Staff (Simi Valley, CA)


Francis Chan
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
B.A., The Master’s College

Francis Chan is the founding pastor of Cornerstone Community Church and author of Crazy Love, Forgotten God, and Erasing Hell. He is also featured in the BASIC video series. He travels throughout the world challenging Christians to a higher commitment to Christ. He is currently active with Children’s Hunger Fund, African Renewal Ministries, and World Impact.


Spencer MacCuish
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
M.A., English, The Master’s College

Spencer MacCuish served on staff (summers) at Hume Lake Christian Camps from 1991-98. During that time (1995-99), he also worked in the public school system where he taught English / History and coached volleyball. While teaching, he also served in the College Ministry at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita. In 1999, he left teaching to lead the High School Ministry at the same church. He shepherded this ministry for three years before coming to Cornerstone. He has been serving at Eternity since 2003.

Academic Dean

Joshua Walker
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, UCLA
B.S., Engineering, Caltech (California Institute of Technology)

Joshua Walker was a Mechanical Engineer working in the aerospace industry for eight years from 1995-2003. During that time he served at Rolling Hills Covenant Church in Rolling Hills, California in many leadership roles (deacon, elder, committee chairman, Bible instructor). With a passion to serve Christ more, he entered seminary in 2001 and began to pursue whatever ministry God intended for him. He is currently blessed to be serving as the Academic Dean of Eternity Bible College.

Director of Marketing

Andre Makapagal

Andre and his wife Laura have two children, a yellow lab, a Basset Hound, Taylor, and a white rabbit.  Anybody have a free Maine Coon cat?   He is guiding Eternity in the development and growth of their distance education and marketing program and anything else Spencer wants him to do! Prior to joining the team at Eternity Bible College, he served as the Founder of an online restaurant directory. For the last 17 years, he served as an Advertising and Marketing Executive in the Fortune 25 corporate environment. Besides his love for Jesus, he enjoys golf and hanging out at the beach with his family.

Director of Student Life/Associate Professor
Chris Kottre
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
B.A., University he refuses to admit to

Chris serves as the Director of Student Life and an Associate Professor at Eternity. Prior to that he was an Associate Pastor at Cornerstone Community Church of Moorpark from 2004-2016, where he oversaw community groups, adult education and student ministries. He interned at Cornerstone Simi from 2000 – 2004, before moving on to help plant Cornerstone Moorpark in 2004.

Registrar/Finance Manager
Ryan McGladdery
M.Div., Fuller Seminary
B.A., Political Science, Point Loma Nazarene University

Before coming to Simi Valley, Ryan spent two years teaching classes at International School Tegucigalpa in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Ryan is a pastor at heart and has a passion for building up the church and training future leaders. Ryan and his wife, Nicole, have three kids.

Executive Assistant

Nicole McGladdery
B.A., Christian Education, Biola University

Nicole graduated college knowing that she wanted to be involved in full time ministry. She started that journey by working at Thousand Pines Christian Camp in Crestline, California as the Program Registrar. At Thousand Pines she met a Pastor from Cornerstone who asked her to consider applying to work at Eternity. The rest is history and she began working at Eternity Bible College in the Spring of 2005. Since working at Eternity she has developed a passion and love for serving the students at EBC and she can’t picture herself doing anything else. She and her husband, Ryan, have three kids.

Director of Admissions
Mary Beth Dragoun
B.A., Mass Communications, Middle Tennessee State University

Mary Beth has worked in vocational ministry most of her adult life. She worked as a Young Adults & Community administrative assistant at Fellowship Bible Church in Brentwood, TN and as the Communication’s Director at RiverLakes Community Church in Bakersfield, CA.  She has also served as a volunteer in various ministries over the past four years at Cornerstone Church in Simi Valley, CA. She and her husband Jared and their two dogs, Calvin and Izzy, are beginning a new journey in church planting in the North Hollywood Arts District.


Michela Hamm
Bachelor’s of Biblical Studies, Eternity Bible College

Michela is a graduate of Eternity Bible College.  Even before starting her journey at Eternity, she had a passion to equip both kids and adults for a life of Kingdom service. After being taught herself, she is so excited to be partnering with Eternity’s mission.  She loves that she gets to help people discover a passion for the Story of God, transforming culture, and loving people well. In her spare time she loves to build relationships with people by cooking them dinner or hanging at the beach.