ACMin Leadership Staff

Marcia Wilbur - President

A founding Trustee of the Athens College of Ministry, Marcia currently serves as the head of the college.  She holds an A.B. from the University of Michigan, an M.A.C.T. from Michigan State University in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in Education.  During her career in education, she spent 25 years as an instructional leader in secondary and post-secondary settings and leading workshops and seminars across the country on topics related to instructional pedagogy.  More recently she worked for 8 years as the Executive Director of Curriculum Development for the College Board's Advanced Placement Program. God called Marcia, her husband Rick, and their 4 children to Athens in 1999.  He then called Marcia and the inaugural Board of Trustees to begin laying the foundations for ACMin in 2009.  Marcia is passionate about teaching all believers how to live completely and obediently surrendered to Christ, how to develop a closer relationship with the Lord through effective prayer and Bible study, and how each of us is called to use our God-given gifts purposefully for the advancement and glory of His kingdom through prayer, worship, and service. Email Marcia at

Raymond Morris - Chief Academic Officer

Raymond holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mercer University, a Master of Divinity (with Religious Education) from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Education also from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been the Executive Director of the Commerce Center for Christian Education since its inception in1984. During those years he directed and taught in the Center’s release-time ministry for ten years and its k-12 Christian school for more than twenty-three years. He is married to Mollie and has four grown children and six grandchildren. Email Ray at

Jesse Coyne - Chair, Graduate Program

Jesse Coyne received an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Georgia before completing a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, a Master of Theology, and a Ph.D. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Jesse's experiences in ministry include working with the Baptist Student Union and Young Life here in Athens, Northpoint Community Church, and several local congregations. His greatest passion is the academic study of the Bible, with experience teaching at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Mercer University.  Jesse and his wife, Stephanie, live in Madison, Georgia with their two young children.  Contact Jesse at

Kurt Genteman - Chair, Undergraduate Program

Kurt Genteman holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois, a Master's of Business Administration from Georgia State University, a Master's in Professional Accountancy from the University of Tennessee, and a Doctorate of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.  Having served as an officer in the United States Navy, as the Assistant General Auditor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, as the General Auditor of a major Atlanta bank, the C.F.O. of an international Christian minitry, the pastor of Vine Life Church, and the founder of  a computer consulting business, Kurt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the ACMin team as well as a huge heart for ministry to our surrounding community.  Kurt and his wife, Laurel, have three adult children and seven grandchildren.  Kurt will oversee the undergraduate students at our college and can be reached at:

Cindy Mackey - Director, Prayer Ministry Center

Cindy Mackey volunteers as ACMin's Prayer Ministry Director. Cindy competed on the LPGA Tour from 1983 to 1995 and was an LPGA winner in 1986! She was commissioned as a Prayer Minister in 2002 after signifiant training through St. James United Methodist Church in Athens .In 2004, having completed additional Prayer Ministry training, Cindy founded Hope Abounds Ministry. Established “for setting the captives free” as its primary focus, Hope Abounds Ministry expanded from Prayer Ministry to include individual discipleship, teaching small group Bible studies, and leading corporate prayer and worship gatherings. A gifted Bible teacher, Cindy is a member of the Women's Ministry Advisory Team at her church, Grace Fellowship, in Watkinsville. Cindy also holds a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Christian Leadership University. Cindy and her husband, Tim, reside in Bogart with their two children. Email Cindy at

Pam Brown - Director of Lifelong Ministry

Pam heads up ACMin's conferences and non-degree seminars and workshops. She began her work career as an administrative assistant/paralegal in the field of real estate, corporate and family law.   For the past 20 years she has worked an Administrative Manager in the Department of Crop & Soil Sciences at the University of Georgia. Additionally, Pam is a certified RTF issue-focused prayer minister and serves at St. James United Methodist Church. She is also the prayer coordinator for True Identity Ministries.Email Pam at:

Martha Kimbrell - Accounting Manager

Martha's brings to our team a vast expertise in accounting practice, second only to her love for the Lord and His Word! Having worked for years as a CPA, Martha now works as an independent contractor for a number of clients in the greater Athens area managing their accounting, payroll, and tax reporting needs.  Martha also has tremendous training and experience with prayer and prayer ministry and loves to teach others about the deep things in God's Word. Martha is a valuable asset to the ACMin Leadership Team!

Katie Braden - Administrative Assistant

Katie comes to us after 10 years in the Oconee County public school system and 2 years as an ordained Children's Pastor in Texas. Katie holds her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education from Erskine College. Additionally, she holds a Master's degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and a Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Piedmont College. Katie has a heart for full time ministry and currently volunteers with the babies at Athens Church. Email Katie at