1990 - John Lindsay
Monday, June 9, 2008
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 -
What are you most known for? Summer Singers (88-89) Kappa Sigma Tau Student Senate marrying way up: Gayla Neill
What is your true calling? Ministering to people and connecting them to God;
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
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
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
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?