To give my grace gifts, as a prophet and a teacher, to the body of Christ for the maturing of the saints, through one on one discipleship, small group classes, and public speaking.
What drives me in ministry? The vision of seeing every believer discipled into maturity to be an effective marketplace minister wherever they are.
Bachelor of Science, Organizational Management, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI | Expected December 2019
Ministry Training, Church Builders International, Traverse City, MI | December 2011
June 2010 - Present
Church Builders Bible Training Center - Grand Rapids, MI
Serve as President of the Board of Directors (as of 2017) | Direct and oversee all clergy and administrative operations | Created and implemented processes for attendee registration both written and online | Maintain and update the website and social networking pages | Plan, execute and oversee all aspects of quarterly seminars with guest instructors | Manage and delegate tasks to volunteers | Coordinate schedule for weekly training classes | Address questions and concerns for attendees and potential attendees | Teach weekly training classes both in the organization and representing the organization in other venues | Established online teaching venue for distance learning in 2017
Apostolic Council Member
January 2015 - Present
Foundation Rock Ministries International - Monrovia, CA
Convene with key church leaders in the U.S. and U.K. in unity to seek God for direction for the upcoming ministry year. We pray with each other and for each other as we seek the wisdom of God.
Apostolic Council Member
June 2018 - Present
Together - Coventry, UK
Convene with key international church leaders (U.S., U.K, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Germany, Sri Lanka, and more) in unity to seek God for direction for the upcoming ministry year. We pray with each other and for each other as we seek the wisdom of God.
Volunteer Bible Teacher
September 2018 - Present
Teach basic bible principles and discipleship to members of the Single Mom's Support Group
Praise and Worship Leader
Lead soprano or support alto | preparing song list | facilitating practices with other singers and musicians | support vocals with keyboard
Personal blog, Things You Can't Ask at Church
Freelance Writer, Senior Perspectives, a publication of Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan for Kent County, MI.
Member, Urban Church Leadership Center - Grand Rapids, MI
Ordained Minister, Church Builders International - Traverse City, MI
Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan – Grand Rapids, MI
Operations Analyst | February 2016 to August 2018
Claims Review Specialist | October 2014 to February 2016
Blue Care Network – Grand Rapids, MI
Claims Adjudicator | April 2013 to October 2014
State Farm Insurance – Wyoming, MI
Claims Processor | January 2007 - January 2013
Claims Service Assistant | May 2005 - December 2006
Ministry Ordination, Church Builders International | January 2012
Honorable Discharge, Specialist, United States Army Reserve | August 1998
Army Achievement Medal for exemplary performance | August 1991