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Stories of Moody graduates who are putting their Moody education in action, across the globe, cultures and generations, to reach the world for Christ.

Africa Study Bible Inauguration

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Moody alumni, Edward & Virginia Elliott '62, founded Oasis International, a ministry devoted to fostering robust and sustainable pan-African publishing industry. Oasis International is engaging Africa’s most influential, most relevant, and best communicators for the sake of the Gospel, cultivating local and global partnerships, and contextualizing content that meets specific needs of Africa. Their son, Matthew Elliott, now serves as president of Oasis International and project director for the newly released, Africa Study Bible.

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Finding Humility in Hollywood: How a Mennonite pastor’s kid left Moody for movie star fame

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Wearing a Barney Dinosaur costume at a birthday party, David A. R. White '89 sank to a low point in his acting career. He had been fired from a hit TV show by his boss, Burt Reynolds, and other acting opportunities had started to shrivel up. Why had God let him taste Hollywood success, only to let it slip away?


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Alumni Spotlight: Mary McLeod Bethune

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Born on July 10, 1875, in Mayesville, South Carolina, Mary McLeod Bethune was a child of former slaves. Mary was an educator, civil rights activist, and political advisor to multiple US presidents, and became one of the most prominent African Americans of early 20th century America...

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Wearing his signature world jacket, George Verwer ’60, the founder of Operation Mobilization known best for its worldwide evangelistic ship ministry, came back to campus last year to energize Moody Bible Institute students: “We all—including me with all my struggles and weaknesses to this very day—need to know God loves us...

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Missions Conference Alumni Breakfast 2016

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On the second day of Missions Conference 2016, Alumni and MBI faculty connected on campus for breakfast and a time of fellowship.

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  • Moody Stories - Wess Stafford

    Moody Bible Institute alumnus, Wess Stafford, lives out his calling to reach underprivileged children around the world for Christ as President of Compassion International.

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