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Andrew Beaty

Dean of Moody Online
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  • Department:
    Applied Theology and Church Ministries
  • School:
    Undergraduate in Chicago, Graduate/Seminary in Chicago, Online
  • Position:
  • Start Date:
    May 2013
  • Personal Information:

    Dr. Beaty spent over twenty years in next gen 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. He is passionate about utilizing creative methods to equip church leaders who are embedded in a particular location so they can better serve the Church. His dissertation looked at ways to better prepare pastors and church leaders in remote areas and developing nations by leveraging technology.

  • Educational Background:

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

  • Publications:

    Beaty, A. J. (2014). Exploring Educator Perceptions of Need, Sustainability, and Impact of Global Online Theological Courses. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE), 10(2), 14-24

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

  • Professional / Personal Interests:

    Dr. Beaty 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 children with significant special needs. They are heavily involved with their church's special needs ministry and the graduate residency partnership between their church and Moody.