Campus Life Director Hazel Park

Joined staff date:                   June 1998

EMail:                                        [email protected]

Home Church:                        Woodside Bible Church

Family:                                     Wife; Kelly; Daughters; Audra, Cora and Tessa

Education:                               B.A. In Christian Thought/ minor in Youth Ministry from William Tyndale College

Favorite Bible Passage:      2 Corinthians 5:14-15 "For Christ love compels us because we are convinced that one died for all and therefore all died.  And he
​                                               died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again."

Favorite Quotes:                   "Maniacel laugh, Maniacel laugh, Maniacel laugh." (Muppets 2011)

Best Experience in YFC:       I have had many, but nothing beats seeing Kids decide to follow Christ and grow in that relationship.

Best Life Experiences:          four major ones, my wife marrying me, and the birth of my 3 daughters

What I do for fun:                    I enjoy movies, nature and photography.

My Strengths – what I do well:     I love to network and share ideas.  I also love teaching students what it takes to follow Christ.

My favorite Movies:                        The Lord of the Rings, Pretty much any Star Trek movie, The Princess Bride, Goonies, most Marvel Movies,
                                                          Mr. Deeds goes to Town (1936 Gary Cooper), Sgt. York 

My favorite Author:                         C.S. Lewis, Great Christian thinker and writer

                                                           J.R.R. Tolkin, have to love all the Lord of the Rings Series

                                                           Todd Wilbur,  I love his replica recipes, most of which taste right on.

                                                           William Rabkin, Writer of the Psych books and TV series

                                                           Lee Goldberg, Writer for the Monk books and TV Series

                                                           Rick Riordan, writer of Percy Jackson Series and other great stories.

My favorite Food:                             Even though I love fresh homemade food, I still love baked beans and hot dogs the way I had them growing up.

Mac or PC:                                         PC, can’t afford to try or break a Mac

Next new place I want to visit:      The Great Redwood Forrest

My favorite Websites:                    Facebook

What I watch on TV:                        Man vs. Food, American Pickers, Pawn Stars, Storage Wars ,Terra Nova, Phineas and Ferb, I Carly and Spongebob.

How I became a Christian:             When I was about 6 years old my mother explained sin as a disease and I realised that I didn't like to be sick and that sin
                                                         was not for me.  I accepted Jesus into my life and owned that decision until later in High School and in College. 
                                                          I recommited my life and have been in service since then.

My Previous Jobs or ministries:     I worked a couple of jobs doing custodial work, and a couple of summers as a camp counselor.  

My Favorite Music:                          Pop, Movie Soundtracks, Folk, Blue Grass,

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