Anthony and Barbara Manswell are global missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene assigned to Caribbean Nazarene College located in Trinidad, serving the English speaking Caribbean since January 2003.
Anthony received a Bachelor of Theology degree from Canadian Nazarene College in 1990. He received a Master of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1994. In 2008, he was awarded his Doctorate in Education from Trevecca Nazarene University. Anthony’s call is to minister anywhere God opens the door for ministry. Ministering for God has been been his deep conviction since he fully committed his life to God. He is currently serving as a Quality Systems Manager at CNC.
Barbara graduated from Canadian Nazarene College – University of Manitoba in 1990, with a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Music degrees. She then earned a M.A. in Missiology from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1995. She participated in four Youth In Mission Projects, and God touched her heart in a specific way. During college God placed a call on her heart for cross-cultural full-time ministry. She believes that God has worked in amazing ways over the years to prepare them for this part of God’s adventure. As only God could have arranged, she is now the Music Program Director, teaching the core music courses and private music lessons at CNC for the Music Concentration/Bachelor of Arts program.
Before their current appointment, Anthony was a Youth Minister, an Evangelist, a Spiritual Life Director, Pastor, Sunday School Teacher, and Small Group Leader. He was on the District Board of Ministry, and on the District Advisory Board. He also served as Hospital Chaplain. He has served on the Canada West, Kansas City, and Trinidad and Tobago Districts.
The Manswells have four children: Kenrick (1997), Kavanah (1999), Jayedon (2001), and Jerrick (2003) all of which are home schooled. The children are active in the local Nazarene Church, the District Nazarene Youth, various musical venues, and sports activities. The family’s home church is the Rimbey Church of the Nazarene in Rimbey, Alberta, Canada.