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Education

M.Div – Covenant Theological Seminary –St. Louis, MO – May 2013

Magna Cum Laude

Emphases: NT Backgrounds, Septuagint, Systematic Theology, Epistemology

B.A. Philosophy – University of Washington – Seattle, WA – August 2007

GPA in Major: 3.49, Overall GPA: 3.19

Independent Study (Spring 2007) – “Alston, Descartes, Plantinga, and Wittgenstein: Philosophical Method and a Christian Account of Knowledge”

Mathematics studied up through Matrix Algebra

Experience

Brasserie by Niche – St. Louis, MO

Waiter – March 2012 – Current

Managing multiple courses at a casual and professional level of service at a very high volume. Familiarity with French cooking methods, ingredients, and especially French Wines.

Monarch Restaurant – St. Louis, MO

Dining Room Captain July 2010 – March 2012

Managing multiple courses and levels of service for large sections of tables in the Dining Room (fine dining), Familiarity with a broad range of ingredients, cooking methods, wine, beer and liquor, Professional customer service

Theological College of ZimbabweBulawayo, Zimbabwe

Intern – May and June 2011

Lectured on: Amos 5-6, Philippians 2, Two lectures on Covenant Theology, Episcopalian Polity, Future tense in Koine Greek; Led a discussion on Romans 8 in advanced Greek reading course

Tutoring students in their Greek studies

Preached in TCZ Chapel – 1 Sam 3

Preached in City Presbyterian Church, Bulawayo – 1 Sam 1-2

Covenant Theological Seminary – St. Louis, MO

Fall 2011 – Current

Lectured on:Relative Pronouns in Koine Greek for Dr. Bob Yarbrough (Fall 2012)

Co-Founded and Organized: Covenant Theological Fellowship (Student Group)

Sponsor: Dr. Yarbrough

  • Organized Student Conference (Jan 2012): submission process, vetting, scheduling 30+ presenters, hospitality
  • Organized numerous lunches led by CTS faculty centered on how students can approach academic ministry in a godly way (scholarly pursuits, ministry to those in the academy)
  • Organized two addresses a year from special guests (Dr. Jack Collins Fall 2011, Dr. Nick Perrin, Wheaton, Spring 2012)
  • Organized Reader on Epistemology and Inerrancy for group discussions Fall 2012
  • Weekly group meetings

New City Fellowship (PCA) – St. Louis, MO

Intern – Summer 2011 – Current

Taught Adult Sunday School: Justification July 2011, Repentance and Faith July 2011,

Biblical Criticism January 2012, Tough Questions Panel Discussion February 2012

Taught Youth Sunday School: John 1:29-42 October 2011, John 3:1-15 November 2011,

John 3:22-31 December 2011, John 5:30-47 March 2012, John 7:1-52 over two weeks April 2012

Preached at Beauvais Manor Senior Home Sunday morning chapel – 1 Corinthians 15 Easter 2012, 1 Sam 1-2 August 2012

Kumon Math and Reading Center – Ladue, MO

Instructor – August 2009 – August 2010

Topics Taught: Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Pre-Calculus

African Bible College Christian Academy – Lilongwe, Malawi, SE Africa

Jr. High Teacher – August 2007- July 2009

Topics Taught: Mathematics (Pre-Algebra, Algebra), Art, Science, Geography, and P.E.

4 hours Teaching/Day; 5 Classes/Semester

Covenant Presbyterian Church – PCA – Issaquah, WA

Youth Pastor – August 2005- August 2007

Organizing and ministering to weekly High School Youth Group

Taught year long studies of books: Galatians, Genesis

Leading activities, retreats and short-term mission trips

Island Lake Camp – Poulsbo, WA

High School Staff (’00, ’01), Counselor (’02, ’03), Leader of High School Staff (’04) – Summers of 2000-2004

Managed: bathrooms cleaning teams, meal crews (serving and washing dishes),

Taught: Bible Studies to High School students once a day, Camp-wide fireside meetings.

Affiliations

Co-Chair and Co-Founder Covenant Theological Fellowship Est. 2011 (Previously Covenant Seminary Theological Society)

Candidate Pacific Northwest Presbytery of Presbyterian Church of America (PCA)

Presentations

“The Concept of ‘Witness’ in the First Century and Some Suggested Epistemological Implications” Covenant Theological Fellowship Conference January 23, 2012

“Is Inerrancy Modernistic? The Prophetic Office and Its Implications for Biblical Epistemology” Covenant Theological Fellowship Conference January 22, 2013

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Languages Read: Koine Greek, Biblical Hebrew, German

Interests: My Family, Cycling, Epistemology, Testimony, Missions, Theology, Printmaking, Calligraphy, Backpacking,  Global Church

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