“One of the most wonderful things about being a Christian is that I don’t ever get up in the morning and wonder if what I do matters. I live every day to the fullest because I can live it through Christ and I know no … [ read more ]
I'm passionate about facilitating effective communication. In particular, I'm intrigued by the potential of emerging technology to convey ideas, to connect people, and to solve logistical problems. It's my privilege to support the ministry of Teen Challenge by building and maintaining systems that enable the ministry to work more efficiently, thus unencumbering those on the front lines. more...
Hometown: Iron Mountain, MI
What's your family background?
I have two older brothers and an older sister, and an assortment of extended family and in-laws. My wife and I shared our first kiss on Dec 21, 2002, after our pastor told me, "Ted, you may kiss your bride." We have five children, one of whom has preceded us to heaven.
Why do you enjoy working at Teen Challenge USA?
The Lord is transforming lives through the ministry of Teen Challenge; it's an honor to cooperate with Him in His staggeringly beautiful work of redemption.
Tell us three random things about you.
- I haven't had the opportunity to play ping-pong with Tim yet, but I'm confident that I'll beat him handily.
- I enjoy watching old movies with my wife; anything newer than the 1940s is suspect.
- I've played piano, synth, and organ on several nationally-released worship albums.
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