Matthew Dereck
Director of Courses

In addition to working as Director of Courses, Matthew also serves as Intern Coordinator at Shamineau Ministries in Motley, MN. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute - Spokane in 2018 and is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity through Midwestern Seminary.

Samantha Lind
Prayer Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator

Samantha is currently a junior at Moody Bible Institute and is studying pre-counseling/human services. She hopes to continue her education in theology, counseling and multicultural dynamics after Moody in order to integrate theology and counseling together in a multicultural context.

Sean Pierce

Sean graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2020 with a degree in Pastoral Ministry. He is currently a Pastoral Resident at 12Stone Church in Georgia. He will also be continuing his education at Wesleyan Seminary, pursuing a Master's Degree in Leadership.

Erika Thorson
Video Editor

Erika is currently a senior at Moody Bible Institute and majoring in Communications. She is passionate about photo and video and loves working and serving at her church. She hopes to continue to do ministry with media after she graduates, in either a church context or through freelance work.

Gerlinde Armstrong
Video Editor

Gerlinde was born and raised in Tanzania as a missionary child. She holds a master’s degree in Human Communication Sciences from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England. She now lives in Chicago with her husband and beautiful three little girls. She serves at Aqueduct Project as a video editor.