DSOM Leadership
Kermit Bell

NTD Assistant Superintendent

Missions Director

District School of Ministry Director  

Kermit and Cindy served at Glad Tidings in Austin for 33 years, 14 as Lead Pastor. In addition to becoming a strong missions church supporting over 125 missionaries and ministries, GT planted 15 churches (6 PAC churches, 3 GC churches, and 6 internationally). He served as presbyter for the North Austin Section and also served as an Executive Presbyter. Kermit holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Evangel, and a Master of Bible degree from AGTS.

Kermit and Cindy were married in 1982 and still love spending time together and they also enjoy time with their 5 married children and their spouses and their 7 grandchildren.

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Kathy M. Carver
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District School of Ministry Assistant Director

Credential Coaching Specialist

Kathy Carver has served as the Assistant Director of the NTD School of Ministry since February 2014. Kathy is dedicated to helping others prepare to fulfill God's call and purpose for their life. 

She is a wife, mother, and passionate Christ-follower.

Kathy and her husband Chris have been married for 25 years and they have a 19 year old son, Jacob. They make their home in Cleburne and have attended Lifegate Church in Burleson for 13 years.  Jacob is a freshman at Texas A&M University. Gig'em!