Our Founder Dr. Neil and Peggy Cadwell” (1940-2017) Dr. Cadwell founded SBI more than 19 years ago and during this time more than 180 have graduated and are now pastors, deacons, and Christian servants in their local churches.
Derek Thomas is the president of Slavic Baptist Institute. His experience as a missionary in Lithuania and also as a pastor in the United States are invaluable assets for training foreign nationals abroad.
Carl Lendermon is the vice president of Slavic Baptist Institute. Carl is a former pastor in Indiana who took a number of trips to Ukraine, through which God called him to full-time ministry with SBI.