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1990 - John Lindsay

Monday, June 9, 2008   (1 Comments)
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Oklahoma Christian University is proud to feature John Lindsay in the Alumni Spotlights section of AlumNews. John Lindsay graduated OC in 1990 and is currently the Family Life Minister at the Canyon Church of Christ in Anthem, Arizona.

Degree(s)? BS - Mass Communications MA - Professional Counseling

Major? Mass Comm-Radio/TV

What are you most known for? Summer Singers (88-89) Kappa Sigma Tau Student Senate marrying way up: Gayla Neill ('90)

What is your true calling? Ministering to people and connecting them to God; marriage ministry

How'd you find this calling? Through years of experience and through observing others who have mentored me...it's an on-going thing.

What is your biggest personal or professional achievement so far? Marrying my wife, Gayla

What is your proudest moment? Witnessing the birth of my three daughters!

What is the biggest professional or personal hurdle that you've overcome? Overcoming pride and arrogance in myself and learning from past mistakes.

What is something people should know about you that is not on your resumé? Multi-tasking. (No matter what they say, men can't multi-task)

Life's motto? Live justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God

Your inspiration? My wife, Gayla

Teamwork or fly solo? Teamwork

If you woke up tomorrow and had to start a new career, what would it be? Helping others walk the road I've walked.

How do you plan to self improve? Pray for guidance and understanding and challenge myself to go places I never thought imaginable.

What advice do you have for future generations? It's not about YOU, it's all about HIM!

Describe yourself in 3 words? Forgiven, Loved by God and family

Causes you support? Death to self, life in Christ. Anything my girls are involved in with their mother's blessing!

How do you spend your down time? Reading, talking with my wife, listening to music.

Passions and diversions? Passions: family Diversion: Seinfeld episodes

Stress relievers? Being with my wife away from everything else. Kosmo Kramer

What's next for you? I've had to stop planning that kind of thing out...it's never worked out when I try it, but God does amazing things when I allow Him to.

What are you working toward? Raising Christ-reliant kids in a self-indulgant world

How will you make your mark? With an ink pen or a sharpie, possibly?

Comments...

Amy Martin (Sheffield) says...
Posted Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Hello, dear old friends! So fun to read the latest with you! Such positive encouraging answers.....I would expect nothing less from John Lindsey! Glad to learn God is still using you in His service! We are balancing your three beauties with our three boys in Missouri. Still blessed to be serving His kingdom here with Steve preaching and me... I am still serving in management as a domestic engineer. I would love the chance to get to see you again..., laugh, sing a few songs, and reminisce. Love you dear friends.....signed....another OLD S. SINGER!

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