Dr. Mike Peterson

Dr. Mike Peterson, President

In his childhood years, Mike developed a compassionate heart for other ethnicities. A few years later, this was confirmed through a call to ministry. Today, after twenty-nine years of missionary ministry in Latin American and the Caribbean, Dr. Mikeuel E. Peterson serves as the president of the Caribbean School of Theology (CST).

Asbury Theological Seminary (ATS)

Earned a Doctor of Missiology in 2009

Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (AGTS)

Earned a Master of Divinity in 1995

Central Bible College (CBC)

Earned a degree in Bible and Theology and a Christian Education degree in 1982


Currently the President of the Caribbean School of Theology (CST)–2009

Missionary-in-Resident (MIR) at CBC from 2003–2006 and 2007–2009

Serve as a missionary with the Assemblies of God AGWM from 1982 through the present in Latin America and the Caribbean

Served as an educator in Mexico for seven years (BA) and as a team member of Facultad (MA) for five years

Pastor of First Assembly of God DeQueen, AR 1976–1978


Dissertation—“Led by the Holy Spirit: The Missionary Career, Leadership, Thought, and Influence of Alice Eveline Luce”


“Dr. Florence J. Murcutt and Jovita Bonilla: Pioneer Missionaries to Hispanic-Americans.”
2011, Assemblies of God Heritage, Vol. 31:14–21.

Professional Memberships

American Society of Missiologists (ASM)

Association of Professors of Missions (APM)


Enjoys woodworking and horseback riding.


Mike is married to Charlene, who serves as CST’s financial manager, and they have two children and four grandchildren.