Terry Parchman

Terry Parchman is the twin and fellow-colleague of Jerry Parchman, who also serves in this ministry. Terry surrendered his life to Christ at the age of 16 and has lived faithfully to honor the magisterial name of Christ since this time. Over the past 25 years, Terry has served in the Kingdom of our Lord in the following capacities: Bible School Teacher, Youth Leader, Deacon of Benevolence, Inner City Minister, Assistant Pulpit Minister, and Missionary Leader for the Philippines and Japan.

After serving 23 years in the United States Marine Corps, he retired at the rank of Major and began studying Apologetics and working with 317Ministries.net to advance the Gospel of the living Christ and to Defend the Truth-claims of Biblical Christianity. He is married and the father of 2 children (Thaddaeus-15 and Tiara-14). Terry currently resides in Manila, Phillipines.

Education:
- BS degree in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (2000, University of Memphis)
- MS degree in Project Management (underway, Boston University Metropolitan)
- Masters level Certification in Project Management (2006, Boston University Metropolitan)
- Masters level Certification - Blackbelt Lean Six-Sigma/Theory of Constraint/Process Improvement (2006, General Electric Corp.)
- Masters level Certification - Production Quality Management (2006, Defense Acquisition University)

Ministering Experience:
-Bible School Teacher of all ages (adults, teens, and juniors), 1991-2013
-Deacon of Benevolence-2000 - 2001
-Assistant Pulpit Minister and Missionary Leader (Okinawa Japan, Cherry Point North Carolina, and Philippines)- 1993 unto current

Military Experience:
- Served 23 years of Honorable Service in the United States Marine Corps:
* Retired at the rank of Major
* 6 years as Field Radio Operator- Communication Services
* 4 years as Aviation Engine Production and Acquisition Officer for Fleet Readiness Center East in North Carolina
* 13 years as Aviation Maintenance and Material Readiness Officer (to include Supply Chain Management)
* 3 Combat Tours- Gulf War 1990, Iraq War 2004/2005, Afghanistan War 2010