Northpoint Staff

Distance Site Coordinator - Dawna Montanelli

Mrs. Dawna Montanelli is the Distance Site Coordinator for Northpoint Bible College at Faith Assembly of God in Texarkana, Arkansas. She is a professor of geography, government, and history at Texarkana College where she also teaches biblical geography through the Continuing Education division. Professor Montanelli has taught undergraduates for 14 years and has been a student advisor for 5 years. Prior to teaching, she was the Financial Aid Director for 5 years.  In 2003, she earned her master’s degree in history from Texas A&M University – Texarkana and earned graduate minors in geography and political science afterward.

Distance Site Member - Amber Frady

Amber is currently a 4th grade teacher at Trinity Christian School. She completed her Master’s Degree in Christian Leadership at SUM. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies from Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina. She knew at an early age, that God was asking her to spend her life contributing to the well-being of others.

Just as Jesus walked this earth serving others, God’s will for her in life is to do the same. Amber attends Faith Assembly of God and serves on the worship team. She’s also a Missionettes teacher for high school girls. As she walks steadfastly with the Lord, she looks forward to every door of ministry He graciously opens.

Distance Site Staff Pastor - Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald currently serves as Pastor of Faith Assembly of God in Texarkana, AR.  He has traveled the United States and preached crusades and planted churches in South America, as well as ministered in England, Africa and Israel. He married Pamela Mahathy in 1993 and recently celebrated 25 years of marriage.  Ministering to the flock of God has been a lifelong calling for Pastor McDonald and at its origin lies the love of evangelism. He is characterized by his fellow ministers as a Pentecostal preacher and over the past 33 years of ministry has seen multitudes receive salvation, the baptism of the Holy and accept the call of ministry.