Emeritus Chairman of the Board and Director of Development, Acts Ministry, a transdenominational, international outreach.
More than thirty years experience as a pastor
More than 60 years total experience in ministry as pastor, evangelist, editor, author, counselor, teacher, newspaper editor and administrator
Taught Philosophy, Ethics, Psychology, Religions of The World, Western Civilization, and New Testament at Ozarks Technical Community College, Springfield, MO
Graduate of Moberly, Missouri high school, 1953
BA degree from Central Methodist University, Fayette, Missouri, 1957
Master of Divinity degree from St. Paul School of Theology (Methodist), Kansas City, Missouri, 1963
Doctor of Theology degree (Th.D.) (in Christian Psychology), 1971, Defenders Seminary, Kansas City, Missouri
Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree (D.D.), 1970
Served on the staff of Central Methodist University as an admissions counselor
Was the director of a counseling service in an outreach office of Midwest Counseling Center, Kansas City, Missouri
Founder of Acts Ministry, a transdenominational and transdoctrinal ministry with international headquarters in Springfield, Missouri
Developed a mission statement , “Unity, In Christ, Through The Holy Spirit”
Author of EMBRACED BY THE SPIRIT … teachings on the Holy Spirit
Served on two school boards and was the first president of the Northeast Missouri Schools Boards Association
He served on boards for mental health organizations and college student ministries.
In 1973, Dr. Collins was assigned to write a report and a model bill for the state of Missouri on Collective Bargaining for Public Employees.
He has edited many books for other writers and participated in the publishing of many others
He has extensive experience in radio and television (both Christian and secular)