undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Minnesota and other colleges and seminaries, focused in Jewish studies and interfaith relations.
William C. Logan, Sr., B.S.
William C. Logan, Sr., has served the Christian church with distinction as Elder and Administrator in a variety of settings, from Ruling Elder of First Presbyterian Church in Florence, South Carolina, to his present post as Administrator of Victory Harvest Church of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In 1971, he founded William C. Logan & Associates, a design and construction firm. This and later management projects have resulted in his in-place construction exceeding $200 million. His commitment to the biblical and Hebraic foundations of the Christian faith has equipped him as a leader of integrity in both ministry and business. Mr. Logan’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clemson University (S.C.) and professional recognition in both North and South Carolina.