Trent Wheeler, President

Trent Wheeler African Christian SchoolsTrent Wheeler has been involved in mission work and church plantings for over 25 years. He has worked in over 15 countries in Africa, Central America and the South Pacific. Trent has been serving as President of the Foundation since November of 2010, but has also served as Development Director at ACSF. Each year he leads one or two campaign teams that work with the colleges and the local congregations. For more information on African Christian Schools Foundation, or to get information on an upcoming campaign you can contract Trent at, or call him at (615) 427-8688.

Chad Wagner, Executive Director

Chad Wagner grew up in Paragould, Arkansas. He received a Bachelor and Master of Divinity from Harding University. He married Rena (a Registered Nurse) and they have five children who are all faithful to the Lord. He has preached for several years in Arkansas (Bradford, Paragould) before moving, with his family, to the mission field of Tanzania in 2012. Chad has returned now to the US to work with African Christian Schools. He has done several short-term mission trips to Nigeria, Tanzania, Estonia, Finland and the UK. He has a passion for training preachers and believes in 2 Timothy 2:2 to “train faithful men who will be able to teach others also.” He can be reached by email at or by phone at (615) 542-6282.

Joyce Anderson, Administrative Assistant

Joyce has been working with African Christian Schools Foundation since 1973. During her tenure she has worked as an assistant to a number of past Presidents, she has lived in Nigeria working with the colleges and help the schools set up and establish their bookkeeping standards. Momma Joyce as they call her in Nigeria is an invaluable asset to the work of the Foundation. Her knowledge of the people and culture surrounding our schools plays and important role in our daily operations. Joyce can be reached by email at, or by phone at (615) 630-4026.

Lori Larrance, Administrative Assistant

Lori began her work with African Christian Schools in December of 2010. When she came on board the Foundation was in transition and working to streamline our operations. Lori has done a wonderful job overseeing the day to day work of the Foundation, communicating with donors and helping to schedule events. Lori can be reached by email at, or by phone at (615) 306-9097.