Dr. John H. Knoles
13226 W. Los Bancos Dr.
Sun City West, AZ 85375
Phone: available via email request
Website: http://www.NativeMarriage.com
Date/Place of Birth: October 2, 1949, Kansas City, MO.

Marital Status
September 1, 1973, to present – Doris Marie (Elshaug) Knoles

January 2014 to present – USAF Auxiliary Chaplain, Luke Air Force Base, Glendale, AZ

December 2013 to present – Ecclesiastically Endorsed Healthcare Chaplain, Assemblies of God Commission on Chaplains

May 1984 to present – Nationally Appointed US Missionary to Native Americans, Assemblies of God US Missions

March 2003 to present – Founder/Director, Native American Marriage Enhancement, providing free Biblical and marital studies via http://www.NativeMarriage.com; conducting marital and familial workshops on Native American reservations nationwide

August 2011 to present – Instructor of Biblical, ministerial, and pastoral studies, Arizona School of Ministry (ASOM)

May 1998 to present – Assemblies of God Arizona Ministry Network supply pastor

June 1991 to August 1993 (summer months)  – Instructor, Biblical studies, Teen Challenge Christian Life Ranch, New River, AZ

August 1989 to May 2003 – Faculty member, Professor of New Testament and Theology; Christian Ministries Department Chairman, 1997-1999, American Indian College of the Assemblies of God

July 1987 to August 1989 – Senior Pastor, Native American Assembly of God Church, Winslow, AZ; member of Area Ministerial Association

January 1984 to July 1987 – Academic Dean, Central Indian Bible College of the Assemblies of God, Mobridge, SD

November 1981 to December 1983 – Faculty, Professor of New Testament Studies, Christian Life Bible College, Rockford, IL

November 1981 to December 1983 – Social Services Coordinator, Christian Life Retirement Center, Rockford, IL

March 1979 to October 1981 – Activities Director, Maranatha Retirement Village, Springfield, MO

April 1978 to present – Ordained minister, General Council of the Assemblies of God

April 1977 to February 1979 – Chaplain’s Assistant, Airman First Class, Tactical Air Command, Bergstrom AFB, TX – Honorable Discharge

1972-1974 (summer months) – Faculty/Staff, Teen Challenge of Memphis, Tennessee

April 1972 – Graduate, Mid-America Teen Challenge, Cape Girardeau, MO

February 1972 – Graduate, Teen Challenge of Memphis, Tennessee


2003-2007 – Doctor of Ministry in Pentecostal Leadership, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS), Springfield, MO

1994-2000 – Master of Arts in Theology, Fuller Seminary, Pasadena, CA

1979-1981 – Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, AGTS, Springfield, MO

1978-1979 – Graduate studies, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Austin, TX

1977-1979 – Undergraduate studies, Community College of the Air Force, Bergstrom, AFB, TX

1972-1975 – Associate of Arts in Theology, Trinity Bible College, Ellendale, ND


Rev. Tommy Barnett and Rev. Luke Barnett, Dream City Church, 13613 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, AZ, 85022, 602-867-7117

Rev. Malcolm Burleigh, National Director, Assemblies of God Intercultural Ministries, 1445 Boonville Ave, Springfield, MO, 65802, 417-862-2781

Rev. Ron Rockwell, Assistant Superintendent, Arizona Ministry Network, Harvest Church, Glendale, AZ, 623-334-9482

Rev. Leigh Metcalf, Secretary-Treasurer, Arizona Ministry Network, Assemblies of God, 602-343-4018


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Beginning in 1984, Dr. Knoles has held 775 missionary services in fourteen states. He taught 27 Bible and ministerial courses while serving as Academic Dean at Central Indian Bible College (1984-1987), 127 courses during his tenure at American Indian College (1989-2003), and since 2011 has taught more than 120 courses for the Arizona School of Ministry.


Maxim of the Moment

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars. - Les Brown