Dr. Michael Bogart
Instructor and Course Designer
Michael Bogart resides in central California, where he is a part-time faculty member at West Hills Community College in Lemoore, California; Brandman University, based in Orange, California; Excelsior College, based in Albany, New York; College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, and Fresno Pacific University's Center for Professional Development. Dr. Bogart earned his Doctor of Education degree from Liberty University in 2017. He teaches both face-to-face and online courses in subjects as diverse as World Religions, Western Civilization, Ethics, Bible and Medieval History, and was honored as the 2006 Navy College Teacher of the Year for Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California.
In the last decade Dr. Bogart has been privileged to make a life contribution in countries such as Scotland, Mexico, Honduras, Haiti, South Africa and Democratic Republic of Congo where he has trained many dozens of Christian leaders cross-culturally. He has been married since 1978 and has four children and eight grandchildren. Dr. Bogart pastored Grace Baptist Church in Lemoore, California from 1984 to 2002, when he accepted a staff position with JARON Ministries and Campus Bible Church in Fresno, CA. In 2013, he left JARON and Campus to found Aspect Ministries, which assists churches in training Christians to be effective in 21st Century faith, including reaching the Millennial Generation.
As a world religions specialist (especially Islam) Bogart speaks regularly at various venues within the United States. He has authored several books and hosts brief overview videos on topics of world religion and Christian faith, including The 45 Minute Bible (English and Spanish), Understanding Islam, iKnow Mormonism, iKnow the Jehovah's Witnesses, and iKnow the New Age Movement. From 2016 to 2018 Dr. Bogart was a weekly featured guest on television station KAIL's Central Valley Buzz and My ConVersation shows, based in Fresno, California, which aired to over 150,000 people.