We've received tons of responses from alumni who want to let us know what they're up to, so we're going to roll out some info on this blog as well as in the Victory Journal. Let us know what you're doing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daniel (’10) and Sonia (Johnston) Bacon (’09) are moving to Northern Ireland and are expecting their first child. Sonia recently qualified as a phlebotomist but is not yet working.
Jay Sanders (’09, ’10) is the church and school relations coordinator for the Bible Institute’s Florida campus. He also works at summer camp in Florida. He would like to remind alumni that Jesus+Nothing=Everything.
Kyle Bush (’09, ’10) is a youth pastor at Faith Baptist Church. He is married to the “best woman” ever, Stefanie Paun (’09, ’10).
Nicholas Charlton (’09, ’10) is married to Rachel (Macey) Charlton (’09, ’10). Nicholas is an admissions representative for Baptist Bible Seminary. He teaches an adult Sunday School class at a small church plant in the area and preaches on occasion. He is interested in ministering in marriage and family counseling in the future. Rachel is a stay-at-home mom to their daughter, Marianne (7 months), and she loves it! She works in the nursery at the church.
Adam Davenport (’09, ’10) is in the Word of Life Intern Discipleship Program. He reminds alumni to have fun, make memories, and preach the Gospel.
Kevin O’Boyle (’09, Owen Sound; ’10, New York) is serving as the assistant dean of men at the Bible Institute’s Owen Sound campus. He would like to remind alumni to be excellent to each other. He recently joined the Bible Institute’s Alumni Council.
Daniel Bacon (’09, ’10) is moving with his wife, Sonya, to Northern Ireland.
Adam (’10) and Mana (Koyano) (’09) Yoder just welcomed Sho to their family. Adam is also a sales manager.
Michael Kilbride (’09, ’11) is a Local Church Ministries missionary with Word of Life in central Virginia.
Collis Bryant (’09, ’11) is doing as much acting as possible while studying theater at Baptist Bible College. He says his best year was 2009-2010, when he was on the Impact Team ministering, building relationships, and working in a variety of settings. He would like to remind alumni that “God’s got this.”
Tyler Anderson (’10) is co-director of The King's Players, a touring repertory theater company that focuses on Christian drama and ministry at Liberty University.
Diego Alvarez (’10) is the pastoral assistant at First Baptist Church and is working at a warehouse. He reminds alumni that they exist to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all the peoples.
Brianna Anspach (’10) works at Hershey’s Chocolate World and will return to Word of Life for summer camp. She is studying online with Liberty University.
Josiah Brondyke (’10) is a discipleship coordinator at the Bible Institute’s Florida campus.
Kendra Burch (’10) is working to pay off loans and raising support to go back to Brazil.
Ben Garner (’10) is studying at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He works as a taxidermist and is an excavator operator. He encourages alumni to get involved.
Sierra George (’10) is working and is a youth leader at her local church. She is hoping to go back to school, possibly to do second year at the Bible Institute.
Courtney Keller (’10) is working full time as a secretary at an optometrist’s office and helps in the youth ministry department at her local church. She reminds alumni that if God opens the door, go through it and trust Him to provide.
Hilary Kline (’10) is going to Uruguay with Avant Ministries to plant national churches.
Kyle Ierley (’10) is at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, pursuing a master of theology.
Dave Nolan Jr. (10) is working toward being in full-time ministry in Asia using English and skateboarding.
Daniel Reed (’10) is working on a masters in divinity at Baptist Bible Seminary. He encourages alumni to pursue Jesus Christ above all else to be complete and totally satisfied.
Amber Richards (’10) is studying nursing at Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. She encourages everyone to remember that in everything, God is good, and what He does is good.
Joshua Salinas (’10) is working a construction job in New Hampshire and preparing financially for future ministry in Argentina.
Amanda Stancavage (’10) is a missionary intern with Word of Life Japan.
Amber Roman (’10, ’11) is a resident leader at the Bible Institute’s Florida campus in the admissions department.
Amber Ruhstorfer (’10, ‘11) lives at home and is working at a home for mentally challenged adults. She is involved in the youth group and the nursery and is a gym leader in a kids’ program.
Rchel Petz (’10, ’11) is at Baptist Bible College, studying early childhood and elementary education. She hopes to head into missions after graduation.
Najara De Moura (’10, 11) is majoring in counseling at Baptist Bible College and hopes to use her education to help abused children in the United States or India.
Maggie Faulkner (’10, ’11) is graduating from Baptist Bible College with a bachelors in counseling in 2013. She is looking into missions in Berlin.
Brittany Fraedo (’10, ’11) is studying counseling at Baptist Bible College.
Morgan Garber (’10) is working as a mental health director support specialist at Community Service Group.
Elizabeth Gray (’10) is studying nursing at Liberty University.
Kristy Miller (’10, ’11) is a full-time student with Liberty University online and teaches preschool and AWANA Sparks at her local church.
Kristin Thompson (’10, ’11) is working in retail and graduating in 2013 with a degree in counseling from Baptist Bible College.
Ryan DeVoe (’10, ’11) is working and studying youth ministry at Liberty University. He is a Zumiez manager and is involved in youth ministry.
Jocelyn Toews (’10) is working at Liberty University and taking classes online. She is also volunteering at a horse farm.
Adam Young (’10, ’11) works at a meat company in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. He also serves with the youth group at Faith Bible Fellowship and got married this year.
Adam Kent (’10, 11) is studying at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and working security. His wife, Crystal (Knorpp) (’11, ’12), is studying online with Liberty University.
Virginia Johnson (’11) is a manager at McDonald’s. She’s working to be free of debt so she can go to the mission field full time.
Rachel Hope Knaus (’11) is teaching English as a second language while studying at Liberty University.
Josh Russo (’11) is a student at Liberty University. He is helping Dwight and Diana Willard with Local Church Ministries in Connecticut and New Hampshire.
Aaron Spoonhour (’11) is working full time and is a youth group leader.
Bethany Yeaton (’11) works at a nursing home in Concord, New Hampshire. She plans to start nursing school this fall and is a youth group leader at Epsom Bible Church. She was a unit leader at Word of Life Inn & Family Lodge this summer.
Gabby Baird (’11) is at Baptist Bible College. She cleans house for two ladies and finds this to be a great witnessing opportunity.
Nathan Barrett (’11, Owen Sound) is a second-year student at the Bible Institute’s New York campus. He encourages any alumni who haven’t done second year to do so.
Maria Berardelli (’11) works for the Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt Company.
Amanda Bogert (’11) is a student at Penn State University and is working as a nanny.
Andrea Boucher (’11) was recently engaged. She is serving as an intern in Mexico.
Brittany Burke (’11) is at Baptist Bible College, studying women’s ministry.
Meagan Eckhardt (’11) is a senior studying counseling at Baptist Bible College. She is working as a pharmacy technician and is pursuing a masters in counseling at Liberty University.
Naomie Dumas (’11, Quebec) is studying to be a nurse and is hoping to work as a missionary with the First Nations people in Quebec.
Nick Ford (’11) is a youth pastor and a paraprofessional (assistant teacher) at a local middle school.
Anna Grooms (’11) is studying elementary education at Baptist Bible College and this fall will be a resident assistant in the dorm. She is the ministry director at her local church. In the summer she was involved in Vacation Bible School.
Kelly Ionno (’11, Owen Sound) is studying nursing and will graduate in December 2013.
Noel Lee (’11) is a stock clerk.
Kody Ierly (’11) is at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and he teaches children at his local church. He encourages alumni to keep on keeping on.
Brian Ley (‘11) is working and is involved in youth ministry.
James McGowan (’11) works as the site director at The Lion’s Den Youth Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. The center’s mission is to create a safe place for kids to encounter Christ. He married Amy Parks last November.
Sean Villanueva (’11) is the program director at The Lion’s Den. He says, “Ministry is so much different once you’re outside of Word of Life Bible Institute, but the foundation there makes you firm.”
Lynna Mull (’11) is in the Word of Life Intern Discipleship Program with Local Church Ministries.
Sheila Peterson (’11) reminds everyone that by God’s grace we can do it.
Elizabeth Sewall (’11) works at Word of Life in Hudson, Florida. She encourages alumni to stay faithful.
Carmen Sisson (’11, Owen Sound) is at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, working toward a bachelor of science in nursing.
Joshua Taylor (’11, Owen Sound) works at a dairy, bottling milk.
Nazhita D. Terrero (’11) is working at the Bible Institute’s Florida campus in the academic department.
Stephanie Voetberg (’11) is volunteering at an orphanage in Honduras for four months. She reminids alumni that living for Jesus is so worth it.
Matthew Wright (’11) is studying pastoral ministries at Baptist Bible College.
Zach Parks (’11, ’12) is involved in farm work.
Jonathan Poole (’11, ’12) is a landscaper and studying at Liberty University.
Brennan Bush (’11, 12) works at Access Control at Liberty University.
Dylan Hughes (’11, ’12) loves radio broadcasting and the local church. He works at Liberty University.
Alyssa Lough (’11, ’12) is studying elementary education at Baptist Bible College.
Jeong-Seok (Ryan) Shim (‘11, ’12) is a business major at Baptist Bible College.
Cassandra (Janieson) Oldrieve (’11, Owen Sound; ’12, New York) is a full-time missionary with her husband, Tyler, at the Bible Institute’s Owen Sound campus, where she is the admissions coordinator. She and Tyler were married in November 2011.
Audrey Hart (’11, ’12) is studying counseling at Baptist Bible College.
Maricela Navarrete (‘12) is living in California.
Jonathan Helm (’12) is a history major at Liberty University. He would like to become a prayer leader at Liberty this fall.
Sarah Hollar (’12) is attending Liberty University.
Benjamin Powell (’12) is involved in full-time vocational ministry.
Devin Olmedo (’12) is studying criminal justice at Liberty University.
Leah Reist (’12) is studying business and is involved in student leadership as a resident assistant at Liberty University.
Amanda Raub (’12) is studying psychology, counseling, and human development at Liberty University. She hopes to one day be a Christian counselor.
Jared Webb (’12) is studying at a community college.
Julia Amesbury (’12) is working while taking classes online. She is looking into attending Baptist Bible College, to study counseling. She encourages alumni to stay in the Word.
Alyssa Berardelli (’12) works for U.S. Aquatics.
Jerome Bosman (’10, Owen Sound; ’12 New York) is an intern at the Bible Institute’s Owen Sound campus, where he serves as an audio visual technician.
Rebecca Clark (’12) is a missionary intern with Word of Life Poland. She encourages alumni to stay in the Word.
Nathan Clock (’12, Owen Sound) serves with the Bible Institute’s Resonate ministry. He loves Word of Life.
Mercedes Conway (’12) is a missionary intern with Word of Life in Uganda.
Dominique Delva (’12) is at Cairn University in Philadelphia and is involved in youth ministry at her local church. She became an aunt of five in less than three years.
Hope Dillon (’12) is a resident leader at the Bible Institute’s Florida campus, working at the front desk. She is studying online and pouring into the ladies on campus.
Rachel Gallo (’12) is doing online studies.
Mickey Gonzalez (’12) is working at a photography studio. He is practicing the guitar in the hopes of soon performing. He makes videos for YouTube and is teaching himself video photography skills.
Evan Hinkel (’12) is attending Baptist Bible College and is active in ministry.
Chloe Hossann (’12) is at community college and is working. She asks for prayer as she works at encouraging a small group of teenagers to get together.
Jocelyn Levesque (’12) is studying cosmetology and working with the junior high youth group at her church. She reminds alumni to have good Christian friends who will build and encourage them.
Amber Liotus (’12) is a waitress and is studying online with Liberty University. She plans to receive a bachelor of science in religion by September. She is pursuing teaching English as a foreign language, as she wants to reach the Asian people via the English language. She encourages everyone to be a missionary in the workplace.
Cameron McLean (’12, Owen Sound) is working at an auto parts factory and is involved in youth work at his home church while saving up for training as a missionary. He would like to tell alumni from his year that he misses them all.
Jim Morrison (’12) is finishing up his degree at Baptist Bible College.
Amanda Ord (’12) is marrying the love of her life. She works and is involved in building relationships with the youth in her church.
Kisandra Pearson (’12, Owen Sound) serves as a secretarial intern at the Bible Institute’s Owen Sound campus. She reminds alumni to never give up anytime or anywhere, because God is always there.
Magalie Plante (’12) is studying languages at a college in Sherbrooke, Quebec, and is involved in Sunday School and the worship team at her local church.
Arielle Robson (’12) is studying zoology and creation at Liberty University and is involved in a special needs ministry.
Sarah Rummenie (’12, Owen Sound) is a children’s ministry leader at her local church in Midland, Ontario. She would like to share with alumni that she feels that local church is where it’s at. She says that it’s hard but so needed in North America. She sees the importance of discipling children and said she never had someone disciple her until she was at the Bible Institute.
Reginald Russell (’12) works full time and is getting married.
Jasmine Smith (’12) is a sophomore studying pre-law at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. She teaches Sunday School at her home church.
Caitlin Smith (’12) is missionary intern with Word of Life. She would like to remind everyone that the Lord is faithful, even when we stray from Him.
Sarah Smith (’12) just moved to Pennsylvania and is trying to get a job in a restaurant.
Caroline Stark (’12) is a resident leader at the command center on the Bible Institute’s New York campus.
Sam Sturgeon (’12) is teaching high school math.
Tim Sum (’12) is studying at Liberty University.
Hilary Taylor (’12) is finishing her degree at Cairn University in Philadelphia.
Sarah Thompson (’12) is working and learning French. She reminds alumni not to give up!
Micah Watkins (’12) is partnering in ministry with his parents.
Becky Ziegert (’12) is a Word of Life missionary intern in the Dominican Republic. She would like to encourage alumni to come back to missions conference every year, as there aren’t many other places where they can hear and meet men and women with such a huge passion for the Lord.
Ruth (Etchison) (’13) and Jacob Mosley were married in August. She is working as a nanny.