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Texas - Houston


SUM Houston is an extension of SUM Bible College and Theological Seminary, a fully accredited Bible College that is training men and women to proclaim Christ throughout the cities of our world!  While preparing for ministry at SUM-Houston, you will receive academic excellence, practical hands-on ministry, and transformational mentorship.

Here is what sets SUM-Houston apart:

  • Leadership Development

  • Pastoral Ministry Training

  • Children's Ministry

  • Youth Ministry

  • Dynamic Worship

  • Community Outreach

  • Cross-cultural Ministry

We exist to help students live out the call of God on their life and the passion He's placed in them.


Pastor Don Nordin

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Don Nordin has more than 35 years experience as a lead pastor. He is married to Susan Ashcraft Nordin and together they have two grown children and four grandchildren. Don and Susan pastor CT Church in Houston, a congregation which has grown to 2,500 under their leadership. Pastor Nordin holds a bachelor of ministry degree from Central Christian University. His apostolic anointing and pastor’s heart motivate his visionary leadership.
Pastor Nordin’s peers in the Arkansas and South Texas districts of the Assemblies of God have elected him to a host of leadership positions. These include executive presbyter and assistant district superintendent. Pastor Nordin is an entrepreneurial leader. Donors have committed tens of millions of dollars to kingdom projects under his care.  
Pastor Nordin’s two books, Working at God’s Altar and The Audacity of Prayer, have inspired thousands. He is the founder and president of Global Ministries Network ( which credentials ministers and oversees the work of member churches. 

Pastor Nordin travels extensively conducting revivals, altar worker training seminars, board and staff training, teaches on effective church structures and much more!

Each year Don and Susan host Empowerment Conference at CT Church. Empowerment Conference is a top tier preaching and resourcing event. It draws hundreds of ministers from all over the world.  Empowerment Conference features some of the premier speakers in today’s Pentecostal circles. 


Cody Earnest

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Cody and Haleigh Earnest serve as the Cohort Advisors at CT Church in Houston. The Earnest’s believe in advancing the work of Christ by raising up leaders for the fivefold ministry. Both are graduates from SUM and have obtained their B.A.’s in Biblical Studies. They have had the privilege and honor of working with some of the most influential leaders of our time. Cody has the heart of an evangelistic driven pastor and Haleigh has a great desire to see transformation among community and family. They currently live in Houston Texas where God has called them.



CT Church
9701 Almeda Genoa Rd.
Houston, TX 77075
Cody Earnest: (318) 732-5072
Haleigh Earnest: (832) 331-0346



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