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EQUIP Network Staff

AL JAMES

EQUIP Network Coordinator
Serving Southeastern since 2002
EDUCATION

B.S., Blue Mountain College
M.Div., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Th.D., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

BIO

Dr. Al James began serving as the EQUIP Network Coordinator in August 2017. Dr. James also serves SEBTS as the Associate Dean of Ministry Studies and as a Professor of Missions. Originally from Jesup, GA, Dr. James served with the International Mission Board for 10 years in India and the Philippines. He came back from the field in 2001 to teach missions here at SEBTS. In addition to his various roles here at the seminary, he also serves as Pastor at Hales Chapel Baptist Church in Zebulon, NC as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina. Dr. James is married to Cathy, has four children, and six grandchildren. He enjoys dating his wife, spending time engaging in his children’s’ sports endeavors, and reading.

CONTACT

ajames@sebts.edu

919.761.2460

Photo: Dr. Al James


Billy Haselton

Special Assistant to the EQUIP Network Director
Serving Southeastern since 2012
Education

B.A., Tennessee Temple University
M.A., University of Alabama
M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Pursuing Ed.D. in Discipleship and Mentoring, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bio

Billy began serving with the EQUIP Network in May 2022. He has long had a heart for the nations to come to know Christ, as well as burden for God’s people to develop a heart for the nations. With a background in teaching ESL, Billy has had students from almost every continent (except Antarctica). Billy and his wife, Mary Jo, have three grown children and one grandson. He and his family enjoy showing hospitality to international people and sharing the love of Christ with them. Billy and his family served in Taipei, Taiwan, for nine years as a part of Overseas Radio & Television, Inc., a Christian media ministry. He has served as Minister of Education and Missions at Glen Hope Baptist Church in Burlington, NC, and he currently serves as CareGroup Director at Open Door Church in Raleigh. Billy has taught courses in the ESL minor and the ESL certificate program at Southeastern since 2012. He is currently working on an Ed.D. in Discipleship and Mentoring to equip others to grow in their faith and in their vision for taking the gospel to the nations. 

Contact
bhaselton@sebts.edu
919.761.2465

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Colleen Hall

Administrative Assistant to the EQUIP Network Coordinator
Serving Southeastern since 2020
EDUCATION

B.A. Health and Human Kinetics, Ohio Wesleyan University
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Ohio Dominican University
Pursuing M.A. Intercultural Studies, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

BIO

Colleen Hall began serving as the Administrative Assistant to the EQUIP Network in the spring of 2020. Before coming to Southeastern, she served a two-year Journeyman term in Southeast Asia. Colleen is a member of North Wake Church and is currently pursuing a Masters of Intercultural Studies at Southeastern to learn to better serve in an international context.

CONTACT
chall@sebts.edu
919.761.2460


Walter Bowen

Special Assistant for New Partner Development
Serving Southeastern since 2021
EDUCATION

B.F.A., Arkansas State University
M.Div. in People Group Strategies, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Pursuing Ph.D. in Applied Theology, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

BIO

Walter Bowen began serving with the EQUIP Network team in the summer of 2021. He is passionate about all nations coming to know and serve the Lord and the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry. Prior to this position, he was a Pastor of Discipleship and Missions for over six years in Arkansas. He and his wife, Purnima, have served with the International Mission Board in Africa. Together, they have been ministering to multiethnic communities and people groups for over eighteen years.

CONTACT
wbowen@sebts.edu
919.761.2135

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Hannah Moore

BIO

Hannah Moore began serving with the EQUIP Network team in the summer of 2022. Before beginning this position, she served overseas working among unreached people groups in East Asia, specifically among Tibetan Buddhist Peoples. She and her husband, Ben, hope to serve overseas long-term once she graduates with her Masters of Intercultural Studies from Southeastern. Originally from Seattle, she enjoys hiking, drinking coffee, and listening to Bob Dylan.

CONTACT
hdavis@sebts.edu
919.761.2465

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