The Experience Magazine - Fall 2017

2010’S Jared & Melinda (Agin) Sundberg (‘10) have two children: Isaiah (2) and Nora (5 mos.). Jared is a mortgage consultant with Peoples Bank, and Melinda is a stay-at home-mom. They lead the youth group at their church. Elizabeth Keri Anne (Farrell) Baker (‘10) is a stay-at-home mom to four adopted kids: Bradley (6), Neil (5), Lyla (3), and Jonah (2). Her husband is Ron Emily (Beck) Roddin (‘09) and husband, Paul, have three children: Abigail (3), Joseph (2) and Timothy (2 mos.). Emily is a stay-at-home mom and runs a Mom group ministry and works in the nursery at church. Kyle (‘07) & Maghen (Goodman) Singer (‘06) live in Pennsylvania where Scott works in customer service for Rolex Watch, and Maghen is a homeschool mom to their four children: Natalie (8), Caroline (6), Savannah (3), and Graham (1). Nicole (Dillstone) Stark (‘06) lives in Saskatchewan, Canada with her husband, Kevin. They have two children: Kaitlyn (5) and Isaac (2) with a third expected in March 2018. Matt & Katie (Singer) Dooney (‘06 & ‘07) are Word of Life Local Church Missionaries serving churches in the Jacksonville, Florida area. They are the parents of Wesley (2 ½) and Calvin (newborn). Elainie Gonzalez (‘07) works at the Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center in Paterson, NJ and has a three-year-old son, Nicolas. Her memories of Word of Life Bible Institute include working in the Snack Shack where she claims to have made the best Blizzards ever. William Botts (‘07 & ‘08) and his wife, Mary Beth, have three children: Dakota (17), Mason (15), and Grace (14). He is the Student Pastor at First Baptist Church Holly Springs in Georgia. Mike Byrd (‘07 & ‘08) and his wife, Christian, live in Georgia where Mike is a Student Pastor at Calvary Baptist Temple. Tiffany Colwell (‘08) lives in Virginia where she is a Registered Nurse and works with in the two-year-old class at church. Amanda Poe (‘08) and her husband, Kyle, have two children: Adelyn (4) and Noah (2). She is the Assistant Development Director and Internship Director for West Michigan Youth for Christ. She also runs a CORE ministry with Youth for Christ where they empower Christian students to reach their lost friends and peers with the Gospel. Tyler & Cassandra (Jamieson) Oldrieve (‘08 & ‘10) served on staff with Word of Life Canada for six years, and currently Tyler is pastoring at Simcoe Gospel Chapel in Ontario. They have two children: Eli (2) and Lilia (6mos.). Mary Bertou (‘09 & ‘10) works as a Cost Accountant in Lititz, PA and is involved with the Young Singles group at her church. Her favorite memory was during second year when they had a campus wide snowball fight on the soccer field. Jessica (Hobbs) Lee (‘09) is an RN on a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. She and her husband, Tim, have two children: Adalynn (2) and Aria (7 mos.). Elizabeth Wallace (‘09) is working as a Veterinary Assistant and serves in the Children’s program at her church. Amanda (McGee) Walsh (‘09) and her husband, Daniel, are the parents of Annie Mae (2) and Justin Parker (4 mos.) She is a stay-at-home mom and is involved in the MOPS group and music team at church. They are living in Alaska.

Baker III (’10). John Russo (‘11) lives in Connecticut and works for a nonprofit for adults with mental and physical disabilities. Sarah Hight (‘11) works full time at Camp-of-the-Woods in Speculator, NY in the Housekeeping Department. She also serves in the youth group at her church. Nathan (‘10 & ‘11) & Jessica (Hudy) Deck (‘11) live in North Carolina where Nathan is a Youth pastor. They have two children: Hannah (3) and Laura (5 mos.) Heather McMillen (‘12) has been doing missionary work in Haiti since September 2012. She is currently home and going to LPN school this fall but plans to return to Haiti. Donald (‘13) & Kaycee (Hartley) Chandler (‘15) are living in New Jersey where Don is the lead pastor at Centerton Baptist Church. Josh Crouch (‘13) serves as the Children’s Associate for third and fourth grade at Prestonwood Baptist Church in the Fort Worth, Texas area. He credits his time at Word of Life Bible Institute as having planted the foundation that he is currently using to minister with in East Texas. Michelle (Netzlaw) Cashdollar (‘13) and her husband, Michael, are the parents of 3-month-old, Thea. Michelle is attending cosmetology school, and they are living in Ohio. Josh Hankins (‘15) is the Director of Family Ministry at Grace Fellowship Church in Greenbush, NY. He and his wife, Rebecca, have a two-year-old son. Chris Jones (‘15) is the Chaplain at Union Mission Ministries. He and his wife, Estela, live in West Virginia. Esther Farrar (‘99) is in her senior year at Boston Baptist College and is working in a dental office. She is engaged to Robert Andrew Wood (’15). Francis Ndunda (‘15) is a Word of Life missionary in Ghana involved with soccer outreach, Bible Clubs, camps, and teaching in a discipleship program. Jeremiah Knisley (‘16) is ministering with Word of Life Revive Band this year. FIND US ON FACEBOOK! LOOK FOR WORD OF LIFE BIBLE INSTITUTE ALUMNI AND WORD OF LIFE FELLOWSHIP UPDATE YOUR ALUMNI PROFILE ONLINE AT WORDOFLIFE.EDU/UPDATE WHAT IS GOD DOING IN YOUR LIFE? HOW HAS HE LED, HELPED, OR COMFORTED YOU? IF YOU HAVE A TESTIMONY TO GIVE, A STORY TIP TO PASS ON, A ‘REMEMBER WHEN,’ OR MINISTRY UPDATE, WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR ABOUT IT! WE CAN ACCEPT HIGH-QUALITY PHOTOS, 300DPI OR HIGHER. E-MAIL US AT ALUMNI@WOL.ORG

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