Are you new here?


It’s Saturday. Tomorrow morning is church. You’ve been attending this church for a while now and you’re ready to step out of your comfort zone. You walk up to someone who you haven’t seen before, you prep your most welcoming upbeat voice, take a deep breath, and you ask the question…

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To The Class of 2015


Class of 2015 we are now graduates of Moody Bible Institute! For those of you who attend the Vesper’s service, this is the written/updated version of what I shared then. However, I wanted to make sure everyone got the opportunity to hear how much I have enjoyed serving all of you the past four years.

In preparing to speak I thought back on the past four years and as I thought back I have truly loved serving all of you. Even if for most of you that just meant telling you how to avoid getting yet another fine. Seriously though what I love most about Moody is not the classes, people, events, or anything along those lines. (Though all of those things are phenomenal). As I sat down and reflected on my time here and all the great and stupid things I’ve done what came to me is I love how Moody represents the Church as a whole. Now that does not mean I’m proud of everything we do –but the same goes for the church.

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Work Hard, Represent Him.

For those of you that have met me you know that I generally stay pretty busy. This isn’t because I mismanage or am always out messing around. It’s because I work and this summer is no exception to my busy schedule, working two jobs and averaging about 63+ hours each week. Needless to say I don’t find myself on the couch often. When I tell people how much I work I often get asked why? Is it because I love money, I have no friends, or if I am workaholic? So I decided to put my thoughts on “paper” if you will about why I work so much.

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