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Andrew Beaty

Andrew Beaty

Associate Director of the Center for Teaching; Learning and Assessment and Professor
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  • Department:
    Applied Theology and Church Ministries
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  • School:
    Undergraduate in Chicago, Graduate/Seminary in Chicago
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  • Start Date:
    May 2013
  • Personal Information:

    He spent over twenty years in children, youth, and family ministry in local church, para-church, and counseling settings. He has worked extensively with families who have been impacted by disabilities and is a frequent presenter at conferences and on various media outlets regarding how the Church can better serve these families. His dissertation looked at ways to better prepare pastors and church leaders in developing nations by leveraging technology.

  • Educational Background:

    BA, Moody Bible Institute
    MACE, Dallas Theological Seminary
    EdD, Illinois State University

  • Publications:

    Contributing author to The Christian Educator's Handbook on Children's Ministry: Reaching and Teaching the Next Generation

  • Professional / Personal Interests:

    He is one of over 25 members of his family going back to his grandparents and continuing through his children's generation, who have attended Moody. He and his wife  have five biological children and have adopted six kids with significant special needs. They are heavily involved with their church's special needs ministry and the graduate residency partnership between our church and Moody.