Staff

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Matthew Dereck
Director of Courses

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

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Heather Hanaan
Video Editor

Heather is pursuing a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is certified to teach English through the International TEFL Academy. She is passionate about hospitality and hopes to invest her education in Roger's Park neighborhood in Chicago and beyond. 

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Allyn Jones
Video Editor

Allyn is currently in her 3rd year of pursuing her Bachelors in Music and Worship with an emphasis in voice. Upon completing undergrad Allyn plans to relocate to South Korea for graduate school and to serve in church ministry.

Samantha Lind
Prayer Secretary and Volunteer Coordinator

Samantha is currently a Senior 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
Publisher

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.

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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.