Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary Faculty & Staff


Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary - established 1977

Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary – People Do Make the Difference.

For 40 years, it is the people at Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary, that have made the difference and have mattered in the lives – and destinies – of thousands of students who have studies at the College over decades.

We believe we are truly Blessed by God to have a level and quality of talent – both academically and organizationally – who help fulfill the vision, set out by Drs. William and Shirley Comfort, that Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary should offer a true top-shelf education academically, but one that is affordable and accessible to whosoever will.

Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary Board

Dr. Shirley Comfort

Dr. E. Shirley Comfort – President & Co-founder    
Ridgley, Maryland

Doctor of Philosophy, St. Alcuin House, College of Alcuin of York, Wolsey Hall, Oxford, England; Doctor of Natural Health©, Clayton College of Natural Health, Birmingham, Alabama; Master of Ministry, Chesapeake Bible College, Queenstown, Maryland; Bachelor of Biblical Studies, Logos Bible College, Jacksonville, Florida; Graduate, Missionary Studies (with Honors), The London Bible Institute and Theological Seminary, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Certified Temperament Counselor, Institute for Motivational Living, New Castle, Pennsylvania; Certified Nutritional Counselor, School of Nutritional Science, Pasadena, California; Certified Symptomologist, Institute of Contemporary Nutrition & Health. Additional Studies: Gordon College, Wenham, MA; Bridgewater State Teachers College, Bridgewater, MA; Hippocrates Health Institute, West Palm Beach, Florida; Gerson Institute, San Ysidro, Baja, Mexico.

Pastor Ed Connatser

Dr. / Pastor Phillip Edward Connatser Jr,  – Executive Vice President & Director of Online – External Studies
Ridgley, Maryland

Doctor of Religious Education, Master of Christian Ministry, Bachelor of Christian Ministry, Associate of Christian Ministry, Chesapeake Bible College, Ridgely Maryland; Pastor, Refuge Christian Fellowship Church in Greensboro Maryland; Commercial Artist, Graduate, Art Instructional School, Minneapolis Minnesota.

Mrs. Deborah M. Rafter

Mrs. Deborah M. Rafter – Secretary & Treasurer
Ridgley, Marlyland

Master of Ministry, Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary, Ridgely, Maryland; Bachelor of Ministry, Chesapeake Bible College, Ridgely, Maryland; Member of Phi Theta Kappa Society, International Scholastic Order of the Two Year College, Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Maryland; Member of Levitical Order Ministries. Additional Studies: Logos Bible College, Jacksonville, Florida; Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Maryland.

Dr. William Terry Bailey

Dr. William Terry Bailey, Vice President of Development 
Greenwood SC

Doctor of Religious Education, Chesapeake Bible College, Ridgely, Maryland; Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Bachelor of Arts, Faith Baptist Seminary, Anderson, South Carolina. Additional Studies: Tri County Technical College, Forrest College, Pendleton, South Carolina; Holmes College of the Bible, Greenville, South Carolina

Dr. Quinton Morales

Dr. Quintin Morales – Distance Learning Center Director & Professor
Millersville MD

Dr. Quintin Morales, B.C.M., M.P.C., D.C.P.C.- Doctor of Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Master of Pastoral Counseling, Bachelor of Christian Ministry, Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary, Ridgely, Maryland; Board Certified, National Christian Counselor; Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor, Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor; Professional Member of the National Christian Counselors Association, Sarasota, Florida. Associate Pastor of the Maryland Church on the Rock of Glen Burnie, Head Master of Christian Academies in Millersville and Brooklyn Park, Maryland; Deputy Division Chief (retired), National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Maryland.  Additional Studies: University of Maryland (England). Director – North Arundel County Distance Learning Center

Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary Faculty

The College lists an additional 25+ Faculty Members, located throughout the United States, who are part of the Education team.  All student activity is monitored and recorded at the College’s Main Administrative Offices in Ridgely, MD, under the day-to-day direction and supervision of Pastor Ed Connatser, who serves as the College’s Executive Vice President.  

Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary Online 2.0 Development Team

The College’s Online 2.0 Development team is based in Melbourne Florida – the Space Coast High Tech corridor along the Atlantic Ocean.  In partnership with Community Gospel Truth Church, an official Chesapeake Bible College & Seminary Distance Learning Center, the Online 2.0 Development production team is busy filming course segments and with the technology infrastructure development for the Anytime/Anyplace/Affordable Online 2.0 study program for CBCS Alive!  The team operates under the supervision of Kerry Fink, who serves as the College’s Online 2.0 Development Director.